Table of Contents


  1. Preface
  2. Components
  3. Business services
  4. File listeners
  5. Fixed-width file formats
  6. Hierarchical schemas
  7. Intelligent structure models
  8. Mapplets
  9. Saved queries
  10. Shared sequences
  11. User-defined functions



Intelligent structure models

Intelligent structure

intelligent structure
model is an asset that is based on a sample file that contains data with little or no structure.
Intelligent Structure Discovery
, a service that is part of CLAIRE technology, determines the underlying patterns of the sample file and creates a model that can be used to transform, parse, and generate output groups.
Long, complex files with little or no structure can be difficult to parse.
Intelligent Structure Discovery
can automatically decipher input data and discover the patterns, repetitions, relationships, and types of data in unstructured files.
Intelligent Structure Discovery
creates a model that expresses the expected output data. You can use an
intelligent structure model
in mappings to parse unstructured, semi-structured, or structured data.
After you create an
intelligent structure
model you can view, edit, refine, and export it. When you save or export an
intelligent structure
Intelligent Structure Discovery
creates an
You can create models from the following input types:
  • Delimited files, for example, CSV files
  • Machine generated files such as weblogs and clickstreams
  • JSON files
  • XML files
  • ORC files
  • Avro files
  • Parquet files
  • Microsoft Excel files
  • Data within PDF form fields
  • Data within Microsoft Word tables

Updated January 22, 2021