We strongly encourage you to Migrate to Pentaho latest environment that provides advanced Pentaho features. Listed below are 6 top reasons why Pentaho 5.0 could be your ideal solution.

Pentaho 5.0

1. Integrated Administration in PUC & Merge of enterprise console into Pentaho user console
This aspect gives a completely fresh look to the user console. The 5.0 version has improvised navigation through perspectives and home page with integrated administration. The user console also simplifies the permission control mechanism using ‘Manage Control’ interface.

2. New Scheduler Interface & Rest API interface for OEM integration
The new simplified scheduling on Pentaho emphasizes on the power and ease-of-use for end users. It gives the user, the ability to specify output location, full parameter support, extracting the reports optionally via Email and also provides the scheduled block times.

3. Manage your solution content on a more stable repository
The content management on the new Pentaho 5.0 has become easier with the addition of expanded file browsing, hide files and folders, move to trash, rename, cut, copy & paste file options. This helps to manage the solution content more efficiently.

4. Extended Job monitoring in PDI
New 5.0 version helps in extended monitoring of sub jobs and transformations in the Carte- and DI- server via Operational –mart

5. New Instaview Templates
Pentaho 5.0 also comes with the new instaview use case templates for Hadoop and Splunk with expanded NoSQL integration

6. Better Big Data Integration
Pentaho 5.1 adds YARN support to support predictive analysis, transforms JSON for analysis by Big Data integration and analytics with enhanced NoSQL support from MongoDB.

The migration utility provided enables the easier transition from 4.8 to 5.0 and provides an automated way of moving data and settings from one system to another. This includes moving of Reports, Analyzer Files, Cubes, Metadata, ACL on each of the Solution FIles, User and Roles.