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Pentaho business analytics cookbook : over 100 recipes to get you fully acquainted with the key functions of Pentaho BA 5 and increase your productivity

Sergio Ramazzina author. Gagandeep Sharma cover designer.

2014

Online access

  • Title:
    Pentaho business analytics cookbook : over 100 recipes to get you fully acquainted with the key functions of Pentaho BA 5 and increase your productivity
  • Author: Sergio Ramazzina author.
  • Gagandeep Sharma cover designer.
  • Description: Cover; Copyright; Credits; About the Author; Acknowledgments; About the Reviewers; www.PacktPub.com; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Getting Familiar with Pentaho User Console; Introduction; Adding content to favorites; Accessing a solution's folders and files; Creating a new solution folder; Renaming a solution's folder; Moving a folder to Trash; Showing basic folder properties; Changing a folder's permissions; Renaming a file in a folder; Showing a basic file's properties; Changing a file's permissions; Moving a file to Trash; Moving a file to a different folder
    Restoring content items from TrashPermanently deleting content from Trash; Uploading content to a solution folder; Chapter 2: Configuring Your BA Server Instance; Introduction; Accessing the Administration perspective; Creating a new user; Deleting an existing user; Editing an existing user; Creating a new role; Deleting an existing role; Editing an existing role; Managing system roles; Configuring authentication through the LDAP server (EE version); Configuring authentication through the LDAP server (CE version); Managing the mail server configuration
    Cleaning up aged generated files immediatelyScheduling the cleanup of aged generated files; Chapter 3: Defining BA Server Data Sources; Introduction; Creating a new native JDBC data source; Defining a JNDI connection in the BA Server; Creating a new JNDI JDBC data source; Updating an existing JDBC data source; Creating a new analysis data source; Updating an existing analysis data source; Creating a new metadata data source; Exporting an existing data source; Creating a new data source from a CSV file using the wizard; Deleting an existing data source
    Chapter 4: Defining Business Models with the Pentaho Metadata EditorIntroduction; Using a JNDI connection for development; Managing JDBC database connections; Defining the physical layer; Defining concepts; Reviewing physical layer tables' columns; Deriving business models from the physical layer; Reviewing business tables' column properties; Applying formatting properties to business tables' fields; Adding new calculated columns to model entities; Defining joins between business tables' entities; Creating business view categories; Testing metadata layer results
    Applying security to the domain model elementsPublishing metadata definitions to BA Server; Chapter 5: Creating Reports Using Pentaho Interactive Reporting; Introduction; Creating a simple interactive report; Editing an existing report; Adding groups and totals to reports; Changing the labels in an interactive report; Reorganizing table columns; Adding filters to limit a report's output; Adding prompts to get user input; Exporting reports in the Excel or PDF format; Chapter 6: Creating Analysis Reports; Introduction; Creating and publishing a Mondrian schema
    Creating a new analysis report from scratch
    This practical guide contains a wide variety of recipes, taking you through all the topics you need to quickly familiarize yourself with Pentaho and extend your Pentaho skillset.If you are involved in daily activities using Pentaho Business Analytics platform, this is the book for you. It is a good companion to get you quickly acquainted with everything you need to increase your productivity with the platform. We assume basic familiarity with Pentaho, data warehouse design and SQL, HTML, and XML.
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: Birmingham, England : Packt Publishing
  • Format: 1 online resource (392 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-78328-936-8
  • Subjects: Open source software; Business -- Data processing; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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