Pentaho Solutions: Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing with Pentaho and MySQL

Pentaho Solutions: Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing with Pentaho and MySQL

by Roland Bouman
     
 

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Your all-in-one resource for using Pentaho with MySQL for Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing

Open-source Pentaho provides business intelligence (BI) and data warehousing solutions at a fraction of the cost of proprietary solutions. Now you can take advantage of Pentaho for your business needs with this practical guide written by two major

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Your all-in-one resource for using Pentaho with MySQL for Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing

Open-source Pentaho provides business intelligence (BI) and data warehousing solutions at a fraction of the cost of proprietary solutions. Now you can take advantage of Pentaho for your business needs with this practical guide written by two major participants in the Pentaho community.

The book covers all components of the Pentaho BI Suite. You'll learn to install, use, and maintain Pentaho-and find plenty of background discussion that will bring you thoroughly up to speed on BI and Pentaho concepts.

  • Of all available open source BI products, Pentaho offers the most comprehensive toolset and is the fastest growing open source product suite
  • Explains how to build and load a data warehouse with Pentaho Kettle for data integration/ETL, manually create JFree (pentaho reporting services) reports using direct SQL queries, and create Mondrian (Pentaho analysis services) cubes and attach them to a JPivot cube browser
  • Review deploying reports, cubes and metadata to the Pentaho platform in order to distribute BI solutions to end-users
  • Shows how to set up scheduling, subscription and automatic distribution

The companion Web site provides complete source code examples, sample data, and links to related resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470484326
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/31/2009
Pages:
648
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.60(d)

Meet the Author

Roland Bouman is an application developer focusing on open source Web technology, databases, and Business Intelligence. He is an active member of the MySQL and Pentaho communities, and you can follow his blog at http://rpbouman.blogspot.com/.

Jos van Dongen is a seasoned Business Intelligence professional and well-known author and presenter. He speaks regularly at conferences and seminars. You can find more information about Jos at http://www.tholis.com.

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