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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 23, 2020

Usage Information Section is missing for asset XML Schema Definitions from assets dossier view in IGC

Hi, There is request from business to create the associations for assets under ‘XML Schema Definition' Hierarchy in IGC but looks like IGC is not supporting any association for this asset type.
Problem Statement: Usage Information Section is missing for asset XML Schema Definitions from assets dossier view in IGC.
- There's a feature to discover the XSD in IGC using XSD Bridge in IMAM.
- Users are trying to create associations on the discovered asset in IGC, below are the options tried:
- Open IGC: lineage XML is failing during post with error: “xml_schema_library” is not valid
- Extension Mapping Document: there is no option to select any asset under XML Schema Definition as either source or target.
- Another observation here is – there is no section to display the Usage Information (please refer PMR #TS002026593 for the screen-prints).

  • Guest
    Oct 25, 2020

    Thanks for your idea.

    However, we are not considering any changes to the current behavior of XML Schema Definitions.

    XML Schema Definitions is the model that defines the underlying XML documents themselves. XML Schema Definitions therefore do not contain data, do not process data, and by definition would not participate in Lineage, nor include any Usage information. Lineage traces the transformation or aggregation of data.

    Going forward, in the current IBM Offering of Watson Knoweldge Catalog we are exploring support for XML Documents, ability to import and govern these assets, as well as their participation for Lineage.