Adding Components to Canvas

Adding components to pipeline

Check out the below given walk-through to add components to Pipeline Workflow editor canvas.

The Component Pallet is situated on the left side of the User Interface on the Pipeline Workflow. It has the System and Custom components tabs listing the various components.

The System components are displayed in the below given image:

Once the Pipeline gets saved in the pipeline list, the user can add components to the canvas. The user can drag the required components to the canvas and configure it to create a Pipeline workflow or Data flow.

  • Navigate to the existing data pipeline from the Pipeline List page.

  • Click the View icon for the pipeline.

(The user can perform this step-in continuation to the pipeline creation, but in case the user has come out of the Pipeline Editor the above steps help him to access it again.)

  • The Pipeline Editor opens for the selected pipeline.

  • Drag and drop the new required components or make changes in the existing component’s meta information or change the component configuration (E.g., the RDBMS Reader is dragged to the workspace in the below-given image).

  • Click on the component.

  • The Basic Information tab opens for the dragged component. Configure it.

  • Open the Meta Information tab and configure the required information for the dragged component. Select Column or upload a file to select the desired columns if mentioned.

  • Make sure to click the Save Component in Storage icon to update the component details and pipeline to reflect the recent changes in the pipeline. (The user can drag and configure other required components to create the Pipeline Workflow.

  • Click the Update Pipeline icon to save the changes.

  • A success message appears to assure that the pipeline has been successfully updated.

  • Click the Activate Pipeline icon to activate the pipeline (It appears only after the newly created pipeline gets successfully updated).

  • A dialog window opens to confirm the action of pipeline activation.

  • Click the YES option to activate the pipeline.

  • A success message appears confirming the activation of the pipeline.

Please Note: The details of the selected pipeline from the Pipeline List appear on the right side of the page.

  • Another success message appears to confirm that the pipeline has been updated.

  • The Status for the pipeline gets changed on the Pipeline List page.

Please Note: Click the Delete icon from the Pipeline Editor page to delete the selected pipeline. The deleted Pipeline gets removed from the Pipeline list.

The status (activated/deactivated) of the pipeline is indicated through color-coding as highlighted in the below image. It turns green if the pipeline is active and remains red for the inactive pipeline.

Please refer to the Component Pallet section to get detailed information on the Components.

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