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GeoKettle: A metadata-driven extract, transform and load toolEntry ID: GeoKettle
Abstract: GeoKettle is a "spatially-enabled" version of Pentaho Data Integration (Kettle). Pentaho Data Integration (Kettle) is a powerful, metadata-driven ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) tool dedicated to the integration of different data sources for building data warehouses. It is part of the open source BI (Business Intelligence) software suite designed by Pentaho.
This special distribution of Kettle includes extensions which enable the use of geospatial (GIS) data. Like Kettle, GeoKettle is released under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) license.
GeoKettle is a realization of the GeoSOA research group (headed by Prof. Thierry Badard, http://geosoa.scg.ulaval.ca) of the Department of geomatics sciences at Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
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Use Constraints Like Pentaho Data Integration, GeoKettle is distributed under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL). Included libraries (GeoTools, JTS, PostGIS driver wrapper) are also LGPL (or a compatible license). Some other libraries (JDBC drivers, Oracle SDOAPI) are closed source but included in binary form according to their respective end-user licenses. Please refer to the included LICENSE.txt file for details.
The GeoKettle extensions are Copyright (c) 2007-2009, GeoSOA research group, Departement of geomatics sciences, Laval University, Quebec, Canada.
Pentaho Data Integration (Kettle) is Copyright (c) 2007-2009, Pentaho Corporation.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (418) 656-2131 ex 7116
Fax: (418) 656-7411
Email: thierry.badard at scg.ulaval.ca
Department of Geomatic Sciences Laval University
Province or State: Quebec
Postal Code: G1K 7P4
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