Best Open Source Business Intelligence Tools

  • Tue, 07/14/2015 - 00:54 by aatif

Best Open Source Business Intelligence Tools

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Jaspersoft is an open source software vendor main focused on business intelligence,reporting and analytic, including data visualization also. By using Jaspersoft you can interact with report charts, filtering, and formatting of column values and headers, tables including on-the-fly sorting. Its comes with comprehensive dashboard and it also provide the collection of interactive reports, charts, and external web content in single screen. Jaspersoft BI Suite is beneficial for both business and IT audiences. It supported all size of organization small to large sized. It provide the flexible web-based architecture you can embed inside your application according to your needs. It provide the features of secure access to reports and analytic down,compliance and performance metrics,Audit and monitoring services.


Pentaho is an open source Business Intelligence and data integration solution. Pentaho comes with two edition,Enterprise and Community edition . It also provide the other excellent features like OLAP services, reporting, dash boarding, data mining and ETL capabilities. Combination of business analytics with data integration provide business user number of features like to create robust data models, make information-driven decisions, scalable platform and provide secure IT aministration. By using Pentaho data integration tool you can integrate, manipulate, and visualize your data and also provide the features of transform, export data from multiple data sources,import, relational databases, Hadoop, NoSQL databases,including flat files, and many more.


Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT) is an open source technology platform that provide business intelligence capabilities and web applications based on Java and Java EE. The main goal of this project is to fulfill wide range of reporting needs within a typical application which varies from enterprise reporting to multi-dimensional online analytically processing. BIRT has very strong active community of users and it hs two main component one is report designer within the Eclipse IDE for creating BIRT Reports and second is run time component for generating reports that can we deployed to any Java environment. BIRT has chart engine which is fully integrated into the report designer and can also be used standalone to integrate charts into an application. BIRT reporting design using XML to access a number of different data sources.


RapidMiner is an open source predictive analytic platform for data mining, machine learning and predictive analytic. It is very easy solution makes predictive analytic lightning-fast and reduce the time to unearth opportunities and risks. By using RapidMiner you can easily design data analysis routines visually by eliminating the need to write code. It works with different data formats like Excel, Hadoop,Mysql, Oracle and CSV. It also supported plugin you can increase its performance through additional plugins.