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  1. Preface
  2. Part 1: Installation Getting Started
  3. Part 2: Before You Install the Services
  4. Part 3: Run the Services Installer
  5. Part 4: After You Install the Services
  6. Part 5: Informatica Client Installation
  7. Part 6: Uninstallation
  8. Appendix A: Starting and Stopping Informatica Services
  9. Appendix B: Connecting to Databases from UNIX or Linux

Installation for Enterprise Data Preparation

Installation for Enterprise Data Preparation

Catalog Service

Catalog Service

The Catalog Service is an application service that runs Enterprise Data Catalog in the Informatica domain. It manages the connections between service components and the users that have access to Enterprise Data Catalog search interface and Catalog Administrator.
The catalog represents an indexed inventory of all the configured data assets in an enterprise. You can find metadata and statistical information, such as profile statistics, data asset ratings, data domains, and data relationships, in the catalog.
The following table summarizes the dependencies for products, services, and databases that are associated with the Catalog Service:
Dependency
Summary
Products
The following products use the Catalog Service:
  • Enterprise Data Catalog
  • Enterprise Data Preparation
  • Data Privacy Management
Services
The Catalog Service depends on the following services:
  • Content Management Service
  • Data Integration Service
  • Informatica Cluster Service
  • Model Repository Service
  • Analyst Service
Databases
The Catalog Service does not have any associated database.
If you configure Data Asset Analytics for the Catalog Service, you can select from one of the following databases that you want to configure for Data Asset Analytics:
  • Oracle
  • SQL Server
  • PostgreSQL
Installer
You can create the Catalog Service when you install Enterprise Data Catalog.