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January 30, 2012
Dear Kettle fans, Today I’m really excited to be able to announce a few really important changes to the Pentaho Data Integration landscape. To me, the changes that are being announced today compare favorably to reaching Kettle version 1.0 some 9 years ago, or reaching version 2.0 with plugin support or even open sourcing Kettle itself… First of all… Pentaho is again open sourcing an important piece of software. Today we’re bringing all big data related software to you as open source software. This includes all currently available capabilities to access HDFS, MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase, the specific VFS drivers we created as well as the ability to execute work inside of Hadoop (MapReduce), Amazon EMR, Pig and so on. This is important to you because it means that you can now use Kettle to integrate a multitude of technologies, ranging from files over relational databases to big data and NoSQL. You can do this in other words without writing any code. Take a look at how easy it is to program for Hadoop MapReduce: In other words, this part of the big news of today allows you to use the...
January 5, 2012
In November 2011 Pentaho welcomed Rosanne Saccone to the team as Chief Marketing Officer. We caught up with Rosanne in her office in San Francisco to get to know her a little better, her background, top priorities and predictions for 2012. Welcome Rosanne!