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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to the Informatica Connector Toolkit
  3. Installing and Upgrading the Informatica Connector Toolkit
  4. Building an Adapter
  5. Connection Attributes
  6. Type System
  7. Metadata Objects
  8. Partitioning Capability
  9. Run-time Behavior
  10. Adapter Example: MySQL
  11. Adapter Example: YouTube
  12. Metadata Models
  13. ASO Model
  14. Adapter Project Migration

Informatica Connector Toolkit Developer Guide

Informatica Connector Toolkit Developer Guide

Features of Type A Metadata Template

Features of Type A Metadata Template

The Informatica Connector Toolkit uses the Type A metadata pattern template to define the metadata pattern for flat records.
The Type A metadata pattern template supports the following features:
Catalog
A catalog is a container for metadata objects that you can import.
Container
A container is a collection of packages.
Package
A package contains flat records. A package may also contain other packages.
Flat record
A flat record represents the structure of the native metadata object that you can import. The flat record structure contains fields, relationships, index, and constraints.
Field
A field is a data structure for a single piece of data in a data source.
Record relationship
A record relationship represents the relationship between flat records.
Index
An index represents a native index that orders the flat records or uniquely identifies a flat record.
Constraints
A constraint represents the unique key and primary key for a flat record.


Updated January 22, 2019