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Pentaho Analytics for MongoDB Cookbook

By : Joel Latino, Harris Ward, Joel André Latino, Harris Ward
Book Image

Pentaho Analytics for MongoDB Cookbook

By: Joel Latino, Harris Ward, Joel André Latino, Harris Ward

Overview of this book

MongoDB is an open source, schemaless NoSQL database system. Pentaho as a famous open source Analysis tool provides high performance, high availability, and easy scalability for large sets of data. The variant features in Pentaho for MongoDB are designed to empower organizations to be more agile and scalable and also enables applications to have better flexibility, faster performance, and lower costs. Whether you are brand new to online learning or a seasoned expert, this book will provide you with the skills you need to create turnkey analytic solutions that deliver insight and drive value for your organization. The book will begin by taking you through Pentaho Data Integration and how it works with MongoDB. You will then be taken through the Kettle Thin JDBC Driver for enabling a Java application to interact with a database. This will be followed by exploration of a MongoDB collection using Pentaho Instant view and creating reports with MongoDB as a datasource using Pentaho Report Designer. The book will then teach you how to explore and visualize your data in Pentaho BI Server using Pentaho Analyzer. You will then learn how to create advanced dashboards with your data. The book concludes by highlighting contributions of the Pentaho Community.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Pentaho Analytics for MongoDB Cookbook
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

Importing a sample repository

Developing bespoke/advanced dashboards in Pentaho isn't a job for end users. This recipe guides you on how to upload a ZIP file that contains some layouts of dashboards and data sources, so we don't develop dashboards from scratch. This ZIP file, called Pentaho MongoDB, is available for download along with this book.

You can find more details on the Internet about how to build bespoke dashboards in Pentaho, if you are interesting in learning about them in more detail.

Getting ready

Make sure that your Pentaho BI Server is running and you have logged in to the Pentaho user console.

How to do it…

Proceed with the following steps:

  1. In the Pentaho user console, click on Browse Files. Then click on the Public folder. In the panel to the right, click on the Upload button.

  2. Next, click on Browse.

  3. In your filesystem, navigate to the location of the Pentaho MongoDB file.

  4. Click on OK.

How it works…

This recipe guided you through importing a ZIP file that...