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Can Pentaho complement BO?

Gian Franco
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Joined: Dec 16, 2003
Posts: 977
Dear María,

In our organisation BO is used because of corporate
compliance reasons.

Can the two products coexist and in which areas could
Pentaho complement BO?

Thank you,


"Eppur si muove!"
Maria Carina Roldan

Joined: Oct 14, 2009
Posts: 19
Both products can co-exist. The choice depends much on what you want to do or how do you get your reports, cubes, etc. delivered.
In particular, I was told that BO doesn't have an ETL tool (or at least a decent one). Whether it is true or not, don't hesitate to use PDI for your ETL or data integration requirements,

Maria Carina Roldan
Author of Pentaho 3.2 Data Integration: Beginner's Guide
I agree. Here's the link:
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