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Version: current [24.3.x]

Quick Tour of the Nessie as a Source Page

Nessie sources are listed in the Datasets pane, under Nessie Catalogs.

Datasets page showing the Nessie source.
LocationDescription
1Nessie Catalogs: The list of available Nessie catalogs that you have access to.
2The selected source: Shows the source that is selected, in this case, a Nessie source and the active branch.
3List of objects: Shows all the available objects, including folders, tables, and views contained in the selceted Nessie source.
4History button: Navigates you to the History page that shows all the commits, tags, and branches that are available in the Nessie source.
5Search filter: Helps you filter the list of objects to more easily find an object.
6Object menus: The list of actions you can take for the specified object.
  • For tables, you can:
    • Go to Table: Navigates to the SQL editor to query the table.
    • Settings: Opens the table's Dataset Settings dialog box.
    • Other menu options: Accesses additional options including navigating to the SQL editor, analyzing with a BI tool, copying the path to the table, and accessing the Dataset Settings dialog box.
  • For views, you can:
    • Edit: Navigates to the SQL editor to query the view.
    • Settings: Opens the view's Dataset Settings dialog box.
    • Other menu options: Accesses additional options including navigating to the SQL editor, analyzing with a BI tool, removing the view, copying the path to the view, and accessing the Dataset Settings dialog box.
  • For folders, you can:
    • Browse Contents: Access all the objects contained in the folder.
    • Remove Folder: Delete the folder.

Select History. The History page enables you to work with commits, tags, and branches as shown in the following image.

Nessie source showing the History page.
LocationDescription
1Breadcrumb: Navigation aid that provides links to the pages that are in the hierarchy of the current page. The top level page is the Nessie source page.
2Commits, Tags, and Branches tabs: The resources available to you from the History page.
3List of commits: Shows all the commits contained in the specified branch of the selected Nessie source.
4Go to data button: Navigates you back to the main page of the selected Nessie source.
5Search filter: Helps you filter the list of commits to more easily find a specific commit.
6Commits menu: The actions that you can take for the commit. You can:
  • Go to Data: Return to the Datasets page for the selected Nessie source.
  • Create branch: Create a branch based on the selected commit.
  • Add tag: Add a tag for the selected commit.

Select the Tags tab. All the tags avaialble in the selected Nessie source is listed, as shown in the following image.

Nessie source showing the Tags tab on the History page.
LocationDescription
1List of tags: Shows all the tags contained in the selected Nessie source.
2Search filter: Helps you filter the list of tags to more easily find a specific tag.
3Tags menu: The actions that you can take for the specified tag. You can:
  • Go to Data: Return to the Datasets page for the selected Nessie source.
  • Create branch: Create a branch based on the selected tag.
  • Add tag: Add a tag for the selected tag.
  • Delete tag: Delete the specified tag.

Select the Branches tab. All the branches avaialble in the selected Nessie source is listed, as shown in the following image.

Nessie source showing the Branches tab on the History page.
LocationDescription
1All Branches: Shows the Default Branch and all Other Branches contained in the selected Nessie source.
2Search filter: Helps you filter the list of branches to more easily find a specific branch.
3Branches menu: The actions that you can take for the specified branch. You can:
  • Go to Data: Return to the Datasets page for the selected Nessie source.
  • Merge: Merge the specfied branch with another branch.
  • Create branch: Create a branch based on the selected branch.
  • Add tag: Add a tag for the selected branch.
  • Delete: Delete the specified branch, as long as it is not the default branch.