Watch the below video to get a quick overview on importing data from files and feeds into Zoho Analytics.
Zoho Analytics supports importing data from the following sources.
Zoho Analytics allows you to import data from the following sources using the Files and Feeds option:
Yes, you can import data from a dynamic URL using the parameter. In case the URL from which you import contains current date and time, then you can fill this using the Current Date, Current Time and Current Date & Time parameter value. This will import data from URL which changes dynamically based on date.
Yes, you can import data into an existing table. Follow the given steps to import data into an existing table.
Refer to the following video to know more on this.
Zoho Analytics has the following restrictions on the size of data import. You can upload a maximum of 1,000,000 rows and the file size should not exceed 100 MB.
Yes, Zoho Analytics provides the following Pagination options to import data in batches.
Yes, you can import files from cloud storage. Zoho Analytics allows you to import data from CSV, Excel (XLS and XLSX), JSON, HTML and zipped files stored in different Cloud Storages/Drives such as Zoho Docs, Google Drive, Dropbox, Box and OneDrive.
Refer to the Importing Data from Cloud Storage/Drive section to know more on this.
Yes, you can import files stores in local drive. Zoho Analytics allows you to import data from CSV, Excel (XLS and XLSX), JSON, HTML, Micirosoft Access Database file stores in local drive or in FTP server. You can also import data by pasting data.
Refer to the Importing Data from files section to know more about this.
Yes, Zoho Analytics supports importing data from secured URLs. You can import data from the authenticated URL supporting the following authentication methods.
By default, Zoho Analytics tries to identify the date format of the given date column from the data provided, and display the same. If you find that to be incorrect or if Zoho Analytics had failed to recognize any date column, then you can set the date format in the Format of Date Column(s) option. This date format will be applied to all date columns in the data being imported.
You can also set different date formats for each date column. Click the Settings icon in the preview column header and select the Change Date Format option.
Now set the date format of the column.
To know more on how to construct a custom date format, refer to this link.
Yes, you can map columns while importing. In the Data Preview of the Import Setting, a drop-down will list all the columns in the Zoho Analytics table. You can choose whether this is a new column or the data need to be mapped to an existing column in the Zoho Analytics table in this drop-down.
Zoho Analytics allows you to re-fetch data or schedule import only if,
Specifying a wrong data type for your column will generate errors on import. Zoho Analytics will handle the errors condition as you have set in On Import Errors option.
In case of such errors, the details of the same would be shown in the Import Summary dialog.
You can specify how Zoho Analytics should handle errors (in case an error occurs during import of data) in the Import settings dialog of the Import Wizard.
The following are the possible options:
In case any error occurs during import, the details of the same would be shown in the Import Summary dialog (refer to the below question) which would be shown on Import process completion.
You cannot retain the relational data modeling from your source. However, Zoho Analytics allows you to auto-join tables.
While importing a new table into an existing Workspace, Zoho Analytics auto-identifies columns with the same column name and datatype and provides suggestions for lookup. You can create this lookup by following the steps in the below slide.
Yes, you can schedule your import. Zoho Analytics supports scheduling import when you have stored your data in a web URL or FTP Server. It is mandatory that your data has a column header.
Refer to this slide show to know how to import data.
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