Learn to integrate Kettle with the Pentaho Business Intelligence Suite using Packt's new book and eBook

February 2014 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the second edition of Pentaho Data Integration Cookbook. The print book is 132 pages long and is competitively priced at $49.99, while the eBook is available for $25.49 on Kindle and other eBook formats.


About the Author:
Alex Meadows has worked with open source Business Intelligence solutions for nearly 10 years and has worked in various industries such as plastics manufacturing, social and e-mail marketing, and most recently with software at Red Hat, Inc.
He has been very active in Pentaho and other open source communities to learn, share, and help newcomers with the best practices in BI, analytics, and data management.He has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Chowan University in Murfreesboro, North Carolina, and a Master's degree in Business Intelligence from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Pentaho data integration prepares and blends data to create a complete picture of your business that drives actionable insights. The complete data integration platform delivers accurate, “analytics ready” data to end users from any source. With visual tools to eliminate coding and complexity, Pentaho puts Big Data and all data sources at the fingertips of business and IT users alike

Pentaho Data Integration Cookbook Second Edition provides updates to the material covered in the first edition as well as new recipes that show readers how to use some of the key features of PDI that have been released since the publication of the first edition. One will learn how to work with various data sources – from relational and NoSQL databases, flat files, XML files, and more.

The book encompasses the following essential chapters

Chapter 1: Working with Databases
Chapter 2: Reading and Writing Files
Chapter 3: Working with Big Data and Cloud Sources
Chapter 4: Manipulating XML Structures
Chapter 5: File Management
Chapter 6: Looking for Data
Chapter 7: Understanding and Optimizing Data Flows
Chapter 8: Executing and Re-using Jobs and Transformations
Chapter 9: Integrating Kettle and the Pentaho Suite
Chapter 10: Getting the Most Out of Kettle
Chapter 11: Utilizing Visualization Tools in Kettle
Chapter 12: Data Analytics

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.To know more about the book please check the Packt book page.


Pentaho Data Integration Second Edition

Over 100 recipes for building open source ETL solutions with Pentaho Data Integration

For more information, please visit the book web-page

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