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All about Informatica PowerCenter features for both Business and Technical staff, it illustrates how Informatica PowerCenter solves core business challenges in Data Integration projects.

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  • 1. Informatica PowerCenterRamy Mahrous

2. AgendaWhy ETL?Whats Informatica?Business Challenges 3. ETLETL stands for Extract, Transform and Load data fromdifferent heterogeneous data sources to commonlyone data source. 4. Data IntegrationOrganization now trying to make themselves muchmore operational with easy-to-interoperate data.Data is most important part of any organization.Data is backbone of any report and reports are thebaseline on which all the vital management decisionsare taken.Data coexist in different maybe heterogeneous datasources. 5. InformaticaInformatica is leading vendor in Enterprise DataIntegration & Management SolutionsEnterprise Data IntegrationData GovernanceData MigrationData QualityData SynchronizationData Warehousing 6. Enterprise Data Integration 7. Business ChallengesPerformanceQualityHandling All Business RequirementsMaintenance and ConfigurationsVersioning and Source ControlSecurityCost of ServersResources and Support 8. PerformanceFeatures in InformaticaDeals With Partitioned Tables Efficiently.Bulk ExtractLoadOption Disable TriggersGenerate IDsCaching TechniquiesParallel Processing 9. PerformanceCase StudyLoading of +1,000,000 records in less than 4 minutes 10. PerformanceCase StudyRevamping Nadjma Integration Solution from SAP DataServices which takes more than 15 hours to InformaticaPowerCenter it takes now 4 hours with average load of21,000,000 records. 11. QualityData Quality assures data isCompleteness: Data not missing or unusableConformity: Data is stored in a standard formatConsistency: Data values dont give conflictinginformationAccuracy: Data is incorrect or out of dateDuplicates: Data records arent repeatedIntegrity: Data isnt referenced 12. QualityCase StudyDWH revamp resulted in need for developingreporting/universes using business Objects XI on top ofTeradata Upgrade of BI from Oracle to New Enterprise DWHbased on Teradata Review of Current Business Objects Environment Re-design of ETL Methodology, Architecture andTechniques for Optimized Performance 13. Handling All Business RequirementsTransformation is a repository object that generates(SQL Source Qualifier, Lookup, Sequence Generator, Aggregator, Rank,etc..), modifies (Filter, Sorter, Expression, etc..), or passes(Update Strategy, Joiner, etc..) dataWith the huge different-functionalities of Informaticatransformations, it can handle all businessrequirements avoiding heading of the need todevelop custom transformation. 14. Handling All Business RequirementsCase StudyNadjma Project has +300 mappings hasnt a singleCustom Transformation thanks to the variety ofInformatica Transformations which handle most ofBusiness Requirements. 15. Maintenance and ConfigurationsICS feature for configurationSeparation of developing mappings and runningworkflows 16. Maintenance and ConfigurationsCase StudyNadjma required to not using any static code, evenparameters and although the project has +300mappings, it hasnt single line of static code, everythingis configurable thanks to ICS feature. 17. Versioning and Source ControlFolders and Check-in and Check-outDevelopers can control the changes over source code andcan retain the multiple copies of source code and can givethem a label (name).Informatica PowerCenter Version Control tracks the codechanges.Informatica PowerCenter Version Control retains theaccountability for a source code change. In simple wordsyou can identify that which developer has done what. 18. Versioning and Source ControlCase StudyVodafone: required to handle every month with change inbusiness logic and retains other months with its logicseparatelyNadjma: +5 developers working in same mappings with theadvantage on Informatica PowerCenter Versioning andSource Control feature it allowsSecure source codeReturns to specific version in case of light changingrequirements. 19. SecurityGives advantage to administrators to control who cando what.Tracks every change happens.With the ability to integrate with Informatica otherproducts like Data Warehouse Advisor, you canmonitor Workflows data consumption and loadtime. 20. Cost of ServersInformatica PowerCenter with all these features canbe installed on decent servers in terms of Specs andCost.All you need to install PowerCenter Server/Client amachine with Dual Core 2 GHz, 4 GB of Ram and HDDwith 10 GB available space. 21. Cost of ServersCase StudyLoading of +1,000,000 records in less than 4 minutes inmachine with 6 GB of Ram and Core i3 processor 2.53GHz 22. Resources and SupportGreat support to whom developing and administeringInformatica products ServerClient applications.My Support subsite from Informatica providesvaluable benefits free to all customers and partnerslikeKnowledge Base and Product DocumentationMy Support CommunityVelocity : a proven solutions methodologyHow-to Library (H2L) 23. Benchmark of ETL ToolsInformatica Positioned in Leaders Quadrant in 2012Magic Quadrant for DataIntegration Tools Report basedon Ability to Execute andCompleteness of Visionby Gartner 24. ResourcesEnterprise Data Integration & Management Solutionshttp://www.informatica.com/us/solutions/enterprise-data-integration-and-management/Case Studies http://www.informatica.com/us/resource-library/resource_search_results.aspx?resource=White%20PapersETL http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extract,_transform,_loadInformatica Benchmarkhttp://www.etlsolutions.com/exploring-gartners-data-integration-magic-quadrant-2012/