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Instant Pentaho Data Integration Kitchen

Sergio Ramazzina

Explore the world of Pentaho Data Integration command-line tools which will help you use the Kitchen
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Book Details

ISBN 139781849696906
Paperback68 pages

About This Book

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results
  • Understand how to discover the repository structure using the command line scripts
  • Learn to configure the log properly and how to gather the information that helps you investigate any kind of problem
  • Explore all the possible ways to start jobs and learn transformations without any difficulty

Who This Book Is For

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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Instant Pentaho Data Integration Kitchen
Designing a simple PDI transformation (Simple)
Designing a simple PDI job (Simple)
The important role of icon and color indicators
Configuring command-line tools to run properly (Simple)
Executing PDI jobs from a filesystem (Simple)
Executing PDI jobs packaged in archive files (Intermediate)
Executing PDI jobs from the repository (Simple)
Dealing with the execution log (Simple)
Discovering your PDI repository from the command line (Simple)
Exporting jobs and transformations to the .zip files (Simple)
Managing PDI processes return code (Simple)
Scheduling PDI jobs and transformations (Intermediate)

What You Will Learn

  • Understand how to configure memory requirements
  • Discover the PDI repository structure from the command line
  • Explore how to start jobs from a filesystem packed in an archive file
  • Schedule PDI processes on Linux and Windows
  • Master the art of configuring log levels and logging output
  • Start jobs from the repository
  • Get feedback from your process execution

In Detail

Pentaho PDI is a modern, powerful, and easy-to-use ETL system that lets you develop ETL processes with simplicity. Explore and gain the experience and skills that you need to run processes from the command line or schedule them by using an extensive description and a good set of samples.

Instant Pentaho Data Integration Kitchen How-to will help you to understand the correct way to deal with PDI command line tools. We start with a recipe about how to configure your memory requirements to run your processes effectively and then move forward with a set of recipes that show you the different ways to start PDI processes.

We start with a recap about how transformations and jobs are designed using spoon and then move forward to configure memory requirements to properly run your processes from the command line.

We dive into the various flags that control the logging system by specifying the logging output and the log verbosity. We focus and deliver all the knowledge you require to run the ETL processes using command line tools with ease and in a proficient manner.


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