Importing data from a local system

You can upload delimited files from your local system. These are the supported file formats:

  • CSV: comma-separated values
  • TSV: tab-separated values
  • DSV: delimiter-separated values, using a custom delimiter
  1. Click Add on the Overview page to import data.
  2. Select File.
  3. Specify a Name and Description for the dataset.
    These are the valid characters for Dataset Name: A-Za-z0-9@#$&:[]-`.+, "s_
  4. Browse to and select the file.
  5. Select the delimiter type.
  6. Click Preview to display the first 100 rows of the selected dataset.
  7. Go to the Metadata section to view and edit the columns of the file.
    The header and data type are automatically defined based on the uploaded file. If a header row does not exist in the file, generic names are displayed, for example, Column_1. You should confirm the estimated data type and adjust if necessary using the drop-down list of supported types:
    • Float
    • Integer
    • Boolean
    • DateTime
    • Date
    • String
    • Long
    • Double
  8. Click Save.
    The data is converted into a usable format for further processing.
  9. Select to view statistics for the loaded dataset.