Pentaho Data Integration Quick Start Guide

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  • Design, preview and run transformations in Spoon
  • Run transformations using the Pan utility
  • Understand how to obtain data from different types of files 
  • Connect to a database and explore it using the database explorer
  • Understand how to transform data in a variety of ways
  • Understand how to insert data into database tables
  • Design and run jobs for sequencing tasks and sending emails
  • Combine the execution of jobs and transformations

Pentaho Data Integration(PDI) is an intuitive and graphical environment packed with drag and drop design and powerful Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) capabilities. Given its power and flexibility, initial attempts to use the Pentaho Data Integration tool can be difficult or confusing. This book is the ideal solution.

This book reduces your learning curve with PDI. It provides the guidance needed to make you productive, covering the main features of Pentaho Data Integration. It demonstrates the interactive features of the graphical designer, and takes you through the main ETL capabilities that the tool offers.

By the end of the book, you will be able to use PDI for extracting, transforming, and loading the types of data you encounter on a daily basis.

  • Take away the pain of starting with a complex and powerful system
  • Simplify your data transformation and integration work
  • Explore, transform, and validate your data with Pentaho Data Integration
Page Count 178
Course Length 5 hours 20 minutes
ISBN 9781789343328
Date Of Publication 29 Aug 2018


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.