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Setting Table Structure Prior to Import

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

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Strata can work directly with fixed-length or delimited text files.  Let’s say we need to change the structure of a text-delimited file — say, making a field with smaller to truncate unnecessary values and reduce our files size.  We can do this using two methods, either by manually changing our values or by changing the values programmatically prior to import.  (As an example, we may have wanted to reduce our web log field width size in this example).


Tutorial: Opening/Importing and Saving/Exporting Data

Friday, February 6th, 2009

We’ve got another tutorial video which we think you’ll find useful.  The first thing anyone ever wants to do after installing Strata is to get some of their data in.  This video will quickly show you the various ways to get data in and out (hint — it’s easier than just using the Import/Export functionality):

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Also, for future reference, all of our tutorial videos can now be found in a single location: