Time for action—creating a simple hello world job

In this tutorial, you will create a very simple job so that you get an idea of what jobs are about.

Although you will now learn how to create a job, for this tutorial you first have to create a transformation.

  1. Open Spoon.
  2. Create a new transformation.
  3. Drag a Generate rows step to the canvas and double-click it.
  4. Add a String value named message, with the value Hello, World!.
  5. Click on OK.
  6. Add a Text file output step and create a hop from the Generate rows step to this new step.
  7. Double-click the step.
  8. Type ${LABSOUTPUT}/chapter10/hello as filename.
  9. In the Fields tab, add the only field in the stream—message.
  10. Click on OK.
  11. Inside the folder where you save your work, create a folder named transformations.
  12. Save the ...

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