Affordable BIRT Acceleration via CoSort
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Business Intelligence Reporting Tool (BIRT) is a free, open source, visual reporting platform for Eclipse, and the commercial foundation for rich analytic extensions available from Actuate. More than 2 million people around the world use BIRT. However, as with most BI tools, data visualization, not data integration, is BIRT’s strength.Fortunately, BIRT now also works directly with IRI CoSort in the same Eclipse GUI for single-pass data preparation and presentation. Using the Eclipse Open Data Access (ODA) protocol, BIRT users can specify an “IRI Data Source” to rapidly produce reports from fit-for-purpose data sets that CoSort produces.
The CoSort SortCL program prepares (or “franchises”) data in disparate file and database sources for BI by transforming, cleansing, masking, and re-formatting the data. SortCL jobs are described in simple text files that use centralized metadata, and are supported by job design and management facilities in the IRI Workbench GUI, built on Eclipse™.
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