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Listed here are Informatica product reference books that may help you prepare to take your certification

examination. You can download all documents referenced below from Informatica’s Knowledge Base at http://mysupport.informatica.com (requires registration). Important to note: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. The Informatica version 9.5.x document set is referenced here. If you are using a different versioned document set some book titles may have changed, or new books may have been added. A section titled “Additional” is included. This is additional resources that are helpful but will require more time. It is recommended you read the following books in the order shown. Taking Informatica product training courses are also an important part of the learning and certification path. If you would like more information please contact us at training@informatica.com

ICA Master Data Management Developer
Informatica MDM Hub Configuration Guide - explains to configurators/administrators how to use Informatica MDM Hub tools to build their organization’s data model, configure and run Informatica MDM Hub data management processes, setup security, provide for external application access to Informatica MDM Hub services, and other customization tasks. Informatica MDM Hub Metadata Manager Guide - explains how to use the Informatica MDM Hub Metadata Manager tool to validate their organization’s metadata, promote changes between repositories, import objects into repositories, export repositories, and related tasks. Informatica Data Director Implementation Guide –explains the implementation process for IDD applications, including specific configuration tasks using the IDD Configuration Manager, Manual IDD configuration, IDD application components, security configuration, locale codes, and troubleshooting. Informatica MDM Hub Data Steward Guide - explains to data stewards how to use Informatica MDM Hub tools to consolidate and manage their organization's data. Additional Informatica MDM Hub Services Integration Framework Guide - explains to developers how to use the Informatica MDM Hub Services Integration Framework (SIF) to integrate Informatica MDM Hub John Lira revised 31 December 2012 Page 1

and libraries that assist developers with integrating the Informatica MDM Hub into their applications and workflows. provide for external application access to Informatica MDM Hub services. The Services Integration Framework allows developers to integrate Informatica MDM Hub smoothly with their organization's applications. John Lira revised 31 December 2012 Page 2 .explains how to install and use the Informatica MDM Hub Resource Kit. and other components. which is a set of utilities.explains to installers how to configure Informatica MDM Hub to use the supported adapters and cleanse engines. the Cleanse Match Servers.explains to developers how to use the Informatica MDM Hub Services Integration Framework (SIF) to integrate Informatica MDM Hub functionality with their applications. Informatica MDM Hub Services Integration Framework Guide . and libraries that assist developers with integrating the Informatica MDM Hub into their applications and workflows. configure and run Informatica MDM Hub data management processes. examples. This document also provides a description of the various sample applications that are included with the Resource Kit.explains to configurators/administrators how to use Informatica MDM Hub tools to build their organization’s data model.functionality with their applications.explains to installers how to upgrade a previous Informatica MDM Hub version to the most recent version. setup security. There is an Informatica MDM Hub Installation Guide for each supported platform. and other customization tasks. and how to create applications using the data provided by Informatica MDM Hub.explains to installers how to set up Informatica MDM Hub. the Hub Server. Informatica MDM Hub Resource Kit Guide . The Services Integration Framework allows developers to integrate Informatica MDM Hub smoothly with their organization's applications. the Hub Store. which is a set of utilities. examples. and how to create applications using the data provided by Informatica MDM Hub. Informatica MDM Hub Configuration Guide .explains how to install and use the Informatica MDM Hub Resource Kit. This document also provides a description of the various sample applications that are included with the Resource Kit. Informatica MDM Hub Resource Kit Guide . Informatica MDM Hub Cleanse Adapter Guide . ICA Master Data Management Administrator Informatica MDM Hub Installation Guide . Additional Informatica MDM Hub Upgrade Guide .

Informatica PowerCenter Repository Guide – Explains the repository metadata.It provides a tutorial to help first-time users learn how to use PowerCenter. and more. constants and built variables that are used by PowerCenter Developers. Informatica PowerCenter Performance Tuning Guide – Written for PowerCenter administrators and developers. Repository management.Explains the functions. and transformations to build the mappings.Written for developers responsible for working with XML sources. Informatica PowerCenter Transformation Language Reference .ICA PowerCenter Data Integration Developer Informatica PowerCenter Getting Started .Explains the Designer has tools to help you build mappings and mapplets so you can specify how to move and transform data between sources and targets. MX Views that help administrators maintain an Informatica-PowerCenter environment. It’s a basic tutorial guide but provides a useful general overview of PowerCenter. service. This guide also provides information about John Lira revised 31 December 2012 Page 3 . Domain. Informatica PowerCenter Transformation Guide – A detailed discussion of each transformation. sessions. Informatica PowerCenter Workflow Basics Guide – Explains creating workflows. and database administrators who are interested in improving PowerCenter performance. Informatica Command Reference – Explains command line programs that you use to complete tasks from any machine in the Informatica environment. Workflow. Informatica PowerCenter Web Services Provider Guide – Explains the Web Services Provider and the PowerCenter web services hosted by the Web Services Hub.Detailed discussion of workflows topics such as partitions. additions of the Informatica Product. Grid.1) Release Guide – Explains changes. Informatica PowerCenter Advanced Workflow Guide . The command line programs allow you to run a subset of tasks that you can complete in Informatica Administrator. architecture. The Designer helps you create source definitions. target definitions. Pushdown Optimization. and running workflows. targets and transformations.5. Additional Informatica (Version 9. Informatica PowerCenter Designer Guide . network administrators. Informatica PowerCenter XML Guide .

The command line programs allow you to run a subset of tasks that you can complete in Informatica Administrator. and more.Detailed discussion of workflows topics such as partitions. Workflow. and services of Informatica Product.5. MX Views that help administrators maintain an Informatica-PowerCenter environment. Domain. Informatica PowerCenter Web Services Provider Guide – Explains the Web Services Provider and the PowerCenter web services hosted by the Web Services Hub. ICA PowerCenter Data Integration Administrator Informatica PowerCenter Getting Started . and database administrators who are interested in improving PowerCenter performance. network administrators. Repository management. Grid. This guide also provides information about how to turn PowerCenter workflows into web services and examples for how to create client applications that use the web services available on the Web Services Hub. Informatica Command Reference – Explains command line programs that you use to complete tasks from any machine in the Informatica environment. service.1) Release Guide – Explains changes. It’s a basic tutorial guide but provides a useful general overview of PowerCenter. additions of the Informatica Product.how to turn PowerCenter workflows into web services and examples for how to create client applications that use the web services available on the Web Services Hub. architecture. Informatica PowerCenter Advanced Workflow Guide . Informatica PowerCenter Installation and Configuration Guide – Explains the installation process. Pushdown Optimization. John Lira revised 31 December 2012 Page 4 . Informatica PowerCenter Repository Guide – Explains the repository metadata.It provides a tutorial to help first-time users learn how to use PowerCenter. Informatica PowerCenter Performance Tuning Guide – Written for PowerCenter administrators and developers. architecture. Additional Informatica (Version 9.

Explains how Informatica users who create and run data quality processes in the Informatica Developer and Informatica Analyst client applications.Explains how PowerCenter users work with data quality mapplets.Tutorial on using Informatica Developer and Informatica Analyst. and mappings imported from the Informatica Model repository. Informatica Data Quality User Guide . Additional Informatica Data Explorer and Informatica Data Quality System Performance Guidelines – Installation. John Lira revised 31 December 2012 Page 5 . Informatica Data Quality Analyst User Guide – Explains how analysts use this web-based application client to perform data quality and data integration tasks in an enterprise. Use the Analyst tool to collaborate with Informatica Developer users on data solutions. Configuration and Performance aspects of the Informatica Data Quality product.ICA Data Quality Developer Informatica Data Quality Getting Started Guide . Informatica Data Quality Integration for PowerCenter User Guide .