Time for action—creating a PDI repository

To create a repository, follow these steps:

  1. Open MySQL Command Line Client.
  2. In the command window, type the following:
    CREATE DATABASE PDI_REPO;
    
  3. Open Spoon.
  4. If the repository dialog appears, skip to step 6.
  5. Open the repository dialog from the Repository | Connect to repository menu.
  6. Click on New to create a new repository. The repository information dialog shows up. Click on New to create a new database connection.
  7. The database connection window appears. Define a connection to the database you have just created and give a name to the connection— PDI_REPO_CONN in this case.

    Tip

    If you want to refer to the steps on creating the database connection, check out Time for action - creating a connection to the Steel Wheels ...

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