Pentaho Data Integration (PDI ) projects has several types of file storage. The Pentaho Repository is recommended for CE/CE deployments and fully supported features.
There are two type of repository in pentaho
- Database Repository
- File base Repository
- Repository store your ETL metadata centrally in your organization. And you allow concurrent access
- Repository offers a nice automatic inventory of all the used transformations, jobs and connections
- Repository allows you to directly load execute transformations and jobs from the repository. So remote execution becomes easier as well