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Selecting a data source

Updated on March 11, 2021

Select a data source for the creation of predictive models. Before you select the input for the development, validation, and testing of data, make sure that these resources are available for you.

  1. In the Data preparation step, in the Source selection workspace, select a data source:
    • To select a CSV file as a data source, click CSVChoose File and navigate to the CSV file that you want to use as the data source.

      When the data appears, you can select a different file encoding, separator character, and quotation mark.

    • To select an existing database as a data source, click Database and select a Database, Schema, and Table from the corresponding drop-down lists.
    • To select an existing data flow as a data source, click Data flow and select a data flow instance with an abstract destination from the corresponding drop-down list.
    • To select an existing data set as a data source, click Data set and select a data set instance from the corresponding drop-down list.
  2. Confirm your choice of the data source by clicking Next.

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