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From Alexandre Rafalovitch <>
Subject Re: If we Open Source our platform, would it be interesting to you?
Date Wed, 20 Feb 2013 18:49:40 GMT
How does this compare to Pentaho Kettle?

I am not terribly familiar with this space, so - if the question is stupid,
feel free to address it appropriately. :-)


Personal blog:
- Time is the quality of nature that keeps events from happening all at
once. Lately, it doesn't seem to be working.  (Anonymous  - via GTD book)

On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 1:37 PM, Dyer, James

> I only looked at your link super fast, but this seems like a very viable
> alternative to Solr's DIH.  DIH does the job fairly well but we've
> struggled to have developers who are willing to maintain it.  The problem,
> I think, is that DIH appeals to non-programmers who want to index their
> data without writing (much) code, hence the user base is unable to help out.
> I saw that you can take data from NoSql databases, from a rdbms and
> emails.  Can it handle flat tiles, integrate with tika to parse out
> different file formats, etc?  Can it join and denormalize data from a
> variety of sources and combine that into 1 flat-schema document?
> I could see your project as something we could use in Solr & Lucene, but
> with its appeal to more projects than just ours, possibly would not have
> such a problem attracting developers.
> James Dyer
> Ingram Content Group
> (615) 213-4311
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marcelo Elias Del Valle []
> Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 12:18 PM
> To:
> Subject: If we Open Source our platform, would it be interesting to you?
> Hello All,
> I'm sending this email because I think it may be interesting for Solr
> users, as this project have a strong usage of Solr platform.
> We are strongly considering opening the source of our DMP (Data Management
> Platform), if it proves to be technically interesting to other developers /
> companies.
> More details:
> All comments, questions and critics happening at HN:
> Please, feel free to send questions, comments and critics... We will try to
> reply them all.
> Regards,
> Marcelo

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