Alation Analytics V2 Database Model

Alation Cloud Service Applies to Alation Cloud Service instances of Alation

Customer Managed Applies to customer-managed instances of Alation

Applies from version 2020.3

Schema and Tables Explained

The Alation Analytics V2 package includes:

  • A data dictionary with descriptions of all tables and recommendations on how to do JOINs.

  • Sample queries — to be found in the Description field of the schema Public

  • Documentation in the form of Alation articles that explains the Alation Analytics V2 schema and some of the best practices for writing queries:

    • Introduction to Alation Analytics — Article describes tables in Alation Analytics V2 and relationships between them

    • Alation Analytics ERD — Article contains the entity relationship diagram (ERD) of the Alation Analytics V2 database

The data dictionary and the articles are available in Alation after the Alation Analytics V2 database has been initialized and this data source becomes available in the Alation catalog. Use Search to find the articles by their titles.

Alation Analytics V2 ERD

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Version 2024.1.1


Version 2024.1


Version 2023.3.5


Version 2023.3.3


Version 2023.3.2


Version 2023.3.1


Version 2023.3


Version 2023.1.7


Version 2023.1.5


Version 2023.1


Versions 2022.2 to 2022.4


Versions 2021.4 and 2022.1


Version 2021.3


Version 2021.2


Version 2021.1


Version 2020.4


Version 2020.3


Using Compose

Users with access to the Alation Analytics V2 database can query it in Compose after they connect with their individual account.

See User Access to Alation Analytics V2

Alation Analytics V2 Training Videos


These videos are part of the Alation University courses. Alation University features many training lessons about how to use and administer the Alation Data Catalog. Please email to get access.

Alation Analytics V2 2021.4

Alation Analytics V2 2021.3

Alation Analytics V2 2021.2

Alation Analytics V2 2021.1

Alation Analytics V2 2020.4

Alation Analytics V2 2020.3