What is data warehousing, understanding the extract, transform and load processes, what is data aggregation, data scrubbing and data cleansing and the importance of Informatica PowerCenter ETL
Configuring the Informatica tool and how to install the Informatica operational administration activities and integration services
Hands-on Exercise: Step-by-step process for the installation of Informatica PowerCenter
Understanding the difference between active and passive transformations and the highlights of each transformation
Learning about expression transformation and connected passive transformation to calculate value on a single row
Hands-on Exercise: Calculate value on a single row using connected passive transformation
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 the filter technique, use a sequence generator and use a sorter
Working with joiner transformation to bring data from heterogeneous data sources
Hands-on Exercise: Use joiner transformation to bring data from heterogeneous data sources
Understanding the ranking and union transformation, the characteristics and deployment
Hands-on Exercise: Perform ranking and union transformation
Learn the rank and dense rank functions and the syntax for them
Hands-on Exercise: Perform rank and dense rank functions
Understanding how router transformation works and its key features
Hands-on Exercise: Perform router transformation
Lookup transformation overview and different types of lookup transformations: connected, unconnected, dynamic and static
Hands-on Exercise: Perform lookup transformations: connected, unconnected, dynamic and static
What is SCD, processing in xml, learn how to handle a flat file, list and define various transformations, implement ‘for loop’ in PowerCenter, the concepts of pushdown optimization and partitioning, what is constraint-based loading and what is incremental aggregation
Hands-on Exercise: Load data from a flat file, implement ‘for loop’ in PowerCenter, use pushdown optimization and partitioning, do constraint-based data loading and use incremental aggregation technique to aggregate data
Different types of designers: Mapplet and Worklet, target load plan, loading to multiple targets and linking property
Hands-on Exercise: Create a mapplet and a worklet, plan a target load and load multiple targets
Objectives of performance tuning, defining performance tuning and learning the sequence for tuning
Hands-on Exercise: Do performance tuning by following different techniques
Managing repository, Repository Manager: the client tool, functionalities of previous versions and important tasks in Repository Manager
Hands-on Exercise: Manage tasks in Repository Manager
Understanding and adopting best practices for managing repository
Common tasks in workflow manager, creating dependencies and the scope of workflow monitor
Hands-on Exercise: Create workflow with dependencies of nodes
Define the variable and parameter in Informatica, parameter files and their scope, the parameter of mapping, worklet and session parameters, workflow and service variables and basic development errors
Hands-on Exercise: Define variables and parameters in functions, use the parameter of mapping, use worklet and session parameters and use workflow and service variables
Session and workflow log, using debuggers, error-handling framework in Informatica and failover and high availability in Informatica
Hands-on Exercise: Debug development errors, read workflow logs and use the error-handling framework
Configurations and mechanisms in recovery and checking health of PowerCenter environment
Hands-on Exercise: Configure recovery options and check health of PowerCenter environment
Using commands: infacmd, pmrep and infasetup and processing of a flat file
Hands-on Exercise: Use commands: infacmd, pmrep and infasetup
Fixed length and delimited, expression transformations: sequence numbers and dynamic targeting using transaction control
Hands-on Exercise: Perform expression transformations: sequence numbers and dynamic targeting using transaction control
Dynamic target with the use of transaction control and indirect loading
Hands-on Exercise: Use of transaction control with dynamic target and indirect loading
Importance of Java transformations to extend PowerCenter capabilities, transforming data and active and passive mode
Hands-on Exercise: Use Java transformations to extend PowerCenter capabilities
Understanding the unconnected stored procedure in Informatica and different scenarios of unconnected stored procedure usage
Hands-on Exercise: Use the unconnected stored procedure in Informatica in different scenarios
Using SQL transformation (active and passive)
Hands-on Exercise: Use SQL transformation (active and passive)
Understanding incremental loading and aggregation and comparison between them
Hands-on Exercise: Do incremental loading and aggregation
Working with database constraints using PowerCenter and understanding constraint-based loading and target load order
Hands-on Exercise: Perform constraint-based loading in a given order
Various types of XML transformation in Informatica and configuring a lookup as active
Hands-on Exercise: Perform XML transformation and configure a lookup as active
Understanding what data profiling in Informatica is, its significance in validating content and ensuring quality and structure of data as per business requirements
Hands-on Exercise: Create data profiling in Informatica and validate the content
Understanding workflow as a group of instructions/commands for integration services and learning how to create and delete workflow in Informatica
Hands-on Exercise: Create and delete workflow in Informatica
Understanding the database connection, creating a new database connection in Informatica and understanding various steps involved
Hands-on Exercise: Create a new database connection in Informatica
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
Understanding how to deploy PowerCenter for seamless LinkedIn connectivity with Informatica PowerCenter
Hands-on Exercise: Deploy PowerCenter for seamless LinkedIn connectivity with Informatica PowerCenter
Connecting Informatica PowerCenter with various data sources like social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.
Hands-on Exercise: Connect Informatica PowerCenter with various data sources like social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.
Pushdown optimization for load-balancing on the server for better performance and various types of partitioning for optimizing performance
Hands-on Exercise: Optimize using pushdown technique for load-balancing on the server for better performance and create various types of partitioning for optimizing performance
Understanding session cache, the importance of cache creation, implementing session cache and calculating cache requirement
Hands-on Exercise: Implement cache creation and work with session cache
Project 1: Admin Console
Problem Statement:It includes following actions:
Project 2: Deploying Informatica ETL for Business Intelligence
Problem Statement: Disparate data needs to be converted into insights using Informatica
Topics: In this Informatica project, you have access to all environments like dev, QA, UAT and production. You will first configure all the repositories in various environments. You will receive the requirement from client through source to target mapping sheet. You will extract data from various source systems and fetch it into staging. From staging, it will go to the operational data store; from there, the data will go to the enterprise data warehouse, and from there it will be directly deployed for generating reports and deriving business insights.
Project 3: Deploying the ETL Transactions on Healthcare Data
Problem Statement: How to systematically load data within a hospital scenario so that it is easily available
Topics: In this Clinical Research Data Warehouse (CRDW) Informatica project, you will be working on various types of data coming from diverse sources. The warehouse contains remitted claims that are both approved or disapproved for end-user reporting. You will create CRDW load schedules that are on daily, weekly and monthly bases.
Case Study 1
Project:Banking Products Augmentation
Problem Statement: How to improve the profits of a bank by customizing the products and adding new products based on customer needs
Topics:In this Informatica case study, you will construct a multidimensional model for the bank. You will create a set of diagrams depicting the star-join schemas needed to streamline the products as per customer requirements. You will implement slowly changing dimensions, understand the customer–account relationships and create diagram for the description of the hierarchies. You will also recommend heterogeneous products for the customers of the bank.
Case Study 2
Project:Employee Data Integration
Problem Statement:How to load a table with employee data using Informatica
Topics:In this Informatica case study, you will create a design for a common framework that can be used for loading and updating the employee ID and other details lookup for multiple shared tables. Your design will address the regular loading of shared tables. You will also keep a track of when the regular load runs, when the lookup requests run, prioritization of requests if needed and so on.
Intellipaat is the pioneer of online training in Business Intelligence in India. Informatica is clearly a market leader in the fields of data integration and data quality services. The Informatica PowerCenter is a powerful tool to integrate, manage and migrate enterprise data.
This training course is completely in line with clearing the PowerCenter Developer Certification. We provide a hands-on, fast-paced training with real-world projects and assignments that are designed keeping in mind the industry needs.
Upon the completion of the Informatica training course, you can apply for some of the best jobs in top MNCs around the world at top salaries. Intellipaat offers lifetime access to videos, course materials, 24/7 support and course material upgrading to the latest version at no extra fee. Hence, it is clearly a one-time investment.
This training course is designed for clearing the following exam: PowerCenter Developer Certification.
The entire course content is in line with the certification program and helps you clear the certification exam with ease and get the best jobs in top MNCs.
As part of this training, you will be working on real-time projects and assignments that have immense implications in the real-world industry scenarios, thus helping you fast-track your career effortlessly.
At the end of this training program, there will be a quiz that perfectly reflects the type of questions asked in the certification exam and helps you score better marks.
Intellipaat Course Completion Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the project work (after the expert review) and upon scoring at least 60% marks in the quiz. Intellipaat certification is well recognized in top 80+ MNCs like Ericsson, Cisco, Cognizant, Sony, Mu Sigma, Saint-Gobain, Standard Chartered, TCS, Genpact, Hexaware, etc.
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