With the release of ArcGIS 10.1 Data Reviewer for Desktop, what are the top 3 enhancements you ask? First, is better integration with model builder and Python; second, removal of the Reviewer table’s record limit; and third, significantly improved performance of writing a large number of records to the Reviewer table. Let’s explore these in more detail.
Updates to geoprocessing tools
All three Data Reviewer geoprocessing (GP) tools were updated for better integration with model builder and Python scripting. These can now be published as a GP service in ArcGIS for Server.
The Create Reviewer Session and Execute Reviewer Batch Job tools were re-written as geoprocessing tools with outputs. This is especially useful when linking the tools together in model builder. If you look at the example model above, you’ll notice the first GP tool will create a Reviewer session, which can then be used as an input in the second GP tool for executing a batch job.
Added to the Write to Reviewer Table tool is a new Review Status parameter that will help filter duplicate records in the Reviewer table. The output for this tool now displays a tabular view of the error records which provides you the ability to summarize information like getting the record count.
Note: This is a change from derived outputs (Reviewer Workspace and Session) in previous versions to tabular view at 10.1. If you are using the tool in a GP model, you will need to update the model......