This guide describes the philosophy and tools for creating solutions to business problems using the Pentaho BI Platform. The Pentaho BI Platform integrates capabilities from the major application areas of the Pentaho BI Suite: Reporting, Analysis, Dashboard, Data Mining and Workflow. The integration includes security, scheduling, auditing, deployment, solution management and workflow capabilities.
This guide is broken up into the following parts:
- I - Solution Oriented Approach — The philosophy behind the Pentaho BI Platform and its solutions.
- II - Building Solutions — Technical description of the BI Platform's major components and how to create, deploy and manage solutions.
- III - Actions and Component Reference — Detailed reference for the components distributed with the Platform.