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This page guides you through setting up your own federated database instance and importing sample data.
A MongoDB database user with which to connect.
To create a federated database instance and map it to sample data:
You can use a sample dataset to start exploring Atlas SQL through Atlas Data Federation without configuring a data source yourself. This tutorial references a specific sample dataset.
To connect to your own data instead, click Add Data Sources. To learn more about configuring different types of data sources, see Define Data Stores for a Federated Database Instance.
If you want to configure data from a Atlas cluster, you must use MongoDB version 5.0 or greater for that cluster to take advantage of Atlas SQL.
Click Add Sample Data.
AWS S3from the Filter dropdown if it isn't selected already.
Expand the S3 store
sample-data-atlas-data-lakeif it isn't expanded already.
For this tutorial, configure your federated database instance as follows using the Federated Database Instance panel:
To learn more about configuring Atlas Data Federation with real data stores, see Define Data Stores for a Federated Database Instance.
To connect to your federated database instance and query sample data or your own data with Atlas SQL, see Connect.
For a tutorial on connecting with free tools, see Connect to and Query Data with Free SQL Tools.