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Configure the Design Tools and Utilities

Before using design tools and utilities, you need to perform configuration tasks for each workstation running these tools. Depending on how these tools and utilities were installed, they might be located on different machines other than the Pentaho Server.

BA Design Tools

The following table describes the BA design tools and their uses:

Design Tool What It Does
Aggregation Designer Optimizes the multidimensional Mondrian data model.
Metadata Editor Creates relational data models and refines the models created with the Data Access Wizard.
Report Designer

Interactive Reporting is a web-based design interface which is used to create both simple and on-demand operational reports without depending on IT or report developers.

Schema Workbench Creates multidimensional Mondrian data models and refines the models created with the Data Access Wizard.