Actuate BIRT is a commercial offering based on open source BIRT and benefits from the rich capabilities of the Eclipse platform and a very active community of users.
Actuate BIRT provides the convenience of a one-button install, and support for production deployments via the purchase of Actuate-backed indemnification, maintenance, professional services, and support.
BIRT has two main components: a report designer based on Eclipse, and a runtime component that you can use to integrate BIRT reports into your application.
BIRT also has a charting engine that lets you include charts in your BIRT reports or add standalone charting capabilities to Java applications. Source: www.opentext.com.
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They are promoting the use of BI quite successfully
Norman Manley, industry analyst and co-author of the BI Tool Survey, said about Actuate BIRT: “They are promoting the use of BI quite successfully with their Open source initiative but score badly in almost everything that we have measured. Given their lack of response we are considering removing Actuate from the next version of the report.” Find out more and order now the Business Intelligence Tools Survey 2018.
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