Pentaho Open Sources Big Data Capabilities with Kettle
Jan 31, 2012, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Open source business intelligence vendor Pentaho is bringing
Big Data transformation capabilities into the open source fold.
Pentaho announced today the new Kettle 4.3 release, which includes
new capabilities for transforming and working with Big Data.
Kettle is an Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) technology, which
enables applications to take data from outside sources, transform
it into a usable format and make it available for loading in a
database or business intelligence application. Pentaho has had an
open source edition of Kettle for several years, but previous to
the new 4.3 release Big Data capabilities were only available to
paying enterprise customers. Pentaho is opening up its Big Data ETL
capabilities as open source now to capitalize on what it sees as a