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The Market Leader in

Open Source Business Intelligence

Jaspersoft v3:
Web 2.0 BI for MySQL Applications

Andrew Lampitt, Business Development Director
June 25th, 2008 Matt Dahlman, Business Development Engineer
Agenda

• Slides (20 minutes)
– About Jaspersoft
– Jaspersoft BI Suite
– New Features in v3
– MySQL Data Store Partners for BI
• Demo (20 Minutes)
• Q&A (10 minutes)
Snapshot

► Company and products founded in 2001, privately held

► Headquartered in San Francisco, CA

► Founding member of the Open Solutions Alliance

► 8,000+ commercial customers in 96 countries

► Millions of downloads, tens of thousands of registered users, hundreds of
JasperForge projects

► More than 30 global partners including:

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JasperSoft Customers
Across Multiple Industries

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JasperSoft Focus
Four Core BI Usage Areas

Data Operational
Analysis Reporting

Production End-User
Reporting Query &
Reporting

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JasperSoft Business Intelligence Suite

Report Developers
Development
Library

Graphical Interactive Developers
and Production & Power-
Report Designer Users

Interactive, Ad Hoc, Business
and Managed Query Users
and Reporting Server

Interactive Business
OLAP Data Users
Analysis

High
Developers
Performance
& DBAs
Data Integration

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Web 2.0 with Jaspersoft

• Jaspersoft’s Web 2.0 Capabilities
– AJAX plus other rich-client-like capabilities in a Web browser
• Interactive web (e.g. “drag & drop”)
• Composite applications (e.g. “Mash-ups”)
• Embeddable into other sites, etc.

• What is AJAX?
– Asynchronous JavaScript and XML
• Techniques used for creating interactive web applications
• Exchange small amounts of data with the server “behind the scenes” (asynchronous)
• Entire web pages do not have to be reloaded
– JavaScript is the usual scripting language
– Cross-platform across operating systems and browsers
– Free and open source implementations of suitable frameworks and
libraries

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Jaspersoft Web 2.0 User Interfaces
Rich, Intuitive, Interactive – for Business Users

• Leveraging Web 2.0 technologies
– Present the user with an interactive, continually
updated view
– Based on real-time data
– Directly modifiable using drag and drop actions
and point and click menus
– Homegrown pluggable drag & drop engine
– Using Nanotree for tree control
• Customized by adding drag & drop and dynamic icon
substitution e.g. file copy permission

• Used across JasperServer Web UIs
– Report Designer
– Tables, crosstabs and charts
– Query Designer
– Dashboard Designer
– Repository Manager
– Report parameter input controls, etc.

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New Features
in Jaspersoft v3

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What’s New in Jaspersoft v3

• Delivering Web 2.0 Business Intelligence
– Web 2.0 Ad Hoc Query and Reporting
– Web 2.0 Ad Hoc and “Twinkling” Dashboards
– Full metadata-layer for simple business views of data sources

• Enterprise-Class Business Intelligence Infrastructure
– Web 2.0 metadata-layer design and management
– Web 2.0 Repository Manager
– Enhanced security and internationalization
– Simplified lifecycle management

• Designed for Integration
– Develop rich internet applications using Flash
– The AJAX framework and mash-up capability in Jaspersoft v3 enables
embedding in any web application
– Full SOA web services integration

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Web 2.0 Ad Hoc Reporting
Business User Self-Service

• Intuitive web-based report
design
– Drag-and-drop AJAX interface
– Tables and crosstabs
– Charts: pie, bar, line, area, etc.
– Point & click aggregation
functions: sum, average, etc.
– Custom fields & formulas
– WYSIWYG + live data
• Customizable user interface
– Ad Hoc Editor HTTP API
• Metadata layer
– Insulate the user from the
technical concepts such as
tables/columns/joins

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Web 2.0 Business User Ad Hoc Query
Metadata Layer for Business User Abstraction of Data Sources

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Web 2.0 Ad Hoc Query
Metadata Layer for Simple, Managed Data Access

• Metadata “Domains” provide business-user view
of data sources
– Eliminates technical complexities such as tables and joins
• Scales to handle complex and large schemas Domains

– Data items presentation optimized for the business user
• Groups of items
• Calculated and derived fields

• Intuitive drag & drop query building for business
users
– Drag & drop data items and create dynamic filters
– Transparent query generation engine
– Data source- and query language-independent architecture
• JDBC/SQL data sources supported for 3.0

• Managed and secure
– Prevent “queries from hell” - governors by time and # rows
– Row & column (cell) level security by user/group

• Optional save-as Topic
– Re-use saved queries across multiple reports

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Web-Based Domain Designer
For Administrators and IT

• Graphical Domain
Designer wizard
– Web-based, zero client
– Accelerated Domain
development and
maintenance
• Secure management
– Domain definitions
stored and managed in
the JasperServer
repository
• XML-based Domains
– Open, human-readable
format
– Hand-modifiable using
any XML editor

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Web 2.0 Dashboarding
Self-Service Dashboard Builder for Business Users

• Set business users
free to assemble and
publish Dashboards
– Multiple key
performance indicators
– “Mash-ups” with any
URL-addressable
content

• Drag & drop reports
onto Dashboard
– Dynamic resize & layout

• “Twinkling” live
dashboard elements
– Dynamic near real-time
individual frame refresh

• Global or local
controls
– Input parameters
– Other report controls

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Enterprise Portals

Example of two
JasperServer
reports and a list
of reports running
within a Liferay
instance.

• Optimal for showing information • Built-in Liferay portal server
from multiple sources – Out-of-the-box usability with over 60 portlets
pre-bundled
• JSR-168 portlet for running reports – Built-in Content Management System (CMS)
within Liferay – Collaboration suite
– Includes support for single-sign on, – Personalized pages for all users
selecting reports, pagination, and – Benchmarked as among the most secure portal
input controls platforms using LogicLibrary's Logiscan suite
– Portlet integrates with JasperServer
via Web Services
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Integration with Rich Internet
Applications Built Using Flash

• View and interact
with reports in Flash
(SWF) format
– Page navigation
– Zoom in/out
– Print
• Works with any Web
Browser with a Flash
Plug-in installed
– 99%+ of the market

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Jaspersoft ODBO Connect

• OLAP front-end
for Excel users
– JasperAnalysis
– MS Analysis Services

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Data Store Partners for Even
More Powerful BI with MySQL

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More Power for MySQL BI with Pluggable Data Stores

Jaspersoft Business Intelligence Suite
Demo

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Q&A
Web: www.jaspersoft.com
www.jasperforge.org

E-mail: info@jaspersoft.com
sales@jaspersoft.com
sales-emea@jaspersoft.com

Phone: US: 888.399.2199 or 415.348.2380
EMEA: +353 (0) 1 875 0144

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