Automatic profiling in Watson Knowledge Catalog

When a data asset is added to a catalog with data policies enforced, it is automatically profiled and classified as part of the policy framework. The profiling process samples the data asset and leverages different algorithms to determine the type of content in the data asset.

To create or update a profile you must be assigned the Admin role for the Watson Knowledge Catalog app.

To profile data:

  1. Open Catalog > View all catalogs
  2. Open a catalog.
  3. Preview an asset.
  4. Click the Profile tab. The contents of the profile depend on the type of data:

Automatic profiling is based on the attribute classifiers provided by IBM. It checks all attribute classifiers enabled.

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