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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Informatica Edge Data Streaming
  3. Licenses
  4. Using Informatica Administrator
  5. Creating and Managing the Edge Data Streaming Service
  6. Edge Data Streaming Entity Types
  7. Edge Data Streaming Nodes
  8. Data Connections
  9. Working With Data Flows
  10. Managing the Edge Data Streaming Components
  11. Security
  12. High Availability
  13. Disaster Recovery
  14. Monitoring Edge Data Streaming Entities
  15. Troubleshooting
  16. Frequently Asked Questions
  17. Regular Expressions
  18. Command Line Program
  19. Configuring Edge Data Streaming to Work With a ZooKeeper Observer
  20. Glossary

User Guide

User Guide

Frequently Asked Questions About Edge Data Streaming

The following frequently asked questions can help you configure and use EDS more effectively.
Can I install Edge Data Streaming as a service when I have already installed Informatica Big Data Edition (BDE)?
No. We do not offer Edge Data Streaming as a service when you have installed Big Data Edition (BDE). If you install EDS on a machine where BDE is installed, you might find issues when you set up the INFA_HOME variable for EDS or BDE. Also, when you run EDS or BDE, there can be performance issues because of excessive load on the machine.
Can I use a regex filter with the asterisk (*) character in a flat file source to stream multiple files into a folder?
Yes, you can use a regex filter with the * character to stream multiple files into a folder. However, you might not be able to use a regex filter for recursive operations to stream files which are distributed across multiple folders or files placed in multiple sub-folders.
Can I recycle a Edge Data Streaming Service?
No. The Recycle option is not supported on EDS.
How do I change the database type assigned to a Edge Data Streaming Service?
You need to delete the existing Edge Data Streaming Service and create a new one with the database type that you want to use.
Delete the existing service. Wait for the Administrator Daemon to com up, and then create a Edge Data Streaming Service. Select the appropriate database type when you specify the database properties for the new Edge Data Streaming Service.


Updated March 19, 2019


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