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  1. Preface
  2. Part 1: Installation Getting Started
  3. Part 2: Before You Install the Services
  4. Part 3: Run the Services Installer
  5. Part 4: After You Install the Services
  6. Part 5: Informatica Client Installation
  7. Part 6: Uninstallation
  8. Appendix A: Starting and Stopping Informatica Services
  9. Appendix B: Connecting to Databases from UNIX or Linux
  10. Appendix C: Updating the DynamicSections Parameter of a DB2 Database

Installation for Data Engineering

Installation for Data Engineering

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 client tools for Data Engineering products:
Informatica Client
Description
Informatica Developer (the Developer tool)
A thick client application to create and run data objects, mappings, profiles, and workflows.
Informatica Administrator (the Administrator tool)
A web application to manage the domain and application services.
Informatica Analyst (the Analyst tool)
A web application to analyze, cleanse, integrate, and standardize data in an enterprise.
Informatica Mass Ingestion (the Mass Ingestion tool)
A web application to create, deploy, run, and monitor mass ingestion specifications.
Determine how many instances of the Developer tool you want to install. You do not need to plan for the web client applications.
The following table describes the tools for PowerCenter:
Informatica Client
Description
Informatica Developer (the Developer tool)
A thick client application to create and run data objects, mappings, profiles, and workflows.
Informatica Administrator (the Administrator tool)
A web application to manage the domain and application services.
Informatica Analyst (the Analyst tool)
A web application to analyze, cleanse, integrate, and standardize data in an enterprise.
PowerCenter Client
A thick client application to create and run mappings, sessions, and workflows.
Determine how many instances of the PowerCenter Client and the Developer tool that you want to install. You do not need to plan for the web client applications.