Easily integrates with existing relational databases such as Oracle, Postgres, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server and Access, without requiring modifications or changes to the originating data structures.
Can expose the relational database content using one or more of the standard metadata specifications included within the application. This is accomplished by mapping the database columns to the metadata elements. Attributes in the database can be translated and augmented as necessary.
Has the ability to fill in gaps in the database for the metadata standard. For example, contact information may be entered once and then be retrieved along with each metadata record in the database.
Enhanced SQL syntax checking and verification.
Includes a metadata harvesting facility for performing automated metadata population from structured and unstructured data residing on file systems (KML, MrSID, GeoTIF, PDF, SHP, GDB, Microsoft documents (Word/PowerPoint/Excel), PNG, GIF, BMP, TIF, JPG, JPE, JPEG, JFIF, etc.) distributed throughout the organization's file systems.
Meta Manager will keyword-index all files that are harvested by the Meta Manager harvester.