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Instant Pentaho Data Integration Kitchen by Sergio Ramazzina

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Exporting jobs and transformations to the .zip files (Simple)

This recipe guides you through exporting the structure and content of your PDI repository using the PDI command-line tools. The first trivial use of this option is for something such as the backup of our job. The job and all of its dependencies will be exported to a ZIP file that we can, for example, move to another location for archiving. But at the end, what's the funny part of all of this? The job that you exported in your .zip archive starts directly from the exported archive file. For details about how to start a job from an archive file, follow what we explained in the recipe Executing PDI jobs packaged in archive files (Intermediate). This recipe will work the same for both Kitchen ...

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