Appendix A. Installing and running Mondrian

There are two ways you can get Mondrian to follow along with the examples in this book. The first and easiest is to download the virtual machine we’ve created. The virtual machine runs Ubuntu and has Pentaho CE configured with Mondrian, Saiku, and CTools. It also contains the Adventure Works data running in MySQL and a Mondrian 4.0 schema.

To use the virtual machine, you need to download a copy of VirtualBox, which is available as a free download from Once you have VirtualBox installed, you can download the Mondrian in Action VM from Be sure to download the most up-to-date version of the VM. Use VirtualBox’s import capabilities ...

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