Author: Akshat Mathur

MERGING DATA STREAMS, DATA CLEANSING AND VALIDATION IN PENTAHO

Reading Time: 5 minutes Merging Data Streams This section of the blog will discuss the considerations to be kept in mind when merging data from different streams. In spite of the fact that there are many steps that can receive multiple inputs and therefore merge data, it is better to use specialized steps. When using specialized steps, it is ensured that the rows are merged in a particular order. Continue Reading

Introduction to Pentaho Data Integration – Theory For Foundational Understanding

Reading Time: 7 minutes In this blog we will go over the basic theoretical concepts you must understand if you want to use Pentaho Data Integration. To begin with, we need to know what ETL is. What is ETL? ETL stands for Extract, Transform and Load. It is the process of gathering data from different data sources, converting it into the required format, and then loading it into a Continue Reading

Fundamentals of Google App Engine

Reading Time: 5 minutes The trend of building applications on the cloud is gaining traction because it offers a variety of advantages, including increased business opportunities, security, and scalability. To develop a web application, however, you would need a suitable cloud computing technology. This is where Google App Engine fits in by allowing you to build and host web applications on a fully-managed serverless platform. What is App Engine? Continue Reading

Fundamentals of Google Compute Engine – Part 2

Reading Time: 4 minutes This part of the series Fundamentals of Google Compute Engine will cover how to create and manage the lifecycle of virtual machine instances from the Google Cloud Console. In case you haven’t been following the blog yet, here is the link to the first part. Prerequisites A Google account with billing enabled. (If it’s your first time you can set it up with any credit/debit card with international transaction enabled and you’ll receive free credits Continue Reading

Fundamentals of Google Compute Engine – Part 1

Reading Time: 6 minutes Have you ever wondered where applications are deployed in the cloud? In the cloud, applications run on virtual servers, just as they do on physical servers in a company’s data center. In this blog, we will discuss how Google Compute Engine, one of the top products available at Google Cloud Platform, helps us to provision and manage virtual machines. Before taking a deep dive into Compute Continue Reading