Pentaho Data Integration Quick Start Guide: Create ETL processes using Pentaho

Get productive quickly with Pentaho Data IntegrationKey FeaturesTake away the pain of starting with a complex and powerful systemSimplify your data transformation and integration workExplore, transform, and validate your data with Pentaho Data IntegrationBook DescriptionPentaho 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.What you will learnDesign, preview and run transformations in SpoonRun transformations using the Pan utilityUnderstand how to obtain data from different types of files Connect to a database and explore it using the database explorerUnderstand how to transform data in a variety of waysUnderstand how to insert data into database tablesDesign and run jobs for sequencing tasks and sending emailsCombine the execution of jobs and transformationsWho this book is forThis book is for software developers, business intelligence analysts, and others involved or interested in developing ETL solutions, or more generally, doing any kind of data manipulation. Table of ContentsGetting Started with PDIGetting Familiar with SpoonExtracting DataTranforming DataLoading DataOrchestrating your Work

Author: María Carina Roldán

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