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Pentaho Data Integration Beginner's Guide by María Carina Roldán

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Time for action – creating a connection to the Steel Wheels database

In this first database tutorial, you will download the sample database and create a connection for accessing it from the PDI.

Note

The Pentaho BI demo includes the sample data. So, if you have already downloaded the demo as explained in Chapter 1, Getting started with Pentaho Data Integration, just skip the first three steps. If the Pentaho BI demo is running on your machine, the database server is running as well. In that case, skip the first four steps.

  1. Go to the Pentaho Download site http://sourceforge.net/projects/pentaho/files/.
  2. Under the Business Intelligence Server | 1.7.1-stable look for the file named pentaho_sample_data-1.7.1.zip and download it.

    Note

    This is the only version ...

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