Jaspersoft Quick Start

Getting Started with Jaspersoft

Before you dive in, watch a short video for an overview of Jaspersoft use cases and capabilities.

Welcome to the Jaspersoft® Quick Start

Resources, tutorials, and more to help you get started and be successful with Jaspersoft® software

Using JasperReports® IO software? Check out our dedicated JasperReports® IO Quick Start.

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If you haven't already downloaded Jaspersoft there are a few options available:

Platforms Supported
Best Used For
Where to Get it
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Platform Installers

Proof of concept, Evaluation

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WAR File

Production on own application server

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Production for SaaS & Cloud Apps

Fork on GitHub


Amazon Web Services

AWS Environments

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Other Downloads
Jaspersoft Studio

Designing pixel-perfect reports & data visualizations

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Jaspersoft ETL

Data Integration Studio

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Supported Platforms

Jaspersoft supports a robust platform stack to meet the needs of almost every organization. The table below contains a summary of supported platforms. For details on specific version numbers and timeframes to support different platforms, please consult the Platform Support Datasheet (PDF)

Web browsers

Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer & Edge, Apple Safari, Google Chrome

Data Sources
  • Relational: Most JDBC compatible relational databases like MySQL, Oracle

  • MPP: Many massively parallel databases like Teradata, Pivotal Greenplum

  • Hosted: Many hosted database like Amazon Redshift, Microsoft SQL Azure

  • NoSQL: NoSQL Data sources like MongoDB, Cassandra

  • Big Data: Big Data support for Hadoop Hive, Impala, Spark

Repository Database
  • All Jaspersoft Editions: PostgreSQL, MySQL

  • Commercial Editions Only: Oracle RDBMS, IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server

  • All Jaspersoft Editions: Oracle HotSpot JDK

  • Commercial Editions Only: IBM JDK, OpenJDK

Application Servers
  • All Jaspersoft Editions: Apache Tomcat

  • Commercial Editions Only: JBOSS Wildify, Glassfish, Web Logic, WebSphere

Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows, Linux, Unix, Apple macOS

Hardware Requirements

The following are minimum hardware requirements for running JasperReports Server. Production Implementations with higher loads can be balanced. The repository database is suggested to be run separately from the Jaspersoft application. Refer to the Installation Guide for more details.



10GB (footprint is 1.3GB)






2 cores

4+ cores



In this part of the BikeRepublic technical workshop series, learn step-by-step how reports and visualizations were developed for the Jaspersoft embedded BI demo app.