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SAS 9.1.3 Open Metadata Interface User’s Guide

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Nov-09
Document File: 236 page(s) / 2M

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SAS® 9.1.3

Open Metadata Interface

User's Guide



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. SAS ® 9.1.3 Open Metadata Interface: User's Guide. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS® 9.1.3 Open Metadata Interface: User's Guide

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Contents

P A R T 1 Using the Interface to Create, Update, and Delete Metadata 1

Chapter 1 Introduction 3

About This Guide 3


Introduction to the SAS Open Metadata Interface 3 Prerequisite Information 4

Chapter 2 Adding Metadata Objects 5

Overview of Adding Metadata 5


Introduction to the AddMetadata Method 5
Example of Creating a Repository Object 9
Example of Creating an Application Metadata Object 10
Example of Creating an Object and an Association to an Existing Object 11 Example of Creating Multiple, Related Metadata Objects 12
Example of Creating Multiple, Unrelated Metadata Objects 14
Creating a Metadata Object and an Association to an Object in Another Repository 17 Additional Information 18

Chapter 3 Updating Metadata Objects 19

Overview of Updating Metadata 19


Using the UpdateMetadata Method 20
Example of Modifying a Metadata Object's Attributes 24 Example of Modifying an Association 25
Example of Merging Associations 25
Example of Deleting an Association 28
Example of Appending Associations 29
Additional Information 30

Chapter 4 Deleting Metadata Objects 31

Overview of Deleting Metadata 31

Example of Deleting a Metadata O...