Pentaho Kettle Solutions

Author: Matt Casters
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470947527
Release Date: 2010-09-02
Genre: Computers

A complete guide to Pentaho Kettle, the Pentaho Data lntegration toolset for ETL This practical book is a complete guide to installing, configuring, and managing Pentaho Kettle. If you’re a database administrator or developer, you’ll first get up to speed on Kettle basics and how to apply Kettle to create ETL solutions—before progressing to specialized concepts such as clustering, extensibility, and data vault models. Learn how to design and build every phase of an ETL solution. Shows developers and database administrators how to use the open-source Pentaho Kettle for enterprise-level ETL processes (Extracting, Transforming, and Loading data) Assumes no prior knowledge of Kettle or ETL, and brings beginners thoroughly up to speed at their own pace Explains how to get Kettle solutions up and running, then follows the 34 ETL subsystems model, as created by the Kimball Group, to explore the entire ETL lifecycle, including all aspects of data warehousing with Kettle Goes beyond routine tasks to explore how to extend Kettle and scale Kettle solutions using a distributed “cloud” Get the most out of Pentaho Kettle and your data warehousing with this detailed guide—from simple single table data migration to complex multisystem clustered data integration tasks.

Pentaho Kettle Solutions

Author: Matt Casters
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470635179
Release Date: 2010-09-27
Genre: Computers

A complete guide to Pentaho Kettle, the Pentaho Data lntegration toolset for ETL This practical book is a complete guide to installing, configuring, and managing Pentaho Kettle. If you’re a database administrator or developer, you’ll first get up to speed on Kettle basics and how to apply Kettle to create ETL solutions—before progressing to specialized concepts such as clustering, extensibility, and data vault models. Learn how to design and build every phase of an ETL solution. Shows developers and database administrators how to use the open-source Pentaho Kettle for enterprise-level ETL processes (Extracting, Transforming, and Loading data) Assumes no prior knowledge of Kettle or ETL, and brings beginners thoroughly up to speed at their own pace Explains how to get Kettle solutions up and running, then follows the 34 ETL subsystems model, as created by the Kimball Group, to explore the entire ETL lifecycle, including all aspects of data warehousing with Kettle Goes beyond routine tasks to explore how to extend Kettle and scale Kettle solutions using a distributed “cloud” Get the most out of Pentaho Kettle and your data warehousing with this detailed guide—from simple single table data migration to complex multisystem clustered data integration tasks.

Pentaho Solutions

Author: Roland Bouman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470572728
Release Date: 2010-09-23
Genre: Computers

Your all-in-one resource for using Pentaho with MySQL for Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Open-source Pentaho provides business intelligence (BI) and data warehousing solutions at a fraction of the cost of proprietary solutions. Now you can take advantage of Pentaho for your business needs with this practical guide written by two major participants in the Pentaho community. The book covers all components of the Pentaho BI Suite. You'll learn to install, use, and maintain Pentaho-and find plenty of background discussion that will bring you thoroughly up to speed on BI and Pentaho concepts. Of all available open source BI products, Pentaho offers the most comprehensive toolset and is the fastest growing open source product suite Explains how to build and load a data warehouse with Pentaho Kettle for data integration/ETL, manually create JFree (pentaho reporting services) reports using direct SQL queries, and create Mondrian (Pentaho analysis services) cubes and attach them to a JPivot cube browser Review deploying reports, cubes and metadata to the Pentaho platform in order to distribute BI solutions to end-users Shows how to set up scheduling, subscription and automatic distribution The companion Web site provides complete source code examples, sample data, and links to related resources.

Pentaho Data Integration Cookbook

Author: Alex Meadows
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781783280681
Release Date: 2013-12-02
Genre: Computers

Pentaho Data Integration Cookbook Second Edition is written in a cookbook format, presenting examples in the style of recipes.This allows you to go directly to your topic of interest, or follow topics throughout a chapter to gain a thorough in-depth knowledge.Pentaho Data Integration Cookbook Second Edition is designed for developers who are familiar with the basics of Kettle but who wish to move up to the next level.It is also aimed at advanced users that want to learn how to use the new features of PDI as well as and best practices for working with Kettle.

Pentaho Data Integration 4 Cookbook

Author: Adrián Sergio Pulvirenti
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781849515252
Release Date: 2011-06-23
Genre: Computers

Over 70 recipes to solve ETL problems using Pentaho Kettle.

Pentaho Data Integration Beginner s Guide

Author: María Carina Roldán
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781782165057
Release Date: 2013-10-24
Genre: Computers

This book focuses on teaching you by example. The book walks you through every aspect of Pentaho Data Integration, giving systematic instructions in a friendly style, allowing you to learn in front of your computer, playing with the tool. The extensive use of drawings and screenshots make the process of learning Pentaho Data Integration easy. Throughout the book, numerous tips and helpful hints are provided that you will not find anywhere else.This book is a must-have for software developers, database administrators, IT students, and everyone involved or interested in developing ETL solutions, or, more generally, doing any kind of data manipulation. Those who have never used Pentaho Data Integration will benefit most from the book, but those who have, they will also find it useful.This book is also a good starting point for database administrators, data warehouse designers, architects, or anyone who is responsible for data warehouse projects and needs to load data into them.

Pentaho 8 Reporting for Java Developers

Author: Francesco Corti
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781788295833
Release Date: 2017-09-15
Genre: Computers

Create reports and solve common report problems with minimal fuss. About This Book Use this unique book to master the basics and advanced features of Pentaho 8 Reporting. A book showing developers and analysts with IT skills how to create and use the best possible reports using the Pentaho platform. Written with a very practical approach: full of tutorials and practical examples (source code included). Who This Book Is For This book is written for two types of professionals and students: Information Technologists with a basic knowledge of Databases and Java Developers with medium seniority. Developers will be interested to discover how to embed reports in a third-party Java application. What You Will Learn The basics of Pentaho Reporting (Designer and SDK) and its initial setup. Develop the most attractive reports on top of a wide range of data sources. Perform detailed customization of layout, parameterization, internationalization, behaviors, and more for your custom reports developed with Pentaho Reporting. Integrate Pentaho reports into third-party Java application with full control over interactions, layout, and behavior in general. Use Pentaho reports in the other components of the Pentaho Suite (BA Platform and PDI). In Detail This hands-on tutorial, filled with exercises and examples, introduces the reader to a variety of concepts within Pentaho Reporting. With screenshots that show you how reports look at design time as well as how they should look when rendered as PDF, Excel, HTML, Text, Rich-Text-File, XML, and CSV, this book also contains complete example source code that you can copy and paste into your environment to get up-and-running quickly. Updated to cover the features of Pentaho 8, this book will teach you everything you need to know to build fast, efficient reports using Pentaho. If your interest lies in the technical details of creating reports and you want to see how to solve common reporting problems with a minimum of fuss, this is the book for you. Style and approach A step-by-step guide covering technical topics relating to environments, best practices, and source code, to enable the reader to assemble the best reports and use them in existing Java applications.

Mondrian in Action

Author: William D. Back
Publisher: Manning Publications
ISBN: 161729098X
Release Date: 2013-05-30
Genre: Computers

Summary Mondrian in Action teaches business users and developers how to use Mondrian and related tools for strategic business analysis. You'll learn how to design and populate a data warehouse and present the data via a multidimensional model. You'll follow examples showing how to create a Mondrian schema and then expand it to add basic security based on the users' roles. About the Technology Mondrian is an open source, lightning-fast data analysis engine designed to help you explore your business data and perform speed-of-thought analysis. Mondrian can be integrated into a wide variety of business analysis applications and learning it requires no specialized technical knowledge. About this Book Mondrian in Action teaches you to use Mondrian for strategic business analysis. In it, you'll learn how to organize and present data in a multidimensional manner. You'll follow apt and thoroughly explained examples showing how to create a Mondrian schema and then expand it to add basic security based on users' roles. Developers will discover how to integrate Mondrian using its olap4j Java API and web service calls via XML for Analysis. Written for developers building data analysis solutions. Appropriate for tech-savvy business users and DBAs needing to query and report on data. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. What's Inside Mondrian from the ground up—no experience required A primer on business analytics Using Mondrian with a variety of leading applications Optimizing and restricting business data for fast, secure analysis About the Authors William D. Back is an Enterprise Architect and Director of Pentaho Services. Nicholas Goodman is a Business Intelligence pro who has authored training courses on OLAP and Mondrian. Julian Hyde founded Mondrian and is the project's lead developer. Table of Contents Beyond reporting: business analytics Mondrian: a first look Creating the data mart Multidimensional modeling: making analytics data accessible How schemas grow Securing data Maximizing Mondrian performance Dynamic security Working with Mondrian and Pentaho Developing with Mondrian Advanced analytics

Learning Pentaho CTools

Author: Miguel Gaspar
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785289378
Release Date: 2016-05-31
Genre: Computers

Acquire finesse with CTools features and build rich and custom analytics solutions using Pentaho About This Book Learn everything you need to know to make the most of CTools Create interactive and remarkable dashboards using the CTools Understand how to use and create data visualizations that can make the difference The author of our book works for Pentaho as a Senior Consultant Acts as a follow-up to Packt's previously published products on Pentaho such as Pentaho Business Analytics Cookbook, Pentaho Analytics for MongoDB, Pentaho Data Integration Cookbook - Second Edition, and Pentaho Reporting [Video] Our book is based on the latest version of Pentaho, that is, 6.0 Who This Book Is For If you are a CTools developer and would like to expand your knowledge and create attractive dashboards and frameworks, this book is the go-to-guide for you. A basic knowledge of JavaScript and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is highly recommended. What You Will Learn Install Community Tools on Pentaho; and understand the necessary concepts and considerations when creating an exciting dashboard design Get data from many different Pentaho datasources and deliver it in different formats (CSV, XLS, XML, or JSON) Use the Community Data Access (CDA) as the data abstraction layer and understand the concepts in the Community Dashboard Framework (CDF) Create a Community Dashboard Editor (CDE) dashboard and make the most of the main components Create and make use of widgets and use duplicate components to have data-driven sections on the dashboard Customize and create interaction between all components, including charts, using the Community Charts Components Create and embed dashboards in a better and new way Create plugins and make use of parameters inside Pentaho without writing code In Detail Pentaho and CTools are two of the fastest and most rapidly growing tools for practical solutions not found in any other tool available on the market. Using Pentaho allows you to build a complete analytics solution, and CTools brings an advanced flexibility to customizing them in a remarkable way. CTools provides its users with the ability to utilize Web technologies and data visualization concepts, and make the most of best practices to create a huge visual impact. The book starts with the basics of the framework and how to get data to your dashboards. We'll take you all the way through to create your custom and advanced dashboards that will create an effective visual impact and provide the best user experience. You will be given deep insights into the lifecycle of dashboards and the working of various components. Further, you will create a custom dashboard using the Community Dashboards Editor and use datasources to load data on the components. You will also create custom content using Query, the Freeform Addins Popup, and text components. Next, you will make use of widgets to create similar sections and duplicate components to reproduce other components on a dashboard. You will then learn to build a plugin without writing Java code, use Sparkl as a CPK plugin manager, and understand the application of deployment and version control to dashboard development. Finally, you will learn tips and tricks that can be very useful while embedding dashboards into other applications. This guide is an invaluable tutorial if you are planning to use custom and advanced dashboards among the solutions that you are building with Pentaho. Style and approach This book is a pragmatic, easy-to-follow guide that provides theoretical concepts, ideas, and tricks to better understand the necessary theoretical concepts. It also provides you with a set of highly intriguing samples of dashboards with customized code within them that can be utilized for future projects.

Pentaho 3 2 Data Integration

Author: María Carina Roldán
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1847199550
Release Date: 2010-04-09
Genre: Computers

"Pentaho Data Integration (a.k.a. Kettle) is a full-featured open source ETL (Extract, Transform, and Load) solution. Although PDI is a feature-rich tool, effectively capturing, manipulating, cleansing, transferring, and loading data can get complicated. This book is full of practical examples that will help you to take advantage of Pentaho Data Integration's graphical, drag-and-drop design environment. You will quickly get started with Pentaho Data Integration by following the step-by-step guidance in this book. The useful tips in this book will encourage you to exploit powerful features of Pentaho Data Integration and perform ETL operations with ease."--Resource description p.

Learning Pentaho Data Integration 8 CE Third Edition

Author: Maria Carina Roldan
Publisher:
ISBN: 178829243X
Release Date: 2017-12-05
Genre: Computers

Get up and running with the Pentaho Data Integration tool using this hands-on, easy-to-read guideAbout This Book* Manipulate your data by exploring, transforming, validating, and integrating it using Pentaho Data Integration 8 CE* A comprehensive guide exploring the features of Pentaho Data Integration 8 CE* Connect to any database engine, explore the databases, and perform all kind of operations on relational databasesWho This Book Is ForThis book is a must-have for software developers, business intelligence analysts, IT students, or anyone involved or interested in developing ETL solutions. If you plan on using Pentaho Data Integration for doing any data manipulation task, this book will help you as well. This book is also a good starting point for data warehouse designers, architects, or anyone who is responsible for data warehouse projects and needs to load data into them.What You Will Learn* Explore the features and capabilities of Pentaho Data Integration 8 Community Edition* Install and get started with PDI* Learn the ins and outs of Spoon, the graphical designer tool* Learn to get data from all kind of data sources, such as plain files, Excel spreadsheets, databases, and XML files* Use Pentaho Data Integration to perform CRUD (create, read, update, and delete) operations on relationaldatabases* Populate a data mart with Pentaho Data Integration* Use Pentaho Data Integration to organize files and folders, run daily processes, deal with errors, and moreIn DetailPentaho Data Integration(PDI) is an intuitive and graphical environment packed with drag-and-drop design and powerful Extract-Tranform-Load (ETL) capabilities. This book shows and explains the new interactive features of Spoon, the revamped look and feel, and the newest features of the tool including transformations and jobs Executors and the invaluable Metadata Injection capability.We begin with the installation of PDI software and then move on to cover all the key PDI concepts. Each of the chapter introduces new features, enabling you to gradually get practicing with the tool. First, you will learn to do all kind of data manipulation and work with simple plain files. Then, the book teaches you how you can work with relational databases inside PDI. Moreover, you will be given a primer on data warehouse concepts and you will learn how to load data in a data warehouse. During the course of this book, you will be familiarized with its intuitive, graphical and drag-and-drop design environment.By the end of this book, you will learn everything you need to know in order to meet your data manipulation requirements. Besides, your will be given best practices and advises for designing and deploying your projects.Style and approachStep by step guide filled with practical, real world scenarios and examples.

Mastering SoapUI

Author: Pranai Nandan
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781783980819
Release Date: 2016-08-30
Genre: Computers

Master the art of testing and automating your SOA using SoapUI About This Book Design real-time test automation frameworks for Enterprise applications using SoapUI Learn how to solve test automation issues for complex systems A complete guide to understanding SOA automation from quality assurance to business assurance Who This Book Is For The book is intended for test architects, SOA test specialists, automation testers, test managers, and software developers who have a good understanding of SOA, web services, Groovy Scripting, and the SOAP UI tool. What You Will Learn Familiarize yourself with Test Web services from functional, nonfunctional, and security aspects Learn to test real-time service orchestrations Design test automation solutions for SOA-based Enterprise applications Learn multilayer test automation Selenium plus SoapUI under a single umbrella Integrate your SoapUI framework with Jenkins In Detail SoapUI is an open-source cross-platform testing application that provides complete test coverage and supports all the standard protocols and technologies. This book includes real-time examples of implementing SoapUI to achieve quality and business assurance. Starting with the features and functionalities of SoapUI, the book will then focus on functional testing, load testing, and security testing of web services. Furthermore, you will learn how to automate your services and then design data-driven, keyword-driven, and hybrid-driven frameworks in SoapUI. Then the book will show you how to test UIs and services using SoapUI with the help of Selenium. You will also learn how to integrate SoapUI with Jenkins for CI and SoapUI test with QC with backward- and forward-compatibility. The final part of the book will show you how to virtualize a service response in SoapUI using Service Mocking. You will finish the journey by discovering the best practices for SoapUI test automation and preparing yourself for the online certification of SoapUI. Style and approach Filled with real-time examples, this book will help readers take their knowledge to the next level. This book is a comprehensive guide that will cover the end-to-end life cycle of implementing SoapUI in various phases of software testing and the software development life cycle.

Instant Pentaho Data Integration Kitchen

Author: Sergio Ramazzina
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781849696913
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Computers

Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. A practical guide with easy-to-follow recipes helping developers to quickly and effectively collect data from disparate sources such as databases, files, and applications, and turn the data into a unified format that is accessible and relevant to end users.Any IT professional working on PDI and is a valid support for either learning how to use the command line tools efficiently or for going deeper on some aspects of the command line tools to help you work better.

The Data Warehouse Toolkit

Author: Ralph Kimball
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118732281
Release Date: 2013-07-01
Genre: Computers

Updated new edition of Ralph Kimball's groundbreaking book on dimensional modeling for data warehousing and business intelligence! The first edition of Ralph Kimball's The Data Warehouse Toolkit introduced the industry to dimensional modeling, and now his books are considered the most authoritative guides in this space. This new third edition is a complete library of updated dimensional modeling techniques, the most comprehensive collection ever. It covers new and enhanced star schema dimensional modeling patterns, adds two new chapters on ETL techniques, includes new and expanded business matrices for 12 case studies, and more. Authored by Ralph Kimball and Margy Ross, known worldwide as educators, consultants, and influential thought leaders in data warehousing and business intelligence Begins with fundamental design recommendations and progresses through increasingly complex scenarios Presents unique modeling techniques for business applications such as inventory management, procurement, invoicing, accounting, customer relationship management, big data analytics, and more Draws real-world case studies from a variety of industries, including retail sales, financial services, telecommunications, education, health care, insurance, e-commerce, and more Design dimensional databases that are easy to understand and provide fast query response with The Data Warehouse Toolkit: The Definitive Guide to Dimensional Modeling, 3rd Edition.