This two-day, instructor led course introduces the Informatica Metadata Manager 10 through lecture and hands-on exercises.
You will learn the fundamentals of Metadata Manager and the process of loading metadata from a variety of diverse applications. Students will become familiar with the metadata catalog and utilize lineage to solve real-world problems.


Target Audience

  • Metadata Managers
  • Data Stewards
  • Data Analysts
  • Administrators



After successfully completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Explain metadata concepts and terminologies
  • Load and link metadata
  • Load metadata using pre-packaged models and XConnects
  • Design a custom model to represent metadata
  • Create and execute custom XConnects
  • Import Business Glossary
  • Link Business Glossary terms with physical data assets

Delivery method

This is a public classroom instructor-led training with plenty of hands on labs.


Module 1: Overview

  • Metadata Manager overview
  • Metadata Manager concepts
  • Terminologies, architecture, user interface, and permissions

Module 2: Loading Metadata with Packaged XConnect

  • Loading and linking metadata
  • Monitoring a load
  • Creating universal resources using Universal Connectivity Framework
  • Creating universal Xconnect that represents the metadata source type
  • Image mapping information
  • Creating Xconnect model from plug-in
  • Updating/deleting a universal Xconnect
  • Load metadata using pre-packaged models and Xconnects
  • Metadata Manager views
  • Metadata Manager database model for reporting

Module 3: Loading Metadata with Custom XConnect

  • Extending packaged models
  • Extending out-of-the-box models
  • Designing a custom model to represent metadata
  • Creating and executing custom Xconnects to load the unusable metadata
  • Defining lineage relationships
  • Populating a user-defined model
  • Load templates overview
  • Load template expressions
  • Enumerated links file properties

Module 4: Business Glossary Xconnect

  • Import business glossary
  • Category and business term details
  • Reference tables overview
  • Relationships for business glossary objects
  • Relationships to PowerCenter objects
  • Business glossary Xconnect
  • Linking to Analyst tool
  • Linking business glossary terms with physical data assets

General Information

The course is taught in the local language, the course material is written in English.

The course price includes course material and catering (coffees, lunch) daily.

Affecto reserves the right to make changes to courses and schedules. Affecto may cancel a course if there are less than six (6) participants. Affecto is not responsible for any expenses related to course cancellation.

This course can also be arranged onsite at customer location.


Jan Korecki

Senior Consultant,  Affecto

Date and time

Per request



Holländargatan 17B


13750 SEK