This article provides an overview of the rules you can create in the Creating records section on the Rules tab in the Data Garden project.
The conditions and actions which you can select are identical to those in the Creating Records and Event Based sections. The difference is the timing:
Creating records: at the moment a record is created
Mutating records: at the moment the record is mutated, for example when the status changes from new to complete
Event Based: every 4 hours, regardless of changes to the record
The rules you create in the Event Based section are executed every 4 hours. This means that this section is ideal if you want to make changes to historical data.
Examples of what the DRE can do for you:
- adjust historical data by changing a database value
- adjust historical data with a new reference table
- set a record to complete after a certain number of days
- anonimization of records after a specified period
You can choose if you want to use the wizard or if you want to create expert rules. You can also create a rule with the wizard and then click on 'Convert to expert'.
Similarly to the DRE in other parts of the system, you have to select conditions first:
Then select the action(s) that should be executed: