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Informatica Certification Training

Course Summary

Informatica Training provided by Intellipaat will help you be the master in Power center ETL tool, data integration and data warehousing concepts. This course will help you to clear Power Center developer certification and Power Center administrator certification. You will master advanced concepts like installation & configuration, Informatica Architecture, advance Informatica transformations, performance tuning and data migration.

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    Course Syllabus

    Informatica Course Content

    Data Warehousing and Cleansing Concepts
    Introduction to data warehousing, what is ETL, and overview of data cleansing, data scrubbing, data aggregation, learn what is Informatica PowerCenter ETL.
    Informatica Installation and Configuration
    Overview of Informatica configuration, Integration Services, Installation of Informatica, operational administration activities.Hands-on Exercise – Install PowerCenter
    Working with active and passive transformation
    Learn what is active and passive transformation and the differences between the two.
    Working with expression transformation
    Learning about expression transformation, connected passive transformation to calculate value on a single row.Hands-on Exercise – Calculate value on a single row using connected passive transformation
    Working with Sorter, Sequence Generator, Filter transformation
    The different types of transformations like Sorter, Sequence Generator and Filter, the characteristics of each and where they are used.Hands-on Exercise – Transform data using Filter technique, Use a sequence generator, Use a Sorter
    Working with Joiner Transformation
    Joiner transformation to bring data from heterogeneous data sources.Hands-on Exercise – Use Joiner transformation to bring data from heterogeneous data sources
    Working with Ranking and Union Transformation
    Understanding the Ranking and Union transformation, the characteristics and deployment.Hands-on Exercise – Perform Ranking and Union transformation
    Syntax for Rank and Dense Rank
    Learn about the rank and dense rank functions and the syntax for them.Hands-on Exercise – Perform rank and dense rank functions
    Router Transformation
    Understanding how router transformation works and its key features.Hands-on Exercise – Perform router transformation
    Source Qualifier Transformation and Mappings
    Lookup transformation Overview and different types of lookup transformation:Connected, unconnected, Dynamic and StaticHands-on Exercise – Perform Lookup transformation: Connected, unconnected, Dynamic and Static
    Slowly Changing Dimension in Informatica
    What is SCD?,processing in xml, learn how to handle flat file, list and define various transformations, implementing ‘for loop’ in power center, concepts of pushdown optimization and partitioning, what is constraint based loading?, what is incremental aggregation?Hands-on Exercise – Load data from a flat file,Implement ‘for loop’ in power center, Use pushdown optimization and partitioning, Do constraint based data loading, Use incremental aggregation technique to aggregate data
    Mapplet and loading to multiple designer
    Different types of designer: Mapplet, Worklet, target load plan, loading to multiple targets, linking propertyHands-on Exercise – Create a mapplet and a worklet, Plan a target load, Load multiple targets
    Performance Tuning in Informatica
    Objectives of performance tuning, defining performance tuning, learning the sequence for tuningHands-on Exercise – Do performance tuning by following different techniques
    Repository Manager
    Managing repository, repository manager – client tool, functionalities of previous versions, important tasks in repository managerHands-on Exercise – Manage tasks in repository manager
    Best Practices in Informatica
    Understanding and adopting best practices for managing repository.
    Workflow Informatica
    Common tasks in workflow manager, creating dependencies, scope of workflow monitorHands-on Exercise – Create workflow with dependencies of nodes
    Parameters & Variables
    Define variable and parameter in Informatica, parameter files and their scope, parameter of mapping, worklet and session parameter, workflow and service variable, basic development errorsHands-on Exercise – Define variables and parameter in functions, Use parameter of mapping, Use worklet and session parameter, Use workflow and service variable
    Error handling and recovery in Informatica
    session and workflow log, using debuggers, error handling framework in informatica, failover and high availabilityHands-on Exercise – Debug development errors, Read Workflow logs, Use Error handling framework
    High Availability & Failover in Informatica
    configurations and mechanisms in recovery, checking health of powercenter environmentHands-on Exercise – Configure recovery options, Check health of Powercenter environment
    Working with different utilities in Informatica
    infacmd, pmrep, infasetup, processing of flat fileHands-on Exercise – Use commands infacmd, pmrep, infasetup
    Flat file processing (advance transformations)
    Fixed length and delimited, expression transformations- sequence numbers, dynamic targeting using transaction control.Hands-on Exercise – Perform expression transformations- sequence numbers, dynamic targeting using transaction control.
    Dynamic targeting
    Dynamic target with use of transaction control, indirect loading.Hands-on Exercise – Use of transaction control with dynamic target, indirect loading.
    Working with Java transformations
    Importance of Java transformations to extend Power Center capabilities, transforming data, active and passive mode.Hands-on Exercise – Use Java transformations to extend Power Center capabilities
    Unconnected Stored Procedure usage
    Understanding unconnected stored procedure in Informatica, the different scenarios of unconnected stored procedure usage.Hands-on Exercise – Use unconnected stored procedure in Informatica in different scenarios
    Advance Concepts in SCD
    Use of SQL transformation (active and passive)Hands-on Exercise – Use of SQL transformation (active and passive)
    Incremental Data Loading and Aggregation
    Understanding Incremental Loading and aggregation and comparison between them .Hands-on Exercise – Do Incremental Loading and aggregation
    Constraint based loading
    Working with database constraints using PowerCenter, understanding constraint based loading and target load order.Hands-on Exercise – Perform constraint based loading in a given order
    XML Transformation and active look up
    The various types of XML transformation in Informatica, configuring a lookup as active.Hands-on Exercise – Perform XML transformation, Configure a lookup as active
    Profiling in PowerCenter
    Understanding what is data profiling in Informatica, its significance in validating content, ensuring quality and structure of data as per business requirements.Hands-on Exercise – Create data profiling in Informatica and validate the content
    Workflow Creation and Deletion
    Understanding workflow as a group of instruction/command for integration services, learning how to create and delete workflow in Informatica.Hands-on Exercise – Create and delete workflow in Informatica
    Database Connection
    Understanding the Database Connection, creating a new database connection in Informatica, the various steps involved.Hands-on Exercise – Create a new database connection in Informatica
    Relational Database Tables
    Working with relational database tables in Informatica, mapping for loading data from flat files to relational database files.Hands-on Exercise – Create mapping for loading data from flat files to relational database files
    LinkedIn Connection
    Understanding how to deploy PowerCenter for seamless LinkedIn connectivity with Informatica PowerCenter.Hands-on Exercise – Deploy PowerCenter for seamless LinkedIn connectivity with Informatica PowerCenter.
    Connection with Sources
    Connecting Informatica PowerCenter with various data sources like Social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, etc.Hands-on Exercise – Connect Informatica PowerCenter with various data sources like Social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, etc.
    Push down optimization & Partitioning
    Push down optimization for load-balancing on the server for better performance, the various types of partitioning for optimizing performance.Hands-on Exercise – Optimize using Push down technique for load-balancing on the server for better performance, Create various types of partitioning for optimizing performance
    Cache management
    Understanding session cache, importance of cache creation with, implementing session cache, calculating cache requirementHands-on Exercise – Implement cache creation with, Work with session cache
    Informatica Project
    Data– Working with Admin ConsoleThis is project that will help you understand the Informatica admin console. You will work on a real world scenario of creating and managing roles and responsibilities for various users and designing the various sessions and workflow in the Informatica ETL environment. This project also includes assigning users to groups, creating a collaborative environment, lock handling on repository objects of Informatica in order to develop a complete mastery of working with the Informatica tool.

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USD 165

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