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Book Review: Pentaho Kettle Solutions

Posted April 28, 2011 By Alex

Pentaho Kettle Solutions picks up where Pentaho 3.2 Data Integration: Beginner’s Guide leaves off. For ETL developers who want to have an in-depth reference to many of the more advanced features of one the leading open source data integration packages, then this is the book to read. The book focuses on the 34 ETL subsystems […]

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Saiku Analytics Pentaho BI Plugin Available

Posted April 26, 2011 By Alex

Saiku, the cool open source OLAP tool is now available as a plugin for the Pentaho BI Server. The developers need to test the code out – so go grab a copy and spin it up in a test environment. This is a great partial (soon to be full) replacement for the default JPivot in […]

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So I recently had a situation where I needed to run the same transformation over multiple database shards, which turns out to be relatively easy to do with the right mix of transformations and jobs. This post will walk through the steps needed so you can do the same thing. Go ahead and download the […]

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I recently received my pre-ordered copy of Pentaho Solutions:  Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing with Pentaho and MySQL (linky (amazon.com)) and felt it needed to be the first official BlueFireDS Book Review.  It is the first resource available from a third-party about the excellent BI suite Pentaho (pentaho.com).  If you have not worked with Pentaho […]

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