Fusion Registry Core

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SDMX statistical data engine and structural metadata registry.

This is the main engine at the heart of all Fusion-based SDMX systems providing data collection, integration, processing, storage, query execution and time-series calculation services.
Its integrated SDMX structural metadata registry acts as the central repository, authoring and maintenance tool for all of the structures including Codelists, Concepts and Data Structure Definitions.

Key Use Cases

  • Statistical data warehouse
  • Collecting and integrating data from multiple data providers
  • Data dissemination - Fusion Registry's SDMX-compliant REST API is suitable for driving a range of dissemination services
  • Authoring, maintaining and storing SDMX structural metadata
  • Validating SDMX data prior to submission to another organisation
  • Converting data between different formats (SDMX to SDMX, non-SDMX to SDMX, SDMX to non-SDMX)
  • Transforming the structure of data to different dimensionality and coding schemes using SDMX Structure Mapping (for instance, map a dataset to a simplier DSD with fewer dimensions suitable for publication)
  • Transforming single-dimension FAME series into multi-dimensional SDMX series
  • Authoring and maintaining reference metadata

Specification

Application Type Server
User Interface Web user interface accessible using a standard web browser Live Demo
API SDMX-compliant REST API with proprietary extensions Data API Example
Technology Java web application
Compatible platforms Linux, Windows, Mac and other platforms supporting a Java web runtime environment
Minimum operating configuration The minimim list of components required to deploy a Fusion Registry Core service are:

The Fusion Registry web app (WAR file)
Java Runtime Environment
Java web application server (for instance Apache Tomcat)
SQL database (MySQL, SQL Server or Oracle

Configuration maintenance Primarily using the admin functions under the web user interface
Configuration information storage Configuration information is stored in the main operating database, with database connection information stored in a properties file

Functionality by Edition

Data Essentials Enterprise Cloud
Structural Metadata Registry Full Full Full
Data Collection One data provider, pull from registered data sources not supported Full Full
Data Integration Registry managed SQL data stores only Full Registry managed datastores and registered data sources only
Data Storage Registry managed SQL data stores only Full Full
Data Structural Validation Full Full Full
Data Business Rules Validation using Metadata Technology's proprietary expression language Arithmetric rules only Full Full
Data Structural Transformation Full Full Full
Time Series Calculations No Full Full
Data Conversion Full Full Full
Data Query Execution Engine Full Full Full
Mapped Datasets Full Full Full
Reference Metadata No Full Full
Audit No Full Full
Content Security No Full Full
SDMX REST API Full Full Full
Extended REST API Full Full Full
VTL source code repository No - Planned for April 2021
VTL execution engine No - Planned for 2021/2022