Informatica Developer - Export - 7.1

Talend Data Catalog Bridges

author
Talend Documentation Team
EnrichVersion
7.1
EnrichProdName
Talend Big Data Platform
Talend Data Fabric
Talend Data Management Platform
Talend Data Services Platform
Talend MDM Platform
Talend Real-Time Big Data Platform
EnrichPlatform
Talend Data Catalog

Bridge Requirements

This bridge:
  • requires the tool to be installed to access its SDK.

Bridge Specifications

Vendor Informatica
Tool Name Developer
Tool Version 9.x to 10.x
Tool Web Site https://www.informatica.com/products/data-integration.html
Supported Methodology [Data Integration] Data Store (Logical Data Model) via Eclipse Java API on XML File

BRIDGE INFORMATION
Export tool: Informatica Developer 9.x to 10.x (https://www.informatica.com/products/data-integration.html)
Export interface: [Data Integration] Data Store (Logical Data Model) via Eclipse Java API on XML File to Informatica Developer
Export bridge: 'InformaticaDeveloper' 10.1.0

BRIDGE DOCUMENTATION
Importing Informatica Developer metadata objects exported into XML format.
This bridge requires a java JVM version 1.6.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


Bridge Parameters

Parameter Name Description Type Values Default Scope
Version Select here the version of the tool you want to connect to.

This software version must be installed on the computer that is running this bridge.
ENUMERATED
Latest
10.1
10.0
9.6
9.5
9.1
9.0
Latest  
File This bridge generates an XML file.

In order to load the converted model into the Informatica Developer:

For example, to export one or more data model using Informatica Developer into an XML file:
1. Start the Developer tool.
2. From the 'File' menu, select the 'Import' menu item.
3. From the Import wizard, select 'Informatica', then 'Objects'.
4. Then, select the XML file, and the target project.
5. Finally, click the 'Finish' button.

For more details about exporting and importing objects, refer to the Informatica documentation.
FILE *.xml   Mandatory
Installation directory The full path to the Informatica Developer installation directory. The directory is used to search for proper JAR files used by the bridge at runtime. DIRECTORY     Mandatory

 

Bridge Mapping

Meta Integration Repository (MIR)
Metamodel
(based on the OMG CWM standard)
"Informatica Developer"
Metamodel
InformaticaDeveloper
Mapping Comments
     
Association Reference only associations with valid ForeignKey attributes are exported
Description Description  
Name Name  
AssociationRole Reference  
AssociationRoleNameMap Reference used when FK attribute renaming occurs
Attribute Attribute  
Description Description  
InitialValue Default Value  
Name Name  
Optional Nullable  
Position Position  
BaseType Attribute Datatype only when used by attributes
DataType Datatype See datatype conversion arrays
Length precision  
Scale scale  
CandidateKey Primary, Alternate Key  
Description Description  
Name Name  
Class Logical Data Object  
Description Description  
Name Name calculated using name and schema name if available
DerivedType Attribute Datatype  
DataType Datatype See datatype conversion arrays
Length Precision  
LowerBound Lower constraint  
Scale Scale  
UpperBound Upper constraint  
ForeignKey Reference  
StoreModel Model  
Description Description  
Name Name