This page explains how to create a data source, which can consist of one or more environments.
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|Create a data source|
|List of data sources|
To create a new data source, click the plus button in the upper-right corner.
Figure 1: Data sources
The first step is entering the basic information about the new data source, or updating the existing information if editing the data source. The following information can be entered:
Figure 2: Creating a new data source
Depending on the type of database whose metadata you want to import, you will have to choose an appropriate BizDataX data source analyzer type. Make sure to use the correct data source analyzer or the import process will fail.
Different settings are available depending on the type of analyzer selected and explained on the screen displayed in Figure 1. Here are mentioned some additional specifics.
Multiple analysis settings are specified using
Before using this setting, it is recommended to update the database statistics. Updating the statistics for databases can be found on the following links:
Besides this setting, there is also something called sample size and it is used in discovery rules. Performance and quality of the data can also be affected by the sample size which can be set during the creation of the discovery rules. The default options in both of these settings are the recommended settings which should work well with most database tables.
All data sources currently contained in the project can be viewed on the data sources list, the landing page of the data sources functionality. It contains a table detailing every data source of the project. Only basic information are shown so you can identify a data source at a glance.
Figure 3: Data sources list
In the menu on the right available options are:
Use checkboxes to delete multiple sources at once.
Deleting the data source will permanently delete all related data – environments, rules and findings.