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Informatica metadata table - Primary key column from target table

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Couple of tables in our Database doesm't have any key. However, key was created in target table at informatica level.

Now my need is,I want to identify informatica metadata table where I can find target table and corresponding column name marked as key.

These tables are created long back,not sure why it was created like that. We planed to add primary key at database level so to identify the primary key .I want to look for informatica metadata tables

Kindly suggest

posted Mar 28, 2014 by Pooja Bhanout

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Use the following Metadata Exchange (MX) Views:
REP_TARG_TBLS provides a list of targets in the repository
REP_TARG_TBL_COLS provides the properties of columns defined for the target tables in a data warehouse or data mart
It contains a column COLUMN_KEYTYPE that takes of the following values:

Primary Key, Not a Key, Foreign Key, Primary and Foreign Key.
answer Apr 2, 2014 by Shweta Singh
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Retrieving the index of an inserted row

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In the past when I have used Oracle database, there was a Oracle sequence generator transformation available in Informatica - but for SQL server, I am not sure.

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In my source table data is

s_name,p_name,value
s1 ,   p1,     10
s1 ,   p2,     xyz
s1 ,   p3 ,    abc
s2 ,   p1 ,    20
s2 ,   p2 ,    xyz
s2 ,   p3 ,    abc

I want two target tables, first table is based on s_name s1, second table based on s_name s2. Both table contains contains p_name and value.

The target table data like as

Table s1

p_name,value 
p1,    10
p2,    xyz
p3,    abc 

Table s2

p_name,value 
p1,    20
p2,    xyz
p3,    abc 
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Can anyone of you please elaborate on how to map the informatica for the inserts and updates to the target from source table?

I appreciate it, if you explain with example.

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