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Data Dictionary

Centralized data source inventory for every organization

DataGalaxy’s Data Dictionary provides a comprehensive inventory of all the data available in an organization’s IT landscape.

The Data Dictionary addresses the complexities of diverse technology platforms by offering a unified view of all data, whether structured or unstructured, across the IT landscape.

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In-Depth Data source management and understanding

At its core, the Data Dictionary module from DataGalaxy is an advanced tool for managing and understanding data sources within an organization. It is equipped with features specifically tailored to catalog and interpret data across various systems:
“ DataGalaxy’s strength lies in its ability to address different audiences within the company. When setting up a data governance system, one of the key points is involving the company’s stakeholders and their data acculturation. DataGalaxy has done a great deal of work to the user interface to encourage stakeholder involvement, and to support the adoption of the tool by taking into account both operational and technical users. ”
Altima

Anthony Morand

Data Consultant

Key functionalities 
of the DataGalaxy
Data Dictionary module

Comprehensive Data Source Cataloging

The Data Dictionary module catalogs all data entities and elements across different systems and platforms. It supports both SQL and NoSQL databases, ensuring seamless integration with a wide range of technologies.

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5

DataGalaxy is like a Google search for our internal metadata.

4.8

DataGalaxy is very useful to answer all our questions about our data platform.

Comprehensive tracking of data source changes

The Data Dictionary module now offers enriched descriptions for each data source. This includes detailed annotations and metadata for a better understanding of data elements. Each data source is tagged with relevant keywords, allowing for easier categorization and retrieval. This feature aids in the quick identification of data sets and understanding their context within the larger data landscape.

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5

Fantastic tool if you want to start a data cataloging/data governance initiative.

Technical details exposure

A significant enhancement in the Data Dictionary module is the exposure of technical details such as column names, data types, and relationships among different data entities. This level of detail is crucial for database administrators and data professionals who require a deeper understanding of the underlying structure of their data sources. The module displays this information in a clear, accessible format, making it easier to grasp the technical intricacies of each data source.

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“ Thanks to DataGalaxy, we can finally track data end-to-end and identify data ownership. DataGalaxy’s Data Knowledge Catalog has provided so many benefits for our organization, including a fully-documented functional and technical use case, a thorough algorithm library, and a clear identification of ownership between IT, business, data, and BI teams. ”
Emmanuel Dubois Swiss Life Chief Data Officer

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