Welcome to Panoply, the right place for easy, accelerated way to access and transform your data. You can get set up and connected to your data in minutes without needing to understand code. To help you get started on this journey, we have put together this guide, including a short video, but before we take you through getting started. let’s cover some background about who we are and what we can do for you.
What is Panoply?
Panoply is a cloud data platform made up of three parts:
- High-powered, accelerated data warehouse
- Integrated ETL (data Extraction, Transformation, and Loading) tools
- Data engineering tools
This means you can store all your data in one place and know that it’s always up-to-date, ready to be combined, queried, and analyzed.
Panoply and Your Team
With Panoply, you can work with your data as fast as you want and you can think as big as you want. Analyze, transform, and iterate with your data without burdening, or waiting on, your IT and engineering teams and keep control of your data.
CTOs trust Panoply because it can run on AWS infrastructure and handles everything from access permissions and SOC2 to GDPR, and requires no architectural planning and minimal maintenance. Panoply also scales automatically and offers real-time chat support from a team of savvy data architects that can help you when things get complex or unfamiliar.
Once you have created your account, Log into Panoply. This will put you on the Home page. From there you can navigate through collecting your data, viewing your tables, and working with your data via SQL or your favorite BI and ETL tools.
The first thing you need to do is set up your first data source. This is as simple as:
- Navigating to the Data Sources page
- Clicking on the Add new Data Source button
- Choosing your data source
- Entering your connection detail
- Clicking on the Collect Data button
It is really that simple. Of course, there are Advanced Settings that can be changed to control how your data is collected and stored in Panoply.
Choose a data source that you are familiar with to start. If you have any questions while connecting Panoply to your data source, click the chat icon in the lower right hand corner and chat with a Panoply Data Architect. For more instructions for this step, refer to our data source documentation.