The first step on the way to using Talend Cloud Data Inventory is to access and log in to the web application.
Once you receive your login information from your administrator, proceed as follows to log in Talend Cloud Data Inventory and start using it:
- Access the Talend Cloud environment at the URL corresponding to your region following this pattern: <region>.cloud.talend.com. You'll find a list of the URLs to use for each data center in Talend Cloud regions and URLs.
Enter your login
and password, then click Log
in to open the Talend Cloud
Tip: If you work with several domains, you can use your Login Name instead of your email address to connect directly to the domain of your choice. You can find it in your Profile preferences. The Login Name is a combination of the username and the domain name. For example: email@example.com.
Each app has its own quick start guide and direct links to the documentation that you can access by clicking Learn more, as well as short video tutorials.Note: Some apps may not be available to you depending on your license or deployment.
To access the Talend Cloud Data Inventory
homepage, you can either:
The Talend Cloud Data Inventory application opens.
- Click the Launch button, at the
bottom of the Talend Data Inventory
- Click Select an app icon and
select Data Inventory from the list
of available applications.
- Click the Launch button, at the bottom of the Talend Data Inventory tile.
Follow the guided tour that opens and import the sample content
to help you get started quickly with some demo datasets.
The guided tour provides guidance about the key elements and features of the application. You can access it any time by clicking the user name in the header menu and selecting Guided tour.
From the Talend Cloud Data Inventory homepage, you can also access several other tabs, including the Connections tab, where you will be able to set up access to your data stores, the Semantic types tab, where you can refine how your data will be discovered and validated, and also the Custom attributes tab, where you can manage your own metadata definitions.