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Using Egeria

Egeria's guides provide practical guidance on different aspects of using Egeria in your organization. As a technology, Egeria has a lot of features and these are explained along with information about each feature's business value and how to incorporate it in your organization. Using Egeria should enable your organization to change the way it works, by improving the collaboration and shared understanding of your data and digital resources.

Ready to run Egeria?

There are a number of options available to you:

Running Egeria in Kubernetes

  • There is a base helm chart that includes a single platform with a metadata server. This provides a simple way to experiment with Egeria's APIs and User Interfaces. Link to instructions for starting the base helm chart.

  • There is a lab help chart that provides a more complex multi-platform environment that is integrated with a variety of third party technologies. This chart is designed to support the Open Metadata Labs which provide a rich set of demonstrations of many features of Egeria. The Open Metadata Labs are a good option if you would like a guided tour of Egeria. Link to instructions for starting the lab helm chart.

The Running Egeria Dojo provides a more guided introduction to these topics.

Running Egeria natively on your local machine

The Developer Dojo provides a step-by-step guide to building, installing, configuring and running Egeria on your machine. It is aimed at software developers who are building connectors and utilities that integrate with Egeria.

  • Planning Guide - The planning guide describes how to plan your Egeria installation and the development of the metadata definitions that will drive its use.
  • Integration Guide - the integration guides describes how to set up integrations between Egeria and third party technologies.
  • Connector catalog - the connector catalog provides a list of connectors available for Egeria.
  • Developer Guide - the developer covers how to build connectors, utilities that call Egeria and open metadata archives.
  • Administration Guide - the administration guide describes how to configure the OMAG Server Platform and servers that run in it.
  • Migration Guide - Egeria strives to maintain compatibility of APIs and file formats from release to release. The migration guide covers techniques to migrate aspects of Egeria where compatibility between releases was not possible..
  • Operations Guide - Describes commands to control and monitor an Egeria deployment.
  • Diagnostic Guide - Problem determination methods and guidance.
  • User Interfaces - Details of Egeria's user interfaces.
  • Features - Provides a detailed guide to the features of Egeria.

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