- @WebArchitect : new Web interface to manage external file (csv, Excel) … there is no other simple way to integrate external data into your datawarehouse, secured file, with management of version of document, and Etl support
- @WebMetadata : new Web Metadata interface to connect to Big data database and legacy SQL database and design your own business views, join strategy and custom prompt & filter to be used in other Web interfaces as business datasource
- @WedDashboard : new Dashboard interface to design custom dashboard, with support for Maps, Kpi database, drill down features, multi folders Dashboard, etc …
- Package for Vanilla platform usage, to monitore any Vanilla instance
- Vanilla Air update, with support for R engine version 3.3, support for Markdown v2
- Add Ins Excel for Vanilla Air
- Date to Age Conversion : Switch a date to a number (age) … when you have a birthdate, you will get a number
- Age to Range conversion : From a number (age), create new classes (age range) … from a number, build a range
- New classification Group : Create new level in a dimension … for example : when you have country column and want a continent column
- New Calculated Column : Apply a calcul on a column … take an object, and apply a formula on it
- Filter Column : Filter your dataset … it will gives you a new dataset, filtered using your own filter
- Recode Column : Modify a column value, useful to correct wrong information in your dataset
- A new web module, WebMetadata, enables users to design and deploy Metadata data queries universes in a web interface.
- Vanilla integrates OpenStreetMaps in all the components and centralizes the management of the maps.
- VanillaKpiMap, the new module for the Kpi management, prints out your indicators on a dynamic map with advanced functions.
- Metadata module now supports complex joins strategies.
- A nice integration with the Datamining R environments.
- Markdown documents are readable by Vanilla v 5.2.
- Vanilla 5.2 take benefits of a brand new system for automatic updates of the full platform.
- Vanilla Air is now integrated as a module inside Vanilla, making our Analytics engine available natively inside the BI and ETL stacks. Awesome ! We have done a clean, useful and consistent integration, its not a combination of different vendors software to have 'Analytics + Visualization' in a bundle.
- WebMetadata is our new Web interface to create Metadata documents using just a browser. For immediate usage after platform installation ! This module allows designers to create Metadata on their own database without having to install anymore our java studio. Best at early stage of platform discovery.
- Vanilla Viewer can now run interactive Vanilla Air document, giving the power to end user to setup and run their own Statistical analysis and predictive models from Vanilla portal.
- Server update management : admin can now use an update mechanism to take benefit of the future patch we will publish on a centralized server. Its again a feature that will make your life easier.
- Many New Features such as a centralized Maps manager, ETL consistency box, Workflow to process Air and R models, Olap Date calculation, KpiMaps calculcation, support for OData datasets, continuous support for latest Hadoop stacks, etc …
- Vanilla Portal : OpenStreet Maps support for any documents, multi documents aggregation, document sharing using AklaBox, export Dashboard to PDF or Word format
- Vanilla Metadata Explorer : users can now explore their metadata model from portal, aggregate it, turn it into cube and run data mining analysis on it
- Vanilla Kpi update : using our experience on KPI projects, we have redesign Vanilla Kpi to meet latests standard and user requirements when it comes to deploy BSC or KPI projects
- New AddIns Excel components to access and run your cubes, reports or Kpi from your Excel interface
- Big Data support. Vanilla has been certified on Hadoop (Cloudera & HortonWorks) and certified on Spark (Databricks)
- BIRT 4.3 & 4.5 support, report designer and report engine
- Update to Solr5 with latest support of Solr5 advanced functions
- R integration and support, to run predictive and analytics models on top of Bi data model
- Lot of new features for Vanilla Viewer, Metadata, Dashboard and Olap Designer
- Review of platform component : optimization of BI core and the ETL core for monitoring, clustering and scalability
- A Database Management System (DBMS) to build the data warehouse :
- ETL to supply the data warehouse
- Analysis software, simulation and restitution plugged into the data warehouse
- Two important features on FreeMetadata to build and save you own queries and select different relationships for each business models.
- We now support a new standard : WFS for maps integration
- Add of a new automatic grouped list in Free Web Report Designer
- Hadoop & NoSql support (Etl and Bi modules) : Cassandra, Hbase and MongoDb
- Support for Birt 4.3 Engine and Birt 4.3 Report Designer
- Support for Java 7 / Tomcat 7
- New engines for Workflow and Scheduler
- New smartphone app to design report directly on your Tablets / Support for disconnected mode for Tablets
- Support of the latest databases like MySql (version 5.6), MariaDb (10), Oracle (version 12), PostgreSql (version 9.3) and Microsoft SqlServer2008 / SqlServer2012(including AnalysisServices2012)
- More than 100 new features in differents studios : FreeAnalysisSchemaDesigner, FreeDashboard, BiGateWay, Biworkflow, Enterprise Services, Architect
La Metropole du Grand Lyon selected BPM-Conseil
La Metropole du Grand Lyon, the second largest French Metropolis, has selected BPM-Conseil for a multi years agreement to provide integration services in the area of Business Intelligence and Development (java, php …).
'This contract is a recognition of our work with the Metropolis, as we are already engaged in 2 different development projects with them. We are not only an editor : we meet our end users through projects, to keep in touch with the reality of the customers expectations.' said Patrick Beaucamp, BPM-Conseil Ceo & Chairman.
For more information on how we can work together on yourBusiness Intelligence and Development projects, please contact us at : firstname.lastname@example.org.
The BPM Team
Vanilla 6 - CMIS support
VANILLA VERSION 6 is both a CMIS server and a CMIS client. This has direct impact when Vanilla is deployed inside an infrastructure based on CMIS for Content Management and/or document sharing strategy.
For example, you can use any CMIS compliant Content Management Platform or any CMIS compliant Document Management Platform to connect to Vanilla Repository and download a static report, either manually or using a batch program.
From Vanilla portal, you can also export anytime a report result to a CMIS compliant server, such as Open Source document management platform AklaBox, Nuxeo or Alfresco.
Soon more details about our new Vanilla version. Stay connected with us !
For more information, please contact us at email@example.com
The BPM Team
SDIS25 chooses AklaBox for its Paperless Project
French Fire Fighter Department SDIS 25 has selected BPM-Conseil to deploy their Document Management and Paperless Project, using AklaBox (Document Management, Digitalization and Paperless modules) together with Adullact set of platforms (Pastell, Slow & I-Parapheur). Project includes support for deeds, Chorus Pro and Helios modules.
“We are delighted to have been chosen by Sdis25 for their cutting edge paperless project. AklaBox & Adullact are the right platforms to achieve their project on time, at reasonable cost”. said Patrick Beaucamp, Bpm-Conseil Ceo & Chairman.
For more information on how we can help you deploy your document management and paperless project, please contact us at : firstname.lastname@example.org
The BPM Team
Vanilla 6 is coming soon!
Vanilla 6 will be released March 28th, 2017. A crazy vintage date !
WebDashboard, WebArchitect, WebMetadata and more ! Version 6 has it all ! Full Web interface from database connection to data visualization !
In addition to the web interfaces available since the origin (Portal, Reporting, KPI, Metadata Explorer), version 6 proposes :
Soon more details about our new Vanilla version. Stay connected with us !
For more information, please contact us at email@example.com
The BPM Team
Lyon Métropole, the second largest French Metropolis, has chosen BPM-Conseil to develop its new “Orientation and follow-up of the childhood system” platform, which purpose is to manage the files related to the social monitoring of the Métropolis, and to produce analysis and statistics on those files.
“Lyon Métropole is a Smart City, which takes care of its investment and promotes Open Source technologies to build its new Intelligent and connected platforms. We are proud to be a partner of the Metropolis to develop their new ChildHood system”. said Patrick Beaucamp, Bpm-Conseil Ceo & Chairman
For more information on how we can help you to develop your new platform, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
BPM-Conseil develop the search engine for the website of the French Ministry of Environment, Energy and Sea
French Ministry of Environment, Energy and Sea, one of the biggest ecological ministry worldwide, successfully deployed this week its new Web portal based on Open Source technologies like Drupal, Mysql, Apache, etc … The search engine – the heart of the new WebSite interface - has been developed by BPM-Conseil, using Open Source technologies like Zookeeper, Solr and Nutch.
The website is online at : http://www.developpement-durable.gouv.fr/
“It was a fantastic project, with an interesting number of participants, coming from various horizon, and we all made this project a success ! We are delighted to work with the French Ministry of Environment: for this project, we had to demonstrate a level of excellence on components like Solr, Zookeeper, and various Open Source modules to achieve the project objectives on time. It was a fun, innovative and disruptive project“, said Patrick Beaucamp, Bpm-Conseil Ceo & Chairman
For more information on how we can help you to develop your own internal Search Engine, please contact us at email@example.com
BPM-Conseil has been awarded by Agence de l’Eau Rhin-Meuse for its new data analysis project
French Water Agency 'Rhin-Meuse' (AERM), which manages water quality and raises tax for the global east region of France has awarded its tender to BPM-Conseil, for a project to analyze their data and build analytical models, using R development language.
'We are honored to win a second tender for AERM, after the first project we won in early 2015. That’s also a recognition that our first project – development of an hypercube together with statistical analysis – was a success. This second project’s objective is first to develop advanced statistical models to better understand the data, then develop data mining models to evaluate different scenarios. Our integration team, data experts and R experts, will work together with AERM data specialists to provide 360 degree view on their data, but it’s not only a project between specialists, as we will deliver 'easy to understand' documents available for everybody who has interest in water quality' said Patrick Beaucamp, BPM-Conseil CEO and Chairman
For more information on how we can help you to develop together your Data Analysis and Mining projects, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Metropolis of La Rochelle selected Data4Citizen
Metropolis of La Rochelle selected Data4Citizen to speed up its Open Data Strategy, together with a commercial hosted Open Data public platform.
'The choice of La Rochelle is a clever one ! Using Data4Citizen, our innovative Open Data platform, users can connect to their Datawarehouse and Kpi databases and run immediate harvest for specific datasets. Managers can also design internal workflows to monitor dataset creation and update for different group of users, and supervise the publication of those datasets on their internal instance of Data4Citizen. Final step is to open the replication process between Data4Citizen and a commercial hosted Open Data service' said Patrick Beaucamp, BPM-Conseil CEO and Chairman.
For more information on how we can help you to develop your Open Data strategy, please contact us at email@example.com
Environment, Energy and Sea French Ministry selected BPM-Conseil
French Ministry of Environment, Energy and Sea, one of the largest ecological ministry worldwide, has selected BPM-Conseil to develop its new Open Source Search Engine platform, embedded in their new public web portal.
'We are delighted to work with the French Ministry of Environment. Open Source and Environment have a lot in common : we all care about nature and climate protection. We saw the numerous initiatives of this French Ministrya and not only the Cop 21 agreement. These people are working very hard for our future, so we are happy to join them for this project' said Patrick Beaucamp, BPM-Conseil Ceo & Chairman.
For more information on how we can help you to develop your own internal Search Engine, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lyon Métropole choose BPM-Conseil
Lyon Métropole, the second largest French Metropolis, has chosen BPM-Conseil to develop its new 'Waste Management' platform, which purpose is to connect together resources, equipments and structures in charge of the collection of waste on Metropole side.
'Lyon Métropole is a smart city, connecting objects to improve the life of its citizens. Our experience in modern and reliable software platform development, together with our experience in the development of IoT -Internet of Things- platform are key advantages to deliver the project on time, with expected features' said Patrick Beaucamp, BPM-Conseil Ceo & Chairman.
For more information on how we can help you to develop your IoT projects, please contact us at email@example.com
Vanilla Air Excel Add In
BPM-Conseil today announced the availability of a new Excel Add In for Vanilla Air, that allows you to connect to a VANILLA AIR instance and run any kind of R programs from within the Excel interface.
"VANILLA AIR ADD INS FOR EXCEL provides a way for users to keep their Excel spreadsheet interface, build and run complex statistical programs from Excel, using R language. Users can also take advantage of the VANILLA AIR architecture to run their programs inside Spark instance, using the SparkR package from the Apache foundation" said Patrick Beaucamp, BPM-Conseil Ceo & Chairman.
For more information on how Vanilla Air can be used as your next Analytics, Statistics & Data Mining platform, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Vendée Eau goes with Bpm-Conseil
Vendée Eaux, the Public Service of Water Supply for the distribution of drinking water in Vendée selected Bpm-Conseil and the Vanilla platform to develop and deploy its new business intelligence system for subscriber and structures management.
For more information on how we can help you to deploy your Vanilla platform, please contact us at : email@example.com
Mosc Event, Kuala Lumpur, in May
Our Ceo, Patrick Beaucamp, will speak at MOSC 2016, the International Malaysian Open Source Conference for Data Visualization, in Kuala Lumpur, from 25th to 27th May.
Mr Beaucamp is a regular speaker at MOSC since 2010 to discuss subjects such as Maps Visualization, Big Data, Data Mining, Open Data, Document Management, Internet of Things, etc. This year’s topic will be Vanilla Air, to present how Vanilla Air can help companies to mine their data and bundle it with external data to build advanced analysis
Website for registration : Mosc
Vanilla Air introducing R-Tools
Vanilla Analytics latest update introduced a new wizard type, R-Tools, to help developers with datasets recoding R-Tools is a first set of 6 functions/wizard to generate R code, with focus on recoding datasets :
We are already working on adding new wizard for R code generation, using certified R packages.
For more information on how we can help you with your Analytics Projects, please contact us at : firstname.lastname@example.org
GPMD goes with BPM-Conseil
Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque (aka GPMD) choose BPM-Conseil to develop and deploy its Data Vault & Data Warehouse, through a multi years development contract.
For more information on how we can help you with your Data Lake, Data Vault or DataWarehouse projects, please contact us at email@example.com
BooPer goes live with Bpm-Conseil
BooPer, the French leader in price optimization for the retail industry, and Bpm-Conseil announced today they successfully deployed the new BooPer platform “Boost your Performance” on a cloud infrastructure, and started to operate in SaaS mode for a first customer, ProDistribution.
"People from Bpm did an awesome job, both in development and deployment/management of the platform on our private cloud. We meet the deadline and we comply with the initial objectives to offer a new platform in SaaS mode, thanks to Bpm team". Said Hugues Lafitte, Booper Chairman
"This is a cutting edge project, developed in France, using the latest cloud-based technologies, with high constraints in terms of availability, performance and data security. We are happy to have delivered the platform on time" said Patrick Beaucamp, Bpm-Conseil Ceo & Chairman
For more information on how we can help you to develop and deploy cloud-based platforms, please contact us at : firstname.lastname@example.org
The BPM Team
Vanilla 5.2 released
We are proud to announce the immediate availability Vanilla Version 5.2, the True Honest Open Source Business Intelligence Platform.
Have a view at the detailled new features document
Need a training session or information in your region/country, just send a mail to : email@example.com
Stay connected and get details for Vanilla 5.2 new features, just follow our blog : Vanilla Blog
Vanilla 5.2 download area : Take me to downloads !
Vanilla KPI integration in Data 4 Citizen
Lyon, 16th of March 2016
To further improve the user experience of Data4Citizen - our OpenData portal powered by CKAN -, BPM-Conseil announced today the integration of its Vanilla KPI module in Data4citizen.
This integration is designed to offer data publisher access to enhanced analytics and KPI on their datasets.
Based on the CKAN platform, Data4citizen offers data publishers basic tools to vizualize their datasets. With the addition of Vanilla KPI, end users can define objectives and performance indicators on their data and follow their evolution over time.
Performance indicators can be displayed in table, chart or map format on an OpenStreetMap layer.
Data4Citizen powers other Odata components such as custom advanced interactive visualization (using D3.JS and GOJS), Analytics on dataset (powered by Vanilla Air), Open API integration, push & pull data harvest.
For more information on how we can help you discover Data 4 Citizen and help you publish your Open Data, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
More about Data 4 Citizen : http://www.data4citizen.com
Ordiges renews his trust in BPM-Conseil
Lyon and Bruxelles, 9th of March 2016
Ordiges, french/belgian software editor for procurement management, public administrations and budget management, renews his trust in BPM-Conseil for using Vanilla in its Spend Intelligence module (reporting, kpi and business intelligence analysis with Vanilla Dashboard and Vanilla Analysis).
'We take benefit of Vanilla for providing all the data visualisation services in our platforms because this integration enables users to access a full data analysis suite directly from our business interfaces. Vanilla is accessible with controlled costs' Eric Pansin, CEO of Ordiges.
'We are honoured that Ordiges renews his trust in us since our collaboration started in 2010. This collaboration gives to users a platform with Ordignes and BPM-Conseil's know-hows and they can take benefit of the expertises in each field.' Patrick Beaucamp, CEO of BPM-Conseil.
For more information on how we can help you to integrate Vanilla in your applications, please contact us at email@example.com
Vanilla 5.2 coming soon
Vanilla 5.2 will be released the 16th of March, 2016. We are happy to share this post with you !
Vanilla 5.2 includes a set of new features :
We will give you more details about our new Vanilla version. Stay connected with us !
For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
With Vanilla 5.2, we renew our documentations and help guides. This tutorial is about basic Vanilla use and help you to start.
Patrick Beaucamp, Ceo of BPM-Conseil, will present the Vanilla Air platform – the Analytics module available in Vanilla that runs R models - at Lyon R Meetup event on march 18th 2016.
During this session, Patrick will introduce some of the news features of Vanilla Air such as Dataset exploration and visualization, integration within Vanilla, dynamic markdown development and social media datasource integration.
More news on the R Lyon Meetup group and events : R Lyon Meetup
More news on Vanilla Air : VanillaSmartData
For more information on how we can help you to discover Vanilla Air and deploy your R projects at enterprise level, please contact us at email@example.com
Vanilla and Elastic
Vanilla and Elastic : a long story that lasts for a while, so we are proud to announced we successfully moved our Api to support Elastic 2.2, the latest available release based on Lucene 5.4.1.
"We were at ElasticOn Conference in San Francisco last week and we were able to discuss the roadmap of Elastic with the people who run the project. Project status is impressive : From Analytics to Search, through projects like Marvel or Beats (no need to mention Kibana and Logstash anymore), the community behind Elastic is changing the rules of the game. We are proud to support the latest Elastic component in our platforms Vanilla, AklaBox and Data4Citizen" said Patrick Beaucamp, Ceo of BPM-Conseil.
For more information on how we can help you to deploy your Vanilla platform and help you to deploy your Elastic/Solr project, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
II-SDV Event, Nice, France in April
Our Ceo, Patrick Beaucamp, will speak at II-SDV, the International Conference for Data Visualization, in Nice, 18th and 19thApril.
Mr Beaucamp is a regular speaker at II-SDV (5th year in a row) to discuss subjects such as Maps Visualization, Big Data, Data Mining, Document Management, Internet of Things, etc …This year, topics will be Vanilla Air, to present how Vanilla Air can help companies to mine their data and bundle it with external data to process advanced analysis. In parallel, during this event, Bpm-Conseil will conduct workshop on Vanilla Air and R platforms.
Website for registration : II-SDV
Patrick Beaucamp presentation Agenda
Vanilla Analytics : eBOB project
BPM-Conseil announced today they have successfully delivered – together with their partners DETERMINE (Nasdaq, DTRM) and LIF (Laboratoire d’Informatique Fondamentale) - the first version of the eBob Project (eBusiness Optimization with BigData), for one of DETERMINE strategic customer.
eBob project aims to provide new set of predictives features for the DETERMINE Purchase platform, such as prices prediction and prices comparison, products & suppliers scoring, using Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Vanilla Smart Data (Hub & Air) and to deploy near-real time predictives R models.
"eBob project allows buyer to get more from Big Data ! In short, it will not only provide them with the best prices for today, but also the best prices for tomorrow together with trend indications on prices evolution, leading buyers of large companies to review their process and approach of their business. The close collaboration between BPM-Conseil, DETERMINE and LIF teams was also a major factor of this project success" said Patrick Beaucamp, Ceo of BPM-Conseil.
BPM-Conseil's participation in the eBob project is most on software infrastructure, providing Vanilla Hub to connect and collect data from various Web origins and Vanilla Air to deploy LIF’s predictive R models together with support on Hadoop platforms.
For more information on how we can help you with your Big Data projects, please contact us at email@example.com
Hadoop and Vanilla Trainings
BPM-Conseil announced today they successfully delivered in Q4/2015 a record number of Hadoop & Vanilla training sessions. Those sessions, located in France, in Malaysia and lastly in Brazil, demonstrated a shift to new kind of “data aware” projects, using Vanilla technologies (ETL, BI, AIR) together with commercial distribution (Cloudera and HortonWorks), to deliver high performance, low cost and reliable modern data infrastructure.
“I was surprised how fast our customers and partners are moving to Hadoop. Most of them started using our platforms – ETL and BI – with standard Sql databases, and then faced new challenges when their volume of data increased. We are delighted they asked us to provide them high level consulting & training to move to Hadoop & Big Data. Our consulting and training experiences are well recognized, whatever the subject, from Hadoop to DataMining and R, because we are using those technologies everyday for some years now” said Patrick Beaucamp, Ceo of BPM-Conseil.
BPM-Conseil training proposal covers Vanilla (BI, ETL, KPI, Analytics) together with sessions on specific technologies such as DataWarehouse infrastructure, Hadoop and Data Mining & R. Those sessions are offered in regular classes or on customer site. For more information for a session in your region, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
R OData Package
A big step forward to provide Analytics on OpenData for the masses ! Our R&D department is about to release R OData package, a R package that provides support for OData restful API, filling the gap between OpenData platforms contents (datasets, documents) and R developers community, by providing immediate access to any Odata datasets from any R development studio.
“It’s now possible for every R developer to cross data from different OpenData Websites, which should speed up development of cluster analysis, classification and correlation on dataset, powered by R server” said Patrick Beaucamp, Ceo of Bpm-Conseil, who personally covered the development of this innovative package together with Bpm-Conseil R&D team.
R OData package will be available on CRAN and on Bitbucket, and will be installed in the default set of R packages with Vanilla Air, the Analytics module of Vanilla Smart Data, our Data Science Platform. Support for R OData includes any OData datasets, which covers most of the Open Data Websites, and particularly every Website powered by Data4Citizen OpenData platform.
Please refer to the Documentation section of our website for detailed documentations and installation : Documentations section
Direct link to the CRAN package : R OData Package
Vanilla Air supports Vanilla Metadata
Vanilla Air, the Analytics & Predictive platform and part of Vanilla Smart Data, provides support for a wide range of data sources, including Hadoop hdfs files, Hadoop hbase, csv files, r dataset, any jdbc sql database; and now including Vanilla Metadata documents.
It allows any Vanilla user to select columns using Metadata Explorer, to run simple analysis (including aggregate and olap view) from Vanilla portal and then, to push the Metadata view to Vanilla Air if he needs to run advanced analysis and use this Metadata data source inside any predictive model.
La Rochelle Agglomeration Migration to Vanilla
'We are proud to announce that we have completed the migration of 100% of the old commercial BI platform (Business Objects) to Vanilla version 5, with a global ROI of 9 months. This project is the proof that any structure can leave out from commercial BI platform and save money going for a cost effective Open Source reliable platform. La Rochelle has done the right choice, they can now enjoy a full html5 BI portal, an integration inside Lifery, with collaboration features, and deploy to more users at the same support cost' said Patrick Beaucamp, Chairman of Bpm-Conseil.
Bank Persatuan chose Vanilla
Bank Persatuan, a leading Corporative Bank with head Office in Penang, Malaysia, chose Vanilla ETL & Vanilla BI to develop its datawarehouse and financial reporting system.
This platform will produce FRS 139 reports, management dashboard, and provide to Bank Persatuan multi dimensional analysis that cross business domains, such as office resources with customer assets.
Bank Persatuan also confirmed their choice for a Vanilla Air instance to develop Analytical model around Risk Management, Loan delinquence analysis, Fraud detection monitoring and any business domain analysis where data analysis is a key advantage.
Open Data API
Vanilla Business Intelligence component Vanilla Metadata now expose its internal objects “Business Tables” and “Business Queries” through an Open API that support the Open Data OData Restless API standard.
Vanilla Business Intelligence component Vanilla KPI now expose its internal objects, applications, KPI, axes, domains, themes - dictionary and KPI value - through another Open API that support also the Open Data OData Restless API standard.
OData stands as an open protocol to allow the creation and consumption of queryable and interoperable RESTful APIs in a simple and standard way, so it was the perfect component to achieve our project to expose our internal objects (document, dataset, values) through a REST full API.
Now, any Vanilla Business Intelligence component can be a data source for any Open Data platform being able to process an OData connection and extract OData dataset. Then, it open the door to new kind of application, turning Vanilla as an ideal platform to store documents, datasets and KPI to be exposed into an Open Data portal.
Open Data Connectors
Vanilla Hub, part of Vanilla Smart Data platform, provides now connectors for Open Data instances, using standard OpenData API.
This support allows Vanilla Hub to connect to any potential Open Data instance which meets the Open Data standard. The connectors allow dynamic connections to datasest, and calls to their associated resources (standard Api function).
Vanilla Hub, data collector of Vanilla Smart Data, makes Open Data connected to your information !
BPM Teams use and integrate Apache Flink in our platforms for complex data distribution and computation in Hadoop environment.
Apache Flink is a streaming data flow engine with several API for data distribution, computation on distributed architecture with lots of nice features like iterative computations.
Together with Flink, Vanilla platforms - ETL and BI - can scale to meet customer's expectations in disruptive environment.
Check out the Apache Flink Website
Vanilla 5 released
We are proud to announce the immediate availability Vanilla Version 5, the True Honest Open Source Business Intelligence Platform.
Have a view at the detailled new features document
Ask for training session information in your region/country, just send a mail to : email@example.com
To stay connected and get details for Vanilla 5 new features, just follow our blog : Vanilla Blog
Vanilla Hub Connectors
Vanilla Hub gets an update, with numerous new connectors, available out of the box, including connectors for weather data (forecast & actual weather information), finances data, social media (facebook, twitter, ...) together with the possibility to crawl any website using nutch (with direct indexation inside a solr/cloud instance) or crawl4j (for simple crawl mechanisms).
Stay connected to get more news from Vanilla Hub !
Lucene Solr Revolution 2015
Join us in Austin Texas, 13 to 16 October, at LuceneRevolution, the largest Lucene/Solr conference in the world.
Our Ceo, Patrick Beaucamp, will present in the Data Science category how we used Solr/Lucene together with R to create and deploy Custom Search Interface for end users.
This session will focus on the different steps needed to use R to analyze search results from Solr index, starting from the deployment of Solr & R inside an Osgi containter, through the development of custom R algorithms to analyze Solr Index resultset and user search behavior. Different visualization will be available during the presentation, to reflect user expectation in terms of search interface (mind map, cluster of documents, user search cluster, geo maps, etc.).
More information about the conference : Lucene Solr Revolution
Vanilla KPI & Maps
Our Vanilla KPI platform integrates an innovative Maps modules for indicators renders on dynamic maps.
With OpenStreetMap technology and our KPI engines, VanillaKpiMap offers a performant and easy-to-use entry point for your indicators browsing.
Follow us also on twitter: Vanilla Twitter
Spark Certification Databricks
Vanilla has been certified on Spark platform by Databricks.
Databricks founders are the original creators of Apache Spark.
This certification has been led after Spark integration in the Vanilla platform. Spark applications can run into Vanilla environment and manipulate data stored in Hadoop.
More information on Spark and Databricks: Databricks Spark WebSite
AERM - Agence Eau Rhin Meuse
AERM (Agence Eau Rhin Meuse), french water agency, selected Vanilla and BPM-Conseil team for business intelligence and datamining studies and implementation.
AERM is in charge of water stock and environment savings for 3 french regions and 8 departments.
Main goals of the projects are to model, with several analysis axis and facts, water usage on the natural environment with Vanilla and R.
Agila & MongoDB
Agila, our light and performant data viewer for Big Data, offers MongoDB connector for data access.
Our development team integrated MongoDB connector to enable you to design your cubes and render data on the MongoDB storage layer.
This connector is now available in the basic list of available connectors directly from the Web design interface of Agila. Have fun with it and browse your data easily !
More information on MongoDB : MongoDB WebSite
Vanilla & Birt 4.5
Vanilla integrated Birt 4.5 update and takes benefit of all the improvements.
This update comes also with the adding of the Birt librairies (pool of resources such as connections, datasets or items) in the server part. This allows to design a report using Birt librairy and run it from Vanilla portal.
More information on Birt : Birt WebSite
Nimes & Vanilla
Since 2011, Nimes Metropol and City work with Vanilla and take benefit of the Vanilla tools to produce business intelligence analysis.
Nimes reconducted the contracts with BPM-Conseil for new projects settings and maintenance.
We hope more nice deployments with Nimes for the future !
Apache Drill Support
Our development team integrated Apache Drill in Vanilla in order to offer brand new data retrieving opportunities for Big Data.
Through this support, everyone can build reports, dashboards or cubes directly on text files stored on Hadoop using SQL language and taking advantage of Hadoop performance & cloud architecture.
Apache Drill is a major release in the Apache Hadoop ecosystem. Integrated with Vanilla, it allows to access directly and with a SQL synthax data stored in HBase, HDFS, MongoDB or Hive in Hadoop environment.
BPM Teams use and integrate Apache Phoenix in the platforms cores for data retrieving on top of Hadoop HBase.
Apache Phoenix allows to query HBase data with relational layer with lots of SQL features.
Phoenix powered Vanilla platforms - ETL and BI - making it easy to run complex distributed SQL statments on top of Hadoop.
Check out the Apache Phoenix Website
7-Eleven Philippines has selected Vanilla for Point of Sales data analysis and integration using VanillaHub and its real time ETL capabilities.
As Vanilla has a Cloud ready architecture, Point of Sales data can now be integrated into the datawarehouse on the fly with real time data analysis on sales trend.
7-Eleven is an international chain of convenience stores that operates primarily as a franchise. 7-Eleven Inc. is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, United States and the first store in Philippines, located in Quezon City, opened in 1984.
Vanilla Hospital Malaysia
ES&S, Malaysian system integrator leader in the Hospital industry, announced the deployment of Vanilla at AlorSetar Hospital.
They deployed a new cutting-edge DataWarehouse Architecture and used Vanilla as Dashboard & Analysis front end.
This new architecture will allow practicians, doctors and managers to access their statistical data using tablets and smartphones instead of computers to get valuable information in real time and with a mobility dimension.
Vanilla and Spark
Our development team has developed package to store data inside Spark, opening new opportunities for developer to build complex analytical application using the combined power of Vanilla and Spark.
Data stored in Hadoop environment can be analyzed thanks to Vanilla using Spark applications (Java and Scala support).
Apache Spark is a fast and general engine for big data processing, with built-in modules for streaming, SQL, machine learning and graph processing.
CG89 has chosen Vanilla!
The Yonne General Council has chosen Vanilla to support its data project.
The integration of our Vanilla platform meets their need of a Business Intelligence Information System covering all of their business. Indeed, CG89 was requesting a BI system to automate the generation and validation of reports and dashboards, wich are actually manually developed.
Our website evolves !
As we promised, the new Vanilla 5 release brings many surprises and we are pleased to present the new version of our website!
More than a makeover, this migration takes place in the continuity of BPM-Conseil development. Building on our recent successes, we want to provide the best user experience.
MARA turns to AklaBox
MARA, the Malaysian entity in charge of promoting business for the local Malaysian companies has chosen AklaBox for its internal document management platform, to secure internal transfer of document between agencies and head office located in Kuala Lumpur.
"People from Mara did the right choice ! Using AklaBox, they can enjoy a full Html5 platform with amazing features" said Patrick Beaucamp, Bpm-Conseil Ceo & Chairman.
For more information on how we can help you deploy your next document management platform, please contact us at : firstname.lastname@example.org
The BPM Team
As part of our initiative to collect and transform data on the fly, we are proud to announce the immediate availability of Vanilla Hub.
Vanilla Hub is our new platform to collect, transform and load data available in various format (Xml, text, Web,) and from various datasource (WebService, WebSite, database …).
VanillaHub stands as a master piece for real time data integration with a first deployment in the Hospital Industry to collect & analyze information from urgency department from multiple hospitals.
II-SDV Conference : Thermolabo and R Workshop
Patrick Beaucamp, Chairman of Bpm-Conseil will speak at II-SDV in Nice, together with our customer Thermolabo, to demo how our development team integrated Maps & Graphs with Thermolabo Web based platform.
Patrick will also lead a WorkShop on R during the additional session on Wednesday.
Aims will be to provide the key information to start using R to develop analysis models.
More information on II-SDV WebSite
EPF NPDC has chosen Vanilla!
The Public Land Establishment of Nord-Pas-De-Calais has chosen Vanilla for its data project.
Integrating Vanilla in their infrastructure aims to provide all the necessary transverse reporting at EPF NPDC.
Vanilla will be the hub of the EPF SI for everything related to data exchange between an app to another or from an outside application.
To meet different types of needs: aggregation and data consolidation, fast and flexible access and decision oriented restitutions, the SID must be composed of three types of tools that work in full coherence and compatibility:
AklaBox, our sister company, is proud to announce that they have joined the OpenStack project.
We joined OpenStack project for contribution and deployment on Hadoop based component on OpenStack layer.
AklaBox company profile and supported products and services (Sahara is the first major component we support) can be accessed here : Aklabox OpenStack profile
More News on Aklabox Website
R integration with Vanilla
As part of the major shift from reporting and analysis to DataMining, we are proud to announce we have integrated R version 3.12 inside Vanilla.
Vanilla platform provides methods and support to run R standard algorithms like cluster or decision tree analysis on top of any Vanilla Metadata document.
This is another impressive demonstration of Open Source usage to offer disruptive platform in a scalable, innovative and performant way.
Agila & Impala
Agila, the Web front-end platform for Big Data Analysis, has been updated with Cloudera Impala Support.
Cloudera Impala has an SQL like synthax and a performant engine for data querying on top of Hive.
It provides faster response time for any Impala queries on Hive database, including Olap queries.
Agila is a nice place for querying your Hadoop data in an OLAP environment with Impala connectivity support !
Vanilla is now Hadoop certified!
Vanilla in the Big Data environment : after getting the Cloudera certification, Vanilla is now certified Hortonworks technology partner.
The team has enlarged the platform functionalities and validated the Hortonworks Technology Partner certification process.
Vanilla ETL now includes a connector for Hortonworks Platform (HDP), and the most used Hadoop components such HDFS, Hbase, Pig, Tez Mahout or Solr / Cloud, allowing you to make Big Data analysis.
Hortonworks is leader in Apache Hadoop distribution. Its technological certification program examines and validates the best architectural practices after a series of integration tests, on very specific evaluation criteria taking into account the different possibilities of implementations.
TSBN believe in Vanilla to send data to ATIH!
Télésanté Basse-Normandie has chosen Vanilla in the context of its ATIH connections set up.
After a first successful collaboration, TSBN chooses Vanilla again and put the platform at the center of the now mandatory connections between the National Observatory of Emergency (ORU), and the Agency for Technical Information on Hospitalization (ATIH).
Basse-Normandie and Haute-Normandie have chosen Vanilla!
Télésanté Basse-Normandie deploys Vanilla in the context of its RPU set up.
Indeed, all authorized institutions in emergency medicine must now proceed with a daily transmission of Passage Summary of the ER (RPU), under a ministerial decree of 24 July 2013.
Basse-Normandie has chosen Vanilla platform to meet their needs. Vanilla will perform prospective and retrospective studies on patients treated in the emergency sector in Basse-Normandie region (epidemiological research function).
The platform also serves to generate automatic dashboards on the activity of emergency facilities (health monitoring function).
Vanilla is exclusively based on the emergencies Observatory datawarehouse. It is powered upstream and automatically with the following emergency structures : EMS, SMUR and ER services. The regional observatory emergency is itself an information producer to InVS and ATIH (via RPU files - summaries of emergency ), and to the health facilities for their own monitoring needs and control of their business.
Vanilla, Aklabox and BiGateway platforms are now Cloudera CDH 5 certified ! The teams enlarged the three platforms functions and validated the Cloudera Certification Process.
Vanilla, Aklabox and BiGateway are now certified when it comes to take benefit from HDFS, HBase, Hive and Impala, SolR and Sqoop.
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Today we celebrate the rebirth of Vanilla Place : the Vanilla Market Place for Business Apps.
Vanilla Place allows you to access easily some samples from our Vanilla Apps to download and test in a free way. Vanilla Apps are awesome Vanilla reports, dashboards, score cards, cube and sercure layers to use with you favourite Open Source softs.
Looking forward for next upgrade of Vanilla.
After a long time missing, we finally released the PostgreSQL version of Vanilla.
To use it now, simply download postgreSQL backup database : download.
Please be sure to use Vanilla 4.4.2. and to download again server as we made a bug fix for PostgreSQL.
We release today a bug fix version of Vanilla : 4.4.2. We also added some brand new features :
Bpm-conseil is proud to announce the availability of Vanilla version 4.4, which leverages the following technologies :
We are proud to launch the brand new website of BPM-Conseil.
This is the first version of our new website, we try to have a more particpative approach and let the user communicate and share with us. You can find all the Open Source Vanilla Material as long as documentations. You will need to log in to have access to some documentation.
Clients / Partners / Integrators will soon have access to restricted areas in order to download specific documentation and tools for their needs.
We hope this new website will please you. Be free to report any bug or missing content.
Regards from BPM Team.
We invite you to join us in Lyon for the Vanilla 4.2 Install Day!
Meet us and have a look at the new version of Vanilla. More Details on the flyer.
We wait for you !
Patrick Beaucamp spoke at MOSC 2012 edition, Malaysia Open Source Conference. 8-10 July 2012.
For more details about MOSC : MOSC 2012
Patrick Beaucamp spoke at II-SDV, the International Information Conference on Search, Data Mining and Visualization, 16-17 April 2012.
For more details about II-SDV : II-SDV
JBoss and WebLogic are now supported for your Vanilla installation.
After some setups and configuration changes, JBoss and WebLogic can now be the containers for your Vanilla platform.
If you need more details, please contact us : email@example.com
Vanilla is now JAVA 7 Compatible thanks to your asks contributions.
The platform is updated in the download place, so enjoy Vanilla with the new Java release.
Vanilla4NeoBill package is released ! Discover the Vanilla package and Documents for your OpenSource billing application.
NeoBill is an Open Source PHP/MySQL application for your billing management and production. Thanks to Vanilla4NeoBill, find all the documents for data browsing and get hightlights in a click.
Use EnterpriseServices and the VanillaPlace perspective in order to get it directly into your repository.
Patrick Beaucamp was invited as speaker for the Malaysia Open Source Conference 2011. Several subjects were introduced and especially Vanilla in the Cloud.
For the second time this year, Vanilla received a warm welcoming from the Malaysia audience.
BPM-Conseil is proud to announce this new pre-release of Vanilla 4.0. This release candidate (RC2) is available from our forge :http://forge.bpm-conseil.com/frs/?group_id=11
This new release features new state of the art functionalities such as :
- UnitedOlap, a new high-performance Olap engine providing the ability to design your cubes on different data sources (even excel) and featuring an advanced cache system to speed your cubes.
- Advanced clustering and load balancing for the VanillaRuntime, spread your tasks and treatments across different vanilla's.
- A new one stop VanillaViewer to view and interact with all your BI documents.
- A brand new portal, faster and leaner.
- Vanilla 4.0 RC1 improvements
- And many more improvements to overall user experience.
Enjoy this new RC2 version and go to the download link.
BPM-Conseil is proud to announce the release of Vanilla in the Cloud, at the price of 39 euros/user by month, including a free license of Vanilla Mobile. The Vanilla in the Cloud platform allows you to access your BI Documents from anywhere connected to Internet, including your shiny SmartPhone, browse your latest reports, dashboards and multidimensional analysis'. Enjoy connectivity to its fullest!
"We are proud to offer new possibilities for Vanilla users. Vanilla Cloud services open new perspectives for all business intelligence users. Run your reports, dashboards and cubes without taking care of the maintenance, we do it for you! Discover in details what we offer and enjoy Vanilla Cloud service" said Charles Martin, in charge of the Cloud Platform and Services promotion.
Bpm-Council announces the first package of Business Intelligence (BI) / decision support "Vanilla4Cocktail" which offers games Metadatades, reports and dashboards directly on the operational database instance of the Cocktail Open Source Erp, Erp specific for Higher Education and Research of the Public.
For any inquiry: firstname.lastname@example.org
101Consultants and BPM-Conseil have signed an agreement by which 101Consultants becomes the prefered partner for Vanilla promotion in Singapore. In cooperation with BPM-Conseil, 101Consultants will promote, distribute and provide local training and support for the Vanilla platform in Singapore and offer Vanilla as a standard Bpi solutions to their JDA and other customers.
Bpm-Conseil announced today it has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Europe 100 award, a prestigious list honoring the year's most promising private technology ventures from the world European business region. The Red Herring editorial team selected the most innovative companies from a pool of hundreds from across Europe. The nominees are evaluated on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, execution of strategy, and integration into their respective industries. This unique assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the actual track record and standing of a company, which allows Red Herring to see past the buzz and make the list an invaluable instrument for discovering and advocating the greatest business opportunities in the industry.
"This year was especially difficult," said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. "Despite the global economic situation, there were many great companies producing really innovative and amazing products that we had a difficult time narrowing the pool and selecting the finalists. Vanilla Bi Platform shows great promise therefore deserves to be among the Finalists. Now we are faced with the difficult task of selecting the Top 100 winners of Red Herring Europe award. We know that this year's crop will grow into some amazing companies that are sure to go far."
Finalists for the 2010 edition of the Red Herring 100 Europe award are selected based upon their technological innovation, management strength, market size, investor record, customer acquisition, and financial health. During the several months leading up to the announcement, hundreds of companies in the telecommunications, security, Web 2.0, software, hardware, biotech, and clean tech industries sent in their submissions to qualify for the award. The Finalists are invited to present their winning strategies at the Red Herring Europe Conference in Paris, May 25-27, 2010. The Top 100 winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony on May 27 at the event.
Brand new features include :
Flash Maps and Google Maps Integration with FreeAnalysis (Cubes), FreeDashboard and Birt Reports (using Vanilla Plugins).
Improved Portal (easier to customize, easy ergonomics) and New Vanilla Viewer for Birt Reports.
FreeAnalysis : Cube View Interface (Rolodex), Snapshot support, Dashboard creation and alternate datasource support.
FreeAnalysis SchemaDesigner : Visual Color Coding, Alternate data source management, Cube Explorer from designer.
FreeDashboard : Self Drill on Cell, Cube View integration, Versionning of documents.
FreeMetadata : Report Wizard, Support of custom types, Highlight of unused streams and improved security views.
BiWorkflow : Tight integration with Kpi Alert Management System.
BiGateway : Support for regular expression and dates, loop on folder for file management.
Enterprise Services : Recycle Bin, easy interface to customize the portal, Session Manager.
Axis Support for Vanilla Server (communication between components and external support).
Documentation update and new movies to learn more about Vanilla's features .