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Spoon: What ETLs are using this connection?

The week before last I delivered the Pentaho DI1000 training to a group to our North Sydney office and I got asked a question that (it turned out) had an easy answer. And as with a lot of things, I hadn’t read it, somebody had told me.

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Why we keep picking Pentaho as our solution for our Managed Service

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What your Data Life Cycle probably looks like

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Your competitors are doing this. Why aren’t you?

Unlock your business – your team has the answers

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Pentaho Debuts on Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools

Pentaho prides itself on being data challenge agnostic when it comes to the technologies and data sources customers can leverage to achieve analytic business outcomes. Doing this means customers are freed from the hindrances of data and continue to increase analytics insight as they drive towards strategic initiatives.

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The Road to Reliable Predictive Analytics and the Top 10 Requirements That Bridge IT and the Business

In her latest contribution to Computer Business Review, Pentaho CMO Rosanne Saccone reflects on the book, “Do Lunch or Be Lunch,” by Harvard Business School faculty member Howard H. Stevenson. As she points out, while Stevenson’s book itself may be a bit dated, the ability to make accurate predictions continues to separate the world’s most profitable and successful organizations from the ...

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Pentaho Cloud Deployment with Microsoft Azure

Recently, Pentaho delivered Pentaho Business Analytics 7.1. The team has been working extremely hard on this release and in our eyes, it is much more than just a ‘dot’ release. Highlights of this release include: adaptive execution on any engine for big data processing, starting with Spark; expanded cloud integration with Microsoft Azure; enterprise-level security for Hortonworks, and improved ...

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Filling the Data Lake with Hadoop and Pentaho

A blueprint for big data success

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5 Keys to Creating a Killer Data Lake

It’s been several years since the term “Data Lake” was coined by my friend and Pentaho co-founder James Dixon.  The idea continues to be a hot topic and a challenge to execute properly. The problem is that too many people think all they need to do is dump data into Hadoop.  But what happens when you merely dump your data?  You get what you asked for— a dump. 

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Introducing the Adaptive Execution Layer and Spark Architecture.

Recently Pentaho announced the release of Pentaho 7.1. Don’t let the point release numbering make you think this is a small release. This is one of the most significant releases of Pentaho Data Integration! With the introduction of the Adaptive Execution Layer (AEL) and Spark, this release leapfrogs the competition for Spark application development!

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