About Pentaho

Pentaho is a business intelligence system designed to help companies make data-driven decisions, with a platform for data integration and analytics. The platform includes extract, transform, and load (ETL), big data analytics, visualizations, dashboards, reporting, data mining, and predictive analytics.

Pentaho’s data integration functionality allows users to find, manage, and combine data from multiple sources, including native support for analytic databases, Hadoop, and NoSQL. The system can integrate with partners like Melissa Data and Human Inference.

Pentaho is also suitable for embedding or white labeling visual analytics as part of third-party Software as a Service (SaaS)/software applications as it is data agnostic. The application can b...


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Supported Operating System(s):

Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8, Windows 10

39 Reviews of Pentaho

Average User Ratings

Overall

4.22 / 5 stars

Ease-of-use

4.0

Value for money

4.5

Customer support

4.0

Functionality

4.5

Ratings Snapshot

5 stars

(14)

14

4 stars

(20)

20

3 stars

(4)

4

2 stars

(0)

0

1 stars

(1)

1

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April 2018

Anonymous

Verified Reviewer

Time Used: Less than 12 months

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

4.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

5.0

April 2018

It is definitely the solution to carry out all the projects successfully!

Everything is organized better using this software. It is quite efficient and easy to use...

Pros

This software is wonderful, with it you can obtain performance and scalability. As well as manage and schedule reports. It is very efficient which means that you save a lot in daily reports...

Cons

This software is potentially amazing. Has it all! Your free trial is as complete as the paid version. It's very complete.

January 2020

Enrico from AGCO Corp

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 10,000+ employees

Industry: Farming

Time Used: Less than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

3.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

3.0

Functionality

5.0

January 2020

Nice surprise

The tool allows the creation of complex ETL projects in a quick way and save time to produce valuable solution for the company.

Pros

Data Integration allows the build of such a complex ETL projects in a quick way, it's very powerful. Being an open source software allows the user to always find hints over the web

Cons

Issue log reports not really clear the error/s occurring and the troubleshooting results sometimes difficult. Scheduling

Reasons for Choosing Pentaho

Pentaho is an open source software.

April 2017

Dalton from Rentcars.com

Company Size: 51-200 employees

Industry: Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Time Used: More than 2 years


Ease-of-use

3.0

Value for money

2.0

Functionality

4.0

April 2017

Riding a Wild Horse - Community Edition

Pros

Many features. I like to use the reporting PRD, I think that it is the best. I use Spoon/Kettle that is a ETL tool to process data.

Cons

Many bugs. Maybe is because of Community Edition. We have many difficult to install in cloud. The layout of some report that run in developing, don't run in production.

May 2018

Felix from corporación Estelio

Company Size: 2-10 employees

Industry: Management Consulting

Time Used: Less than 2 years

Review Source


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

4.0

Functionality

5.0

May 2018

Once you understand the basics of this program it is very, but very easy to use

Pros

"higher visual interface to processes, has a good number of functions (and very easy to understand) for data reporting, integration, data mining and ETL.. very simple but effective Big data transform You can build many dimensional model and load the results of the transformation into a database to develop any report whit low margin of error through a dimensional model and load the results of the transformation into a database to develop specialized reports , low margin of error-Automate the steps for execution"

Cons

Its a great tool to use, nothing to dislike about the product. Nothing to dislike, everything is good. All the features are really good.

January 2019

senando from Progear inc

Company Size: 51-200 employees

Industry: Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

Time Used: Less than 2 years

Review Source


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

4.0

Functionality

5.0

January 2019

Great partner of IT business analyst

Using this kind of software brings ease and accurate data reports that helps the company on decision making

Pros

Easy to use, compatible in many database such as mysql, ms sql server, different type of output to choose such as excel, html, richtext, etc.

Cons

Some version are slow on initializing and fetching data such as Pentaho report designer version 5 and above. Unlike version 3 which has smooth process, that was base on my experience.