Descoping empty tables using rules
Published 25 February 2021
Descoping is the act of marking parts of your estate as Out of Scope. You might want to descope columns that are:
- Not used - perhaps because we have purchased a third-party system that comes with modules we do not use and therefore carries with it empty tables
- Not sensitive - which could be generated system identifiers that do not point to an individual
Descoping makes classifying the sensitive areas of your estate faster and easier.
SQL Data Catalog ships with a default descoping rule. However, if you're on an older version of the product, you can add the rule to your setup by running this script.
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