Parnassus uses the Microsoft SQL Server database. Therefore reporting can be performed using four methods, which are fast becoming the de facto industry standard:
- Built-in standard reports
- All users can create simple reports using the easy-to-use Microsoft SQL Server Report Builder
- More advanced users can create more sophisticated reports using Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services
- Data warehousing and business intelligence analysis can be performed using Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services. Data can be exported to Excel and other formats.