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Datasource is the source of data that can be provided to a model. The source of data can be any of the following types:

  • Connecting to Data
  • Providing Input Data

Connecting to Data

There are multiple ways of accessing data. And a solution can load multiple data sources and look at those across for doing a task.

Data Access

Your model can access data as part of the execution. The data can be in a file, database, etc. Below are different ways of accessing data:

  1. Database
  2. Spreadsheet (e.g., Excel)
  3. XML
  4. JSON
  5. Web Services
    1. REST Call
    2. SOAP Call

Functions to Deal with Data

Providing Input Data

Models may need input as some parameters. These inputs will parameterize your logic to work based on different scenarios. While simulating, debugging, testing, etc. they can be provided in various ways:

  1. Data Composer
  2. JSON Composer

The data sources above are supported out-of-the-box. FlexRule can also be extended to support any other proprietary format and source.

Updated on October 30, 2023

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