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Assets

In Atlan, we refer to all objects that provide context to your data as assets.

Assets are a kind of entity in Atlan. They are an abstract concept used to describe the common characteristics of objects in Atlan, such as certificates and announcements. (The specific characteristics for both this abstract concept and the more detailed objects in Atlan are described through type definitions.)

classDiagram
  class Asset {
    <<abstract>>
    certificateStatus
    announcementType
  }
  class Database {
    schemaCount
  }
  class Schema {
    tableCount
    viewsCount
  }
  class Table {
    columnCount
    rowCount
  }
  class Column {
    dataType
    isNullable
  }
  Asset <|-- Database
  Asset <|-- Schema
  Asset <|-- Table
  Asset <|-- Column