Informatica Online Training

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Informatica Online Training

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Data Warehouse Concepts

  • Introduction to the Data warehouse
  • What is Data warehouse and why we need Data warehouse
  • OLTP vs ODS vs Data warehouse
  • Dimensional modeling
  • Star schema/Snowflake schema/Galaxy schema
  • Dimensions / Facts tables
  • Slowly Changing Dimensions and its types
  • Data Staging Area
  • Different types of Dimensions and Facts
  • Data Mart vs Data warehouse
  • DWH Approaches: Ralph Kimball’s vs Bill Inmon’s

Informatica Power Center

  • Software Installation
  • Informatica 9 Server/Client Installation on Windows

Power Center Architecture and Components

  • Introduction to informatica Power Center
  • Difference Between Power Center and Power Mart
  • PowerCenter 9 architecture
  • PowerCenter 7 architecture vs PowerCenter 8 and 9 architecture
  • Extraction, Transformation and loading process
  • Power Center tools: Designer, Workflow manager, Workflow Monitor, Repository Manager, Informatica Adminstration Console
  • Repository Server
  • Repository maintenance
  • Repository Server Administration Console
  • Security, Repository, privileges and folder permissions
  • Metadata extensions

Power Center Developer Topics

  • Create a Folder
  • How to provide Previllages
  • Source Object Definitions

Source types

  • Relational Tables (Oracle, Teradata)
  • Flat Files (fixe width, Delimiter Files)
  • Xml Files

Source properties

Analyze Source Data, Import Source

Target Object Definitions

  • Target types
  • Target properties

Import Targets

  • Transformation Concepts
  • Transformation types and views
  • Transformation features and ports
  • Informatica functions and data types


  • Mapping components
  • Source Qualifier transformation
  • Pre SQL and Post SQL
  • Mapping validation
  • Data flow rules

Create a Mapping, session, and workflow

  • Workflows
  • Workflow Tools
  • Workflow Structure and configuration
  • Workflow Tasks
  • Workflow Design and properties

Session Tasks

  • Session Task properties
  • Session components
  • Transformation overrides
  • Session partitions

Workflow Monitoring

  • Workflow Monitor views
  • Monitoring a Server
  • Actions initiated from the workflow Monitor
  • Gantt chart View and Task view.

Start and Monitor a Workflow

  • Debugger
  • Debugger features
  • Debugger windows
  • Tips for using the Debugger

The Debugger

  • Expression transformation
  • Expression, variable ports, storing previous record values.
  • Different type of Ports
  • Input/ output / Variable ports and Port Evaluation
  • Filter transformation
  • Filter properties

Expression and Filter

  • Aggregator transformation
  • Aggregation function and expressions
  • Aggregator properties
  • Using sorted data
  • Incremental Aggregation

Joiner transformation

  • Joiner types
  • Joiner conditions and properties
  • Joiner usage and Nested joins

Aggregator, Heterogeneous join

Working with Flat files

Importing and editing flat file sources & Targets

Lab Session – Use Flat file as source.Sorter transformation

Sorter properties

  • Sorter limitations


  • Propagate Attributes.
  • Shared Folder and Working with shortcuts.
  • Informatica built in functions.

Lookup transformation

  • Lookup principles
  • Lookup properties
  • Lookup techniques
  • Connected and unconnected lookups, Lookup Caches

Basic and Advance Lookup Target options

  • Row type indicators
  • Row loading operations
  • Constraint- based loading
  • Rejected row handling options

Deleting Rows

  • Update Strategy transformation
  • Update strategy expressions

Data Driven Inserts and Rejects

  • Router transformation
  • Using a router
  • Router groups

Router Conditional Lookups

  • Usage and techniques
  • Advantage
  • Functionality

Straight Load

Conditional Lookups

  • Heterogeneous Targets
  • Heterogeneous target types
  • Target type conversions and limitations

Heterogeneous Targets Mapplets

  • Functionality and Advantages
  • Mapplet types and structure
  • Mapplet limitations


  • Reusable transformations
  • Advantages
  • Limitations
  • Promoting and copying transformations

Reusable transformations /Sequence Generator transformation

  • Using a sequence Generator
  • Sequence Generator properties
  • Dynamic Lookup
  • Dynamic lookup theory
  • Usage and functionality
  • Advantages

Dynamic Lookup Concurrent and sequential Workflows

  • Concurrent Workflows
  • Sequential Workflows
  • Stopping, Starting and suspending tasks and workflows

Sequential Workflow Additional Transformations

  • Union Transformation
  • Rank transformation
  • Normalizer transformation
  • Custom Transformation
  • Transformation Control transformation
  • XML Transformation
  • SQL Transformation
  • Stored Procedure Transformation
  • External procedure Transformation
  • SQL Transformation

Lab Sessions- For above transformations Error Handling

  • Overview of Error Handling Topics
  • Review various BI Reporting methods
  • Informatica – Best practices
  • Mapping Design through Visio tool
  • Data Loading techniques for huge volume of data
  • XML Data Loading – Best Practices
  • Incremental Loading and Rollback procedures
  • Slowly changing dimension – Overview
  • Caching VS Direct load
  • Transaction Handling
  • Performance Tuning
  • Traceability and Event Logging

Error handling fatal and non Fatal Workflow Tasks

  • Command
  • Email
  • Decision
  • Timer
  • Control
  • Even Raise and Wait
  • Sequential Batch Processing
  • Parallel Batch Processing

Lab Sessions – With Workflow tasks Link Conditions Team-Based Development

  • Version Control
  • Checking out and checking in objects
  • Performance Tuning
  • Overview of System Environment Identifying Bottlenecks
  • Optimizing Source, Target, mapping, Transformation, session
  • Mapping Parameters and Variables

Introduction to Mapping Variables and Parameters

Creating Mapping Variables and Updating Variables

Creating Parameter File and associating file to a Session

System Variables

Variables functions

Override Mapping Variable with Parameter Files

Dynamically Updating a Source Qualifier with Mapping Variable

  • Slowly Changing Dimensions Type 1, Type 2, Type 3
  • Incremental Loading

SCD 1, 2, 3

  • Reusable Workflow Tasks
  • WorkLets
  • Worklets Limitation
  • Sessions
  • Reusable Sessions

Create Worklets using Tasks Command Line Interface ( PMCMD)

  • Overview of PMCMD and functions
  • Overview of PMREP and functions


  • Informatica Migrations:
  • Copying Objects
  • Objects export and import (XML)
  • Deployment groups

Workflows Scheduling

  • Using Informatica
  • Unix crontab, third party tools

Informatica Project- Case Study

  • Sales Data mart
  • Loading Dimensions and Facts

ETL Best Practices and methodologies

  • Review the Industry best practices in ETL Development
  • Review Real time project experiences of trainer
  • Discuss what is learned techniques are useful in real world
  • How to design effective ETL process
  • Important considerations in designing ETL process
  • Discuss real world prouction issues and support
  • Discuss various roles in ETL world
  • Busines Analyst, System Analyst
  • System Architect
  • Technical Architect, ETL Lead
  • Stakeholders, Busines users
  • Effective ways of using Data warehouse
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