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Learning Informatica PowerCenter 9.x by Rahul Malewar

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Reuse me please – reusable transformation

As you are aware, source and targets are reusable components, that is, you work on sources in the Source Analyzer and targets in the Target Designer, respectively. Also, you must be aware that you cannot edit sources and targets in the Mapping Designer, and they can be edited in Source Analyzer and Target Designer, respectively.

Sources and targets are called reusable components because you can use the same source and target in multiple mappings. We can reuse the source or target across multiple mappings only if the metadata requirement of both the mappings is exactly the same. In this case, metadata means the number of columns, their data type, their data size, indexes, constraints, and so on. Even if ...

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