Data Blending
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Data Blending

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Merge two data sources to one destination, to have a more versatile data flow.

Create a New Data Flow

  1. Sign in to your Dataddo account and click on Flows at the top of the page.

  2. Click on Create Flow in the top right corner.

  3. Click on Add Source to connect it to the destination. You can type the connector's name into the search bar to find it faster.
    My Flows - New Flow

  4. Click on Blend Sources.
    Data blending in app - step 4

  5. Click on Select Source to choose the sources you wish to blend.'
    Data blending in app - step 5
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  6. Choose a Join key that is the same for both sources. Dataddo will blend the datasets based on this particular key.
    You can select other columns for each source by dragging the fields from the list on the left or right. The columns do not need to be the same for each source.
    Data blending in app - step 7

  7. Click on the button between the sources to configure the joining type. By default, Left Join is selected.

    • Left Join - records from the right source will be joined to the left dataset.
    • Right Join - records from the left source will be joined to the right dataset.
    • Inner Join - returns records which values are only matching in both column sources.
      Data blending in app - step 8
  8. Click on Save Source.

  9. Once the data is configured for blending, you can Add Destination.
    Data blending in app - step 9

  • Set up the destination, choosing the write mode and other necessary settings. You can also name the flow at the top.
    • NOTE: Remember to set the time for the flow with a little delay after the synchronization of your source to let the data load.

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  1. By clicking on Data Preview, you can check what data will be sent to the destination. The preview has a limit of approximately 100 rows. Click on Save Flow.
    Data blending in app - step 11
Editing a flow

In case you make changes in your flow that would affect the database schema (field name, add/delete column(s), and changing a field data type), you need to go to your database and delete the table previously created. Then you can save the changes and refresh them.

Connecting and Configuring a Data Flow

Dataddo will automatically configure BI app destinations, but for databases, a manual configuration is needed. For more information on how to connect, configure a data flow, check the more in detail guide.


Need assistance?

Feel free to contact us and we will help you with the setup. To speed the process of resolving your issue, make sure you provide us with sufficient information.


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