How to download lineage

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Understanding the flow of data from the source to its destination is a critical need for many organizations. To help you build trust in your data assets, Atlan allows you to view and download lineage for your data assets and share it with others in your organization.

View impacted assets

The impacted assets view includes asset metadata, BI source URLs, and Atlan URLs for both upstream and downstream assets.

 

To view impacted assets:

  1. In the right menu from any screen, click Assets.
  2. Click on an asset to navigate to its asset profile.
  3. In the asset profile, click Lineage.
  4. In the top right of the lineage graph, click the curved downward arrow to view impacted assets. In the impacted assets popover:
  5. (Optional) To view the source URL for BI assets, click the source URL option β€” for example, View in Looker.
  6. (Optional) To navigate to the impacted asset, click the Atlan URL option.
  7. (Optional) Click Download CSV to download the lineage report as a CSV file.
  8. Click Close to return to the lineage graph view.

Download lineage

You can download lineage for your data assets in a report or as an image.

Download lineage in a report

You can download a lineage report for your assets in a CSV format for further analysis. When you share the CSV file with team members, they will also be provided with the BI source URLs and asset links in Atlan. As long as they have access to the asset in the BI tool and Atlan, they’ll be able to open both directly from the CSV file.

To download the lineage report:

  1. In the right menu from any screen, click Assets.
  2. Click on an asset to navigate to its asset profile.
  3. In the asset profile, click Lineage.
  4. In the top right of the lineage graph, click the downward arrow to download the lineage report for the asset. 
  5. Once the report has been fetched, click Download Report to download it as a CSV file.

You will now be able to view the upstream and downstream lineage of your assets in a CSV file! πŸŽ‰

Download lineage as an image

Atlan also offers you the option to download lineage as a high-resolution PNG file, providing you with the clarity you need for your presentations.

To download lineage as an image:

  1. In the right menu from any screen, click Assets.
  2. Click on an asset to navigate to its asset profile.
  3. In the asset profile, click Lineage.
  4. In the top right of the lineage graph, click the image icon to download an image of the lineage graph.

You will now be able to view a high-resolution image of your asset lineage! πŸŽ‰

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