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Auto-update "Contained Relationships" of Physical Data model / Schema Relationships
In Metadata Asset Manager (IMAM), relationships can be defined between Physical Data Models (PDMs) and Implemented Data Resource (IDR) schemas. These relationships can have "Contained Relationships" which associate design tables with IDR tables within the PDM and schema.
Once the contained relationships are set, they are static. If the PDM and schema are updated with new tables, no new relationships are defined without manually reviewing the relationship and using a matching criteria to identify new contained relationships.
We are looking for a way to automatically scan existing PDM / schema relationships and identify new design table / IDR table relationships based on pre-defined criteria (e.g. "Exact names (case-sensitive)" or "Exact names (non case-sensitive").
We are looking for this feature to be able to be triggered either through the interface manually for all existing relationships, or programatically via an API interface so that we can script and schedule this update.
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