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Enterprise Data Catalog: Configuration and Maintenance

onDemand | Big Data | Self-Paced | Version 10.2

Enterprise Data Catalog: Configuration and Maintenance

Course Overview

This course is applicable for software version 10.2. 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.

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After successfully completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Install and Configure EDC considering the sizing requirements
  • Use the Catalog Administrator interface
  • Manage Resources, Schedules, Attributes, Synonyms and Connections
  • Configure reusable settings
  • Monitor and troubleshoot EDC
  • Manage Data Domains and Composite Data Domains
  • Extract metadata from data sources using the Universal Connectivity Framework
  • Create Custom models and Custom resource types

Target Audience

  • Administrator
  • Architect
  • Developer



Module 1: Enterprise Data Catalog - Overview

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

Module 2: EDC Pre-installation

  • Installation overview and process
  • Perform Pre-installation steps

Module 3: EDC Deployment Method

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

Module 4: Resource Management

  • System resources
  • Resource security
  • Connections
  • Connection types
  • Profile Configuration
  • Reusable Data Integration Service (DIS) configuration
  • Schedules

Module 5: Attribute Management and Synonyms

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

Module 6: Data Domains

  • Data Domain Discovery
  • Data Domains and Data Domain groups
  • Data Domain Curation
  • Data Domain Inference
  • Data Domain Propagation
  • Composite Data Domains
  • Smart Domains
  • Data Similarity

Module 7: Universal Connectivity Framework

  • Metadata Models
  • Universal connectivity framework
  • Supported metadata sources
  • Crating resource types
  • Creating resource for the defined resource type

Module 8: 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

Module 9: 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

Module 10: Monitoring and Troubleshooting EDC

  • Monitor resources and tasks
  • Manage tasks
  • Apply filters to monitor tasks
  • Troubleshoot errors in EDC
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onDemand | Big Data | Self-Paced | Version 10.2

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