Ab Initio Interview Questions
Questions Answers Views Company eMail

What does dependency analysis mean in Ab Initio?

Syntel,

5 16261

How to Create Surrogate Key using Ab Initio?

IBM,

6 17783

What is .abinitiorc and What it contain?

CSC,

3 21360




What are the components new in 2.14 compared to 1.8 and State the usage of the components?

836

Describe the effect of the "checkpoint" t-sql statement?

1 1175

Describe what the SQL Server tempdb and tlog files are used for?

970

Why might the optimizer use a table scan when an index is available?

872

How might you quantitatively measure an improvement made to a query?

2 5209




What is the difference between sandbox and EME, can we perform checkin and checkout through sandbox?

Syntel, JPMorgan Chase,

5 19913

what does layout means in terms of Ab Initio?

3 16386

How do we handle if DML changing dynamicaly?

HP, GE, IBM, Mannar Company,

5 18463

How can we test the abintio manually and automation?

JP Group,

1 2477

How will you use EME for view or publish metadata reports using EME?

1 1824

How to Improve Performance of graphs in Ab initio?

TCS, Wells Fargo,

2 17156

what is the difference between .dbc and .cfg file?

Cap Gemini,

3 9848


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Dear all, Please send me the ab initio pdfs and faqs i need... my mail id is rrajesh.intel@gmail.com

963


What are the components new in 2.14 compared to 1.8 and State the usage of the components?

836


what is the use of catlog or catlogfile?

1099


When we should use 'jobid' for commit table (Output table component?? How to use in abinitio graph?

933


difference between paramaters inputparameters,Local parameters, Formal parameters, Sand box parameters,Project parameters and export parameter?

1248






How can you SORT an already partitioned (round-robin) data ? How to use in abinitio graph? 3. How internally partition by key decides which key to send in which partition ? How to use in abinitio graph? 4. What is PDL ? Give him a shell type parameter and ask him to convert it to PDL. How to use in abinitio graph? 5. As shell type parameters are not supported by EME, then how you can use shell type parameter (If you don't want to use PDL) without hampering lineage diagram ? How to use in abinitio graph? 6.How you can generate dml from a COBOL copy book ? How to use in abinitio graph? 7. How you can convert from ebcdic to packed decimal ? How to use in abinitio graph?

2305


How to find the project(pub,priv,common,client) in between public, Private,common?Any identification?

738


what is the difference between i)public ii)private iii)common and client projects?

747


What is the difference between formal and export parameter? Export at what secenario we are going to use?

1229


What is air-project parameter ?

925


what is the difference between usersandbox,privatesandbox,publicsandbox,commonproject sandbox?

1416


i have a scenario where i need to change the value of a sort order in my sort component whether ascending or descending depend on some input value... e.g if input_val = A then sort order should be ascending else descending I have to use PDL in this... Can you please tell me where do i have to make this change and how ?

703


Hi friends, what are the new features in abinito3.0?

1378


You can ask about different vector functions. How to use in abinitio graph?

3119


How to move or copy the project parameter or project object to my sandbox?

853