ExistBI provide this 3-day Enterprise Data Catalog training for Configuration and Maintenance to help students gain the skills and knowledge necessary to install, configure, and maintain an Enterprise Data Catalog (EDC) environment. Using the Catalog Administrator, learn to manage and monitor resources, schedules, attributes, and connections for initial implementation and ongoing system maintenance.


After successfully completing this Informatica course, you will be able to:

  • Install and Configure EDC considering the sizing requirements
  • Manage Resources, Schedules, Attributes, Synonyms and Connections
  • Monitor and troubleshoot EDC
  • Extract metadata from data sources using the Universal Connectivity Framework
  • Use the Catalog Administrator interface
  • Configure reusable settings
  • Manage Data Domains and Composite Data Domains
  • Create Custom models and Custom resource types

Course Duration

  • Three-day instructor-led onsite / virtual classroom
  • 60% lecture, 40% hands-on


  • None


  • Administrator
  • Architect
  • Developer

Agenda Overview

Module 1: Overview of EnterpriseMoe Data Catalog

  • EDC use cases
  • EDC architecture
  • Key capabilities of EDC
  • EDC Concepts
  • Catalog Administrator workspaces overview

Module 2: EDC Sizing and Pre-Installation Steps

  • Resource planning by sizing requirements
  • Planning the Domain
  • Preparing databases for the Informatica Domain

Module 3: EDC Deployment Method

  • External Hadoop Cluster Deployment
  • Internal Hadoop Cluster Deployment

Module 4: Installation and Configuration

  • EDC Installation Modes
  • Step by Step Installation
  • Creating a domain
  • Creating Application Services
  • Uninstalling EDC

Module 5: EDC Administration Overview

  • EDC Administration architecture
  • Supported connectivity
  • Catalog administration
  • Catalog administration process steps
  • EDC concepts related to administration
  • Accessing Catalog Administrator

Module 6: Catalog Administrator User Interface

  • Start Workspace
  • Resource Workspace
  • Monitoring Workspace
  • Library Workspace
  • Data Domains Workspace

Module 7: Resource Management

  • Resource Characteristics
  • Resource Types
  • Creating a resource
  • Editing a resource
  • Scanning a resource
  • System resources
  • Resource security

Module 8: Schedule Management

  • Reusable Schedules
  • Custom Schedules
  • Creating a Schedule
  • Viewing Schedules

Module 9: Attribute Management

  • System Attributes
  • Creating Custom Attributes
  • Searching configuration properties

Module 10: Connection Management

  • Managing Auto assigned connectionsn
  • Managing User assigned connections

Module 11: Profile Configuration Management

  • Reusable configurations
  • Setting up Reusable Data Integration Service Configurations

Module 12: Data Domains

  • Data Domains and types
  • Data Domain Curation and Synchronization
  • Creating a Data Domain
  • Creating a Data Domain Group
  • Modifying a Data Domain or Data Domain Group
  • Creating Composite data domains
  • Running domain discovery

Module 13: Synonyms

  • Uploading synonym definitions
  • Searching from Enterprise Data Catalog

Module 14: Universal Connectivity Framework

  • Supported metadata sources
  • Representative metadata source resource types
  • Creating a resource for representative defined resource type

Module 15: Custom Models and Resources

  • Different types of Metadata Models
  • Create and manage custom model
  • Create the custom resource type
  • Create the custom resource
  • Creating and extracting from custom scanners

Module 16: Performance Tuning

  • Hadoop Cluster System requirements
  • EDC sizing recommendations
  • Tuning performance
  • Tuning Profile Warehouse
  • DIS system requirements for profiling
  • Performance Tuning Parameters
  • Tuning Profile Performance
  • Profile Configuration in Data Integration Service
  • Tuning Data Integration Service concurrency parameters

Module 17: Mentoring & a Troubleshooting

  • Monitoring resources
  • Monitoring tasks
  • Managing tasks
  • Filtering tasks
  • Troubleshooting errors
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