Effective in version 10.4.0, you can configure resources to extract metadata about data sources or other resources in the catalog referenced by the resource. Examples include source and target tables in PowerCenter mappings, and source tables and files from Tableau reports. These referenced data sources are referred to as Reference Resources and the assets included in the data sources are referred to as reference assets. You can view the reference resources and reference assets in Enterprise Data Catalog applications. To view the complete lineage in Enterprise Data Catalog, you can perform connection assignments for the reference resources. You can perform connection assignments between the reference resources and the resources you configure in Enterprise Data Catalog for the reference resource data sources.
You can configure the following resources to extract metadata about data sources or other resources in the catalog referenced by the resource:
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
SQL Server Integration Service
For more information, see the
Informatica 10.4.0 Catalog Administrator Guide
Informatica 10.4.0 Enterprise Data Catalog User Guide.