Streamlined Data Refinery – For Sure Shot Success In Big Data Solutions

  • Posted on : October 9, 2015
  • Modified: March 2, 2022

  • Author : SPEC INDIA
  • Category : Big Data & Database

Pentaho – the globe’s leading BI and Big Data Solution Provider needs no introduction when it comes to the Big Data Solutions that it encompasses in its product stack. Time and again, Pentaho has kept adding refined and novel technologies in it kitty, attracting widespread clientele including Fortune 1000 companies and increasing its reach from mid size segment to large conglomerates. A major ability of Pentaho is its capability to handle large sized data integration from disparate sources like enterprise data warehouses, Hadoop and NoSQL etc. Yet another highlight that Pentaho focuses on, in its Big Data Solutions, is its big data blueprints, in which the entire limelight is on generic use cases for ETL offloading, customer analytics which go off well with high performance databases like MongoDB and Cassandra.

Now, with BI and Big Data going great guns, the expectations of end users from the solutions are increasing day by day. Now simple online reporting isn’t what they want, they need to understand visual analytics easily and get their favourite query fetch data in seconds. This surely puts a pressure on the IT department to fulfil the business analyst’s demands.

To get a solution to this, one of the most recent advancements from Pentaho is its concept called ‘Streamlined Data Refinery’ – largely for the business analysts to choose their combinations from the menus available and get the desired result in no time. No longer do the end users have to mull around the data structures or the meta data to get a grip of the software. As documented by Pentaho, you can blend, enrich and refine any data source into secure, analytic datasets, on demand with a Streamlined Data Refinery. With the usage of Hadoop as a Big Data central component in Big Data Solutions, PDI would process and refine the data sets. Data sets are then repeatedly modelled, published and delivered to clients for instant ocular analytics.

This robust, flexible and dynamic ‘Streamlined Data Refinery’ offers automatic generation of a data cube to enable swift query execution from an analytic database, in any Big Data Solution. Pentaho promises to add on multiple databases to its basket to support this novel approach. Recently, Chuck Yarbrough, director – big data product marketing at Pentaho, in a recent webcast, said that “We view this as governed data delivery. It’s about blending, enriching vast, diverse data sets you have, providing a mechanism to orchestrate and apply governance to all of that data, and to deliver that data set in a way that it can easily be consumed by the user.”

Salient Features Of Streamlined Data Refinery For Big Data Solutions

  • Flexible and economical approach for automation of information processing and delivery to multiple users
  • Empowerment to business users establishing a novel data delivery approach
  • Capability to analyse and publish data sets in desired formats based on user generated requests
  • Simplified installation of JDBC drivers
  • Improvised visibility of innovative data sources
  • Enhanced PDI performance
  • Simple and quick R script integration
  • Easily understandable documentation and models for embedded analytics
  • Centrally enforced security features

Streamlined Data Refinery For Big Data Solutions –The Process

Big Data Solution Process

Streamlined Data Refinery, in Big Data Solutions, is the first step towards Governed Data Delivery. Governed Data Delivery is defined as the delivery of blended, trusted and timely data to power analytics at scale regardless of data source, environment, or user role. It lays the groundwork for seamless end user exploration and analysis of validated data blends from across the organization.

SPEC INDIA has been consistently providing quality solutions in BI and Big Data technology. Our BI and Analytics portfolio showcases excellent capabilities to structure, curate, analyze and handle all your data with prudence. With implementation expertise in BI technologies like Pentaho, Jaspersoft, Microsoft and Tableau, we excel in building custom database solutions for our enriched client base, along with advanced Business Intelligence Solutions. We are global certified partners of Pentaho and officially figure in the Pentaho Partner Network List. We also provide highly skilled BI and Big Data resources, who could be hired on hourly / monthly / yearly basis for onsite and offsite engagement.


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