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  1. Preface
  2. Part 1: Version 10.5.1
  3. Part 2: Versions 10.5 - 10.5.0.1
  4. Part 3: Versions 10.4.1 - 10.4.1.3
  5. Part 4: Versions 10.4 - 10.4.0.2
  6. Part 5: Versions 10.2.2 - 10.2.2 HotFix 1
  7. Part 6: Version 10.2.1
  8. Part 7: Version 10.2 - 10.2 HotFix 2

Supported Resource Types for Data Discovery

Supported Resource Types for Data Discovery

Effective in version 10.2.1, you can enable data discovery for the following resources to extract profiling metadata:
  • Unstructured file types:
    • Apple Files. Supported extension types include .key, .pages, .numbers, .ibooks, and .ipa.
    • Open Office Files. Supported extension types include .odt, .ott, .odm, .ods, .ots, .odp, .odg, .otp, .odg, .otg, and .odf.
  • Structured file types:
    • Avro. Supported extension type is .avro.
      This file type is available for HDFS resource and File System resource. For the File System resource, you can choose only the Local File protocol.
    • Parquet. Supported extension type is .parquet.
      This file type is available for HDFS resource and File System resource. For the File System resource, you can choose only the Local File protocol.
  • Other resources:
    • Azure Data Lake Store
    • File System. Supported protocols include Local File, SFTP, and SMB/CIFS protocol.
    • HDFS. Supported distribution includes MapR FS.
    • Microsoft Azure Blob Storage
    • OneDrive
    • SharePoint
For more information about new resources, see the
Informatica 10.2 .1 Catalog Administrator Guide
.