Create the Catalog
Creating the Data Catalog is a straightforward process with the following main higlights:
Create a Source Connection
Create the Data Catalog
Populate the Data Catalog
Ensure you have a Source Connection created to your Snowflake instance. If not, create a Source Connection. Remember, this is different than a Target Connection
- Currently, the Data Catalog only works with a Snowflake Source Connection
In the navigation menu click Data Catalog
Click on the Snowflake Source Connection you created earlier. If you have not created a Snowflake Source Connection yet, you will be prompted to.
Enter the Catalog Details or keep the default values. This information should be descriptive enough that it's meaningful to other users within your organization.
- Catalog Name
- Default: Data Warehouse Glossary
- Catalog Description
- Default: Our data catalog for the Data Warehouse
Click Next and then click Try Now!
The Data Catalog will refresh showing the schemas available to the login credentials you entered in the Snowflake Source Connection.
Select a Schema of your choice and click on the Table you wish to start with.
A new screen will be presented with a Data Preview, a README, a Columns and a Glossary Terms tile.
Your Data Catalog is complete and ready to be populated!
Next >>> Learn how to Populate your Data Catalog and get started!