Prototyping as defined in information systems is:
The process of building an example or model of the actual proposed system. It is an iterative process that is part of the analysis phase of the development life cycle.
In Part 3 of this tutorial series I will show you how you can easily "prototype" your data within the Pentaho User Console by using the Dashboard Designer and its Data Access component. Part 3 picks up after we have configured our server side Pentaho Data Connections to connect to Oracle and MS SQL Server. In this tutorial I will also cover the Pentaho BI Server start up procedures on both the Linux and Windows operating systems.