InetSoft Product Documentation: Dashboard Software - Dashboard Manager Interface

Through the dashboard manager interface, users can monitor the performance of their BI application to ensure a high level of performance. InetSoft's dashboard software is a powerful business intelligence platform with an intuitive interface that allows users to learn as they go. View the example below to learn more about the Style Intelligence solution.

This page will provide a quick start to the Enterprise Manager user interface. The sections correspond to the main interface tabs.

This section discusses the options and features which you can access and configure under the Server tab. The sections correspond to the nodes on navigation tree under the Server tab.

The 'Server' node under the Server tab also allows you to configure the following options:


-Edit the Repository Servlet URL and license keys, and refresh the server configuration settings.

-Configure server clustering
-Configure the Scheduler application.
-Configure the security provider.
-Enable live report deployment and WAR file creation.
-Information regarding the application server's JVM and CLASSPATH.


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The 'Configuration' node under Server tab provides access to the following features:

-Configure the InetSoft server type.
-Specify the location of the data source files and select the connection pool type to use.
-Specify the connection parameters for the database used to store audit records and cached asset data.
-Control how a report is emailed to a user.
-Specify server printers.
-Specify the localization mappings.
-Specify performance tuning options.

The 'Repository' node under Server tab provides access to the following features:

-Configure storage for the data space (the contents of the registry directory, SREE Home), including assets.
-Configure archive options.
-Configure audit options.
-Specify the location of cached files, whether cached files are cleaned up at server startup, and the maximum cache life.
Specify a disk quota for users.
-Export selected assets to an archive file (jar) on disk.
-Import selected assets from an archive file (jar) on disk.
-Schedule the asset dependency audit task.
-Optimize data retrieval performance for Viewsheets.

InetSoft Viewpoint

"The open standards aspect is very important to us since it allows our customers to integrate our technology more easily and leverage assets they already have, in terms of hardware and software and IT skills. So based on this BI platform, our software delivers a host of front-end BI tools including visualization tools, enterprise reporting, monitoring dashboards, and analysis. Those functions were based on a very powerful patent-pending technology we call Data Block.

This Data Block technology is really made up of a back-end data mashup engine and a caching middle layer. There is a front-end we call the worksheet, which is a Web-based, spreadsheet-like user interface that a power user can easily use to combine and transform data blocks. The data blocks are typically started at the atomic data block level. That is typically created by an IT or a BI specialist. They choose these data blocks and performance tune those data blocks.

Then the power users can use those building blocks to build more complex, but more useful structures for answering the questions they have on hand. And all the data blocks you build, in turn become building blocks themselves. You can build on this architecture, building very sophisticated structures which you can use to answer a wide range of unanticipatible questions. " - Luke Liang, CEO, InetSoft


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