Configuring rules for profiling - discovery - 23.1

Spectrum Discovery Guide

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Software
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Verify
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Spectrum
Product
Spectrum > Discovery
Version
23.1
Language
English
Product name
Spectrum Discovery
Title
Spectrum Discovery Guide
Topic type
How Do I
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First publish date
2007
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2024-02-07
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2024-02-07T17:21:58.768552

This task describes the process of configuring the rules based on which you want to profile your data set. These settings include:
  • Rules of data quality analysis
  • Sample size for each table in the result
  • List of users to whom the profiling results are to be sent automatically
    Note: To be able to send out automated mails, you need to configure a mail server using the Management Console. For more information, see the Administration Guide.

Besides, you can also specify the number of tables to be run concurrently in profiling and the number of runs that are saved for data preview. For more information, see Specifying Profiling Default Settings.

You can configure your profile using the Configure Profile stage of the Add Profile page. To do this, perform these tasks.

  1. In the Configure Profile stage of the Edit Profile page, select the required Profiling rules. For the list of profiling rules and their description, see Profiling Rules.
  2. Specify the sample size of each table using the Sample size per table field. For example, if you specify 10000, the analysis will take into consideration 10000 rows of data in every analysis sample and generate report for it.
    Note: You can fetch random records while profiling your models or connections. To enable this feature, select the Fetch Random Records check box present below the Sample size per table field.
  3. In the Notification section, select the option When the data quality analysis is completed send an email to if you want to email the analysis report to users. Specify the email addresses of the users. To add multiple email addresses, click the Add button .
    Note: To be able to send out automated mails, you need to configure a mail server using the Management Console. For more information, see the Administration Guide.
  4. For any kind of correction or update, you can go to the previous stage by clicking on the top right corner of the page.
  5. Click on the top right corner of the page to move to the next stage of profile creation.