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May 5, 2010 - Aaron Phillips - BI Server changes for the SUGAR Release

Aaron Phillips aka phyto, Pentaho Developer, talked about some of the new infrastructure that he has worked on in the Pentaho BI Server in support of the SUGAR Release. SUGAR is the name of the next big release, most likely 4.0, and represents the latest code (trunk) that's in subversion. There is still no solid schedule for SUGAR, currently it is expected to be available in the winter although it is very likely that the completed features like the ones Aaron will be showing will come sooner - like in a in a 3.7 release later this summer. We are working the 2nd half road map now and should have better answers in a few weeks.

Topics include:

  • New Error Reporting for XActions
  • BI Server Plugins
    • Overview
    • Introduction to Actions
  • Possible BI Server Future

This presentation is very technical and is intended for people developing plug-ins for the BI Server.

Slide Deck - Google Docs


The recording is now available on the WebEx service site. Click the link below to download or play it:

Pentaho Community Techncal WebEx - BI Server changes for the SUGAR Release-20100505 1404-1
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 10:04 am New York Time
58 Minutes

There are video problems running this WebEx on Mac. I have a trouble ticket into the WebEx people and am waiting for a reply. It has been tested on Windows and Linux and works fine

Other Resources

Action Sequence's Future - Forum Discussion

Error Reporting Doc
Building Plugins
Actions - Alternative to platform components
Web Tier APIs (in development)

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