Metadata is data about data and Metadata tools are used for gathering, storing, updating, and for retrieving the business and technical metadata of an organization.
Data – The actual data that is stored in the database.
Business Metadata – The information of the data related with business and this data is used by functional team (business analysts, smart management experts, business managers etc).
Technical Metadata – The information about the data related with technology and this data is used by the technical team (Developers, DBAs).
Popular Metadata Tools:
|Tool Name||Company Name|
|Metacenter||Data Advantage Group|
|Meta Data Integration Framework||Info Librarian|