KM622: IBM InfoSphere Metadata Workbench Essentials V9.1

Code: KM622
Duration: 2 days


Metadata Workbench is a product within the Information Server suite of products. It is used to explore, manage, and analyze the metadata produced and consumed by products in the suite, and stored in the Information Server shared Repository. This course is designed to give you the skills to capture, explore, and analyze metadata stored within the Information Server Repository using Metadata Workbench.


  • Describe the main kinds of metadata assets that can be explored and analyzed in Workbench
  • Describe how metadata is captured in Information Server
  • Prepare metadata for Find and Analysis in Workbench
  • Explore metadata assets using Find and Query
  • Create impact analyses and data lineage reports
  • Enhance lineage using user-defined linkages
  • Enhance lineage using extended mappings
  • Create business lineage reports


  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Metadata Workbench
  • Unit 2 – Exploring Metadata Workbench
  • Unit 3 – Capturing Metadata Assets
  • Unit 4 – Find and Query
  • Unit 5 – Impact Analysis and Data Lineage
  • Unit 6 – Enhanced Lineage through User-Defined Linkages
  • Unit 7 – Enhanced Lineage through Extended Mappings


This basic course is for those who will be using Metadata Workbench to explore and analyze metadata stored within the Information Server Repository.


  • Basic knowledge of the Windows operating system.
  • Familiarity with Information Server products, in particular DataStage, is desirable, but not required.


Classroom and hands on lab exercises.

This course is also offered as web-based training. Please contact us for more information.

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