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  1. Installation Getting Started
  2. Before You Install the Services
  3. Run the Big Data Suite Installer
  4. After You Install the Services
  5. Install the Developer Tool
  6. Uninstallation
  7. Starting and Stopping Informatica Services
  8. Connecting to Databases
  9. Updating the DynamicSections Parameter of a DB2 Database
  10. Silent Input Properties File

Installation and Configuration Guide

Installation and Configuration Guide

Informatica Client Tools

Informatica Client Tools

You use Informatica clients to access underlying Informatica functionality in the domain. The clients make requests to the Service Manager and to application services.
The Informatica clients consist of thick client applications and thin or web client applications that you use to access services and repositories in the domain.
The following table describes the clients associated with big data products:
Informatica Client
Description
Informatica Developer (the Developer tool)
A thick client application to create and run data objects, mappings, profiles, and workflows.
Used by Big Data Management, Big Data Parser, Big Data Quality, and Big Data Streaming.
Informatica Administrator (the Administrator tool)
A web application to manage the domain and application services.
Used by Big Data Management, Big Data Parser, Big Data Quality, Big Data Streaming, Enterprise Data Catalog, and Enterprise Data Lake.
Informatica Analyst (the Analyst tool)
A web application to analyze, cleanse, integrate, and standardize data in an enterprise.
Used by Big Data Management, Big Data Quality, Big Data Streaming, and Enterprise Data Catalog.
Informatica Mass Ingestion (the Mass Ingestion tool)
A web application to create, deploy, run, and monitor mass ingestion specifications.
Used by Big Data Management, Big Data Parser, Big Data Quality, and Big Data Streaming.
Enterprise Data Lake application
A web client application to search, discover, and prepare big data sets.
Used by Enterprise Data Lake.
Enterprise Data Catalog application
A web application to analyze and understand large volumes of catalog metadata in the enterprise.
Used by Enterprise Data Catalog and Enterprise Data Lake.
Enterprise Data Catalog Administrator (the Catalog Administrator tool)
A web application to manage and monitor the catalog resources, scanners, schedules, attributes, and connections.
Used by Enterprise Data Catalog and Enterprise Data Lake.
Determine how many instances of the Developer tool you want to install. You do not need to plan for the web client applications.