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JasperSoft & MySQL Launch Major Upgrade to Business Intelligence Software for the ISV/OEM Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- LinuxWorld Conference and Expo -- JasperSoft Corporation, the market leader in open source business intelligence, and MySQL AB, developer of the world's most popular open source database, today announced the general availability of Jasper for MySQL: OEM Edition 2.0. This updated offering provides significant new features for easier integration and customization, targeted to software ISVs and OEMs seeking an interactive reporting solution to embed in their own MySQL-based products.

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ — LinuxWorld Conference and Expo — JasperSoft Corporation, the market leader in open source business intelligence, and MySQL AB, developer of the world's most popular open source database, today announced the general availability of Jasper for MySQL: OEM Edition 2.0. This updated offering provides significant new features for easier integration and customization, targeted to software ISVs and OEMs seeking an interactive reporting solution to embed in their own MySQL-based products.

By adding Jasper for MySQL into their applications, ISVs and OEMs can give users a full range of business intelligence (BI) and professional reporting capabilities. This includes ad-hoc interactive reporting and production pixel-perfect reporting, as well as scheduling and distribution.

"Our partnership with JasperSoft provides our OEM and ISV customers with an easy-to-integrate competitive advantage through BI," said Mark Burton, MySQL AB's executive vice president of Sales, Channels and Alliances. "This new update puts powerful reporting and BI features into the hands of our customers — and their end users."

"JasperSoft has seen a surge of growth and popularity from MySQL developers and users worldwide," said Nick Halsey, vice president of marketing for JasperSoft. "Jasper for MySQL 2.0 is now making it even easier for MySQL developers to provide advanced BI reporting capabilities and enterprise-class support."

Key features of Jasper for MySQL 2.0: for end users — Ad Hoc Crosstabs — users now have the ability to create, edit, and save crosstabs in the ad hoc editor — New Ad Hoc Capabilities — users can change parameters in ad hoc and sort one or more columns, and ad hoc now works on top of custom query executors as well as JDBC — Security Enhancements — administrators have the option to encrypt all user passwords; users can now change passwords; and folder options are filtered by permissions when a user saves a resource — End-User Ease-of-Use — there is a revamped UI for setting resource permissions, improved default input controls, and users have the ability to test connections for data sources — More Output and Saving Options — output to CSV is now built-in and end-users can save report options — More Configurability — customers can now customize URL for JasperServer, add new exporters, setup different input control pages per report, and work with XML/A data sources out of the box — Mature, high-performance reporting engine for custom reports — Scheduling reports to be run and distributed at a later time and intervals for lights-off information dissemination — Full-featured graphical report designer for complex reporting requirements and pixel-perfect interactive reports for print-ready production reporting — Access to wide-range of data sources for support for all of your customer's data — Scalability for handling large reports Key features of Jasper for MySQL 2.0 for OEMs and ISVs — HTTP URL addressable repository for lightweight integration — C/C++, PHP Interfaces for integrating with C and PHP applications — Web Services / SOAP for interoperability with modern applications and industry standards — Java APIs for deep integration — Visible source code for customization and extensibility — Re-skinnable user interface for custom branding — Lightweight server — Bundled Tomcat for out-of-box productivity — Small footprint for minimal added resource requirements — Modern web frameworks for customization and integration with other IT infrastructure

Product Availability

Jasper for MySQL: OEM Edition 2.0 is available now from MySQL AB. More details — including how-to-order information — are available at http://www.mysql.com/jasper.

About MySQL

MySQL AB develops and supports a family of high-performance, affordable database products. The company's flagship offering is 'MySQL Enterprise', a comprehensive set of production-tested software, proactive monitoring tools, and premium support services.

MySQL is the world's most popular open source database software, with over 11 million active installations. Many of the world's largest and fastest-growing organizations use MySQL to save time and money powering their high-volume Web sites, business-critical systems and packaged software — including industry leaders such as Yahoo!, Alcatel-Lucent, Google, Nokia and YouTube.

With headquarters in the United States and Sweden — and operations around the world — MySQL AB supports both open source values and corporate customers' needs. For more information about MySQL, please visit http://www.mysql.com.

About JasperSoft

JasperSoft is the market leader in open source business intelligence (BI). With more than two million downloads worldwide and more than 6,000 commercial customers in 81 countries, JasperSoft offers the most widely used open source BI software in the world. The JasperSoft Business Intelligence Suite is comprised of an interactive reporting server, graphical and ad hoc report design interfaces, an OLAP analysis server, an ETL data integration engine, and a Java reporting library for scalable small and medium size enterprises, and large enterprise department solutions, for use either stand-alone or embedded into other applications. JasperSoft is based in San Francisco and is backed by leading venture capital firms Morgenthaler Ventures, DMC, and Partech International. More information is available at http://www.jaspersoft.com and http://www.jasperforge.org.

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