To determine the detailed information of a particular dataset, you can examine the dataset detail.
On the main navigation bar, click Data.
The Data view appears, open on the Datasets tab.
Find the dataset in the list of datasets, either by scrolling or by using search.
Click the dataset you want to examine.
Dataset side navigation appears, open at Dataset Detail view.
Note the following information available on Dataset Detail view, under Detail:
Table is the qualified name of the data source. Note that it appears in the form DatabaseName.DatabaseTable.
Data Connection is the name of the database that hosts the data. Note that it appears in the form DataConnection.
Description is an optional field; you may edit it here.
To add a description to the dataset,
Click (pencil/edit) icon next to Description.
Enter the descriptive text.
Join Elimination is available only on left outer joins. It is turned on by default.
When a visual uses fields and expressions that reference only a subset of the joined tables that form the dataset, this feature eliminates the unnecessary joins and access only the necessary subset of the joined tables. This improves query execution speeds, and renders the visuals faster.
To disable Join Elimination,
Click (pencil/edit) icon next to Join Elimination.
Created on is the date, in timestamp form, when the dataset was created.
Created by is the username of the user who created the dataset.
Last updated is the date, in timestamp form, of the most recent dataset update.
Last updated by is the username of the user who updated the dataset most recently.