A few weeks ago Jasper Knulst, a colleague from Incentro, created a custom mapreduce program for Hadoop called “Hadoop QVX Converter” which produces files with a .qvx format. Qvx is an open format readable by Qlikview. This specific format loads its data a lot faster into Qlikview compared to CSV, Databases or other sources. The only format faster compared to QVX is the QVD format. Also a document specific for Qlikview but this format is not accessible for public use.

This mapreduce program gave me the idea to create a similar plugin for Pentaho Data Integration. So today i present to you: The Pentaho Data Integration QVX Writer plugin. More »