Appendix B. Pan and Kitchen: Launching Transformations and Jobs from the Command Line

All the transformations and jobs you design in Spoon end up being used as part of batch processes—for example, processes that run every night in a scheduled fashion. When it comes to running them in that way, you need Pan and Kitchen.

  • Pan is a command line program that lets you launch the transformations designed in Spoon, both from .ktr files and from a repository.
  • The counterpart to Pan is Kitchen that allows you to run jobs both from .kjb files and from a repository.

This appendix shows you different options you have to run these commands.

Running transformations and jobs stored in files

In order to run a transformation or job stored as a .ktr / .kjb file, follow ...

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