Pentaho Solutions
Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing with Pentaho and MySQL
By Roland Bouman, Jos van Dongen
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: September 2010
Pages: 632

Your one-stop resource for open source BI and data warehousingsolutions

Pentaho is a full-featured, open source Business Intelligencesuite that lets you build data warehouses and rich, powerful BIapplications at a fraction of the cost of a proprietary solution.This book gets you up and running with Pentaho within minutes:right from the start you'll be running example reports, dashboards,and OLAP pivot tables while you learn about Pentaho concepts andarchitecture. Using a practical case study, you'll learn whatdimensional modeling is and how to apply it to design a datawarehouse. You'll create and populate your data warehouse withPentaho data integration tools. Finally, you'll learn how to buildyour own BI applications on top of your data warehouse usingPentaho reporting, analysis, dashboarding, and data miningtools.

  • Understand important Pentaho concepts, including actionsequences and the solution repository

  • Apply the key concepts of dimensional modeling and construct adata warehouse using star schemas

  • Use Pentaho data integration tools to build ETL applications

  • Explore advanced PDI features including remote execution andclustering

  • Design and deploy reports and charts using Pentaho ReportDesigner

  • Leverage OLAP and create interactive pivot tables with drillup/drill down using Pentaho Analysis Services

  • Concentrate and compact BI content for business users withcomprehensive dashboards

  • Discover and explore patterns in your data using Pentaho datamining

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