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Get Milestone Release 1.1.5 Today
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Take this opportunity to upgrade to Milestone release 1.1.5 today! We are releasing early and often, and we would love to get your feedback on our latest milestone build.

The Pentaho Open BI Suite release contains improved chart support (web service access and refactoring), several Pentaho Data Integration (KETTLE) component fixes and addition of an ETL sample, fixes for concurrency issues and many other bug fixes and architectural enhancements. The Design Studio has a number of look and feel changes as well as overall improved stability. The Report Design Wizard release contains many functional enhancements, including greater support for image layout in reports.

Download the builds today at http://www.pentaho.org/download/latest.html.

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Pentaho Hands-On Training Workshop May-June 2006
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Pentaho is offering a hands-on technical workshop on-site in Orlando, Florida, USA from May 30, 2006 to June 2, 2006. The goal of the workshop is to help developers/designers develop "solution-ready" skills with the Report Design Wizard, with the Pentaho Reporting engine (a.k.a. JFreeReport) and with the Pentaho BI platform.

Seats are limited, the cost is $2000 (USD). Don't wait, register today! Get the workshop details and registration information at http://www.pentaho.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=49&Itemid=106.

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This Week's Tech Tip: Introducing the Advanced Reporting Guide... The Definitive Guide to JFreeReport
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Pentaho and JFreeReport just keep getting better! We now have available for download (FREE, no less!) the definitive guide to the JFreeReport report definition - the Pentaho Advanced Reporting Guide. You can download the guide from http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/pentaho/Pentaho_Advanced_Reporting_Guide_1.1.5.pdf?download.

Get the guide, try it out, and let us know what you think on our forums at http://www.pentaho.org/discussion.

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Are You Ready For a Most Excellent Adventure? Pentaho Is Hiring!
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The air is thick with grade school (witty, yet unrefined) humor, ideas from far-flung corners being flung far and wide, and slight madness from the dangerous combination of sleep deprivation and adrenaline-high. Welcome to Pentaho Orlando:) Pentaho is not a work environment for the faint of heart and we are proud to say that those who take on the challenge are infinitely happier people for it (if not mentally altered). If you are a talented and motivated J2EE Software Engineer, Services/Support Consultant or IT Engineer that is ready for a career in the fast-moving, groundbreaking open source BI environment, then send your resume to resumes@pentaho.org.

We are looking for the best and the brightest. You are looking for a life changing career. Could be a perfect fit. To learn more about the positions we need to fill, check out http://www.pentaho.org/jobs.


Thanks for your interest in the Pentaho project and helping us make Open Source Business Intelligence a reality and a great alternative to proprietary closed source vendors! Contact us with comments, suggestions, complaints and praise.

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Posted by Gretchen Moran 2006-05-11