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BIRT 2.6 Data Analysis and Reporting by John Ward

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The need for open source reporting

Some things are better illustrated with a story. So, let me begin this with what brought me to the world of Open Source Business Intelligence. My story starts on a late Sunday evening in 2001. I was then a student intern for a midsized network security monitoring operation. Here I am, landing a dream job for a college student, a paid internship at a high technology company, and working in one of the most exciting fields in the tech industry—network security. From this single department came some interesting projects and concepts such as Sguil (the Open Source Network Security Analysis front-end for Snort) and SanCP (a network session profiler). Concepts such as Network Security Monitoring (NSM) were being tested ...

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