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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Tool Differnces b/w Jasper and Pentaho - Next post will teach in - detail differnces b/w the tools and features.

Hi Guys,
This post will talk about quick differences b/w leading open source BI softwares Jasper and pentaho community and enterprise.
Depending on your client/customer requirement you can go either of the software's or the both.


Read this blog (will update link once I done it) to know in-depth differences b/w the jasper & pentaho tools


SNO
Feature
Jaspersoft
Pentaho

1

Availability of Open Source

Community and Enterprise

Community and Enterprise


2
Enterprise Cost






3

Reporting Tools
(These are stand alone desktop tools)

iReport(developed on Netbeans)

Or

Jasper Studio( developed on Eclipse plat form)

Pentaho Report Designer(PRD)



4

Dashboard Tools

CE- No dashboard designer available 

EE – Yes, Built-in Dashboard feature is available

CE -Yes
(Tools : CDE,CDA,CDF)

EE- Yes (Tools : CDE,CDA,CDF) and/or PDD(Pentaho Dashboard Designer)


5

ETL
CE – Yes 

JasperETL or Talend Open Studio for DI

EE – Yes
JasperETL or Talend EE
 CE- Yes 
(Tool Name : Kettle)

EE- Yes (Tool Name : Kettle)

6

Analysis Developing Tool( or OLAP or Cubes or Mondian)
Stand Alone desktop tool


CE- Yes 
(Tool : Schema Work bench)

EE – Yes(Tool : Schema Work bench )

CE- Yes (Pentaho Schema Workbench)

EE – Yes(Pentaho Schema Workbench-)

7

Analysis Server Tools

CE – Jpivot View
EE – Jpivot View
  • Analyzer or JPviot View
  • Pivot4J
  • Saiku Analytics

8

Ad-hoc Reporting

CE – NO ad-hoc reporting is available with CE

EE – Yes
  • You need to create domains and/or topics and then on top of them you will perform ad-hoc reporting
  • Saiku Analytics 

  • Pivot4J 
You need to create OLAP cubes and publish the schema to BA server.
i.e., You will be developing multidimensional database and then performing ad-hoc reporting on it. 
9
Date Mining
Tool/language : R
Tool: WEKA