Understand Dataflow Modeling overview

For a dedicated Feature Branch in a Project, you can access the Dataflow Modeling overview by clicking on the Dataflow Modeling menu in the navigation bar:

It is made of several areas:

  1. The Dataflow Modeling overview header
  2. The Dataflow Modeling overview content

Your user should have permission Data Models > View Data Model to access the Dataflow Modeling overview.

Header

In the Dataflow Modeling overview header, you can:

Content

The Dataflow Modeling overview content displayed some Layers depending on the Semantic configuration of the Generator used for the Project. In the previous example: Source, Stage, Raw Vault, Business Vault, and Datamart.

They are grouped to fit the Medallion architecture (see Understand the Layering Concept). In the previous example, Bronze, Silver, and Gold.

In each Layer, the corresponding Model Objects are sorted by Model Object Type (Stage, Stage Composite...) and then by Model Object name.

If a Model Object was created from a Linked Project, a Linked icon appears on the Model Object card:

Please look at Manage Linked Projects.

The Model Object card colors depend on the Model Object Type. The colors are defined by the Generator Configuration as, for example:

A Warning notification is displayed on the concerned Model Object card if a Business Rule is not respected.

Please look at Understand warnings and errors.

 

In the Dataflow Modeling overview content, you can:

Your user should have permission Data Models > Data Modelling.

Your user should have permission Data Models > Data Modelling.

Your user should have permission Data Models > Data Modelling