How to record data lineage

How to record data lineage

How to Record Data Lineage 

In a Dataset 

1. Go to the "Create Metadata" page and select to create a Data Set.


2. Give the Dataset a name and optional definition, and select the  button. 


3. In this step you will have to give the dataset a definition if not provided in the previous step. You can also add different components to the item from here. 


4. To record data lineage for this item, navigate the the  tab, and scroll down to the "provenance" section of the page. 


5. Select  to add a link, you can add multiple datasets by selecting "add another" for each item you would like to link. 
Dataset Link field breakdown: 
 - Selecting this collapses or reopens the field, this is helpful if you have multiple links to add. 
Source datasets - This is where you type in the dataset you would like to link, the system will search for the dataset for you to add.
Generation - This is what's been done to change the source data into the new dataset. 
Release date - The date when the process to convert the source data into the new data was done. 



6. Once done, select  to create the new dataset. The data lineage will now be visible on the item page under "Provenance records". 



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