One of the benefits of Cognos insight is the ability to combine columns during the import process. This can help us when browsing the data through explore points. It is often beneficial to combine columns as it is easier to read, and not always necessary to sort by columns individually.
There are moments when working with the BI server that you will desire functionality that isn’t necessarily available through the server itself or any plugin that is currently out there. In these situations, you will need xactions, which can be a little intimidating at first glance. For this reason, we’ll […]
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 […]
Overview This document shows how an Open Source Database like MySQL can be used with Microsoft’s popular Excel plugin PoweverPivot. Many clients enjoy the familiarity of Excel and ease of use that PowerPivot brings but the clients do not want to married with any one particular vendor in their Business […]
Hello. Today I’m going to be discussing how to go about setting up SSO (Single Sign On) support for Pentaho using CAS (Central Authentication Service) and an LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) Server. By doing this, you can allow Pentaho to utilize the same usernames and passwords as your other […]