set of graphical tools that you can use to describe and access many
types of data sources, including:
such as DB2, Oracle, Sybase, Informix, and JDBC.
such as SAP BW and Essbase.
such as Web Services and CICS Transactions.
such as IMS and FOCUS.
both fixed-format and free-format.
- Indexed, such
as ISAM and VSAM.
such as CA-IDMS.
- Other popular
data sources, such as Lotus Notes and LDAP.
These graphical tools are designed to:
- Translate the
schema of the data source into metadata that WebFOCUS can read and report against.
Optionally, enable you to customize
and enhance the generated metadata without having to know the details
of the underlying WebFOCUS data description language.