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Pentaho Offers Interactive Capabilities For Big Data And Mobile


Written by  Raja Rao | 16 November 2012
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Pentaho BigDataBig changes in Business Inteligence with radical transformation of the way analysis of data is done can be seen with Big Data coming into the picture. This Big Data and the adoption of Cloud Computing by the industry is bringing new challenges. Business analysis of all relevant data and from all possible data sources to enable users to take right decisions is one of them. 

With smart devices everywhere, users want easy-to-use, better analytical capabilities and available everywhere. Pentaho Corporation announced enhanced complete data integration and business analytics platform with capability to create new ad hoc analysis on the iPad. The two major components of the platform are Instaview and Pentaho Mobile. Pentaho provides complete data integration and business analytics platform for any big data store, visual development and distributed execution for faster runtime. Above all it is instant without any coding to be done.

Instaview, this new application dramatically reduces the time and complexity required for data analysts to discover, visualize and explore large volumes of diverse data in Hadoop, MongoDB, Cassandra, and HBase. It also accepts data from the web like Twitter, Facebook, log files and web logs. Instaview broadens big data access to data analysts, removes the need for separate big data visualization tools and simplifies big data delivery and access management for IT. Learn about the new features and benefits of Pentaho Instaview. Users can turn raw and unstructured data into self-service, analytic-ready data sets with ease and also large volumes of data can be grouped, sorted and aggregated for analysis. Interactive visualizations like Geo-mapping, Heat grids, Scatter/bubble charts and Bar/line graphs can be drawn with ease.

Pentaho Mobile has the capability to create new ad hoc analysis from the iPad. It detects when users access Pentaho on an iPad to automatically display the mobile version. It brings business users the full capabilities of the Pentaho Business Analytics platform on the iPad, including instant and interactive analysis, rich visualization dashboards, reports and the power to create new analysis on the go. It provides access to live data from anywhere so that reports only need to be created once. It also enables ISV and SaaS providers to easily embed into mobile apps. Pentaho’s mobile user experience and new personalization capabilities help decision makers better navigate and interact with their information wherever they are.

“The new release of Pentaho Business Analytics innovates to bring instant and interactive analytic capabilities to the broadest set of users including IT, developers, data analysts and business users,” said Jake Cornelius, senior vice president of products, Pentaho Corporation. “Pentaho Mobile puts business analytics on the iPad for anywhere-any time access, while our Instaview application provides a lens for data analysts to readily access, analyze and work with massive amounts of data.”

The firm received $23 Million funding to invest in acquiring the best talent and global expansion for its analytics solution recently, after a reported growth of its big data sales by over 300% in year 2012 so far. Pentaho can be downloaded from their website.

Raja Rao

Raja Rao

RajaRao is our Cloud Journalist writing for ToolsJournal on Cloud Tools, Latest updates, Cloud Quick Lists and more. He has done his Bachelors of Engineering in Civil and has been in IT for over 15 years with good expertise on CRM, Peoplesoft, SAP, Microsoft and .Net technologies. Raja comes with fantastic blend of Technical, Solutions and Delivery expertise. Loving the concept of ToolsJournal he has joined us full time and has been tremendous help to take this portal forward. 

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