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Articles from the staff of Datamensional regarding analytics, business, and technology.

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Using XMLA in Pentaho Reporting

Anyone who has ever actually attempted it may have noticed that Pentaho Report Designer does not natively accept XMLA as a datasource.  It is still possible, and this little guide will step you through how to do this.  We used MSSQL 2008R2 with the standard Adventure Works example data loaded.  […]

Differences in Private versus Public Schedules using Pentaho User Console

We get a lot of questions about the scheduling mechanism within the Pentaho BI Server and the differences between Public and Private Schedules. Update: Michael D’Amour of Pentaho informed me that the scheduling mechanism will be completely re-written in the Sugar release which is the next generation of the Pentaho Suite.  The […]