Want an easier way to automatically generate documentation from multiple data sources? Wish you had a better understanding of the origin of your data—and who's handled that data?
SentryOne Document delivers powerful documentation and data lineage analysis capabilities in a cloud or software solution. With SentryOne Document, you can easily maintain up-to-date documentation and ensure compliance with business rules and data privacy regulations by accurately tracking data lineage.
SentryOne Document gives you powerful tools for ensuring your databases are continuously and accurately documented. Plus, the data lineage analysis capabilities help you ensure compliance by providing a visual representation of your data's origin.
Document data sources including SQL Server, SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), Excel, Power BI, Azure Data Factory, and more
Track data lineage with a visual display that clearly shows data dependencies across your environment
Easily manage documentation tasks and view logs with an easy-to-access cloud or software solution
Whether you choose the installed or cloud version of SentryOne Document, both of these options have the same features. There are a few unique benefits to each option.
By choosing the cloud solution, you leave the hosting to us and have less to manage.
With the software solution, you'll have full control over configuration and how data is stored and accessed.
SentryOne Document is available in three tiers so you can choose the capabilities that fit your needs best:
Automatically document multiple data sources and easily search documentation
Generate and search documentation, view documentation history, manage metadata snapshots, and create data dictionaries
Master your data estate with end-to-end documentation capabilities, including data lineage and impact analysis to track data origin and data dependencies across your environment
With SentryOne Document, you can automatically document data sources including:
SentryOne Document efficiently and accurately documents your entire Microsoft Data Platform. You can configure the settings to ensure that you always have up-to-date documentation, which also helps ensure compliance with business rules and data regulations. Plus, you can export documentation in HTML format.
Accurately analyzing the origin of your data—and where it can move throughout your solutions—is critical for ensuring data integrity and compliance with business rules and data privacy regulations.
SentryOne Document gives you a visual display of data lineage, so you can immediately understand data dependencies across the entire data estate.
After you've generated documentation, you can use SentryOne Document to build a data dictionary to supplement the metadata, including:
Specifying who deployed a report
Showing who's responsible for maintenance of a database
Adding business definitions to technical items in the documentation
Salesforce developers and analysts can make sense of their CRM data by using SentryOne Document to view the structure of Salesforce data, including dependencies among Salesforce objects (such as fields, accounts, leads), workflows, and processes. SentryOne Document saves time and resources by accelerating on-boarding, data cleanup, and automations.
Check out the blog "Right-Sizing SentryOne Document for Your Environment," refer to the comparison chart, or contact us to get expert advice from our team.
You can buy as many licenses as you need of SentryOne Document Essentials, Standard, or Premium. We offer volume discounts for purchases of 5 or 10 Premium licenses (see the pricing section below). During the 30-day trial period, you'll be able to document and analyze one data source.
SentryOne Document supports most Microsoft Data Platform sources, plus a few others, including:
Refer to the document SentryOne Document and DOC xPress Licensing Guidelines to learn what's considered a data source for licensing purposes.
To get started, you'll first download the Configuration Tool and Remote Agent for SentryOne Document, a cloud-based solution for database documentation and data lineage analysis. The remote agent is a service that processes the Document workload. You'll use the configuration tool to configure new solutions, then upload them to SentryOne Document.
Check out this video to get started with configuring your solution and adding data sources to document. During your 30-day trial period, we'll send you additional videos that walk you through the basics of documenting databases, analyzing data lineage, and managing tasks.
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Our Support team is happy to help. Please contact us if you get stuck and need assistance.
Before the trial expires, you’ll receive an email inviting you to upgrade to a paid subscription.
Here's a comparison of capabilities among SentryOne Document editions (Essentials, Standard, and Premium).
SentryOne Document Essentials
SentryOne Document Standard
SentryOne Document Premium
|Automated database documentation|
|Point-in-time (historical) documentation|
|Documentation version comparison|
|Database change impact analysis|
|Visual data lineage analysis|
|Object lineage tracking|
|Ability to export documentation|