Pentaho Solutions

ISBN: 978-0-470-48432-6
Paperback, 648 pages
Published August 2009 John Wiley & Sons
Authors: Roland Bouman, Jos van Dongen
Covers Pentaho 3.5
Free excerpts: Table of contents, Sample chapter and index
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The book covers all components of the Pentaho BI Suite. Using a complete and comprehensive business case featuring a fictitious online DVD rental company, you'll learn about BI and data warehousing concepts, and how these apply to the Pentaho BI stack. The many detailed how-to's and hands-on examples will get you started building your own Pentaho BI applications in record speed.

This book covers:

  • General BI & data warehousing concepts
  • Installing and configuring the Pentaho BI server
  • Building and loading data warehouses with Pentaho Kettle
  • Creating reports based on SQL queries
  • Creating Mondrian cubes and browsing them with the JPivot cube browser
  • Building dashboards with the community dashboard framework
  • Distribute BI solutions to end-users with the mantle user console
  • Set up scheduling, subscription and automatic distribution of BI content
    The companion Web site provides complete source code examples, sample data, and links to related resources, as well as a free sample chapter.