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Data Modeling Made Simple with ER/Studio Data Architect by Steve Hoberman

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Walk through the example in this chapter and practice mapping Person to Author. If you are feeling adventurous, add more advanced transformation logic to the mapping.

             

Key Points

·          The Data Lineage feature of ER/Studio enables you to document the movement of data from point A to point B (and any intermediate steps in between). Points A and B can be anything from flat files, data models, databases such as Access, Teradata, Oracle, and DB2, XML, databases, and Excel worksheets.

·          There are three main components required to document lineage: sources, rules, and data flows.

·          Sources are the starting points for the lineage, and may be either other ER/Studio data models, ...

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