A Method and System for Migrating Web Browsing From a Home Computer to a Cloud Service
Publication Date: 2011-Jan-19
The IP.com Prior Art Database
Disclosed is a method and system for migrating web browsing from a home computer to a cloud service.
Disclosed is a method and system for converting objects between business intelligence (BI) reporting tools. The disclosed method provides a seamless conversion between various BI reporting tools.
A method and system is disclosed for converting objects between business intelligence (BI) reporting tools.
In accordance with the method disclosed, the objects of an existing BI reporting tool are consumed and then converted to the objects of a new reporting tool. The method and system includes maintaining metadata corresponding to various BI reporting tools and their object types. The metadata is used to maintain a mapping between the various BI reporting tool object types. When a source BI reporting tool and a destination BI reporting tool are specified, a list of source objects are converted to destination objects based on the mapping. The list of source objects is generated from metadata corresponding to the source BI reporting tool. The list of source objects may be in a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) or a flat file.
Fig. 1 illustrates a flow chart of a method of converting objects between BI reporting tools. Fig. 2 illustrates a corresponding system for the converting objects between BI reporting tools. Initially, a user selects a source BI reporting tool and an output BI reporting tool. The user then provides the name and login credentials of the database where metadata corresponding to the source and output BI reporting tools are saved. Subsequently, the metadata of the source BI reporting tool is checked to determine if any objects correspo...