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8 of the Best Free Linux Business Intelligence Software

Jan 04, 2010, 23:34 (0 Talkback[s])

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"All organisations deploy reporting software in one way or another. Reporting is regarded as a central part of business intelligence.

"A business intelligence platform includes three layers: a database layer, a business intelligence layer, and an analytics/performance management layer.

"Linux and business intelligence are a good match in part because Linux has powerful toolkits for interacting with other systems, with open source databases (such as MySQL) to act as the data source.

"This article highlights the best business intelligence software that runs under Linux. Although there is not a wide range available, all of the applications featured below are strongly recommended for any business which wants to access, format and deliver information to their staff, their customers, and their commercial partners.

"Now, let's explore the 8 business intelligence software at hand. For each title we have compiled its own portal page, providing a screenshot of the software in action, a full description with an in-depth analysis of its features, together with links to relevant resources and reviews."

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