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  1. Preface
  2. Part 1: 10.2
  3. Part 2: Version 10.1.1
  4. Part 3: Version 10.1
  5. Part 4: Version 10.0
  6. Part 5: Version 9.6.1
  7. Part 6: Version 9.6.0

Informatica Documentation

Informatica Documentation

This section describes new guides included with the Informatica documentation. Some new guides are organized based on shared functionality among multiple products and replace previous guides.
The Informatica documentation contains the following new guides:
Informatica Analyst Tool Guide
Contains general information about Informatica Analyst (the Analyst tool). Previously, the Analyst tool was documented in the
Informatica Data Integration Analyst User Guide
.
Informatica Application Service Guide
Contains information about application services. Previously, the application services were documented in the
Informatica Administrator Guide
.
Informatica Connector Toolkit Developer Guide
Contains information about the Informatica Connector Toolkit and how to develop an adapter for the Informatica platform. You can find information on components that you define to develop an adapter such as connection attributes, type system, metadata objects, and run-time behavior.
Informatica Connector Toolkit Getting Started Guide
Contains a tutorial on how to use the Informatica Connector Toolkit to develop a sample MySQL adapter for the Informatica platform. You can find information on how to install Informatica Connector Toolkit and on how to create and publish a sample MySQL adapter with the Informatica Connector Toolkit.
Informatica Data Explorer Data Discovery Guide
Contains information about discovering the metadata of source systems that include content and structure. You can find information on column profiles, data domain discovery, primary key and foreign key discovery, functional dependency discovery, Join analysis, and enterprise discovery. Previously, data discovery was documented in the
Informatica Data Explorer User Guide
.
Informatica Business Glossary Guide
Contains information about Business Glossary. You can find information about how to manage and look up glossary content in the Analyst Tool. Glossary content includes terms, policies, and categories. Previously, information about Metadata Manager Business Glossary was documented in the
Informatica PowerCenter Metadata Manager Business Glossary Guide
.
Informatica Data Quality Exception Management Guide
Contains information about exception management for Data Quality. You can find information about managing exception record tasks in the Analyst tool. Previously, exception management was documented in the
Informatica Data Director for Data Quality Guide
,
Data Quality User Guide
, and
Data Services User Guide
.
Informatica Database View Reference
Contains information about Model Repository views, Profile Warehouse views, and Business Glossary views. Previously, this book was called the
Informatica Data Services Model Repository Views
and the profile views were documented in an H2L article. The Business Glossary views is the new content added in this book.
Informatica Developer Tool Guide
Contains information about Informatica Developer. You can find information on common functionality in the Developer tool. Previously, the Developer tool was documented in the
Informatica Developer User Guide
.
Informatica Mapping Guide
Contains information about configuring Model repository mappings. Previously, the mapping configuration was documented in the
Informatica Developer User Guide
.
Informatica Mapping Specifications Getting Started Guide
Contains getting started information for mapping specifications.
Informatica Mapping Specifications Guide
Contains information about mapping specifications. Previously, the mapping specifications were documented in the
Informatica Data Integration Analyst User Guide
.
Informatica Profile Guide
Contains information about profiles. The guide contains basic information about running column profiles, creating rules, and creating scorecards. Previously, profiling was documented in the
Data Quality User Guide
and
Informatica Data Explorer User Guide
.
Informatica Reference Data Guide
Contains information about reference data objects. A reference data object contains a set of data values that you can use to perform search operations in source data. You can create reference data objects in the Developer tool and Analyst tool, and you can import reference data objects to the Model repository. Previously, reference data objects were documented in the
Informatica Data Quality User Guide
.
Informatica Rule Builder Guide
Contains information about the Rule Builder feature in the Analyst tool. Use Rule Builder to describe business rule requirements as a series of logical statements. You compile the logical statements into a rule specification. The Analyst tool saves a copy of the rule specification as a mapplet in the Model repository.
Informatica Security Guide
Contains information about security for the Informatica domain. Previously, Informatica security was documented in the
Informatica Administrator Guide
.
Informatica SQL Data Service Guide
This manual contains information about creating SQL data services, populating virtual data and connecting to an SQL data service with third party tools. Previously, this book was called the
Informatica Data Services User Guide
.


Updated August 28, 2020