RapidMiner Documentation

There are extensive resources to guide your experience with RapidMiner.

Please note that we’re currently updating our documentation to reflect our new product names:
RapidMiner is now RapidMiner Studio, and RapidAnalytics is now RapidMiner Server.

Documentation and Manuals

RAPIDMINER STUDIO MANUAL

The RapidMiner Studio Manual is the main documentation of RapidMiner Studio. It contains a detailed introduction to the basic concepts as well as a complete description of the program itself. Download the PDF.

RAPIDMINER CLOUD DOCUMENTATION

The RapidMiner Cloud Documentation includes guides for activating RapidMiner Cloud, running processes on our Cloud infrastructure, and connecting your Twitter, Dropbox, Amazon S3, etc. accounts to Cloud Connectors. Read more >

RAPIDMINER OPERATOR REFERENCE MANUAL

This is complete reference manual of RapidMiner Operators, explaining all parameters, ports, and subprocesses. The usage of each operator is illustrated with at least one tutorial process. Download the PDF.

RAPIDMINER ADVANCED CHARTS MANUAL

This addition to the RapidMiner Studio Manual includes detailed descriptions of the advanced RapidMiner charts. All features of these charts are described and illustrated with examples. Download the PDF.

HOW TO EXTEND RAPIDMINER GUIDE

This guide helps you get started on implementing your own RapidMiner Extensions. From executing new algorithms to designing user interface components, this guide contains step-by-step explanations of everything you need to know. It is accompanied by a tutorial project that can be run immediately. Download the PDF.

Books and Academic Resources

DATA MINING FOR THE MASSES

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In this book, Professor Matt North, a former risk analyst and database developer for eBay.com, uses RapidMiner to teach the basics of data mining. Simple examples, clear explanations, and demonstrated techniques help you answer your toughest business questions. Download the PDF.

RAPIDMINER IN ACADEMIC USE

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There are many advantages to using RapidMiner for academic projects. This paper illustrates how you can use RapidMiner to perform data analyses in the data-driven sciences, evaluate newly developed data mining algorithms, and add a great amount of visibility and reproducibility to your results. Download the PDF.

RAPIDMINER: DATA MINING USE CASES AND BUSINESS ANALYTICS APPLICATIONS

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This newly released book, written by leaders in the data mining community including RapidMiner developers, provides an in-depth look at the application of RapidMiner’s data mining and business analytics tools to diverse fields, including scientific research, medicine, industry, and commerce. It covers all relevant steps of the data mining process, from data loading to visualization to integration with other tools and infrastructures. Each application-oriented chapter gives you the necessary analytics as well as reproducible, step-by-step descriptions of their implementation with RapidMiner and RapidMiner Server.  Case studies serve as blueprints for your own data mining applications, enabling you to effectively solve similar problems. Read more >

RapidMiner Videos

studio_video_tutorialOur collection of video tutorials shows how RapidMiner Studio can be used to efficiently solve data mining problems. Topics cover user interface, data import and preparation, modeling, evaluation, and visualization.

This video series explains the usage of RapidMiner Server (formerly called RapidAnalytics). Topics include using RapidMiner Server as a repository, scheduling jobs, reporting, and the creation of Web services to integrate RapidMiner Server with other parts of your IT infrastructure.

RapidMinerResources.com is a collection of training videos created to give a detailed explanation of the important operators that practitioners need to understand in order to get the best out of the product.

Additional Resources

  • This podcast introduces you to Predictive Analytics as RapidMiner CEO, Ingo Mierswa, provides insight and applicable uses of analytics in an organization.
  • Our changelog lists all changes that over time have been made to RapidMiner Studio.
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