Data sources

In this section, you will learn how to get your data from external sources into CluedIn.

All data you ingest into CluedIn is stored in Integrations > Data Sources. One of the main purposes of the Data Sources module is to provide you with the tools to create a semantic layer for your data so that CluedIn can understand it.


Each step is explained in detail in a separate article in this section:

  1. Define data to ingest – explore all the ways you can ingest data into CluedIn and choose the one that works best for your needs.

  2. Ingest data - find step-by-step instructions for ingesting data into CluedIn.

  3. Create mapping - create a semantic layer for your data and review the mapping details to ensure that your records are produced and merged in the most effective way.

  4. Process data - turn your data into golden records, making it searchable and ready to be cleaned, deduplicated, and streamed.

In addition to these fundamental steps, we encourage you to explore additional operations on records to discover tools for normalizing and improving the quality of data.

To ingest, map, and process the data, you need to have access to different modules in CluedIn. The following table contains a list of claims required to work with the Data Sources module.

Section Claim Access level
Integration All claims at least Consulted
Management Data Catalog at least Informed
Management Annotation at least Informed
Consume Export Targets at least Informed

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