Learn the basics of how to import, wrangle, execute jobs, and export your data from .

Overview

 enables analysts, data specialists, and other domain experts to quickly cleanse and transform datasets of varying sizes for use throughout the enterprise. Using an innovative set of web-based tools, you can import complex datasets and wrangle them for use in virtually any target system. Key capabilities include:

Most of these operations can be executed with a few mouse clicks. This section provides a basic overview of common workflows through .

Pre-requisites

Before you begin, please verify the following:

Basic Workflow

  1. Import data: Integrate data from a variety of sources of data.

    Tip: When you login for the first time, you can immediately upload a dataset to begin transforming it.


    See 
    Import Basics.

  2. Profile your data: Before, during, and after you transform your data, you can use the visual profiling tools to quickly analyze and make decisions about your data. See Profiling Basics.
  3. Build transform recipes: Use the various views in the Transformer Page to build your transform recipes and preview the results on sampled data. See Transform Basics.
  4. Sample your data: In , you create your recipes while working with a sample of your overall dataset. As needed, you can take new samples, which can provide new perspectives and enhance performance in complex flows. See Sampling Basics.

  5. Run job: Launch a job to run your recipe on the full dataset. Review results and iterate as needed. See Running Job Basics.

  6. Export results: Export the generated results data for use outside of . See Export Basics.

Object overview: You should review the overview of the objects that are created and maintained in . See Object Overview.