Getting Started with Data Cube
To use Data Cube, complete the following steps.
Step 1: Open Data Cube in the Web Console
To open Data Cube, log on to the Web Console. See Opening Data Cube in the Web Console.
Step 2: Add a Data Source
Use the data connectors in Data Cube to add a data source to collect data from. See Adding a Data Source to Data Cube.
Step 3: Crawl Data Sources
To collect data, you must crawl the data sources. Crawling indexes the data from the source so that you can perform structured searches and data mining. See Crawling a Data Source in Data Cube.
Step 4: Put Your Data to Use
After crawling your data sources, you can repurpose the information in your data sources for a variety of uses, such as the following:
- Analyze and restructure your data
Use the search views interface that is provided with Data Cube to restructure your data, to analyze the information, and to gain valuable insights about your data. For more information, see Search Views for Data Cube.
- Create your own applications
Use the REST APIs for your data sources to supply the business intelligence that exists in your information to your applications. For more information, see REST APIs for Data Sources in Data Cube.
- Integrate data connections with external services
Connect your data sources to external software to integrate your data with your existing corporate platforms and services. For more information, see Integrate Data Cube Sources with External Services.