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Category: Data Lineage

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The Benefits of Data Lineage and Impact Analysis with DOC xPress

Posted Aug 07, 2017 by Philip de la Cal

Let's face it - data is the lifeblood of any company. And for SQL Developers and DBAs, knowing the relationships and origins of data can be the difference between meeting a deadline or not.

As a new Product Engineer at Pragmatic Works, I find that a common issue developers face is knowing what is going to break downstream upon making changes to their ecosystem,  like a package or table name, for example. Additionally, a common question may be, "How did my data get into this column?"

Data Lineage and Documentation: How Changes Effect Your Environment

Posted Jun 27, 2017 by Brian Knight

As a data professional, you understand the importance of data documentation, but most people hate doing it, or even worse, don’t do it! Data documentation needs to be done for every project; avoiding or skipping this chore will negatively impact your project. What’s the worst thing that can happen if you make a change to your environment without realizing the impact downstream? Pragmatic Works Founder Brian Knight and Software Sales Director Jeremy Sirois sat down to discuss the importance of data lineage and documentation.


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