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  1. Version 10.1.1
  2. Version 10.1
  3. Version 10.0
  4. Version 9.6.1
  5. Version 9.6.0

Profiles

Effective in version 10.0, profiles in the Analyst tool have the following changes:
Effective in version 10.0, you can create a column profile with the
Specify General Properties
,
Select Source
,
Specify Settings
, and
Specify Rules and Filters
steps in the profile wizard.
Previously, you created a column profile with the
Step 1 of 6
through
Step 6 of 6
steps in the profile wizard.
For more information about column profile, see the "Column Profiles in Informatica Analyst" chapter in the
Informatica 10.0 Data Discovery Guide
.
Effective in version 10.0, you can view all the columns and rules in a profile in the summary view, and view the properties of a column or rule in detail in the detailed view.
Previously, the profile results were displayed in
Column Profiling
,
Properties
, and
Data Preview
views.
For more information about column profile results, see the "Column Profile Results in Informatica Analyst" chapter in the
Informatica 10.0 Data Discovery Guide
.
Effective in version 10.0, you can edit a column profile through the profile wizard.
Previously, you could click
Actions
Edit
to select and edit one of the options.
For more information about column profile, see the "Column Profiles in Informatica Analyst" chapter in the
Informatica 10.0 Data Discovery Guide
.
Effective in version 10.0, you can click
Discovery workspace
Profile
, and choose to create a single source profile or enterprise discovery profile in the profile wizard.
Previously, you had to click
Discovery workspace
Data Object Profile
to create a profile, or click
Discovery workspace
Enterprise Discovery Profile
to create an enterprise discovery profile.
For more information about column profile, see the "Column Profiles in Informatica Analyst" chapter in the
Informatica 10.0 Data Discovery Guide
.
Effective in version 10.0, you can click
New
Profile
in the header area, and choose to create a single source profile or enterprise discovery profile in the profile wizard.
Previously, you had to click
New
Data Object Profile
to create a profile, or click
New
Enterprise Discovery Profile
to create an enterprise discovery profile.
For more information about column profile, see the "Column Profiles in Informatica Analyst" chapter in the
Informatica 10.0 Data Discovery Guide
.
Effective in version 10.0, you can create, add, or delete rules for a profile in the profile wizard.
Previously, you had to click
Actions
Edit
Column Profiling Rules
to add, delete, or create rules for the profile.
For more information about rules, see the "Rules in Informatica Analyst" chapter in the
Informatica 10.0 Data Discovery Guide
.
Effective in version 10.0, you can right-click on the data object in the
Library
workspace and create a column profile.
Previously, this option was not available.
For more information about column profiles, see the "Column Profiles in Informatica Analyst" chapter in the
Informatica 10.0 Data Discovery Guide
.
Effective in version 10.0, all the filters that you create for a profile are applicable to all the columns and data domains in the profile and can be reused in the scorecard that you create on the profile.
Previously, you could create filters for the profile.
For more information about filters, see the "Filters in Informatica Analyst" chapter in the
Informatica 10.0 Data Discovery Guide
.
Effective in version 10.0, the sampling option is applicable to both column profile and data domain discovery.
Previously, you could select different sampling options for the column profile and data domain discovery.
For more information about filters, see the "Filters in Informatica Analyst" chapter in the
Informatica 10.0 Data Discovery Guide
.


Updated April 09, 2019