Link tables using relationships

You can link tables by creating relationships between their columns. Linked tables can be searched together or combined into a worksheet for easy searching. Tables that have no relationship between their columns cannot be combined in a single search.

The two methods create the same kind of relationship. When creating a relationship between two tables, the columns that form the link must have the same data type. For example, you can build a relationship between two columns that use the INT32 data type.

These relationships can be managed by going to the Relationships page when viewing data in the Data Modeling section in the ThoughtSpot application. You can view, modify, or delete relationships in either place.

The relationships you create cannot form a circular relationship, or "cycle". If you attempt to create a relationship that would complete a cycle, you will see a message stating that the relationship could not be added because it conflicts with another existing relationship.