Pentaho

Pentaho Training 
Course Description:
Introduction to BI and Dimensional Modeling
Basic Architecture of Pentaho and Pentaho BI Suite introduction and it’s Components.
  • PDI
  • Design Studio
  • Metadata Editor
  • Report Designer
  • Schema Work Bench.
Various component of PDI a.k.a kettle (Spoon/Pan/Kitchen)Usage of spoon/pan/kitchen

Dealing with repository

  • Importance of repository and its usage
  • Creating a repository
  • Three Types of repositories and their specific usage
  • Taking the backup of repositoryRestoring the repository

Dealing with Transformations

  • Creating simple transformations
  • Saving the transformation to the repository
  • Executing the transformation
  • Introduction to basic steps (various input,output,transformation steps)

Understanding Steps In Detail

  • Use of various input steps
  • Use of various output steps
  • Use of various transformation steps
  • Use of Joins
  • Flow controls available in PDI
  • Lookup data at various sources
  • Data Validation
  • Mappings
  • Regular Expression

Dealing with Jobs

  • Creating jobs
  • Executing transformation using jobs
  • Passing and retrieving data to/from the transformations.
  • Conditional execution of jobs
  • Pre-execution Validation with job.
  • File management through Jobs

Dealing with Variables

  • Creating and using variables within transformation/job
  • How to create variables and how to use them in transformations
  • Where to use variables
  • Scope of variables

Dealing with Parameters

  • Creating and using parameters
  • System parameters
  • User defined parameters.

Scheduling of job/transformation

Running & debugging of jobs and transformation,Storing Log Information into log tables
SCD implementation How to implement Slowly Changing Dimension using Pentaho kettle.
CDC Implementation How to implement Change Data capture logic using kettle
Best Practices , Performance Tuning and QA

Pentaho Reporting

  • Creating data source connection(JDBC/JNDI/XML/OLAP/PDI)
  • Report Template(Headers etc)
  • Report Formatting
  • Create a report using different types of database connection
  • Create a report using Pentaho OLAP Cube
  • Charts
  • Use of formula
  • Conditional Formatting of Row
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Parameter Creation
  • Use of sub-reports
  • Publish the Reports to BI Server
  • User Level Security
  • Hyperlinking Reports

Pentaho Dashboards

  • Introduction to Pentaho BI Server and Pentaho Enterprise Server
  • Create a DATASOURCE at BI Serer
  • Create Simple Pentaho Dashboard using Pentaho Dashboard Designer.
  • Create a drill down dashboard
  • Best Practices

Pentaho Cubes

  • Introduction to Pentaho BI Server and Pentaho Enterprise Server
  • Create a DATASOURCE at BI Serer
  • Create Simple Pentaho Dashboard using Pentaho Dashboard Designer.
  • Create a drill down dashboard
  • Best Practices

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