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Re: Reports 6i replacement options.

From: <frank.van.bortel_at_gmail.com>
Date: 21 Apr 2006 03:05:48 -0700
Message-ID: <1145613948.150860.254150@v46g2000cwv.googlegroups.com>

Preston schreef:

> We're starting to look at replacements for Reports 6i before the
> extended support expires. As I understand it, Reports 10g needs either
> Oracle Forms & Reports Services or Application Server Enterprise
> Edition, both of which are licensed as ASEE, meaning significant
> additional cost; especially as we don't want or need any other AS
> functionality.
>
> Can anyone recommend an alternative, either web-based or client/server,
> that runs on Windows & won't break the bank? Something that can make a
> reasonable attempt at converting 6i reports would be ideal, but not
> mandatory. Ideally it needs to be easily distributable & installable as
> we have an ever-increasing number of sites, most of which have zero IT
> expertise on site.
>
> TIA
>
> --
> Preston.

I recall something about Forms/Reports and installation on 10g OC4J (that would be the minimal install of the App Server) - better contact your Oracle Rep, and make sure to ask specific questions, and point out the consequence: no sale! :)

For new developments: why don't you look at Application Express? Current version does graphics and PDF at no extra cost - can use the Apache by Oracle as delivered with the database - same licence, no extra cost. Received on Fri Apr 21 2006 - 05:05:48 CDT

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