Using Pentaho Data Storage Optimizer

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You can use the features on the Manage Your Environment page to do the following:
  • View the status and import supported data sources into Data Storage Optimizer from available sources in Data Catalog.
  • Monitor data operations.
  • Apply rules-based governance on storage location, life cycle, retention, and tiering and purging.
  • Manage the provider options for HV, AWS, and Azure data sources.

The Manage Your Environment page features a dashboard for viewing and managing your data sources, operations, and rules. On the canvas (the background on which the cards appear), you can view and use the cards to access their related features.

Click the Management icon to open the Manage Your Environment page.

Manage Your Environment page

The following table describes the functions provided in Data Storage Optimizer.

Card Description
Data Sources Lists the data sources that are scanned, imported, and enabled from Data Catalog. Provides details for data management including the source name, type, and usage. Click Imported to open the Data Sources page and view the status of your data sources.

See Data Sources.

Data Operations Lists your submitted, completed, and failed data operations. Click Submitted, Completed, or Failed to open the Data Operations page and view the status of your data operation.

See Data Operations.

Rules Lists the existing rules and rule definitions and allows you to create rules and rule definitions for tiering or purging operations if you have an applicable role. Click Rules or Definitions to open the Manage Business Rules page and view the metadata rules or rule definitions.

See Rules.