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Dataprep by Trifacta Terms

These terms are specific to Dataprep by Trifacta.


Storage for datasets in tabular form on top of Cloud Storage. See BigQuery Connections.

Companion service account

Specific to Dataprep by Trifacta, a companion service account is a user-specific service account for execution of jobs on Dataflow, which enables finer-grained access to datasources and output locations. See Google Service Account Management.

customer-managed encryption keys

Optionally, you can deploy your own encryption keys (CMEKs) for use in writing your project to storage. See Dataflow Pipeline State CMEK.


Component of the Dataprep by Trifacta platform for managing batch data processing. Jobs are submitted from Dataprep by Trifacta to Dataflow for processing.

Cloud Storage

File-based storage for the Dataprep by Trifacta platform. See Using Google Cloud Storage.

Service account

By default, Dataprep by Trifacta utilizes a single Compute Engine service account for submission of jobs to Dataflow for all users of your project. SeeGoogle Service Account Management.


Short for virtual private network, a VPC is a private network of services and storage within a cloud infrastructure. Transfers of data within the VPC are considered secure. For more information, see Dataprep In-VPC Execution.