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Pentaho Data Integration Cookbook Second Edition by María Carina Roldán, Adrián Sergio Pulvirenti, Alex Meadows

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Chapter 8. Executing and Re-using Jobs and Transformations

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Launching jobs or transformations
  • Executing a job or a transformation by setting static arguments and parameters
  • Executing a job or a transformation from a job by setting arguments and parameters dynamically
  • Executing a job or a transformation whose name is determined at runtime
  • Executing part of a job once for every row in the dataset
  • Executing part of a job several times until a condition is true
  • Creating a process flow
  • Moving part of a transformation to a subtransformation
  • Using Metadata Injection to re-use transformations

Introduction

A transformation by itself rarely meets all the requirements of a real-world problem. It's common to face some ...

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