2.Talend Data Integration – Introduction

Talend provides various tools for data integration.Few products are available as free produts and few of them are Enterprise Products.Under Free tier , we get below set of Products

  • Open Studio for Data Integration
  • Stitch
  • Data Preparation – Free Desktop
  • Open Studio for ESB
  • Open Studio for Data Quality
  • Open Studio for Big Data

Under Enterprise tier , we get below set of Products.

  • Cloud Integration
  • Stitch
  • Pipeline Designer
  • Data Preparation Solutions

Talend Open Studio for Data Integration(DI) is an ETL tool that comes with an easy to use Graphical User Interface. Developers can easily drag and drop the components from the palette for the Integration of various sources of data.

Talend DI is a java code generator. Although java knowledge is not a pre-requisite to work with Talend , a basic idea of Java will definitely make a difference.

The complete documentation can be found here.

Let’s end the theory now and dive into the practical series. If you need to install the software then follow these steps.

Launching the workspace

Once you install the software , Launch the workspace by clicking on the TOS_BD-win-x86_64 file.

Launching the workspace Talend Open studio
Launching the workspace Talend Open studio

Click Ok and then the following window will open.

Launching the workspace Talend Open studio

Here existing demo project can be imported or a new project can be created.

Launching the workspace Talend Open studio

Navigation Menu – Open Studio

Click on create new job and below screen can be seen.

Talend Open studio - Navigation Menu
  • Repository -Here, all the existing Job Designs, Metadata, Business Models can be seen and also used to create new ones.
  • Palette-Here, different components are grouped together according to their usage.
  • Designer – This is used to design Talend jobs.
  • Component Properties-Here, properties of the components are set while designing the job.
  • RunView – This option is used to run a job and monitor its progress.

Creating first job in Talend

Here, we will see how to create a simple job and see how we can execute it.

STEP1:In the repository , click on Create new job as below

Talend Open studio - First Job - Printing Hello World

STEP2:Specify the name of the job and Purpose and Description of the job can be optional

Talend Open studio - First Job - Printing Hello World

STEP3:Drag and drop tMsgBox component from Palette to the Designer Workspace as below. Also you can double click on the designer workspace and start typing the component name, all the corresponding components will be displayed.

Talend Open studio - First Job - Printing Hello World

STEP4:Click on the tMsgBox and click on Component section and then check the settings, Save the job

Talend Open studio - First Job - Printing Hello World

STEP5:Click on the Run section and then Run the job.

Talend Open studio - First Job - Printing Hello World

This ends the section of creating first job on Talend.

Congratulations ! you have done with your first job in Talend.

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