Data Controller – FAQ

Most common user questions and answers regarding the Data Controller

DOES THE DATA CONTROLLER ENABLE USERS TO CHANGE THE DATA MODEL (DATA STRUCTURE)?

A: No. This is not (and will not be) part of the feature set. Users can submit changes to data, but they cannot affect the number or type of columns in a table.

Will this tool allow tables to be updated in my preferred database?

A: If you have a SAS connector (ACCESS engine) then the answer is likely yes. However, if your tables have database specific features (eg auto-generated keys) or non-standard column types (eg images or BLOBS) then the table may not be compatible. Please contact us for more information, as there are likely to be workarounds.

Will this tool work on tables with Retained / Surrogate keys?

A: Yes, just define your business / natural key in the RK_UNDERLYING field of the configuration table.

For any further information regarding Data Controller please reference our Contact page and send us your questions. Our team will review it and follow up within 24 hours.

Data Controller

Data Controller is a product of Analytium Ltd, a UK company with a focus on SAS Software, Apps, and Services.

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