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yxdb metadata retrieval

yxdb.  It would be AWESOME to either right-click on the Input tool or use a new tool to get:


  • Engine Version
  • # of Records
  • Writing Workflow (Path + Filename)

anything else would be icing on the cake.




16 - Nebula
16 - Nebula

It would be great if this information was stored with the yxdb and was able to be retrieved somehow.

19 - Altair
19 - Altair

@patrick_digan ,


 my first vote!  

it sure would beat scanning all yxmd files for that Output name as a string. 

I've spoken to product managers that tell me to open the YXDB with notepad to see which engine version created the file.  Good luck with a 6 GB file. 


Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

hey ACEs, we love your feedback! As soon as this meets the criteria, we will get this to the Product team. Thanks for the idea.