Getting Familiar With the User Interface

Before you start to use Saagie, you need to know its key concepts and features, as well as its specific user interface.

Screenshot of Saagie user interface

1. Platform Menu

Icon Title Description

Platform menu icon

Platform

Gives access to your organization’s platforms based on your access rights.

2. Primary Navigation Menu

The primary navigation menu includes the main modules specific to Saagie.

Icon Title Description

Projects module icon

Projects

Allows you to manage your projects within a platform. A project brings together users and their jobs, pipelines, and apps to meet a specific use case.

This module is only accessible with the right authorizations.

Monitoring module icon

Monitoring

Allows you to monitor your infrastructure at the cluster level, proactively maintaining consistently high level of data quality.

  • This module is only accessible with the right authorizations.

  • To have proper access to monitoring details, your administrator must have configured Saagie to isolate the workload between platforms. For more information, see Node Isolation.

Catalog module icon

Catalog

Allows you to manage technology repositories and create custom ones. Repositories contain the app technologies, and the embedded and external job technologies used in your projects. It is a cross-platform module, which means that the repositories related to it are shared between platforms.

This module is only accessible with the right authorizations.

Security module icon

Security

Allows you to manage user accounts, user groups, and their associated rights on your platforms. It is a cross-platform module, which means that the user accounts and groups related to it are shared between platforms.

This module is only accessible with the right authorizations.

Datalake module icon

Datalake

Allows you to connect the management interface used to explore your data lakes (Hue for Hadoop data lakes). Clicking Datalake opens a context menu with the list of available data lakes.

Only users who have a Saagie platform deployed with the right options will see the Datalake module.

User Profile menu icon

User Account

Allows you to view and edit your profile details, view the product info, such as its version and the build IDs of individual modules composing the Saagie software, and log out.

3. Secondary Navigation Menu

The available pages that appear in the secondary navigation menu are contextual and linked to the selected module. For more information, see the Data Team Guide.

Click the button The icon to reduce the navigation menu is an arrow pointing to the left between two lines. that overlays the secondary navigation menu and page content to collapse the menus. It keeps the menus visible by reducing the size of the icons.

4. Page Content

The page content is contextual and linked to the selected page in the secondary navigation menu. It can be divided into two parts: the header and the body of the page.

  1. The header
    Even though some changes may occur, the following elements mostly make up the header of the pages:

    user interface page content header

    • The breadcrumb trail (1), which allows you to keep track of your location within Saagie.

    • The title of the page (2), which appears on all pages.

    • The update button (3), which indicates you when the page was last updated. You can also click it to update the page instantly. It is available on most pages.

    • The settings menu (4), which allows you to manage the settings of the mentioned item. It is not available on all pages.

    • The Create New button (5), which is contextual and allows you to create new items, such as jobs, pipelines, apps, repositories, and so on. It is available on most pages.

    • The search bar (6), which allows you to perform a quick search on the displayed list. It is available on most pages.

    • The Sort by filter (7), which allows you to sort the items in the list in ascending or descending order, by creation date, by name, and so on. It is not available on all pages.

  2. The body
    The content of the page body is contextual and linked to the page selected in the secondary navigation menu. For more information, see the Data Team Guide.

5. Intercom Widget

Icon Title Description

Intercom widget icon

Intercom Widget

Gives you access to Saagie customer support and to our online documentation.