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Set Up a Federated Database Instance for Your Dataset

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  • Prerequisites
  • Procedure
  • Next Steps

This page guides you through the steps for creating a federated database instance for you Data Lake dataset.

Before you begin, you must have the following:

  • An Atlas Data Lake dataset in the same project where you intend to create the federated database instance.
  • Project Owner role for the project where you want to create the federated database instance.

To navigate to the Atlas Data Federation page:

  1. Log in to MongoDB Atlas.
  2. Select Data Federation under Data Services on the left-hand navigation.
  • For a guided experience, enable Visual Editor. (Default)
  • To edit the raw JSON, disable Visual Editor.

Follow the steps in the tab below for your preferred Editor view in the UI.


Now that you've created a federated database instance for your Data Lake dataset, proceed to Connect to Your Federated Database Instance.

←  Create an Atlas Data Lake PipelineConnect to Your Federated Database Instance →
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