How to define an index on a source or target table in ODI

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The topic of indexes in Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) is an easy one once you learn your way around in ODI studio. Indexes are defined under Design > Models > [your model] > [Table] > [Constraints]. They are independent of the column definitions for the most part although they do reference valid column definitions.

 

  • The first step to create metadata for an index is to add a new constraint and name it:image

  • On the Columns tab define the list of columns to be indexedimage

  • Ensure that the index is active and marked for creation on the database on the Control tabimage

  • Review all additional options on the Flexfields tab, for some of the options such as Index Type you do need to manually type your selection.
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After you have defined an index on metadata you need to run a new load for the index to be created on the database.

 

My Tools:

Oracle Business Intelligence Applications (OBIA) 11.1.1.7.0

Oracle Data Integrator 11g (ODI Studio, ODI Server, no clustering)

 

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