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License Information

Most of the software comprising Pentaho Business Analytics is open source, licensed under the GNU General Public License version 2. Business Analytics also contains a large volume of third-party open source libraries that are registered under a number of different licenses. Most of this software is freely redistributable, with the notable exceptions of the following Pentaho-authored programs:

  • Dashboard Designer
  • Analyzer
  • Interactive Reporting
  • Various individual BI Platform JARs

If you already have regular Pentaho licenses for the BI Platform, Dashboard Designer, Interactive Reporting, and Analyzer, then no further licenses are required to integrate Pentaho Business Analytics functionality into a third-party application. If you wish to embed pieces of the Pentaho Server into an application that you intend to sell or distribute, you must familiarize yourself with the licenses of all of the pieces you are including in order to make sure you are complying properly. Proprietary Pentaho software may not be redistributed under any circumstances.

This section is not intended for redistribution. However, the example code and example application that accompany this document may be freely modified or reused.