Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog Overview

Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog is the #2 ranked solution in our list of top Metadata Management tools. It is most often compared to Collibra Catalog: Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog vs Collibra Catalog

What is Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog?

Informatica Enterprise Information Catalog provides a machine-learning-based discovery engine to collect data assets across the enterprise while increasing the understanding of those data assets through a graph-based enterprise information catalog. Powered by Informatica’s unique metadata services engine, Enterprise Information Catalog enables business analysts and data stewards to find all types of data across the enterprise; discover relationships among them; enrich data with business glossary terms and crowdsourced annotations; and understand the provenance, quality, and usage of their data.

Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog is also known as Informatica EDC, Informatica Enterprise Information Catalog, Enterprise Information Catalog.

Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog Customers

AIA Singapore, Mattel

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Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog Reviews

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Head of Big Data and BI Development at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
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Mar 17, 2020
Difficult initial setup and needs better support for data discovery but has an excellent data profiler

What is our primary use case?

We primarily used the solution because we wanted to be aware of metadata management solutions for our Data Lake, in order to manage the assets in the Data Lake and also to manage the ETL or the data ingestion into the Data Lake.

Pros and Cons

  • "The way that the solution scans is very useful."
  • "They have to improve their relationship discovery tool. They say that they have AI inside, but this AI did not automatically find relationships or suggested relationships between entities."

What other advice do I have?

We decided to stop the project because it was too much effort and we couldn't benefit from the solution. We saw that it required a lot of effort just to make it work, so we decided to stop the implementation. We stopped using the solution about two months ago. If other companies attempt to implement this solution, I would suggest that they try to stick to the features which are there and don't try to extend it because it is not that extendable. In our case, we needed to get a better contract with the local integrator and make sure that they got paid only upon successful completion of the…