Open source Crystal Reports type software alternative?

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  1. EvanD

    EvanD Active Member

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    I'm looking for an app to generate some reports (nothing fancy) based on some syslog data being sent to an sql2k5 box. Can anyone recommend any? I've seen a bunch of free open source ones but just seeing if anyone has any experience with them.

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  2. SLED

    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    I've used JasperReports before and while it's a royal pain in the ass to setup initially, it works, and well. Combine that with the cross platform iReport designer and you should be good. You'll need Java installed, and to know a few things about configuring it. There are some books floating around that were written for it as well.
     

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