Create a Workspace (Project)

Workspace, also known as a project, is the environment where you organize, analyze and present data.

Before you load any data from any source (data warehouse, CSV) into GoodData, you must create a workspace.

The way how to create a workspace is determined by your GoodData plan.

Contents:

Create a Workspace in GoodData Free

GoodData Free plan account supports up to five workspaces.

To create a workspace:

  1. Log in to the GoodData platform.
  2. Click Create first workspace on your welcome screen.

  3. Name your workspace.

  4. Click Create.
    The Load page opens displaying your data loading options.

You can now select one of the options to continue with loading data into your new workspace.

To create another workspace, click the current workspace name and then select Manage workspaces:

Create a Workspace in GoodData Growth

Your GoodData Growth account allows you to create ten or more workspaces (projects). To create a workspace, you must have the authorization token. For more details, see Find the Project Authorization Token.

Steps:

  1. Click the Add workspace button on your welcome screen.

  2. Enter the name of your workspace and your authorization token.

  3. Click Create.

    Your workspace opens.

To return to your welcome screen and create another workspace, click your name in the upper right corner, click Account, then click Active Project.

Create a Workspace in GoodData Enterprise

To create a new project, also called workspace, you must have the authorization token. For more details, see Find the Project Authorization Token.

If you do not have an authorization token, contact GoodData Support.

This procedure assumes that your domain is https://secure.gooddata.com.

If you are a white-labeled customer, replace secure.gooddata.com with your white-labeled domain in the procedure steps when needed. GoodData Free and Growth users, use the domain that you received in your introduction email, such as https://free123ab.na.gooddata.com .

Steps:

  1. Go to https://secure.gooddata.com/gdc/projects.
    The page for creating a project opens.
  2. In the Title field, enter the name for the new project.
  3. In the Authorization Token field, enter your authorization token.

    Do not enter any information for the summary.

    Leave the other project settings at their defaults.

  4. Click Submit.
    The project/workspace is created and the page with the project's URL opens.
    The project/workspace is immediately available on the GoodData Portal.

Finding Your Workspace's Project ID

Each workspace has its unique project ID. Depending on your workflow, you may be prompted to enter your project ID to accomplish a task.

To access your workspaces and find their project IDs:

  1. Click your name in the top right corner. 
  2. Click Data Integration Console.
  3. Click Projects.
  4. Click the workspace (project) that you want to use.
    The Project ID is displayed

Tip: Project ID is also a part of your project's URL, for example, https://secure.gooddata.com/admin/disc/#/projects/example12345678987654321 .

When working in GoodData, you will be asked to use your domain URL or the project ID of a workspace. We suggest that you note them down.

Rename Your Workspace

You can easily rename the workspace (project) it in the Manage section:

Managing Your Workspaces

Review the Administrating Projects and Project Objects section for comprehensive workspace management tools.

Some options may not be available for all GoodData plans and/or may be restricted to specific User Roles.

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