Tracing a data impact - 7.1

Talend Data Catalog Manager User Guide

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Talend Documentation Team
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7.1
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Talend Big Data Platform
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Design and Development
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Talend Data Catalog
Trace the path of any source object to understand how changing this element can impact the whole business intelligence process chain. You can perform the data impact analysis from the model where the object belongs or from a diagram.

Procedure

  1. Open a model from the Repository panel or from the configuration Architecture diagram.
  2. Right click the object that you want to perform the impact analysis.
  3. Select Trace Data Impact.

    The Advanced Lineage Options dialog box opens.

  4. In the Trace field, select Data Impact from the drop-down list.
  5. In the Options area, fill in the following fields.
    Field Description
    Scope

    Model: Within the opened model.

    Model directory: Within the directory of models containing the opened model.

    Configuration: Within the entire selected configuration.

    Configuration Select the configuration.
    Display

    Text/List: You can see the result in text mode.

    Graph/Flow: You can see the result in graphic mode.

    If you choose Graph/Flow, then select one of the following check boxes:
    • Show Control Links
    • Show Internal Objects
    • Show External Objects
  6. Optionally, select the Save as default lineage options check box to save the above selected options as the default ones in the future.