Informatica version 9.5 features – Page 1

3. Speeding up the information – delivery process by engaging the business analyst and decreasing the number of steps required. Please check out the excellent explanation here.

Data Validation Option – DVO is a “black box” testing solution that provides automation, repeatability and auditability to virtually any data testing or reconciliation process.

Data Validation Option Benefits:

  • Increased likelihood of project success, lower project risk
  • Significant cost savings, faster time to market
  • 50% source-to-target testing
  • 80% – 90% regression / upgrade testing
  • Ability to test all data, not just a small sample
  • Ability to test in heterogeneous environments
  • No need to write SQL
  • Complete Audit Trail of all your testing activities
  • No need to acquire additional server technology:

4.    Proactive Monitoring:

  • Operations – Improve Uptime
  • Identify issues before workflows fail or lead to erroneous reports
  • 20+ prebuilt alerting rules and templates
  • NEW environmental variables (CPU, memory, tablespace) to track and correlate against schedules and jobs
  • Governance – Improve Quality
  • Identify development best practices violations before they hit production
  • 100s of pre-configured attributes simplify rule customization
  • Regulate SQL overrides, enforce commit and cache sizes and dozens of other documented practices

5. PowerCenter Metadata Manager– Meta Data reports- Consolidated Metadata Catalog- Personalized data lineage- Business Glossary- 3rd Party BI- Metadata bookmarks

New in 9.5

  • New XConnect for SAP BW 7.0, 7.3
  • New XConnect for custom metadata
  • Rule-based linking
  • Easier to develop and manage: Validation, user-friendly logging
  • Revamped all XConnects for BI and data modeling tools
  • Focused functionality on Operational (Production) validation scenarios
  • Incremental validation
  • Enhanced reports and dashboards with drill down (Jasper)
  • Single Sign-on
  • Testing across heterogeneous table joins
  • Extending data support

6. Big Transaction Data PowerExchange – for Relational, Data Warehousing, Applications

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