Data Lineage

Welcome to Blindata’s user guides on data lineage, where we delve into the powerful features of technical and semantical data lineage provided by Blindata. In the fast-paced landscape of data management, organizations need a comprehensive understanding of their data – how it’s processed, transformed, and utilized in their business processes. Blindata’s data lineage capabilities offer a robust solution to meet these needs.

Blindata’s data lineage capabilities empower users with full visibility into their data ecosystem. The tool seamlessly integrates both technical and semantic data lineage, offering a holistic understanding of data origins and usage.

Technical Data Lineage

  • Visualize complex data flows effortlessly through an interactive lineage graph.
  • Explore upstream and downstream data transformations with a single click, allowing for in-depth analysis at each step.
  • Leverage Blindata’s SQL Lineage module to extract data lineage directly from SQL queries, scripts, and pipelines. This functionality enables the mapping of all technical dependencies in your data architecture.

Semantical Data Lineage

  • Integrate your data catalog and business glossary seamlessly into Blindata. -Utilize the Blindata Classification Module to automatically connect related data elements using customized classification rules.
  • Explore the interconnectedness of database tables, columns, analytical metrics, and business terms to capture data flows at the semantic layer. Semantical lineage provides essential context around technical metadata, illuminating how data serves business purposes.

In this user guide, we will walk you through the functionalities and best practices of Blindata’s technical and semantical data lineage, empowering you to harness the full potential of your data platform.