Crystal Reports

Intel’s Meltdown and database performance

Unless you’ve been on an extended Christmas break with no TV or Internet, you’ll have heard of Intel’s recent troubles. While it’s true that most computers will not be noticeably affected, servers that read and write large amounts of data to disk will be impacted. In my world, that affects two things – databases and […]

Sparkline charts in Crystal Reports!

Sadly, the sparklines below no longer work as Google have turned off the charts. Image-charts looked like a good alternative, but they only server the images over https which Crystal still doesn’t support. It’s probably possible to do something clever with a web service, I’ll look if I get the time. I had an interesting […]

SAP BI 4.2/Edge 4.2 released

Short and sweet! If you have current maintenance for SAP BI4.2 or Edge 4.2, you will now be able to download the new release. You’ll need a new licence key, request through the normal SAP site. Our test server should be available within the next few days and we’ll be seeing how smoothly in-place upgrades […]

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