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{Informatica -8} Advanced Mapping Design Certification Questions [Exam-U]
1.
 
What is the availability of resources in a computer system when one or moresystem components fail called? Choose the most complete answer?
a)High availability.
b)Restart and failover.c)Recovery.
d)
Resilience.(2
nd
Choice)Answer: A
2.
A database field requires the hour that an order is shipped. The data is storedin a 24-hour clock format. Which of the following examples will return the value22 for an order shipped on June 4, 2007 at 10:14 PM?a)GET_DATE_PART (DATE_SHIPPED, ‘HH’).b)GET_DATE_PART (DATE_SHIPPED, ‘HH12’).
c)GET_DATE_PART (DATE_SHIPPED, ‘HH24’).
d)
Any of these would produce the desired output.(2
nd
Choice)Answer: C
3.
 You run a debug session and it appears to complete successfully, but no datawas loaded to the target. Which of the following debug session options couldhave caused this behavior?a)Display Target Data.b)Truncate Target Data.
c)Discard Target Data.
d)Load and Roll Back Target Data.Answer: C
4.
What factor determines whether a Custom Transformation is active or passive
?
a)
The procedure code algorithms.b)The Custom transformation API functions used in the procedure code.
c)A property the user can set.
d)Custom transformations are always active.Answer: C
5.
Which transformation can call public user-defined functions?
a)
Any transformation that supports PowerCenter expressions. (2
nd
Choice)b)The Custom transformation and the Java transformation.
c)The Custom transformation, the Java transformation, and anytransformation that supports PowerCenter expressions.
d)The Custom transformation and the External Procedure transformation.Answer: C
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{Informatica -8} Advanced Mapping Design Certification Questions [Exam-U]
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On a SQL Transformation in Query mode, the query text reads “Dyn_Port”.What does this do?
a)The literal value in the port “Dyn_Port” is run as a SQL query.
b)The value in the port “Dyn_Port” points to a file containing the SQL query torun.
c)
This text throws an error – this is not valid SQL syntax
.(2
nd
Choice)d)Treats the current values in the ports as the results of a query and passesthem to the next transformation.Answer: A
7.
Which of the following actions will improve Lookup transformationperformance?a)Cache only large lookup tablesb)Make sure the data types of both ports in the lookup condition match..
c)
Place conditions with an equality operator (=) first.
d)Ensure the lookup data contains no Null values.Answer: C
8.
A mapping is designed to read a parameter value from a parameter file.Someone accidentally deletes the parameter file. What happens whensomeone attempts to run a session that uses the mapping?
a)The session will fail with the log file error message saying theIntegration Service cannot find the specified parameter file.
b)
The session will run and it will generate a warning message because a nullvalue is being used in place of the parameter value..
c)
 The session will not run because it is invalid. Also, an invalid message will bedisplayed in the Workflow Monitor Output window.
d)
The session will run and it will automatically use the last saved repositoryvalue. If that is not found then it will use the default value or the initial valueof the parameter if it is set.Answer: A
9.
A chain of stores processes sales and returns through a POS system. Eachtransaction is tagged with an S or an R depicting sales or returns, and alltransaction values are positive numbers. A mapping summarizes the sales andwrites them to the database, with rows added or deleted based on whetherthey are sale or a return. What is this an example of?
a)
 Incremental aggregation.
b)
Data-driven aggregation.
c)
Slowly-changing dimension table
.(2
nd
Choice)
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{Informatica -8} Advanced Mapping Design Certification Questions [Exam-U]d)
Dynamic caching.Answer: A
10.
What is the purpose of the ABORT function?a)Allow the user to specify a condition that would cause the session to abort(fail).
 
b)Allow the user to specify a condition that would cause the sessionto abort (fail), and issues a specified error message.
c)Aborts (stops) the evaluation of a specified expression, and generates atransformation error if the port has no default value.d)Aborts (stops) the session and starts it again in recovery mode.Answer: B
11.
A Power Center developer needs to know the number of rows flowing intoand out of a Filter transformation during a session run. Where can thisinformation are obtained?a)The transformation properties for the Filter transformation.b)The session log.c)The session transformation details.
d)The performance details file.
Answer: D
12.
For a versioned repository, when would the View History window for aspecific object not be available?a)The object has never been versioned.b)The object has been deleted from the repository and the deletionsuccessfully saved.
c)
All object versions for that object were purged from the repository
.
 
d)The View History window for any object ever created is always available.Answer: C
13.
In an Organization that requires all fixes to be tested prior to deployment,you migrate the contents of a folder from the Test environment to theProduction environment. What status should you give the folder in the folder inthe Production environment after migrating?a)Active.b)Frozen.
c)
Frozen, Do Not Allow Deploy To Replace (2
nd
Choice).
d)Frozen, Allow Deploy To Replace.
Answer: D
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