Metadata Management tools

List of metadata management tools

Informatica Metadata Management

Informatica’s metadata management approach is designed to help enterprises fully harness the value of all their data with active metadata. It scans the metadata from all of the enterprise’s data systems including databases and filesystems, integration tools and processes, and analytics and data science tools. It discovers, classifies, and documents key data elements and provides detailed metadata and lineage to bridge technical and business context for data governance.

Business Glossary: Yes
Change history: Yes
Data Classification: Yes
Data Lineage: Yes
Data Profiling: Yes
On premises/cloud: Cloud
Rating: Yes
Reference data: No
Support for workflow: No

Dataedo

Dataedo allows companies to catalog their data (relational and noSQL) in central metadata repository in a matter of minutes, annotate each data asset, extract and document table relationships, build Business Glossary and map it to Data Dictionary, classify sensitive data, visualize data models with ER Diagrams and share documentation with data community in interactive web portal or HTML exports.

Business Glossary: Yes
Change history: Yes
Data Classification: Yes
Data Lineage: -
Data Profiling: -
On premises/cloud: On premises
Rating: -
Reference data: -
Support for workflow: -

Io-Tahoe

Io-Tahoe is an enterprise smart data discovery and AI-driven data catalog product that enables enterprises to accelerate to next-generation data management practices, radically improving data governance and regulatory compliance. It automatically discover data relationships across the enterprise and identifies changes and trends within a data source over a period of time, leveraging Io-Tahoe’s smart data discovery capability to assess changes to metadata.

Business Glossary: Yes
Change history: Yes
Data Classification: Yes
Data Lineage: Yes
Data Profiling: Yes
On premises/cloud: On premises
Rating: Yes
Reference data: No
Support for workflow: Yes

Adaptive Metadata Manager

Adaptive Metadata Manager comprises a number of highly configurable software components that provide an organization with the eight-core capabilities required to govern and improve virtually any data-driven business capability. These capabilities are: Data Lineage, Data Quality, Impact Analysis, Business Terminology, Business to Technical Traceability, Version Management, Change Approval Workflow, Stewardship, and Automated Harvesting & Stitching.

Business Glossary: Yes
Change history: Yes
Data Classification: No
Data Lineage: Yes
Data Profiling: No
On premises/cloud: On premises
Rating: No
Reference data: No
Support for workflow: Yes

erwin Data Catalog

erwin Data Catalog (erwin DC) is metadata management software that helps organizations learn what data they have and where it’s located, including data at rest and in motion. It tells you the data and metadata available for a certain topic so those particular sources and assets can be found quickly for analysis and decision-making.

Business Glossary: Yes
Change history: Yes
Data Classification: Yes
Data Lineage: Yes
Data Profiling: Yes
On premises/cloud: On premises
Rating: No
Reference data: Yes
Support for workflow: Yes

Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management

Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management (OEMM) is a comprehensive metadata management platform. OEMM can harvest and catalog metadata from virtually any metadata provider, including relational, Hadoop, ETL, BI, data modeling, and many more.

Business Glossary: Yes
Change history: Yes
Data Classification: Yes
Data Lineage: Yes
Data Profiling: Yes
On premises/cloud: On premises
Rating: No
Reference data: No
Support for workflow: Yes

TopBraid EDG–Metadata Management

TopBraid EDG–Metadata Management (TopBraid EDG–MM) lets organizations govern information about their data assets, software applications, infrastructure, business capabilities and processes. It is key to managing enterprise data as assets and to understanding the lineage of the data and its metadata.

Business Glossary: Yes
Change history: Yes
Data Classification: Yes
Data Lineage: Yes
Data Profiling: Yes
On premises/cloud: On premises
Rating: -
Reference data: No
Support for workflow: Yes

Ataccama Metadata Management & Data Catalog

Ataccama Metadata Management & Data Catalog is an AI-powered metadata management module. It’s a central storage for all of your metadata—imported from other sources, crowdsourced, or automatically captured in continuous data discovery processes.

Business Glossary: Yes
Change history: Yes
Data Classification: Yes
Data Lineage: Yes
Data Profiling: Yes
On premises/cloud: On premises
Rating: No
Reference data: No
Support for workflow: No

MetaCenter

MetaCenter is an enterprise metadata management and data governance platform. MetaCenter enables business and technology teams to catalog and classify an organization's information assets. Users can self-service questions about their data assets and how data flows through the business and classify how it should be used.

Business Glossary: Yes
Change history: No
Data Classification: Yes
Data Lineage: Yes
Data Profiling: Yes
On premises/cloud: Cloud
Rating: No
Reference data: No
Support for workflow: Yes

Alteryx Connect

Alteryx provides metadata management that natively extracts and refreshes field names, schemas, and more to speed integration and flex with change. It automatically loads field names, types, objects, schemas, and relationships from common sources to speed analytics and cataloging. 

Business Glossary: Yes
Change history: No
Data Classification: Yes
Data Lineage: Yes
Data Profiling: Yes
On premises/cloud: Cloud
Rating: Yes
Reference data: Yes
Support for workflow: Yes

SAP Data Intelligence

SAP Data Intelligence provides metadata management, data catalog and data governance functionality. The tool uses metadata crawlers to explore, classify, and label data assets across your connected landscape. It also enables you to review transformation history and metadata to quickly understand how, where, and why data has been altered.

Business Glossary: No
Change history: Yes
Data Classification: Yes
Data Lineage: Yes
Data Profiling: Yes
On premises/cloud: Cloud
Rating: No
Reference data: Yes
Support for workflow: No

Google Cloud Data Catalog

Google Cloud Data catalog is a fully managed and highly scalable data discovery and metadata management service that empowers organizations to quickly discover, manage, and understand all their data in Google Cloud. It offers a simple and easy-to-use search interface for data discovery, a flexible and powerful cataloging system for capturing both technical and business metadata.

Business Glossary: Yes
Change history: No
Data Classification: Yes
Data Lineage: No
Data Profiling: No
On premises/cloud: Cloud
Rating: No
Reference data: No
Support for workflow: No