InfoSphere Expert IA v11.7.x

Course Overview

This course is designed for beginners in DataStage as well as for those who have worked int DataStage thick client. It begins with introducing the new interface for DataStage: the DataStage Flow. The course covers commonly used stages, cloud connecters and advanced connectors available in DataStage on IBM Cloud Pak for Data (CP4D). 

The course has Lab Exercises for the Units.


  • Data Analysts
  • Data Scientist
  • IGC Developers
  • Business Users
  • Data Stewards
  • ETL Developers
  • Business Analysts 



  • Introduction to Information Analyzer and Information Analyzer roles
  • Information Analyzer thin client
  • Setting up the Data Connection
  • Import metadata using IMAM for database tables and flat files
  • Creating import area
  • Create and configure IA Project
  • Adding users to the IA project and assign roles
  • Overview of column analysis, review & perform below tasks with an example using thin client
  • Run Column analysis
  • Create Data classification and review its types
  • Domain and completeness
  • Format
  • Capture notes
  • Overview of virtual column and perform below tasks with an example using thin client
  • Creating virtual column
  • Analyze virtual column
  • Create virtual table using IA thin client
  • Create reference table
  • Overview of below analysis & perform analysis with an example
  • Table Analysis
  • Primary Key Analysis
  • Multi column Key Analysis
  • Cross Table Analysis
  • Baseline Analysis


  • Identify redundant data between tables
  • Create different types of Reports
  • Run different reports
  • View reports being generated
  • Publish analysis results and view it with an example in DataStage
  • Export reference table with an example
  • Overview of Data rule and Data rule definition
  • Creating a Data rule and Data rule definition
  • Overview of Rule set
  • Binding Data rules to Rule set
  • Create a Data Rule set with an example
  • Write the output of Data Rule & Rule set to tables
  • Setting output system table under rule bindings
  • Create benchmarks for Data rule
  • Purging output table with below methods
  • Automatic
  • Global
  • Rule
  • Manual
  • Overview of Metrics
  • Creating Metrics
  • Running Metrics and scheduling it
  • Export DDL from table in IA to a file


  • Purging output tables in IA with an example
  • Setting auto purge properties
  • Automatic term assignment in IA using thin client with an example
  • Overview of Data Quality Dimensions with few examples
  • Overview of Automation rules
  • Configuring and creating Automation rules
  • Running and viewing Automation rules status
  • Migrate Data rules with binding from lower environment to higher environment
  • Example of a Data class linking with data rule to all related database assets
  • Best practice to Run 100’s of Data Rules in a daily production schedule from a scheduler
  • Evaluating Performance while running large number of rules
  • Prepare and rundelta data on daily basis for Data rules execution


  • Archiving strategy for the exceptions created on daily basis from Data Quality rules and tables created from analysis
  • Migrate IA assets from lower environment to higher environment with an example
  • Auto bindings for Data elements to Data rules
  • Overview of Information Server Enterprise Search its usage and administration
  • Overview of Data Quality Exception Console
  • Review an IA Data rule exception data in Data Quality Exception console for the records that do not meet a Data rule condition
  • New features in IA
  • Q&A
Start Date: 07/08/2024
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Duration: 4 Days(5 hours a day)


Time: 8 AM EAT

Delivery Method: Virtual

Language: English

Course ID: NFIA11.7-EAT09

Price: $2500

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