Create a Workspace

The workspace is 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.

Each workspace should correspond to a specific set of unique data. For example, if you have four sets of data from four different customers that you plan to create analytics for, you should create a workspace that corresponds to each customer.

To create a new workspace, you must have the authorization token. For more details, see Find the Workspace 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:

In GoodData, terms workspace and project denote the same entity. For example, project ID is exactly the same as workspace ID. See Find the Workspace ID.

  1. Go to https://secure.gooddata.com/gdc/projects.
    The page for creating a workspace opens.
  2. In the Title field, enter the name for the new workspace.

  3. In the Authorization Token field, enter your authorization token.

  4. In the Import Token field, enter the import token.

    Do not enter any information for the summary.

    Leave the other workspace settings at their defaults.

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

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