Attribute Sets - Amazon FinSpace

Attribute Sets

Note

In order to create attribute sets, you must be a Superuser or a member of a group with necessary permissions - Manage Attribute Sets.

Attribute Sets are lists of attributes that can be applied to describe datasets. Attributes are metadata fields used to capture additional business context for each dataset. You can browse and search attributes to find datasets based on the values assigned to them.


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List all Attribute Sets

Follow below procedure to list attribute sets

  1. From the homepage, go to the gear menu on the top right corner.

  2. Choose Attribute Sets.

Create Attribute Sets


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Follow below procedure to create an attribute set

  1. From the homepage, go to the gear menu on the top right corner.

  2. Choose Attribute Sets.

  3. Choose CREATE ATTRIBUTE SET.

  4. Set a Name for the attribute set. For example, Data source and Vendor Information

  5. (Optional) Set a Description for the attribute. For example, Details about the vendor, frequency of delivery, and other key data classifications of this data.

  6. Add fields to the attribute set.

    • Select the type of field to add

      • Data - a field of type Number, String, or Boolean.

      • Categorization - a field that is a type of an already defined category. For example, an Asset class.

      • Controlled Vocabulary - a field that is a type of an already defined controlled vocabulary. For example, Data Sensitivity Classification.

  7. Add one or more fields as required.

  8. Choose SAVE.

Edit Attribute Sets

Follow below procedure to edit an attribute set

  1. From the homepage, go to the gear menu on the top right corner.

  2. Choose Attribute Sets.

  3. Select the attribute set to edit.

  4. Choose EDIT THIS ATTRIBUTE SET.

  5. Select an existing field to edit and remove. Note, the data type for the field cannot be changed.

  6. Choose SAVE.

Delete an Attribute Set

Follow below procedure to delete an attribute set

  1. From the homepage, go to the gear menu on the top right corner.

  2. Choose Attribute Sets.

  3. Find the attribute set to edit. Choose the overflow menu on the right.

  4. Choose Remove. A box will appear to request confirmation to remove the attribute set.

  5. Choose REMOVE.

Associate an Attribute Set with a Dataset

Follow below procedure to associate an attribute set to a Dataset

  1. From the homepage, go to the gear menu on the top right corner.

  2. Choose the dataset to go to the dataset details page.

    
                     details about the dataset
  3. Select the drop down menu MORE on the right.

    
                     associate attribute set
  4. Choose ADD ATTRIBUTE SET.

  5. Select the attribute set to add in the drop down menu.

  6. Choose ADD ATTRIBUTE SET.

  7. Set the attribute values in the attribute set.

Remove an Attribute Set associated with a Dataset

Follow below procedure to associate an attribute set to a Dataset

  1. From the homepage, go to the gear menu on the top right corner.

  2. Choose the dataset to go to the dataset details page.

  3. Find the dataset to remove.

  4. Choose EDIT.

  5. Choose REMOVE ATTRIBUTE SET.