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A review of Pentaho Solutions by Roland Bouman and Jos van Dongen
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Pentaho Solutions

Pentaho Solutions, Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing with Pentaho and MySQL. By Roland Bouman and Jos van Dongen, Wiley 2009. Page count: about 570 pages. (Here’s a link to the publisher’s site.)

The book is big in part because it’s about …

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451 CAOS Links 2009.11.06
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Funambol acquires Zapatec. Open source gains Closure. And more.

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“Tracking the open source news wires, so you don’t have to.”

For the latest on Oracle’s acquisition of MySQL via Sun, see Everything you always wanted to know about MySQL but were afraid to ask

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Instant Relief from Slow MySQL Reporting Queries using DynamoDB
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Here’s the scenario. You’ve got a table in MySQL for reporting that has a few million rows, and is denormalized for reporting. You’ve got a Pentaho Report that is querying this MySQL table. You have two problems with the current report.

  1. Your users are complaining that the query is slow, and they have to wait around for longer than they’d like to see their report. (approx 40s)
  2. Your DBAs are cranky because they see the size of this table is getting bigger. (approx 1.8GB)

MySQL is fundamentally designed to be an OLTP database and …

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Setting up Development and Production Pentaho PDI Repositories
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I’ve been setting up a Pentaho Data Integration system with the goals of supporting collaboration with my team, allowing easy deployment to test or production, and enabling remote monitoring and troubleshooting of jobs and tranformations.

I’ve finally figured out a way to achieve these goals, so I’ll try to pass this on now. I found the book "Pentaho Solutions: Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing with Pentaho and MySQL", by Roland Bouman and Jos van Dongen to be a big help in figuring out how to export/import. It definitely helped me get up and running quickly.

My first decision was to bet the farm on the …



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451 CAOS Links 2009.10.13
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Larry Ellison promises funds for MySQL, commits to community. The “open source vendor” debate in a nutshell. And more.

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# Larry Ellison promised MySQL will receive more money for development and research, while Oracle maintained that it is committed to Java and open source developer …


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451 CAOS Links 2009.10.06
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Patents. M&A. Adoption. Business strategies. And more.

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This bumper edition of 451 CAOS Links is brought to you courtesy of the Open World Forum’s temperamental wireless connection.

Patents
# Red Hat urged the Supreme Court to to make clear that it excludes software from patentability, while the …


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Pentaho Solutions: Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing with Pentaho and MySQL
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I get several emails each week that are from folks who have the basics mechanics of being a DBA but are looking to learn how to manage data. They can administer a database server but want to know how to get more out of that data. I now have an excellent book for them to refer.

My copy of Pentaho Solutions: Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing with Pentaho and MySQL arrived last week. I need to disclose that I was originally hired by MySQL to replace one of this books authors, Roland Bouman. He told me a year ago that he was …

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451 CAOS Links 2009.09.01
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Intalio acquires Jetty. Red Hat updates JBoss platform. $12m funding for Medsphere. And more.

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# Intalio acquired Webtide, developer of Jetty application server.

# Red Hat delivered JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.0, as well …


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"Pentaho Solutions": copies hit the mail
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Hi!

Just a few hours ago, I arrived home after a very quiet and peaceful two-week holiday with my family. It was great! I didn't bring a computer on purpose. I brought a mobile phone, but didn't answer that on purpose too :) Result: absolute relaxation, with lots of time to hike, cycle, and read, and occasional visits to musea and historic sites. Bliss :)

Anyway, now that the bags are unpacked, and the kids are asleep, it's time to face the dragon better known as my inbox. What I found brought a big smile to my face:









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451 CAOS Links 2009.07.31
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When open source goes bad. Is open source a success or failure? And more.

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When open source goes bad

The H reported on the apparent turmoil at the CentOS project, while Jay Lyman offered the CAOS …



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