SlicingDice Documentation

SlicingDice API Docs

Welcome to the SlicingDice API documentation. You'll find comprehensive guides and documentation to help you start working with SlicingDice as quickly as possible, as well as support if you get stuck. Let's jump right in!

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Welcome to the SlicingDice documentation!

On this section, we will introduce you the main topics covered on our documentation, so you can decide which one will be helpful for you at this time.

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Documentation Sections

  • Getting started and SlicingDice pricing sections shows everything you need to know about SlicingDice as a product and its specifics. Including where we excel as a provider and our current limitations. We strongly recommend that you read the SlicingDice Key Concepts page before moving to other pages of the docs.

  • How to start using SlicingDice section guides you on a quick and hands-on overview on how to start using SlicingDice, from the database creation to the first inserts and queries.

  • Database, Dimension and Columns sections explain all the details about creating a database on SlicingDice, including the supported types of columns and data.

  • Connecting to SlicingDice section details how you can connect/interact to a database, using SQL, our API or external tools, such as BI platforms or plugins.

  • Insert, Update, Delete & Export sections demonstrate in practice how you can insert, update, delete and export data on your SlicingDice databases.

  • Query section shows how you can query and analyze your data, using standard SQL (on the SQL Drivers) or JSON requests (on our API-based methods).

Pro Tip

In order to make your life simpler and easier, we created many ready-to-use examples, in SQL and JSON, showing how to insert data and how to make queries for all the data types we support.

  • Data loading section describes how to use the SlicingDice's Data Loading and Syncing module, that is basically a built-in ETL used to quickly and easily load your data from more than 100 different sources.

  • Data visualization section guides you on how to leverage the SlicingDice's Data Visualization module, that is a built-in chart and dashboard creation tool you can use to start visualizing immediately any the data you insert for your databases.

  • SQL Docs section presents all the SQL specific details you might want to know if you decide to use SQL to interact with your database.

  • API Docs section contains all the necessary information for you to use the SlicingDice's API and leverage all our client libraries to quickly integrate our API into your existing software.

  • Managing your account section guides you on how to perform day-to-day tasks on your SlicingDice account, such as user creation, security and access policies and many more.

  • SlicingDice internals section gives a detailed overview on how SlicingDice infrastructure works under the hood and how we manage your data in order to be always consistent, accessible and secure. This section also describes S1Search in details, the database technology we developed from the ground up.

  • Guides & Tutorials section helps demonstrate in practice how you can use SlicingDice to solve real-life problems using many use cases.