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Learning Pentaho Data Integration 8 CE - Third Edition

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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 more
About

Pentaho 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.

Features
  • 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 databases
Page Count 500
Course Length 15 hours 0 minutes
ISBN9781788292436
Date Of Publication 5 Dec 2017

Authors

María Carina Roldán

María Carina Roldán was born in Argentina and has a bachelor's degree in computer science.

She started working with Pentaho back in 2006. She spent all these years developing BI solutions, mainly as an ETL specialist, and working for different companies around the world.

Currently, she lives in Buenos Aires and works as an independent consultant.

Carina is the author of Learning Pentaho Data Integration 8 CE, published by Packt in December 2017. She has also authored other books on Pentaho, all of them published by Packt.