JasperServer 3.5 with PostgreSQL 8.3 on Linux

JasperServer (JS) builds on JasperReports (JR) as a comprehensive family of Business Intelligence (BI) products, providing robust static and interactive reporting, report server, and data analysis capabilities. For business intelligence users, Jaspersoft offers JasperAnalysis, which runs seamlessly on JasperServer.

Note: This blog is updated based on JS-3.5 GA release

What’s New in JasperServer 3.5

JasperServer now includes these features:

  • Upgrade Mondrian to 3.0
    • Dimension sharing within a cube
    • Support for dozens of new scalar functions in MDX
  • New JasperAnalysis UI
    • Improved look and feel as well as an improved tool bar within analysis views.

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Tips for Linux / Unix Systems Administrator

How to un-mount the unresponsive media drive

First, let’s simulate it. Stick a disk in your CD/DVD drive, open up a terminal, and mount the CD/DVD drive. If your system automatically mount, then you can skip the mounting part.

root@server:~# mount /media/cdrom
root@server:~# cd /media/cdrom
root@server:~# while [ 1 ]; do echo "All your drives are belong to us!"; sleep 30; done

Now lets open up a second terminal and try to eject the media drive:

root@server:~# eject

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