Tableau on Tour Conference in London

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We’ve just wrapped up the Tableau Conference on Tour in London, organized by data visualization software giant, Tableau. Attending along with our partner, Vision4Data, for a second time (following our first conference, last month at the Hague)  we chatted with dozens of companies and sponsors from numerous fields, who all deal with data on a daily basis.[Continue reading]

New Release Model Offers Clover Users The Choice

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As you may have noticed, the latest CloverETL release is labeled as a milestone release. What does this mean exactly? Well, this release marks the beginning of our new release model that will fulfill two separate, but important requirements that our customers have been asking for: the need for sustained stability in operations as well as the availability of new features as they come out.[Continue reading]

CloverETL Visions for 2012: Evolution and Revolution in Data Integration

Part one - celebrating 10 years

In 2012, CloverETL will celebrate its 10th anniversary as an open source project. It all started back in 2002. On October 3rd, 2002, version 0.1 was first announced on the Freshmeat (now Freecode) portal. That day, CloverETL’s official life began.[Continue reading]

Lotus Notes Integration – export or exchange data easily

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Lotus Domino (formerly Lotus Notes) is an IBM server product that provides enterprise-grade e-mail, collaboration capabilities, and a custom application platform. The platform is used by many large corporations, and most of them also employ other enterprise systems that need to exchange data with the Lotus platform. This is where CloverETL can now be helpful.[Continue reading]

Exporting Data Transformation Projects to CloverETL Server

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CloverETL Designer in its full or trial version provides integration with CloverETL Server. The CloverETL Server serves as an ETL runtime environment and brings such enterprise features as automation, workflows, monitoring, user management and many others. The integration allows users to design and maintain data integration Server projects locally with their Designers. However, sometimes you may find yourself in a situation when you need to export and deploy a project originally developed locally on your computer to the Server. A quick how-to is described below.[Continue reading]

Handling Errors in Heterogeneous Input Data

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ComplexDataReader is a powerful new component in CloverETL meant for reading elaborate heterogeneous data. However, all data cannot be read easily even if you spend a lot of time configuring the component. Sometimes you need to think in advance: What if you come across unknown metadata you have not handled? Normally, the graph crashes.[Continue reading]

Usability Improvements in CloverETL 3.1

One of the most noticeable set of changes in CloverETL version 3.1 is the interface improvements, substantially improving Clover's usability and understandability. These improvements save both new and old users valuable time when creating or manipulating their data transformation graphs and further cement CloverETL's place as one of the most easy to use ETL tools on the market.[Continue reading]