1. How do u change parameter when u move it from development to production. 2 How does the session recovery work 3.

why use shortcuts(Instead of making copies)? 4. where is the reject loader 5. how do you use reject loader 6. do u have to change the reject file b4 using reject loader utility 7. Differences between version 4.7 and 5.1 8. Differences between version 5.1 and 1.7 9. Debugger � what are the modules, what are the options you can specify when using debugger, can you change the expression condition dynamically when the debugger is running 4. Mapplets � can you use an active transformation in a mapplet, 5. What are active transformations? Name them 6. Can u use flat files in Mapplets 7. How many transformations can be used in mapplets 8. Can a joiner be used in a mapplet? 9. What are active transformations 12. How can you join 3 tables? Why cant you use a single Joiner to join 3 tables 13. Global and Local shortcuts. Advantages. 16. Mapping variables, parameters syntax, if you create mapping variables and parameters in mapplet can u use them in the mapping? 17. Have you worked with/created Parameter file 18. What�s the layout of parameter file (what does a parameter file contain?)? 19. Why do u use Mapping Parameter and mapping variable? 20. Where do u create/define mapping parameter and mapping variable? 22. Session Recovery. 1000 rows in the source of which 500 passed through and then I killed the session. Can you perform a recovery and how 23. Slowly changing dimensions, types and where will you use them 24. What are the modules in Power Center 25. filter transformation in the condition one of the data is NULL would the record be dropped. 1) parameter&variable differences 2) reusable transformation & shortcut differences 3) mapplets ( can u use source qyalifier, can u use sequence generator, can u use target) 5) implementation methodology 6) do u have knowledge in ralph kimball methodology 7) according to his methodology what all u need before u build a datawarehouse 9) how do u recover rows from a failed session 11)sequence generator, when u move from develoment to production how will u reset 13)whats there in global repository 14)repository user profiles

List the transformation used for the following: a) Heterogeneous Sources b) Homogeneous Sources c) Find the 5 highest paid employees within a dept.what is the meaning of complex transformation? 10.what are conformed dimensions? 7. What are the main features of Oracle 8i with context to datawarehouse? 2.15)how do u set a varible in incremental aggregation 16)can u create a flatfile target 17)what did u do in source pre load stored procedure 18)scheduling properties.0? 3. If u don�t create parameter what will happen 5.what are factless facts? And in which scenario will you use such kinds of fact tables. How will u convert rows into columns or columns into rows 4. What are variable ports and list two situations when they can be used? 6. 8. just walk thru the process of loading it into the target 33. What are the new features of Power Center 5. How to run a session.in any project how many mappings they will use(minimum)? 10� How do u implement unconn. Server doesn�t find the session parameter in the parameter file? 31. What are the parts of Informatica Server? 7.whats the default (sequential) 19)in a concurrent batch if a session fails. What are the steps involved in the migration from older version to newer version of Informatica Server? 7. Stored proc. How big was your fact table 32. d) Create a Summary table . In a mapping? 11� Can u access a repository created in previous version of Informatica? 12� What happens if the info. 8. what happens if the specified key range is shorter n longer 22)performance tuning( what u did in performance tuning) 6. How does the server recognise the source and target databases. Differentiate between Load Manager and DTM? What are session parameters ? How do u set them ? When do u use mapping parameters ? (In which transformations) What is a parameter When and where do u them when does the value will be created Desing time. which contains mapplet? 4. Elaborate on this. can u start again from that session 20)when u move from devel to prod how will u retain a variable 21)partition. run time .can you avoid static cache in the lookup transformation? I mean can you disable caching in a lookup transformation? 9. How did you handle performance issues If you have data coming in from multiple sources.

how many rows will be available in the target and . Quarter. Quarter ) Stored procedure transformation : A procedure has two input parameters I_Start_Year. How do you do error handling in Informatica ? 16. What is the difference between normal and bulk loading. Month. What is the advantage of persistent cache? When it should be used. What does it mean ? 15. You are confident that everything is correct. Two Default User groups created in the repository are ____ and ______ 40. Month. While running the session error message has displayed � server hot-ws270 is connect to Repository B �. End_Year ) � Target Table Tim_Dim ( Date. Day. How do you implement scheduling in Informatica ? 17. How can you run a session without using server manager ? 21.e) Generate surrogate keys 9. 37. Then why it is displaying the error? 23. Which one is better to use? 28. How do you implement configuration management in Informatica? 31. When you connect to repository for the first time it asks you for user name & password of repository and database both. How can you use an Oracle sequences in Informatica? You have an Informatica sequence generator transformation also. Why ? 24. Which one is recommended? 25. It displays an error. Power Center Server and Client on the same machine 2. What is the difference between a shortcut of an object and copy of an object? Compare them. A mapping contains � Source Table S_Time ( Start_Year. Dimension Object created in Oracle can be imported in Designer 33. Power Center Sever and Client on the different machines What is the basic difference in these two setups and which is recommended? 22. But subsequent times it asks only repository password. Two different admin users created for repository are ______ and_______ 39. You run a session from the server manager by specifying the source and target databases. Day . Year. What is the meaning of upgradation of repository ? 18. When will you use SQL override in a lookup transformation? 38. Year. What is a test load ? 27. I_End_Year and output parameter as O_Date. What is the difference between sequential batch and concurrent batch and which is recommended and why ? 14. Informatica Server and Client are in different machines. If this session is running. 29. COM components can be used in Informatica 36. Cubes contain measures 34. Consider two cases : 1. What is mapplet and a reusable transformation? 30. A session S_MAP1 is in Repository A. What are Business Components in Informatica? 32.

40. .D4. 4 Dimensions D1.M3. M2. Where is the cache (lookup. S2 containing measures M1. 45.Where can you monitor the performance ? 44. Where are the log files generally stored.When you go to the target and see only one row has come and not all. index) created and how can you see it. Why is it so and how it can be corrected. Two Sources S1. 42. 41. What can the path be? 47.M2. What is the difference between datacahe and lindex cahe. 1 Fact F1 containing measures M1. You have created a lookup tansformation for a certain condition which if true returns multiple rows . What is the difference between connected lookup and unconnected lookup. 46.K2.K3.M3 and Dimension Surrogate keys K1.D3. When should one create a lookup transformation? 43.D2.why ? 39. Can you change the path of the file. How do you handle performance issues in Informatica. List and Discuss two approaches for updation of target table in informatica and how they are different.K4 (a) Write a SQL statement to populate Fact table F1 (b) Design a mapping in Informatica for loading of Fact table F1.