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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

Changing the Type Configuration for a Map Port

Changing the Type Configuration for a Map Port

The default type configuration for a map is
<string, string>
. You can change the type configuration for a map port. Specify the data type of the key-value pair.
  1. In the transformation, select the map port for which you want to set the type configuration.
  2. In the
    Type Configuration
    column, click the
    Open
    button.
    The
    Type Configuration
    dialog box appears:
    The Type Configuration dialog box for a map port shows the properties for the data type, precision, and scale for the key and value. The default key data type is string, and the default value data type is string.
  3. Specify the properties for the key and value of the map data type.
    1. In the
      Type
      drop-down menu, select the data type.
    2. Optionally, in the
      Precision
      box, specify the maximum number of significant digits for numeric data types, or maximum number of characters for string data types.
    3. Optionally, in the
      Scale
      box, specify the maximum number of digits after the decimal point of numeric values.
  4. Click
    OK
    .
    On the
    Ports
    tab, the specified type configuration appears in the
    Type Configuration
    column of the map port.


Updated November 09, 2018