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Data Lineage

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Manta export to Alation OCF - Power BI

AbbVie is unable to export Power BI resources from Manta to an Alation OCF (Open Connector Framework) existing Power BI source. They are only able to get a successful Power BI to Alation OCF when the Power BI source on Alation side is brand new wi...
about 6 hours ago in Data Lineage 0 Submitted

Manta support for Informatica Cloud (IICS/IDMC)

AbbVie has many workflows using Informatica Cloud not Informatica Power Center. In order to see lineage across systems we need to be able to scan the lineage from Informatica Cloud as well. Informatica Power Center (IFPC) Manta connector is workin...
about 5 hours ago in Data Lineage 0 Submitted

IBM Manta : The export of data lineage from Manta Flow Viewer UI for a revision to PNG format needs high resolution.

Problem: Post workflow execution, when you preview a data lineage for a revision in manta flow viewer ui and export the lineage in PNG format. Next, when we try to use the export PNG file for data lineage in a PowerPoint Slide. The image is not cl...
about 7 hours ago in Data Lineage 0 Submitted

Manta Alation Export - SAML Authentication Support

Current version of Manta does not support SAML authentication for Alation export connection. Currently, we are using a work around in place by using a local account for Alation export authentication. According to our company security policy, this ...
14 days ago in Data Lineage 0 Submitted

OpenLineage connector is not displaying the value of column node attribute "Type" correctly

Node name and node type are essential information for data lineage, the final user and the business, it should be showing the correct data type (String, Int, Timestamp) as included in the OpenLineage event consumed by the Manta connector.
8 days ago in Data Lineage 0 Submitted

Customization of Export .csv report from Manta.

We have a requirement in our organization to customize the export of Manta lineage data. Specifically, we need to tailor the reports to reflect the database, schema, table and view levels. This customization should align with the templates provide...
8 days ago in Data Lineage 0 Submitted

CSV file support

One of our largest design patterns is to export data from a source system into a flat file (CSV, JSON, etc.). We use these flat files to populate our data warehouse ecosystem. Manta does not support CSV files, and this is a showstopper for us. Can...
10 days ago in Data Lineage 0 Submitted

Greater filtering for files

We are a SAS shop, and we are finding the connection mechanism cumbersome. We have numerous file folders where SAS scripts are stored but we would like to filter out some of the scripts or sub folders. The current connection type does not allow fo...
10 days ago in Data Lineage 0 Submitted

To export API custom metadata to Collibra since it's not supported yet in Manta

We tried Collibra Export for datasource that uses API for data transformation for which Data Lineage is generated in Manta using Open Manta/DirectLinks. Lineage is available in Manta as "API". We wanted to have the same structure for Collibra expo...
10 days ago in Data Lineage 0 Submitted

Import PoweDesigner VIEWS in .pdm files

For Teradata Physical Data Models in PowerDesigner, the VIEWS are very important. When importing these Physical Data Models into IBM Knowledge Catalog, the VIEWS are not imported. All the data modeling tools that we know (PowerDesigner, ER Studio,...
6 months ago in Data Lineage 0 Under review