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Business Glossary

For context on getting started with ingestion, check out our metadata ingestion guide.


Works with acryl-datahub out of the box.


This plugin pulls business glossary metadata from a yaml-formatted file. An example of one such file is located in the examples directory here.

Quickstart recipe#

Check out the following recipe to get started with ingestion! See below for full configuration options.

For general pointers on writing and running a recipe, see our main recipe guide.

source:  type: datahub-business-glossary  config:    # Coordinates    file: /path/to/business_glossary_yaml
sink:  # sink configs

Config details#

Note that a . is used to denote nested fields in the YAML recipe.

fileโœ…Path to business glossary file to ingest.

Business Glossary File Format#

The business glossary file format should be pretty easy to understand using the sample business glossary checked in here


Compatible with version 1 of business glossary format. The source will be evolved as we publish newer versions of this format.


If you've got any questions on configuring this source, feel free to ping us on our Slack!