Setting up the input records - 7.2


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Data Governance > Third-party systems > Data Quality components > Deduplication components
Data Quality and Preparation > Third-party systems > Data Quality components > Deduplication components
Design and Development > Third-party systems > Data Quality components > Deduplication components


  1. Double-click tFixedFlowInput to open its Component view.
  2. Click the three-dot button next to Edit schema to open the schema editor.
  3. Click the plus button nine times to add nine rows and rename these rows respectively. In this example, they are: acctName, addr, city, state, zip, country, phone, data, credibility. They are the nine columns of the schema of the input data.
  4. In the Type column, select the data types for the rows of interest. In this example, select Date for the data column and Double for the credibility column.

    Be aware of setting the proper data type so that later you are able to define the validation rules easily.

  5. In the Date Pattern column, type in the data pattern to reflect the date format of interest. In this scenario, this format is yyyyMMdd.
  6. Click OK to validate these changes and accept the propagation prompted by the pop-up dialog box.
  7. In the Mode area of the Basic settings view, select Use Inline Content (delimited file) to enter the input data of interest.
  8. In the Content field, enter the input data to be processed. This data should correspond to the schema you have defined and in this example, the contents of the data are:
    GRIZZARD CO.;110 N MARYLAND AVE;GLENDALE;CA;912066;FR;8185431314;20110101;5
    GRIZZARD;110 NORTH MARYLAND AVENUE;GLENDALE;CA;912066;US;9003254892;20110118;4
    GRIZZARD INC;110 N. MARYLAND AVENUE;GLENDALE;CA;91206;US;(818) 543-1315;20110103;2
    GRIZZARD CO;1480 S COLORADO BOULEVARD;LOS ANGELES;CA;91206;US;(800) 325-4892;20110115;1