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Language: English
Author: Manoj R Patil, Feris Thia
Paperback: 118 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date: November 2013
Publisher: Packt Publishing
ISBN: 1783282150


  • A guide to using Pentaho Business Analytics for big data analysis
  • Learn Pentaho’s visualization and reporting tools with practical examples and tips
  • Precise insights into churning big data into meaningful knowledge with Pentaho


The book is a practical guide, full of step-by-step examples that are easy to follow and implement.

What you will learn from this book

  • Get to grips with the Pentaho suite
  • Explore the basics of Big Data and its business context
  • Set up a Pentaho business analytics server
  • Consume Big Data on HDFS platform using Pentaho Data Integration
  • Create visualization with Pentaho's tools
  • Distinguish signal from noise with Pentaho's Data Analytics capabilities
  • Design and set up your own Pentaho dashboard
  • Move from data to analytics in just a few steps with Community Dashboard Framework (CDF)

Table of Contents (full version)

  • Chapter 1: The Rise of Pentaho Analytics along with Big Data
  • Chapter 2: Setting Up the Ground
  • Chapter 3: Churning Big Data with Pentaho
  • Chapter 4: Pentaho Business Analytics Tools
  • Chapter 5: Visualization of Big Data
  • Appendix A: Big Data Sets
  • Appendix B: Hadoop Setup
  • Index