This section provides an overview of what pentaho is, and why a developer might want to use it.
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Pentaho Data Integration comes in two varieties:
You can download Pentaho Data Integration Community Edition from Sourceforge.net.
For the Enterprise Edition : Download a 30-Day Trial
Prerequisites - PDI V7 requires the Oracle Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version 8.
PDI does not require installation. Simply unpack the zip file into a folder of your choice. On Unix-like operating systems, you may need to make the shell scripts executable by using the chmod command:
cd data-integration chmod +x *.sh
Running: PDI comes with a graphical user interface called Spoon_,_ command-line scripts (Kitchen, Pan) to execute transformations and jobs, and other utilities.