Getting started with Index

Welcome to Index. Your one stop for data storage and curation in the Encord platform.

STEP 1: Create a Folder in Index

You can create an Index folder in the following ways:

  • From the UI

  • Using the SDK

STEP 2: Import your data

After creating a Folder in Index, import your data into the Folder. You can do this in the following ways:



Importing Local data: When importing local data, import your custom metadata WITH your data.

Importing Cloud-storage data: When importing your data from cloud storage, import and update your custom metadata to your data.

Step 3: Create a Collection using Index

Creation of a Collection involves filtering and sorting your data. Once you have winnowed your data down, create a Collection.

Step 4: Create a Dataset from a Collection

Once you have a Collection, you can create a Dataset from your Collection.