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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Informatica Big Data Management
  3. Connections
  4. Mappings in the Hadoop Environment
  5. Mapping Objects in the Hadoop Environment
  6. Processing Hierarchical Data on the Spark Engine
  7. Stateful Computing on the Spark Engine
  8. Monitoring Mappings in the Hadoop Environment
  9. Mappings in the Native Environment
  10. Profiles
  11. Native Environment Optimization
  12. Data Type Reference
  13. Complex File Data Object Properties
  14. Function Reference
  15. Parameter Reference

Complex File Data Object Overview Properties

Complex File Data Object Overview Properties

The Data Integration Service uses overview properties when it reads data from or writes data to a complex file.
Overview properties include general properties that apply to the complex file data object. They also include object properties that apply to the resources in the complex file data object. The Developer tool displays overview properties for complex files in the
Overview
view.

General Properties

The following table describes the general properties that you configure for complex files:
Property
Description
Name
The name of the complex file data object.
Description
The description of the complex file data object.
Access Method
The access method for the resource.
  • Connection. Select
    Connection
    to specify an HDFS connection.
  • File. Select
    File
    to browse for a file on your local system.
Connection
The name of the HDFS connection.

Objects Properties

The following table describes the objects properties that you configure for complex files:
Property
Description
Name
The name of the resource.
Type
The native data type of the resource.
Description
The description of the resource.
Access Type
Indicates that you can perform read and write operations on the complex file data object. You cannot edit this property.


Updated November 09, 2018