Zoho DataPrep - FAQ

Zoho DataPrep - FAQ

1. What is Zoho DataPrep?

Zoho DataPrep is an advanced self-service data preparation tool that helps organizations model, cleanse, prepare, enrich and organize large volumes of data from multiple data sources to serve data analytics and data warehousing with exceptional data quality, all without the need for any coding.


2. Can I get a quick walk through session of Zoho DataPrep? 

Yes, please request a personalized demo by mailing us at support@zohodataprep.com. Meanwhile, you can watch the getting started video from here.


3. How do I use Zoho DataPrep features right inside Zoho Analytics? 

You can use the Zoho DataPrep add-on available within Zoho Analytics. You can access Zoho DataPrep add-on using the Prepare data option while importing data, or you could use the More option and select Prepare data to clean data that are already present in Zoho Analytics.


4. How do I prepare existing data in Zoho Analytics using the Zoho DataPrep Add-on?  

You can click on the More option from the top menu and select the Prepare data option to clean the data that is already present in Zoho Analytics. You can also move data from Zoho Analytics to Zoho DataPrep through the DataPrep's import flow and utilize the full capability of Zoho DataPrep.


5. Can I import data from Zoho DataPrep to an existing table in Zoho Analytics? 

This is not supported yet. We will be adding this functionality soon.


6. I do not see connectors for various business apps in Zoho DataPrep as opposed to Zoho Analytics? Do you have plans to support them? 

Yes. We have plans to support most of the business app connectors that are supported in Zoho Analytics. They will be rolled out in near future.


7. Can I import data from Zoho DataPrep into Zoho Analytics and vice versa? 

Yes. You can seamlessly import your data from Zoho DataPrep to Zoho Analytics by using the Zoho DataPrep connector in the Import your Data section in Zoho Analytics. Similarly, you can use the Zoho Analytics connector in Zoho DataPrep to import and export your data from DataPrep.


8. What information is collected and how is it used? 

We do not access any data that you upload to Zoho DataPrep. All data is encrypted at our data centers. We only collect the basic information on how you use the product and the features most used so that we can enhance and make them better. We assure you that we do not share this information externally and use this data only for our internal evaluation.


9. How many imports and exports am I allowed to schedule at a time in Zoho DataPrep?

You can schedule upto 100 data imports and 100 data exports at a time in Zoho DataPrep by configuring the schedule details, setting the required frequency and import or export the data to any of the supported data sources.

10. What is the maximum number of columns that I can create within a dataset?

In Zoho DataPrep, we have enabled it to incorporate upto 333 columns within a single dataset. This allows you to prepare large amounts of data with ease.

11. Can I import files of any size in Zoho DataPrep?

You can import JSON files of a maximum size of 20 MB and import other supported files upto a size of 100 MB. The supported file types are CSV, TSV, JSON, HTML, XLS, XLSX and XML.

12. How many files and tables can I import in Zoho DataPrep at a time?

We support the import of upto 10 files or tables at a time in Zoho DataPrep. When multiple files are imported, you will be taken to the workspace details page where all the datasets that are imported will be displayed.

13. How many rows can be processed every month in Zoho DataPrep?

Zoho DataPrep offers data processing upto 100 Million rows for the Standard plan, every month. The number of 'rows processed' in the Enterprise plan starts from 100 Million and scales to Billions of rows each month according to your business requirements.

14. What are the different editions of Zoho DataPrep and what is the price?

The various editions of Zoho DataPrep and their pricing are available here.


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