Evaluation of Open-Source ETL-Tools for Data Warehouse Systems
This evaluation deals with the ETL open source tools Spoon and Talend Open Studio. ETL besides the analysis process is a major part of data warehousing and is an abbreviation for extraction, transformation and load. The document starts with a general introduction continuing with testing and validating the programs components regarding to their functionality.
The result will reveal that the basic mechanisms for the data warehouse process are supported and hence these open source tools can be seen as a realistic alternative to proprietary solutions.