U can not create or import flat file definition in to warehouse designer directly. Instead U must analyze the file in source analyzer, and then drag it into the warehouse designer. When u drags the flat file source definition into warehouse designer workspace, the warehouse designer creates a relational target definition not a file definition. If u want to load to a file, configure the session to write to a flat file. When the informatica server runs the session, it creates and loads the flat file.
9. What r the designer tools for creating transformations?
Reusable transformations can be used in multiple mappings.When u need to incorporate this transformation into maping,U add an instance of it to maping.Later if U change the definition of the transformation ,all instances of it inherit the changes.Since the instance of reusable transforamation is a pointer to that transforamtion,U can change the transforamation in the transformation developer,its instances automatically reflect these changes.This feature can save U great deal of work.
1.Design it in the transformation developer.
2.Promote a standard transformation from the mapping designer.After U add a transformation to the
Non reusable sequence generator transformations.
Pre or post session stored procedures
Power mart 3.5 style Look Up functions
Unlike a mapping parameter,a maping variable represents a value that can change throughout the session.The informatica server saves the value of maping variable to the repository at the end of session run and uses that value next time U run the session.
The aggregator stores data in the aggregate cache until it completes aggregate calculations.When u run a session that uses an aggregator transformation,the informatica server creates index and data caches in memory to process the transformation.If the informatica server requires more space,it stores overflow values in cache files.
Both pipelines begin with the same original data source.
Both input pipelines originate from the same Source Qualifier transformation.
Both input pipelines originate from the same Normalizer transformation.
Both input pipelines originate from the same Joiner transformation.
Either input pipelines contains an Update Strategy transformation.
Either input pipelines contains a connected or unconnected Sequence Generator transformation.
25. What r the join types in joiner transformation?
Informatica server queries the look up table based on the lookup ports in the transformation. It compares the lookup transformation port values to lookup table column values based on the look up condition.
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