Announcing Pentaho Data Integration version 3.0.0 GA

Dear Kettle friends,

After months upon months of hard work the Kettle community is proud to announce that version 3.0.0 of Pentaho Data Integration is generally available.
Here are the key changes in version 3.0 compared to version 2.5:

  • Separation of Data and metadata to reduce object creation and improve performance
  • Faster flat file support including parallel reading and lazy conversion
  • New look and feel and improved usability
  • 7 new Transformation Step types
  • 7 new Job Entry types
  • An integrated debugger
  • ….

For a more extensive list of all the changes, have a look at the change log.
After you upgraded to Java version 1.5 or later, you can grab the goodies for version 3 over here:

Also take a look at our updated homepage and the PDI launch site.

I would like to take the opportunity to pass a bigthank you to everyone that helped to make this release happen!

Go, go three dot oh!

😉

Matt

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