Whenever I have to create or maintain a Pentaho Data Integration scheduled job I have to go back to the Pentaho wiki or google for use cases. Although I should, I never remember the specifics and going through 2007 forum posts and outdated documentation is always a pain.
Recently, I stumbled upon Instant Pentaho Data Integration Kitchen, a quick and inexpensive reference guide for using the PDI command line tools.
Sergio Ramazzina guides you through the process of designing a simple Data Integration job â€“along with best practices that will ease your life come maintenance dayâ€“, using the proper command line tool and scheduling the transformation for periodic execution.
If you’re looking for a short, inexpensive and authoritative guide on creating Pentaho Data Integration jobs and scheduling them using the command line tools, this is it.