Technology

The combit Report Server takes all of your data, from all common sources, and transforms it into insightful business reports. Whether you’re at your office PC or working on the go from a notebook, smartphone, or tablet, you always have the latest technology at your fingertips.


Suitable for all devices and browsers

With the combit Report Server, you can generate output from a PC, notebook, tablet, or smartphone, using any major operating system. Moreover, you benefit from intuitive touchscreen functionality. To create reports in the designer you need a Windows operating system. But you can launch the combit Report Server from all common browsers – including Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. For more information, see below.


Supported data sources

The combit Report Server provides direct access to all common data sources. Additional data sources can be added via ODBC or OLE DB driver. You can also use multiple data sources simultaneously within one report template. Even individual queries using SQL are possible.

  • Apache Cassandra
  • CData/RSSBus
  • CouchDB
  • CSV
  • Firebird
  • Google Analytics
  • Google BigQuery
  • Google Sheets
  • IBM DB2
  • JSON
  • MariaDB
  • MongoDB
  • MS Access
  • MS Azure
  • MS Excel
  • MS SharePoint
  • MS SQL Server
  • MySQL
  • NuoDB
  • OData
  • ODBC
  • OLE DB
  • Oracle
  • PostgreSQL
  • REST
  • RSS
  • SQLite
  • XML








Load distribution with worker services

The combit Report Server supports enterprise reporting on an exceptionally large scale. If your organization needs to generate many reports simultaneously, it’s worthwhile distributing computing capacity across multiple systems. An unlimited number of worker services can be used, enabling the Report Server to keep pace with the growth of your enterprise, however rapid.


System requirements

Application Server
  • Windows Server 2008 - 2016 (64-bit only), Windows 10 Professional and Enterprise (64-bit only).
  • XPS printer driver „Microsoft XPS Document Writer“.
Database System (for the system database)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 - 2016 (incl. Express Edition). For information on system requirements and configuration, please refer to the relevant Microsoft sources (e.g. www.microsoft.com/germany/sql/).
  • PostgreSQL 8.4 - 9.6. For information on system requirements and configuration, please refer to the
    relevant PostgreSQL sources (e.g. via www.postgresql.org).
Worker Service
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 or higher (64-Bit only).
  • XPS printer driver „Microsoft XPS Document Writer“.
Report Server Designer
  • The external Designer is an application that can run on 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems.
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP2 or Windows Server 2008 SP2 or higher.

 
Access to combit Report Server
Supported desktop browsers:
  • Chrome 55*1)
  • Edge 25 1)
  • Firefox 50 1)
  • Internet Explorer 9 - 11
  • Safari 9
Supported standard browsers of the following mobile operating systems:
  • Android 2.3.3 – 5.1.1
  • Apple iOS 8 – 9.2
  • Blackberry 10
  • Windows Phone 7.5 – 8.1
  • Windows 10 Mobile
JavaScript and cookies need to be enabled (at least for the session).
 

1) Due to the short version cycles, the latest version may not yet have been tested.


combit Report Server architecture

List & Label is the powerful reporting tool behind the combit Report Server, embedded in the ASP.NET MVC framework and visualized using jQuery Mobile. Microsoft SQL Server or PostgreSQL can be deployed as the reliable internal database. And Internet Information Services ensure a seamless transfer of content to the web.
 

  • ASP.NET with MVC (.NET Framework)
  • jQuery Mobile and jQuery
  • Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.5 and above
  • List & Label 22

Last update: 2017-10-26
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