Using CONNX and Crystal Reports

Session Overview: Using CONNX with Crystal Reports for ad hoc reporting has been one of the most popular combinations for accessing enterprise data. This session will provide you with the fundamentals for developing robust, reliable, and high-performance Crystal Reports using CONNX.

Who Should Attend?: Members of IT who are responsible for the optimization and administration of the CONNX Data Dictionary should attend to better understand how to improve the performance and reliability of data access using Crystal Reports and CONNX.

Power Users and Business Technologists who can now take advantage of CONNX to access production data should attend this session. Using Crystal Reports and CONNX, real-time ad hoc reporting from enterprise databases was never easier or more considerate of your development time.

Business-Unit Managers and IT Managers are encouraged to attend to realize how using CONNX with Crystal Reports can provide ad hoc reporting capabilities throughout the enterprise. Also, witness how CONNX can provide a critical link to enterprise data sources for larger, more sophisticated enterprise-wide reporting solutions.


Computers used during the training will require a network connection to the CONNX data source, CONNX and a copy of Crystal Reports. If your organization does not have Crystal Reports, ask your CONNX Sales Representative about providing the software to conduct the training.

Skills You Will Acquire by Completing this Session

Upon completion of this session, you will have learned, practiced, and assimilated the following topics:

  • Create a Crystal Report using CONNX.
  • How to optimize Crystal Reports for optimal query and report performance.
  • How to utilize a CONNX View from Crystal Reports.


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