Executing Pentaho jobs(Kettle) through JAVA

Reading Time: 4 minutes Prerequisite: Basic Details of Pentaho An enterprise-grade BI answer consists of two or more additives. There are reporting tools, ETL procedures, databases, and regularly some sort of web portal. All of which should be well integrated. ETL is usually a scheduled process, but you often want to have business clients trigger it manually. A great way to get this is through some simple interfaces we Continue Reading

Pentaho Database Connection

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you want to work with a database, either read, write, view data, etc, in Pentaho the first thing you will have to do is to create a connection with that database. This blog will teach you how to do this. So, let’s start. Getting ready In order to set up the connection, you will require to know the connection settings. At least you will need Continue Reading

Error Handling in Pentaho Data Integration

Reading Time: 3 minutes Error Handling is a very important step when we are trying to create an application. It makes the life of an engineer easier when there is a proper way to understand mistakes. Pentaho Data Integration (Kettle) provides a very simple step for different handling. The only effort is to define an error handling output and distribute our error data in the output. Transformation steps may Continue Reading

JDBC connection with Pentaho

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pentaho Data Integration allows you to define connections to multiple databases provided by multiple database vendors(MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, and many more). Pentaho Data Integration ships with the most suitable JDBC drivers forsupported databases and its primary interface to databases is through JDBC. Vendors write a driver that matches the JDBC specification and Pentaho Data Integration uses the driver. Unless you require extensive debugging or have Continue Reading

Working with Big Data and Hadoop in PDI

Reading Time: 4 minutes Big Data in Pentaho The term big data applies to very large, complex, and dynamic datasets that need to be stored and managed over a long time. To derive benefits from big data you need the ability to access, process, and analyze data as it is being created. The size and structure of big data make it very inefficient to maintain and process it using Continue Reading


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

Pentaho – Hadoop Cluster connection

Reading Time: 2 minutes Prerequisite: Basic overview of Pentaho. Using Pentaho you can simply solve all big-data analytics problems easily without writing a single line of code and generate required results/ Output for analysis. It can easily able to establish connections with other Big Data Platforms such as Google Dataproc, Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP)  Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR), etc Also, it can be integrated with its services like HDFS, 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

Basic Overview Of Pentaho Data Integration

Reading Time: 4 minutes Let us go through the basic overview of Pentaho Data Integration, its importance, ETL Process, etc. So, let’s start. The first question arises that What is Pentaho? Pentaho is a leading business intelligence tool that makes it possible for an organization to easily access, organize, and analyze data. Nowadays it is very popular and has set the benchmark for the most used and preferred component Continue Reading

Pentaho Data Integration – Getting Started With Transformations

Reading Time: 5 minutes Pentaho Data Integration (PDI) is an extract, transform, and load (ETL) solution that uses an innovative metadata-driven approach. PDI includes the DI Server, a design tool, three utilities, and several plugins. You can download the Pentaho from URL:- Uses of Pentaho Data Integration Pentaho Data Integration is an extremely flexible tool that addresses a broad number of use cases including: Data warehouse population with Continue Reading

Introduction to Pentaho Data Integration

Reading Time: 4 minutes Pentaho Data Integration (PDI) provides the Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) capabilities that facilitate the process of capturing, cleansing, and storing data using a uniform and consistent format that is accessible and relevant to end-users and IoT technologies. What is Pentaho? Pentaho is business intelligence (BI) software or a set of tools. It consists of a few set of tools that provides solutions for Data Continue Reading