Creating Data Sources

To create a data source, do the following:

  1. Click the Data Sources tab from the Data Sources page.

  2. Click the Create Data Source button. The Create Data Source wizard is displayed.

  3. Select a data source type.

  4. For the selected data source type, create a new connection or click the Use Existing Connection tab to select an existing connection from the drop-down list.


    Test the connection to ensure it is working.

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  5. Specify a name and description for the data source configuration.

  6. Click Use automated execution checkbox to schedule a time for Torch to run metadata crawlers to fetch meta information of the data source. To schedule, select any tag like minute, hour, day, week, month, or year.

  7. Click the Save button. The data source is saved.

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