Pentaho – Open Source Business Intelligence

Pentaho business intelligence products are open source desktop-based applications that function on Windows and Linux operating systems. The Pentaho BI Suite offers a Reporting feature, along with Analysis, Dashboards, etc.


  • Ad Hoc Reporting – Pentaho BI Suite offers a web-based ad hoc query feature, along with ad hoc reporting.
  • Drill Down – All reports can be equipped with drill down data sets, providing additional information to users.
  • Report Designer - The Pentaho Report Designer offers intuitive and professional report design with a number of formatting, editing and distribution options.
  • Export – Reports can be exported in all the standard formats, including PDF, RTF, HTML and Excel.


Pricing information is only available if you contact the developers directly. Further information is available here.


The open source aspect of Pentaho applications allows for a high degree of customisation. However this will only appeal to those who are well versed in computer programming.

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