[Mondrian] Mondrian 4 as a Pentaho Plugin

Luc Boudreau lucboudreau at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 08:50:32 EDT 2014

Hello Tom,

With a 5.1 server, all you need to do is use "jdbc:mondrian4" instead of
"jdbc:mondrian" as the URL prefix and it should work out of the box.

Let us know if you run into any issues.

On Jun 27, 2014 6:38 AM, "Tom Barber(Alabs)" <tom at analytical-labs.com>

> Alright chaps,
> I'm trying to crowbar Mondrian 4 into the BI Server Saiku plugin and I
> would like some clarification of a few bits and pieces.
> We've shipped our own Mondrian Jar and also done some funky cache
> sharing etc, anyway, I would like to ship Mondrian 4 and unsurprisingly
> its not as simple as just replacing the Jar.
> I would like to know
> a) is it even possible? I saw Julian's slide suggesting that the
> Mondrian 4 lib should run happily alongside Mondrian 3 as an OSGI module.
> b) To bootstrap Mondrian we currently run  Class.forName(
> "mondrian.olap4j.MondrianOlap4jDriver" ); but if have 2 Jars, how does
> is it supposed to know which to bootstrap, or should it load Mondrian 3,
> but Mondrian 4 be automatic or do I have to register the Mondrian 4 jar
> in a different manner?
> Either way I get
> java.lang.IllegalAccessError: class mondrian.olap4j.MondrianOlap4jExtra
> cannot access its superclass mondrian.xmla.XmlaHandler$XmlaExtraImpl
> The first time I try and run Saiku followed by
> java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: Could not initialize class
> mondrian.olap4j.MondrianOlap4jDriver
> The next time, so I need work out how to unclash them if possible.
> I tried just straight replacing Mondrian 3 with Mondrian 4 in the
> platform out of curiosity but with that I get a linkage error so that
> test was also a no go.
> Anyway, hints or tips please.
> Thanks
> Tom
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