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Jul
4
2011

Pentaho Community Edition (Data Ingegration)

Pentaho provides two different editions: Community Edition and Enterprise Edition. Community Edition is free and is what i want to discuss.
Pentaho seems to provide more comprehensive coverage of BI than Eclipse BIRT and Jaspersoft. It has the following components:

Data Integration – Kettle
Analysis Service (OLAP) – Mondrian
Reporting
Data Mining – Weka
Dashboard
Large [...]

Apr
20
2011

Eclipse BIRT and JasperReports

Neither Eclipse BIRT or Jasper seems to support the whole functionality of BI. Their main focus is “reporting“, which is a core part of BI. Both of them are written in Java.
Eclipse BIRT has two components: A report designer and a report engine. the report designer interacts with user to generate an XML report design [...]

Apr
20
2011

Open Source Business Intelligence Software and Tools

Business Intelligence (BI) is not a new term. It’s nowadays a term that covers a set of fields such as Business reporting, OLAP, Decision Making Support, Data Analysis and Mining, and etc.
There are a lot of tools available for this big area. A Wikipedia page (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_intelligence_tools) lists most BI related software. Of course, in this [...]

Jun
7
2010

How to Configure Spring beans.xml File: Collection properties and EntityManagerFactory Examples

Java beans in Spring can also have their collection properties populated in the beans.xml file. The collection properties here mean things like List, Map and Array.
For example, if you want to create a JPA EntityManagerFactory with a set of connection properties, these properties can be configured in beans.xml like this:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<beans xmlns="http://www.springframework.org/schema/beans"
xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" [...]

Sep
10
2009

Methods/Software to convert RMVB to AVI

Most current DVD players support playback of Divx or Xvid (usually files with .avi extention) encoded files, but few supports RMVB files which are in real media format.
If you have some RMVB files and want to play them on the DVD player, Then you need to convert the RMVB format to AVI.
Currently, I found out [...]