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Informatica EDC (Enterprise Data Catalog) - Configuration & Maintenance

( Duration: 3 Days )

In Informatica EDC - Configuration & Maintenance training course, you will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to install, configure, and maintain an Enterprise Data Catalog (EDC) environment. Using the Catalog Administrator, learn to manage and monitor resources, schedules, attributes, and connections for initial implementation and ongoing system maintenance.

By attending Informatica EDC - Configuration & Maintenance workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • List the steps to install and configure EDC considering the sizing requirements
  • Scan resources to obtain datasets
  • Enable profiling in resources
  • Manage resources, schedules, attributes, synonyms and connections
  • Configure reusable settings
  • Manage data domains and composite data domains
  • Monitor and troubleshoot EDC
  • Create custom models and custom resource types

The Informatica EDC - Configuration & Maintenance class is ideal for:

  • Administrators
  • Architects
  • Developers



Enterprise Data Catalog-Overview

  • Major Business Challenges
  • EDC as a Solution
  • Key capabilities of EDC
  • Metadata and Metadata Management
  • EDC architecture
  • EDC features
  • EDC concepts
  • Catalog administration tasks
  • Catalog Administrator workspaces

EDC Pre-Installation

  • Installation overview
  • Installation Phases
  • Perform Pre-installation steps
  • Deployment Methods

EDC Installation

  • Pre-installation checklist
  • Installation Files
  • Installation modes
  • EDC Installation
  • Installation in Silent Mode
  • Post-installation phases
  • Uninstallation steps

Resource Creation

  • Overview of resources and scanners
  • Creation of Users
  • Create and scan resources:
    • Oracle
    • PowerCenter
    • Hive
    • Business Glossary
    • Axon
    • Informatica Platform
  • Supported File System and File Formats


  • Resource Security
  • Users and Groups Permissions

Resource Management

  • Connections Management
  • Connection types
  • Profile Configuration Management
  • Metadata and Data Profile Filters
  • Unique Key Inference
  • Business Term Propagation
  • Reusable Data Integration Service (DIS) configuration
  • Schedule Management

Data Domains

  • Data Domain Discovery
  • Data Domain Discovery Types
  • Supported Resource Types for Data Discovery
  • Data Domains and Data Domain groups
  • Data Domain Curation
  • Data Domain Inference
  • Data Domain Propagation
  • Composite Data Domains
  • Smart Domains
  • Data Similarity

Attribute Management and Synonyms

  • System and Custom attributes
  • Attribute properties
  • Edit system attributes
  • Create and use custom attributes
  • Synonym definition files
  • Upload the synonym definition file in Catalog Administrator

Custom Models and Resources

  • Types of metadata models
  • Custom scanner framework
  • Custom metadata integration
  • Create and manage custom model
  • Create the custom resource type
  • Create the custom resource
  • Custom Scanners
  • Extracting metadata from custom scanners
  • Metadata Ingestion

Monitoring and Troubleshooting EDC

  • Monitor resources and tasks
  • Manage tasks
  • Apply filters to monitor tasks
  • Troubleshoot errors in EDC


  • REST API Overview
  • Concepts Exposed by REST API
  • HTTP Methods
  • Cataloging with REST APIs
  • Lineage Filter APIs
  • Resource Execution API
  • Resource Information API
  • Model Modification API

Performance Tuning

  • Performance tuning stages and parameters
  • EDC sizing recommendations
  • Tuning performance based on the size of the data
  • Tuning performance for similarity
  • Tuning profile warehouse
  • Data integration service system requirements for profiling
  • Tuning for profiling performance
  • Data integration service parameters
  • Profile configuration in data integration service
  • Data integration service profiling properties

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