After you have run a profiling plan or created a one-time profile (see Creating a Data Quality Profile), a file with a
.profile extension will appear in the File Explorer (it will be immediately opened in the later case). Double-clicking such a file will open the Profile Viewer.
The Profile Viewer
The Profile Viewer contains several tabs and windows, which are described in further sections. The data can be exported to XML or HTML format by using thebutton in the top right part of the Viewer.
Inputs and Roll Ups
The Profiling Step may take any number of inputs, which are shown in this panel (if there is more than one input). Additionally, each input may have any number of "roll ups" assigned to it - ways of grouping the data by specific parameters. For example, roll ups could be used to view data profiles by gender, department or country.
For information on how to create a profile, see Creating a Data Quality Profile.
Understanding The Profile Statistics
Depending on the configuration upon its creation, the profile will contain a set of statistics, which can be divided into two categories: