, you must create a configuration file. A configuration file includes parameters related to the Hadoop distribution, repository, simple matching rules, input record layout, and metadata.
You can create a matching rules file based on your requirement. A matching rules file includes parameters related to advanced matching rules. The behavior of the batch jobs depends on the parameters that you configure in the configuration file and the matching rules file.
If you plan to consolidate the linked data, you must create a consolidation rules file. The consolidation rules file contains the row, column, and default rules that the consolidation process uses to create a preferred record for each cluster.