Data templates are pre-defined sets of component configurations. The individual configurations are connected by an orchestration and metadata. Together they form a functional reusable block solving a specific problem.
Keboola Connection is a very open platform, which may be overwhelming in many cases. The ambition of data templates is to ease the configuration of repeated (or repeatable) solutions. Although they are pre-defined sets of configurations, the created configurations have no special properties and can be modified like any other configuration you have created manually.
To use a data template, go the Components – Data Templates section. Search for a template that interests you, and click it to see more details:
On the data template detail page you can see a detailed description and a list of all components the template will use. Apply the template by clicking the Use This button:
A list of configurations that will be created is shown. Some configurations require that you enter parameters for them –
in this case the
Salesforce MRR configuration:
Enter the required parameters and Save them:
When a component is properly configured, a green check mark badge is shown next to it. When all components are properly configured, you can Use Data Template:
When the creation is complete, you’ll see the configured template. From here, you can go to each of the created configurations, including the orchestration. Run the orchestration to see the data template in action.
Creating your own data template is not yet generally available. If you are interested, please contact our support desk.