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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Data Validation Option
  3. Repositories
  4. XML Data Source
  5. Tests for XML Data Sources
  6. Connections
  7. Expressions
  8. Table Pairs
  9. Tests for Table Pairs
  10. Single-Table Constraints
  11. Tests for Single-Table Constraints
  12. Examples of Tests from Spreadsheets
  13. SQL Views
  14. Lookup Views
  15. Join Views
  16. Aggregate Views
  17. Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools Reports
  18. Dashboards
  19. DVOCmd Command Line Program
  20. Troubleshooting
  21. Appendix A: Datatype Reference
  22. Appendix B: Reporting Views
  23. Appendix C: Metadata Import Syntax
  24. Appendix D: Jasper Reports
  25. Appendix E: Glossary

Data Validation Option User Guide

Data Validation Option User Guide

Data Validation Application Services

Data Validation Application Services

Data Validation Option uses application services in the Informatica domain to perform data integration and data validation operations. The application services that you use depend on the operations that you perform.
Data Validation Option uses the following application services in the Informatica domain:
PowerCenter Integration Service
The PowerCenter Integration Service runs the mappings that you create in the PowerCenter Client. When you run a validation test, the PowerCenter Integration Service generates validation mappings and stores them in the Data Validation Option target folder of the PowerCenter repository. It runs the validation mappings and writes the results to the Data Validation Option repository.
PowerCenter Repository Service
The PowerCenter Repository Service manages the PowerCenter repository. It refreshes the folders and objects that you see in the Data Validation Client.
Metadata Manager Service
The Metadata Manager Service manages the Metadata Manager repository. You can integrate Data Validation Option with Metadata Manager. The integration allows you to analyze the impact of test results on data sources. When you integrate Data Validation Option with Metadata Manager, you must create a PowerCenter resource for the PowerCenter repository.