Appendix A. Working with Repositories

Spoon allows you to store your transformations and jobs under two different configurations—file based and repository based. In contrast to the file-based configuration that keeps the transformations and jobs in XML format such as *.ktr and *.kjb files in the local file system, the repository-based configuration keeps the same information in tables in a relational database.

While working with the file-based system is simple and practical, the repository-based system can be convenient in some situations. The following is a list of some of the distinctive repository features:

  • Repositories implement security. In order to work with a repository, you need credentials. You can create users and profiles with different ...

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