Metadata Models

In Sybase Data Federation, a metadata model expresses a schema. Each metadata model defines a set of tables; each table contains a set of named columns and each column is associated with a data type.

Metadata models serve several purposes:
Metadata modeling in Data Federation has important benefits:
A derived view model’s schema is a snapshot of the parent metadata model’s schema. There’s no link between the view model and the metadata model, so if the metadata model changes, the derived view model’s schema will not be updated automatically—you must derive a new view model to capture the changes.
Related tasks
Importing a Metadata Model
Creating a Metadata Model
Editing a Metadata Model
Deriving a View Model from a Metadata Model
Mapping a Metadata Model to a Grid Object
Deleting a Metadata Model

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