[Mondrian] Mondrian 4, Pentaho 6 CE, Saiko

Dan dan at dankeeley.co.uk
Wed Apr 6 05:43:20 EDT 2016


Pedro that's a great point.

What if others would help with m4?

Why not put m4 (not 3) into Asf? (Apache software foundation)  You'd get
loads more support and help.

Plus the cynic would say you'd get great pr.

Well?

Sent from my phone
On 6 Apr 2016 10:33, "Pedro Alves" <pmgalves at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> Guys, simply put, pentaho uses and will continue to use Mondrian 3.
>
> For the needs of our users (customers and community) m4, unfortunately,
> isn't ready yet and to get there there's a heavy investment involved that
> we're not sure if makes sense for us to do alone. To be clear, by "it's not
> ready", I'm talking about functionality parity to what can be done today
> with m3. While it's clear to be that, architecturally speaking, m4 may be
> superior, in the field that's not reason alone to make such an important
> decision.
>
> My recommendation is, within pentaho, use Mondrian 3. It's what we
> maintain, fix and improve
>
> -pedro
>
>
> On Apr 6, 2016 10:23 AM, "Tom Barber" <tom at analytical-labs.com> wrote:
>
>> Bleh, I might have been lying that might be EE only. 10 mins, I'll see
>> what I can dig up.
>>
>> --------------
>>
>> Director Meteorite.bi - Saiku Analytics Founder
>> Tel: +44(0)5603641316
>>
>> (Thanks to the Saiku community we reached our Kickstart
>> <http://kickstarter.com/projects/2117053714/saiku-reporting-interactive-report-designer/>
>> goal, but you can always help by sponsoring the project
>> <http://www.meteorite.bi/products/saiku/sponsorship>)
>>
>> On 6 April 2016 at 10:22, Tom Barber <tom at analytical-labs.com> wrote:
>>
>>> FWIW the stuff in the blog post doesn't work for Saiku in 5.x either :)
>>>
>>> Basically the later versions of 5.x and 6 ship Mondrian 4 for the Mongo
>>> stuff, you can't drop the libs in, the question is though, can we expose
>>> that engine to Saiku as a BI Server plugin. I added some connectivity stuff
>>> to tell Saiku to use mondrian 4 with certain data sources in the BI server,
>>> but I don't think the OSGI based Mondrian 4 engine is available.
>>>
>>> Tom
>>>
>>> --------------
>>>
>>> Director Meteorite.bi - Saiku Analytics Founder
>>> Tel: +44(0)5603641316
>>>
>>> (Thanks to the Saiku community we reached our Kickstart
>>> <http://kickstarter.com/projects/2117053714/saiku-reporting-interactive-report-designer/>
>>> goal, but you can always help by sponsoring the project
>>> <http://www.meteorite.bi/products/saiku/sponsorship>)
>>>
>>> On 6 April 2016 at 10:18, Conrad Crampton <conrad.crampton at secdata.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Thanks for comments so far (and the offer Tom).
>>>> So, as it stands currently my choices appear to use BI Server 6 CE with
>>>> Mondrian 3.11 (with Saiku too) or move down to 5.x with 4 (following the
>>>> blog post mentioned previously).
>>>>
>>>> I’m interested in the comment ". Pentaho 6 ships Mondrian 4 in the OSGI
>>>> land” - does this mean that I can simply drop in the Mondrian 4 libs into
>>>> BI Server lib directory?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Conrad
>>>>
>>>> From: <mondrian-bounces at pentaho.org> on behalf of Tom Barber <
>>>> tom at analytical-labs.com>
>>>> Reply-To: Mondrian developer mailing list <mondrian at pentaho.org>
>>>> Date: Wednesday, 6 April 2016 at 08:29
>>>> To: Mondrian developer mailing list <mondrian at pentaho.org>
>>>> Subject: Re: [Mondrian] Mondrian 4, Pentaho 6 CE, Saiko
>>>>
>>>> For Pentaho 5.x I did the CM4 plugin which sorta worked for a while.
>>>> Pentaho 6 ships Mondrian 4 in the OSGI land, if someone has the time, or
>>>> wants to sponsor an investigation into exposing that library to Saiku,
>>>> we'll be able to hook up to it with little difficulty, just depends how
>>>> easy it is to access.
>>>>
>>>> Tom
>>>>
>>>> --------------
>>>>
>>>> Director Meteorite.bi - Saiku Analytics Founder
>>>> Tel: +44(0)5603641316
>>>>
>>>> (Thanks to the Saiku community we reached our Kickstart
>>>> <http://kickstarter.com/projects/2117053714/saiku-reporting-interactive-report-designer/>
>>>> goal, but you can always help by sponsoring the project
>>>> <http://www.meteorite.bi/products/saiku/sponsorship>)
>>>>
>>>> On 6 April 2016 at 08:27, Dan Keeley <dan at dankeeley.co.uk> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> This is a good question, unfortunately there's no easy answer. I
>>>>> suggest posting it on the Pentaho community mailing list though, you may
>>>>> get more traction.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Essentially Pentaho just haven't got the guts (or confidence in their
>>>>> test team) to move to Mondrian 4 - everything they've done recently shows
>>>>> no commitment to it.  Even to the point where new features are still going
>>>>> into Mondrian3.  I spoke to the head of dev about it a few years ago and he
>>>>> just said why do you want mondrian 4? he couldnt see why I was asking.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> But more often than not they do surprise us.  So I could be wrong :)
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, 5 Apr 2016 16:30:50 +0000, Conrad Crampton <
>>>>> conrad.crampton at SecData.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> I’ve read the blog post [1] by Will Gorman which discusses Mondrian 4
>>>>> installation into Pentaho 5.1, but this is from June 2014. I am looking for
>>>>> something a bit more recent that points in the direction of using the
>>>>> latest Pentaho 6 CE with Mondrian 4 (and preferably with Saiku).
>>>>> I have the Mondrian in Action book which is based on Mondrian 4 so
>>>>> coming to this a new it makes sense (to me) to start on v4, but I am a
>>>>> little frustrated by Pentaho CE only having Mondrian v3.11 with it. I
>>>>> haven’t tried it (so that may just be the answer) but will the instructions
>>>>> in [1] get me to where I want to be with Mondrian 4 and BI Server 6 CE (and
>>>>> will Mondrian be able to be work with all the other data sources)?
>>>>> Sorry for all the questions, just trying to get started from a new
>>>>> installation with little knowledge.
>>>>> Thanks
>>>>> Conrad
>>>>> [1] http://www.willgorman.com/?p=58
>>>>>
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