This week Pentaho rolled out an update for Pentaho 4 that expands its open core business intelligence platform’s native support for big data sources. Pentaho now supports Apache Hadoop, HPCC Systems, EMC Greenplum, HP Vertica, IBM Netezza, MongoDB and more.

Here’s a partial list of supported platforms:

  • Hadoop Distributions: Apache Hadoop 0.20.x.x, Cloudera’s Distribution including Apache Hadoop 3.0 (CDH) and EMC Greenplum HD 1.0.
  • NoSQL: HBase, MongoDB, LexisNexis HPCC, elasticsearch, and XML streaming.
  • Analytic Databases: EMC Greenplum, HP NonStop SQL/MX, HP Vertica, IBM Netezza, Infobright, Ingres Vectorwise, LucidDB, MonetDB and Teradata.
  • Traditional OLTP Databases: Apache Derby, Firebird, HyperSQL, IBM DB2, IBM Informix, Ingres, Interbase, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, and PostgreSQL.

Jaspersoft, another open core BI vendor, did a similar update earlier this year to bring in support for Apache Cassandra, Apache Couch DB, Apache Hadoop and more.