A few days ago someone made the comment that Pentaho Data Integration (Kettle) was a bit too hard to use. The person on the chat was someone that tried to load a text file into a database table and he was having a hard time doing just that.
So let’s go back to basics in this blog post and load a delimited text file into a MySQL table.
If you want to see how it’s done, click on this link to watch a real-time (non-edited) flash movie. It’s 11MB to download and is about 2-3 minutes long.
Until next time!