The Thin Kettle JDBC Driver provides a means for a Java-based client to query the results of a transformation.
Any Java-based, JDBC-compliant tool, including third-party reporting systems, can use this driver to query a Kettle
transformation using a SQL string via JDBC.
Just in time blending of data from multiple sources for a complete picture:
This just in time, architected blending delivers accurate big data analytics based on the blended data. You can connect to, combine, and even transform data from any of the multiple data stores in your hybrid data ecosystem into these blended views, then query the data directly via that view using the full spectrum of analytics in the Pentaho Analytics platform, including predictive analytics.
Available since Pentaho Data Integration Version 5.0 GA (Enterprise Edition)
Please see the following pages for more information: