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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Test Data Management
  3. Test Data Manager
  4. Projects
  5. Policies
  6. Data Discovery
  7. Data Subset
  8. Data Masking
  9. Data Masking Techniques and Parameters
  10. Data Generation
  11. Data Generation Techniques and Parameters
  12. Working with Test Data Warehouse
  13. Plans and Workflows
  14. Monitor
  15. Reports
  16. ilmcmd
  17. tdwcmd
  18. tdwquery
  19. Data Type Reference
  20. Data Type Reference for Test Data Warehouse
  21. Glossary

Repository Connections

Repository Connections

TDM requires connections to repositories.
TDM accesses the following repositories:
TDM repository
The PowerCenter Integration Service stores TDM components in the TDM repository.
A data masking, data generation, or data subset workflow requires a connection to the TDM repository.
Model repository
When you run profiles to discover data, the TDM Server sends a request to the Data Integration Service to extract data for the source tables. The Data Integration Service sends a request to its associated Model Repository Service to load the metadata for the tables to the Model repository.
Profiling warehouse
The Data Integration Service loads the profile results to the profiling warehouse. When you create a Data Integration Service in the Administrator tool, you configure a profiling warehouse.
PowerCenter repository
When you import metadata into Test Data Manager from a PowerCenter source, the TDM Server sends a request to the PowerCenter Repository Service to copy source metadata from the PowerCenter repository into the TDM repository.
Test data warehouse repository
When you run a TDM operation to create a data set in the test data warehouse, the Test Data Manager Service stores the project metadata and source table metadata in the test data warehouse repository.