The tool allows the creation of complex ETL projects in a quick way and save time to produce valuable solution for the company.
Data Integration allows the build of such a complex ETL projects in a quick way, it's very powerful. Being an open source software allows the user to always find hints over the web
Issue log reports not really clear the error/s occurring and the troubleshooting results sometimes difficult.
Practical, versatile and objective
Fast execution of ETL processes in the case of massive data migration with a very low margin of error
-Automate the steps for execution
- It has a friendly graphic environment
- Easy to use
- Wide range of tools
-High basic requirements for execution.
- lack of detailed comments in error messages.
-It does not have documentation in Spanish language.
I love the out of the box visualization templates!
Data integrator for successful projct implementation
Pentaho is well organized for combining data together from different sources. You can make different kind of analyses and reports based on that.
Very good tools for visualisation of data. Dashboards are very easy to develop. Easy to integrate with third-party tools.
Takes some time to understand how it works. Interface is not intuitive. If you want to solve the problem by yourself there is no much information how to do that even with a very small problems.
Requires training before actual use
Pentaho Data Integration has lot of functions to fulfill the requirements. Functions dealing with running shell script to creating and reading from Excel spreadsheets were quite useful for creating an ETL flow.
Requires the training to actually understand the product. It is hard to figure out several aspects like declaring variables (global) within the product.
Its a great Experience.
Likelihood to recommend: 9.0/10
Once you understand the basics of this program it is easy to use. The bonus with this program is that if someone write a report, they can share the script with you. The updated 6.1 version is definitely an improvement.
If you are not at all familiar with writing script, this program can be very challenging. No real user manuals are included.
Pentaho is a user-friendly open source ETL tool
I like its ease of use; it is very easy to build an ETL pipeline after the initial learning curve. I also like the variety of modules. There are a lot of powerful modules, and you will mostly find the module you want. User-defined code is very flexible; it's possible and very easy to plug in user-defined Java code. When there is no module implemented for desired function, this feature comes handy. Multithreading is also easy. The transformation can be set to run multiple copies in parallel.
Occasionally, Pentaho Spoon (GUI) crashes, and a restart is required.
cool tool for your web app
Great business product. Easy to use
Riding a Wild Horse - Community Edition
I like to use the reporting PRD, I think that it is the best.
I use Spoon/Kettle that is a ETL tool to process data.
Many bugs. Maybe is because of Community Edition.
We have many difficult to install in cloud.
The layout of some report that run in developing, don't run in production.
Gives me the ability to use clicks instead of code.
Penatho brings a visual interface to processes which would traditionally only be accomplished by many, many lines of code (which it can also do). Many powerful inputs from servers, software, and CRM systems. It also has very detailed error handling, which makes it easy to troubleshoot.
Support is mostly wiki/community based, with instructions for particular steps being lacking, outdated, or missing completely. Outputs could be simplified as well, with even a basic CSV output being slightly more complex than it should be, compared to other steps.
Saves me not only hours, but DAYS
Pentaho has nice schema browsing features whereby one not need know anything about the underlying schema in order to design a transformation. Automatic multi-threading by default.
When outputting to a table, Talend has an option to Drop if exists, and create. Pentaho has a Truncate [prior to load], but no option create the table as part of the data flow nor an option to drop an existing table.
Best Data integration and business analytics tool
Best product for reporting and analyzing.
Best reporting tool.Features like data reporting, integration, data mining and ETL.
Provides easy and good insights of business.
Provides intuitive interface for most advanced users
Sometimes Pentaho Spoon(GUI) crashes.sharing and collaboration capabilities need to be enhanced Other all features are really good.
An easy BI tool with a POWERFULL ETL inside
Pentaho BI Solution is nomilly a BI Open Source solution that can compete with the most important players of this area.
Pentaho is easy to manage and has a powerfull ETL inside that can be managed itself as a product.
The "Open Source Philosophy" is not away true.... I mean that if you want a full support from Pentaho it will be not-so-cheap
Very ergonomic ETL tool
Pentaho is integrated set of tools for business intelligence
I have transformed multiple databases from different sources and formats into one single format and recognizable database set. After single database operation, I need to summarize report for that purpose i used Pentaho report designer tool to summarize and design report.
Data in Pentaho can be easily import from nearly any type of source including .csv, excel etc to create single report.
Pentaho itself is too much resource hungry as compared to other BI softwares. Configuration after installation is required that will be difficult for non-techies.
Pentaho features pixel-perfect reporting, subreports, parameterized reports, and OLAP. The OLAP tools let you perform ad-hoc views, reports, and views through MDX queries. Pentaho puts more effort into data integration, ETL, and workflow automation.
· Very powerful integrated tools
· Better user interface
· Best report design wizard
· Fastest growth and improvement
· Better dashboard capabilities
· Doesn’t seem to have a wizard for creating charts
· Weaker support community
Pentaho Open Source
Sudhakar from VMware
Easy reporting and data mining tool
Best to consider for data mining.
we can create reports very easily and its very easy to manage. we can provide information in more informational way to our customers.
This is easy to use but hard to integrate ,use is limited in many cases and not for every application.
Once you understand the basics of this program it is very, but very easy to use
"higher visual interface to processes, has a good number of functions (and very easy to understand) for data reporting, integration, data mining and ETL.. very simple but effective Big data transform
You can build many dimensional model and load the results of the transformation into a database to develop any report whit low margin of error through a dimensional model and load the results of the transformation into a database to develop specialized reports , low margin of error-Automate the steps for execution"
Its a great tool to use, nothing to dislike about the product. Nothing to dislike, everything is good. All the features are really good.