FAQ Kyubit Business Intelligence

Frequently asked question related to Kyubit Business Intelligence software product. What are software and hardware prerequisites, licensing models, product support, etc.

Licensing

Minor versions are free to upgrade, for new major version release upgrade, valid 'Software Assurance' is required.

No, product support is inlcuded in the prices of license.

Yes, please contact our sales at info@kyubit.com for special quotes.

No, only one Kyubit Business Intelligence software license is required for one Kyubit Business Intelligence software installation. There are several licensing models that offer different numbers of users that connects to Kyubit Business Intelligence software.

No, one license is required regardless of server CPU number.

License is bound only to server domain-name\server-name, which is provided in the license purchase procedure. Kyubit Business Intelligence could be reinstalled on completely new server as long as it has the name for which the license is purchased for.


Product setup and configuration

- Operating system: Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8
- .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
- IIS 6 or higher
- MS SQL Server 2005/2008/2012

Yes

No. Using Active Directory is default setting, but Kyubit Business Intelligence could be used on a stand-alone machine.

Yes, Kyubit BI is like any other web application that could be exposed to be used over the web. We recommend using HTTPS protocol in Internet usage scenario.

Kyubit BI supports 'Windows authentication' (default), 'Basic authentication' and 'Kerberos authentication'.


OLAP Features

No, Kyubit BI is designed to work with MS SQL Server Analysis services 2005/2008/2012 and any future MS SQL Server Analysis services releases.

Yes, Kyubit BI support 'In-memory' tabular models, while 'DirectQuery' is currently not supported.

Yes, analysis could be published to 'Folders'. For each 'Folder' administrator can define set of users that are allowed to work with 'Folder' analysis content.

Absolutely, right click on chart and chart elements shows menu of available actions that are allowed in that moment. By selecting any of available action, chart is refreshed with new data and again right click gives further available actions. In that manor user can "play" with data drilling deep and wide as he/she likes.

Yes, Kyubit Business Intelligence is supported on: IE, Safari, Chrome, Firefox browsers.


Dashboard Features

Elements for dashboard could be based on data from MS SQL Server and MS Analysis Services.

Yes, existing analysis could be data source for dashboard elements (charts and KPIs). If dashboard element is based on existing analysis, OLAP analysis could be continued with a click on related dashboard element for further analysis.

Dashboard could be opened in browser with defined URL, exported to PDF file, delivered via subscription service as email message with embedded dashboard images or delivered as PDF file within email message using subscription service.