Power Center 8 is Informatica's enterprise data integration platform that serves as the foundation for all data integration projects.Power Center 8 is a scalable, platform independent product, capable of reading from and writing to virtually any data source.
Metadata is stored in a global metadata repository, enabling data lineage functionality.
Tuning a Power Center 8 ETL environment is not that straightforward. There are four crucial domains that require attention: system, network, database and the Power Center 8 installation itself.
Very small lookups (count of keys on the order of a few dozen to a few hundred) can be passed at query time as a "map" lookup as per dimension specs.
Other lookup types are available as extensions, including: The following documents the behavior of the cluster-wide config which is accessible through the coordinator.
We create a reusable Sequence Generator transformation in the mapping and map the NEXTVAL port to the SK field in the target table in the INSERT flow of the mapping.
The start value is usually kept 1 and incremented by 1.
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When we import a flat file lookup source, the Designer invokes the Flat File Wizard. Cached or Un-cached Lookup: We can check the option in Properties Tab to Cache to lookup or not. Define the following components when you configure a Lookup transformation in a mapping: 1. When you configure a lookup condition in a Lookup transformation, you can compare the value of one or more columns in the source data with values in the lookup source or cache.