Jaspersoft - It's OK...
Updated May 11, 2018

Jaspersoft - It's OK...

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Score 7 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with TIBCO Jaspersoft

  • We embed TIBCO Jaspersoft into our commercial application(s) that we sell to customers
  • We embed TIBCO Jaspersoft into our internally used application(s)
Our software platform contains a Reporting Server component - and we are currently using Jaspersoft for that purpose.
  • Once installed, it is easy to configure and get up and running.
  • It integrates nicely with our software platform.
  • The support from TIBCO is pretty good when you are speaking to them in person.
  • The installation process is complicated.
  • The update process is complicated.
  • It is difficult to download the appropriate installation files from the TIBCO website.
Jaspersoft is the only Reporting Tool we are currently using, so it's difficult to say whether there has been a positive or negative impact.
  • Jaspersoft Standard Support or Professional Standard Support for AWS (12 annual cases)
  • Jaspersoft Community
Very important - many of our clients have specific IT requirements and we need products which are flexible. For example, the default metadata Database is PostgreSQL, but some clients do not allow PostgreSQL in their production environment and so we need the ability to deploy using an Oracle Database (for example) and Jaspersoft does this nicely.
We have now got the installation process internally streamlined and so the installation and configuration is not too much of an issue for us any more - but any time that we have to make any configuration changes (i.e. Hotfix) then there is always a period of troubleshooting to add this into our existing process.

TIBCO Jaspersoft Feature Ratings

Pixel Perfect reports
Customizable dashboards
Report Formatting Templates
Drill-down analysis
Formatting capabilities
Report sharing and collaboration
Publish to Web
Not Rated
Publish to PDF
Report Versioning
Not Rated
Report Delivery Scheduling
Not Rated
Delivery to Remote Servers
Not Rated
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Not Rated
Multi-User Support (named login)
Role-Based Security Model
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Not Rated
Single Sign-On (SSO)
Not Rated
Responsive Design for Web Access
Dedicated iOS Application
Dedicated Android Application
Not Rated
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
Not Rated
Javascript API
Not Rated
Not Rated
Java API
Not Rated
Themeable User Interface (UI)
Not Rated
Customizable Platform (Open Source)
Not Rated

Additional Questions

Whenever we have contacted Support, our expectations have been met.
Quick Resolution
Good followup
Knowledgeable team
Problems get solved
Kept well informed
No escalation required
Support understands my problem
Quick Initial Response
The learning curve to complete the implementation was quite steep, and there are a lot of moving parts within a Jaspersoft deployment which can make it a challenge. However, we have now reached a stage where we rarely run into any implementation issues as the level of knowledge has increased sufficiently.
  • Self-taught
We have been able to find answers to questions either using internal knowledge, by contacting support or by reviewing online documentation.
Yes - I think this was a sensible approach.

Using TIBCO Jaspersoft

10 - Software Development
10 - A mix of Technical to understand the environment, and analytical to build Reports
I don't believe that there are any plans to move away from Jaspersoft at the current time

Evaluating TIBCO Jaspersoft and Competitors

TIBCO Jaspersoft Implementation

TIBCO Jaspersoft Support

Yes - Yes, we reported an issue with SQL Server and received good support to determine the cause and then resolution.
I needed some information on OS support for JasperServer, so submitted a request which was answered within a matter of hours.

TIBCO Jaspersoft Reliability

We haven't really started to explore the scalability of the product as yet, but in terms of existing deployments it has done what we need it to do.
There have been a few instances where Tomcat has consumed 100% CPU, which requires a restart to resolve, but other than that reliability has been excellent.
Performance at the initial deployment stage can be very slow.