On 9/20/07, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky <znmeb / cesmail.net> wrote:
>
> Mind you, I've been doing this with minor alterations in the tools for
> something like 15 years, so I haven't really dug into the way other
> folks do it. But there are starting to be projects, both open source and
> commercial, in the so-called ETL (Extract, Transfer, Load) arena, that
> promise to revolutionize this type of work. One name that sticks in my
> mind in open source is Pentaho, but I have not had a chance to check it
> out. Most of the big ETL products are Java-based, IIRC.

On the Ruby front there may be ActiveWarehouse :

    http://activewarehouse.rubyforge.org/etl/

I haven't had a chance to play with it. It seems a bit Rails-focused.
Level of activity is high.


Best regards,

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John Mettraux   -///-   http://jmettraux.openwfe.org