Telerik Report Server supports the following data sources: Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, OLE DB or ODBC databases, CSV, ADO.NET, OLAP cube using Microsoft Analysis Services. For developers, we will introduce business objects support with R1 2018 in January.
Yes, you can embed any server report in .NET or HTML5 applications, however, Telerik Reporting license is required in order to use the report viewers. Existing DevCraft Complete and DevCraft Ultimate users already have Telerik Reporting licenses and are able to embed reports.
Yes, Telerik Report Server supports re-branding. It can be set up easily in the management app Settings. You can change the color schema of the web app and embed your own brand. This will affect the Standalone Report Designer as well.
Telerik Report Server enables you to access reports from any device and has built-in caching capabilities for better performance and fast loading of the reports.
Telerik Report Server has built-in user and user roles management giving you the ability to determine the permission for each user, so you rest assured that the data viewed in reports is protected. Now it supports WebForms/Local provider and AD FS.
Telerik Report Server offers built-in scheduling capabilities. This feature allows you to set the following automated tasks: pre-render the report document and/or send it via email with a few clicks. Alternatively, you can set data alert which will allow you to set a condition if the task should be executed.
Telerik Report Server backend uses Telerik Reporting Engine for processing the reports. This, with combination of the Report Designer, gives you one of the most feature-full and easy to use tools for building Ad-hoc reports, that are pixel perfect and print ready. You can bind your reports to virtually any data source and export them to 20+ offline formats, such as PDF, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, TIFF, PNG and other image formats, as well as to CSV or XML.
No, you don’t need to buy Telerik Reporting license(s) to use the Telerik Report Server. The Telerik Report Server has everything you need in its standalone distribution - the Telerik Report Designer for authoring the reports as well as the web interface for managing the reports and the server settings.
Client Access Licenses (CALs) provide access to your Telerik Report Server application. Administrators can define one user for each of the licenses and customize roles and permissions for each of those users.