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Pentaho Community Sets Records for Month of June

Pentaho Community Connection

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June Sets Records For Pentaho - A Big Thank You Goes Out to the Community
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The Pentaho team wants to thank every member of the Pentaho Nation for making June a record month for us. Our project stats went completely off the charts, topping over 54,000 downloads ... in one month!! ... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2006-07-07

Milestone 1.1.7, Kettle 2.3.0 Available For Download

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Pentaho Release Stable Milestone 1.1.7 Now Available
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Stable Milestone Release 1.1.7 of the Pentaho Open BI Suite is now available for download.

This release includes a new look and feel for the Pentaho demo that you must see! Among the many other improvements made in the release, here is a list of the highlights: ... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2006-06-28

Business Intelligence With MySQL and Pentaho

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Business Intelligence With MySQL and Pentaho
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Join MySQL and Pentaho on Wednesday, June 21, 2006 for a Web Seminar showcasing the best approach to delivering reporting and BI solutions.

This webinar has a packed agenda that includes demoing MySQL and Pentaho's complete open source BI solution, presenting case studies, and different approaches to using Pentaho. ... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2006-06-20

New Development Resources Now Available!

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Pentaho Source Code Available From Public Subversion Repository
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To our community development team: We bring you Subversion!

No more laborious late-night merges or other tedious tasks associated with MIA source control (for which we apologize). You now have direct read access to the Pentaho open source code in our public Subversion repository!... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2006-06-16

Pentaho Customer Wins JBoss Innovation Award

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Pentaho Customer Wins JBoss Innovation Award; Will Present At JBoss World
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Planning to attend JBoss World Las Vegas? Be sure to catch the Galileo, a Cendant Company presentation on their award winning application, built using Pentaho BI Suite Professional Edition!... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2006-06-09

Introducing the Pentaho Report Designer

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Announcing the Pentaho Report Designer
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It's full-featured, easy to use, produces reports lightning fast, completely Open Source, and it's HERE!

We are very excited to give you the Pentaho Report Designer, a new addition to the Pentaho Open Source Project based on the acquisition of the product from gridvision engineering GmbH, who had built the designer specifically for use with Pentaho Reporting. The Pentaho Report Designer simplifies and streamlines the report creation process, making it easy for report authors to quickly create sophisticated, visually rich reports in a drag-and-drop authoring environment. ... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2006-06-01

Stable Build Release 1.1.6 Now Available

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Platform Stable Build Release 1.1.6 Available
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We are happy to announce another stable build release of the Pentaho BI Suite, the Pentaho Design Studio, and the Pentaho Report Design Wizard. This release is a continuation in our effort to streamline the component API, build in performance enhancements, and fix bugs in all of the projects.... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2006-05-26

Tell the World Why Mondrian Rocks!

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Participate in the OLAP Survey 2006
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Is Mondrian the star of your project? Want to tell the world why you think Open Source OLAP ROCKS? Consider filling out the OLAP Survey 6, the largest independent survey of business intelligence users worldwide.... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2006-05-18

Jumpstart Your Solution with Hands-On Training and Guides

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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.... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2006-05-11

Stable Build - Milestone 5 (ver 1.1.5) Now Available

Pentaho News May 05, 2006

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Platform Milestone Release 1.1.5 Available
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We are happy to announce another milestone release of the Pentaho BI Suite, the Pentaho Design Studio, and the Pentaho Report Design Wizard.

The BI Platform release contains improved chart support (web service access and refactoring), several Pentaho Data Integration (KETTLE) component fixes and addition of a PDI sample, fixes for concurrency issues and many other bug fixes and architectural enhancements.... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2006-05-05

Pentaho News: Pentaho Announces MySQL Patnership, Whitepaper

Pentaho Joins MySQL Partner Program as a Gold Partner
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Pentaho is excited to announce that we have joined the MySQL Partner Program as a Gold Partner! This partnership formalizes the relationship between MySQL and Pentaho, combining the fastest-growing open source BI offering to the leading open source database platform. Read more about what Pentaho and MySQL are doing together at http://www.pentaho.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=133&Itemid=238.... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2006-04-27

Pentaho at MySQL User Conference 2006

Meet Pentaho CEO, Mondrian Founder at MySQL User Conference 2006

MySQL has invited Pentaho's CEO, Richard Daley, and Mondrian Founder, Julian Hyde, to speak at the MySQL User Conference in Santa Clara, April 24th through the 27th, 2006.

Julian and Richard will both be representing Pentaho, with Julian leading a presentation on Building OLAP Applications with Mondrian and MySQL (http://www.mysqluc.com/cs/mysqluc2006/view/e_sess/8248), and Richard providing an overview of Pentaho's Open BI Suite (http://www.mysqluc.com/cs/mysqluc2006/view/e_spkr/2724). If you are in attendance, stop by their sessions and say hello! ... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2006-04-14

Pentaho Milestone 1.1.4 Available; Pentaho SDK Included

New Pentaho Milestone Builds Available!

Continuing our dedication to solution-based, easy-to-use Business Intelligence, we gladly announce the availability of new stable milestone builds of the Pentaho BI Suite, the Pentaho Design Studio, and the Pentaho Report Design Wizard. These builds resolve minor usability and functionality issues and include some refactoring to ensure ease of extension and customization. They are another step towards the release of the next generation of the Pentaho suite of applications planned for this quarter. Download the builds today at http://www.pentaho.org/download/latest.html.... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2006-04-05

Pentaho Acquires Kettle Project

Fastest-Growing Open Source BI Project Strengthens Portfolio with Best-in-Class Data Integration:

Linuxworld, Boston, MA – April 4, 2006 - Today, Pentaho Corp., the world’s leading provider of Open Source Business Intelligence (BI) software, announced the acquisition of the Kettle project. Kettle is the leading open source data integration project, and this combination adds powerful Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) capabilities and Enterprise Information Integration (EII) capabilities to Pentaho’s comprehensive, open source BI suite. ... read more

Posted by Pentaho Administrator 2006-04-04

Pentaho Expands Data Warehousing and Open Source Expertise

Data Warehousing Veteran Nicholas Goodman Joins Fastest-Growing Open Source BI Project

Orlando, FL – March 21, 2006 - Today, Pentaho Corp., the world’s leading provider of Open Source Business Intelligence (BI) software, announced that Nicholas Goodman has joined Pentaho as Director of BI Solutions. The addition of Mr. Goodman adds additional data warehousing and open source expertise to the Pentaho team, and positions Pentaho for accelerated growth.... read more

Posted by Pentaho Administrator 2006-03-22

Milestone Builds of Platform and Workbench Available

Orlando, FL - February 7, 2006 - Pentaho, the leading provider of open source
business intelligence, announces the availability of new milestone builds of
its BI Workbench and Platform. The improvements in the products underscore
Pentaho's commitment to easy to use, solution-based business intelligence.

Pentaho Platform 1.1 Milestone 1

This stable build of the platform contains new features, new samples, bug
fixes, documentation updates, and library upgrades. Moreover, the build
provides a preview of the features of the upcoming Reporting Server. These
features include... read more

Posted by Anthony de Shazor 2006-02-08

Report Design Wizard Milestone 2 Now Available

Orlando, FL – January 27, 2006 - The second milestone build (0.9.2) of the Pentaho Report Design Wizard is now available! It was created to facilitate report authoring for JFreeReport. While the Report Design Wizard is flexible in its report generation, it is not possible to solve some specific requirements. The Report Design Wizard bridges the gap between manual editing of XML and having a complete report designer. First-time users will enjoy the ease of use and power of the Report Design Wizard. Meanwhile, expert users will appreciate the time savings the Report Design Wizard provides.... read more

Posted by Anthony de Shazor 2006-01-30

Report Design Wizard Milestone 1 Now Available

The first milestone build of the Pentaho Report Design Wizard is now available! It was created to facilitate report authoring for JFreeReport. While the Report Design Wizard is flexible in its report generation, it is not possible to solve some specific requirements. The Report Design Wizard bridges the gap between manual editing of XML and having a complete report designer. First-time users will enjoy the ease of use and power of the Report Design Wizard. Meanwhile, expert users will appreciate the time savings the Report Design Wizard provides.... read more

Posted by Anthony de Shazor 2006-01-13

Pentaho Delivers Open Source BI Suite for GA

Orlando, FL – December 20, 2005 - Today, Pentaho Corp., the world’s leading provider of Open Source Business Intelligence (BI) software, announced General Availability of its Business Intelligence (BI) Suite. Delivering on the promise it made when the company was announced in May 2005, Pentaho’s release marks the industry’s first comprehensive and integrated BI suite delivered via a commercial open source model.... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2005-12-21

Mondrian OLAP Server 2.0 Released

We are pleased announce a major new release of the Mondrian OLAP Server, the OLAP Server component of the Pentaho open-source BI Platform.

Mondrian release 2.0.1 (production) adds many new features for building scalable, powerful and flexible Business Intelligence applications on top of Open Source and Commercial databases. This release builds upon the Mondrian 1.1 release, popular for its small footprint, flexible deployment model, and implementation of the industry-standard MDX language. ... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2005-12-20

WorkBench Beta 2, BI Platform Release Candidate 2 Available

The Pentaho Workbench Beta 2 (ver 0.8.2.1) is now available. This release of the Workbench contains documentation updates and bug fixes. The Workbench User Guide will follow shortly, becoming available within a few days of the Workbench release.

The next release candidate for version 1.0 of the Pentaho BI Platform is also available.
This release candidate (1.0.0.RC2) contains sample updates, documentation updates, and bug fixes. ... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2005-12-13

Pentaho Expands Management Team; Business Objects Exec Joins

Pentaho is excited to announce to our community the appointment of Lance Walter as Vice President of Marketing. The addition of Mr. Walter will position Pentaho for continued rapid growth as the leading Open Source Business Intelligence Software provider.

Read more about Lance at http://www.pentaho.org/news/release_12052005.html.
Email: communityconnection@pentaho.org
Pentaho Forum: http://www.pentaho.org/discussion... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2005-12-13

Pentaho Receives $5 Million in Series A Funding

Pentaho Corporation is excited to inform our community that we have secured $5 million in series A funding from two premiere venture capital firms with deep Open Source expertise. U.S.-based New Enterprise Associates (NEA) led the round in partnership with European-based Index Ventures.

Read the whole story at http://www.pentaho.org/news/release_12082005.html.

Email: communityconnection@pentaho.org
Pentaho Forum: http://www.pentaho.org/discussion... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2005-12-13

Pentaho Release Candidate 1.0.0.RC1 Now Available

Pentaho Release Candidate 1.0.0.RC1 Now Available
November 30, 2005

Table of Contents

1. BI Platform 1.0 Release Candidate
2. BI Workbench Beta
3. French and Dutch Translations
4. Training Workshop
5. Job Opportunities

1. BI Platform 1.0 Release Candidate
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The Pentaho BI Platform Release Candidate 1.0 is now available.
All the features are complete. We plan to have the final GA version ready soon. Please help by trying out this release and letting us know of any problems.... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2005-12-01

Pentaho Corporation Names Open Source Luminary to Its’ Board

Pentaho is excited to announce to our community the appointment of Larry Augustin to our Board of Directors. The addition of Mr. Augustin will position Pentaho for continued rapid growth as the leading Open Source Business Intelligence Software provider.

Read more about Mr. Augustin’s talents and his appointment to the Board at http://www.pentaho.org/news/release_11172005.html.

Email: communityconnection@pentaho.org
Pentaho Forum: http://www.pentaho.org/discussion... read more

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2005-11-17