Metadata import bridges (Watson Knowledge Catalog)

Metadata import bridges (Watson Knowledge Catalog)

You import the metadata to a staging area where you can analyze the source metadata and preview the results before you share it to the catalog. You can browse and search the catalog and manage common metadata assets.

Supported import bridges

The following table contains a list of bridges and the type of metadata that's created, and then imported.

Tool vendor or organization Import bridge Imported metadata
ERwin ERwin 7 Data Modeler (File) Logical data models and physical data models from files that are produced by ERwin Data Modeler 7. You can choose to create database schemas from physical data models.
ERwin ERwin 8 Data Modeler (File) Logical data models and physical data models from files that are produced by ERwin Data Modeler, version 8. You can choose to create database schemas from physical data models.
ERwin ERwin 9 Data Modeler (File) Logical data models and physical data models from files that are produced by ERwin Data Modeler, version 2020 R1. You can choose to create database schemas from physical data models.
IBM IBM Cognos BI models, BI reports, and related implemented data resources, such as database schemas and database tables. Also cube-related metadata from Cognos PowerPlay Transformer. The bridge supports Cognos BI Reporting Content Manager functionality in Cognos 8.4 Business Intelligence, Cognos 10, 10.1, and 10.2.1, and Cognos Analytics 11.
IBM IBM DB2 Cube Views BI models and related implemented data resources from IBM DB2 Cube Views, Version 8.x.
IBM IBM DB2 Warehouse Manager (via CWM XMI) BI models and related implemented data resources in XML files that are created by IBM DB2 Warehouse Manager, Version 7.2 to 8.x. The XML files must be compliant with the Object Management Group (OMG) Common Warehouse Metamodel (CWM) XML Metadata Interchange (XMI) file format.
IDERA IDERA ER/Studio Business Architect (via DM1) Logical data models and physical data models from ER/Studio Business Architect, Version 1.5. You can choose to create database schemas from physical data models.
IDERA IDERA ER/Studio Data Architect Logical data models and physical data models from ER/Studio Data Architect, versions 5.1 to 18.x. You can choose to create database schemas from physical data models.
Microsoft Microsoft SQL Server Analysis and Reporting Services (Repository) BI models, BI reports and related implemented data resources from versions 9.0 (2005) and 14.x (2017) of Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) and Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
MicroStrategy MicroStrategy BI models, BI reports, and related implemented data resources from MicroStrategy Intelligence Server, versions 7 to 11.x. Metadata mappings from MicroStrategy to InfoSphere Information Server
Object Management Group OMG CWM 1 XMI 1 BI models and related implemented data resources from XML files that are compliant with the Object Management Group (OMG) Common Warehouse Metamodel (CWM) XML Metadata Interchange (XMI) file format, versions 1 and 1.1.
Oracle Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition BI models, BI reports, and related implemented data resources from Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition versions 10.1 to 12.c. Metadata mappings from OBIEE to InfoSphere Information Server.
Oracle Oracle Warehouse Builder (via CWM XMI) BI models and related implemented data resources in XML files that are created by Oracle Warehouse Builder, Version 9i. The XML files must be compliant with the Object Management Group (OMG) Common Warehouse Metamodel (CWM) XML Metadata Interchange (XMI) file format.
QlikView QlikView Files BI models, BI reports, and related implemented data resources such as database tables from QlikView, version 11.2 to 12.x. To use the QlikView Files bridge you must install 11.5 Governance Rollup 3 or later.
SAP SAP BusinessObjects Repository BI models, BI reports, and related implemented data resources from versions 11.x through 14.x of SAP BusinessObjects Designer and BusinessObjects Desktop Intelligence. Note: The XI 4.0 and 4.1 versions do not support BusinessObjects Desktop Intelligence. Metadata mappings from BusinessObjects to InfoSphere Information Server.
SAP SAP PowerDesigner CDM Logical data models in CDM XML files that are created by PowerDesigner versions 7.5 through 16.x. CDM files in binary format are not supported.
SAP SAP PowerDesigner LDM Logical data models in LDM XML files that are created by PowerDesigner versions 15.x and 16.x. LDM files in binary format are not supported. To use the PowerDesigner LDM bridge, you must install the prerequisite software.
SAP SAP PowerDesigner PDM Physical data models in PDM XML files that are created by PowerDesigner versions 7.5 through 16.x. PDM files in binary format are not supported. You can choose to create database schemas from physical data models.
SAS SAS Data Integration Studio (via CWM XMI) BI models and related implemented data resources in XML files that are created by SAS Data Integration Studio, version 9.x. The XML files must be compliant with the Object Management Group (OMG) Common Warehouse Metamodel (CWM) XML Metadata Interchange (XMI) file format.
Tableau Tableau Server (Repository) BI reports and related implemented data resources that are created by Tableau Server, version 2021.x.

Parent topic: Metadata asset types