I received my pre-ordered copy yesterday of Pentaho Solutions: Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing with Pentaho and MySQL. A huge congratulations and thank you to Roland Bouman and Jos van Dongen, two long time Pentaho community members who wrote the book.
I can' t tell you how excited I am to see this book! For many years, developers and project managers that I've worked with have felt that a book like this one is the missing link to helping customers achieve success with their warehouse and business intelligence strategies. Most books on business intelligence are either too abstract or offer guidance only on select pillars (for example, only reporting solutions), which leave the reader with unfulfilled requirements and no direction for filling in the gaps.
With Pentaho Solutions, the reader gets a concrete explanation and best-of-breed Pentaho implementation of ETL, reporting, analysis, dashboarding and data mining solutions; 5 core pillars and their concepts that contribute to a healthy, whole, successful BI strategy and implementation.
You can pre-order your copy at Amazon.com :)
Roland and Jos, the team has already sunk their teeth in, and they love what they're reading. Well, the picture says it all :)
Friday, August 21, 2009
Posted by Gretchen Moran at 7:46 AM
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- Gretchen Moran
- I have been in the business analytics and Java development space for fourteen years. I started out as a data warehouse developer for a small insurance company in the Midwest, worked for Hyperion Solutions as a software engineer for a number of years, and came in on the ground floor with the guys at Pentaho. I have a history of moving around, so I have enjoyed working with the community, consulting directly with Pentaho customers and partners and coding with the development team. I am now a core developer at Pentaho, working on various projects.