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API Explorer is a simple, yet powerful, Cortex Data Lake application created to empower developers at any stage of their journey.

Use it to:

  • Explore the data available in your CDL
  • Test and refine SQL queries
  • Learn how to parse API responses
  • Authenticate with Developer Tokens
  • Play in the sandbox environment

Query Explorer#

The Query Explorer provides a GUI-driven way to explore your Cortex Data Lake using SQL statements. When possible, API Explorer will return results in both tabular and raw, JSON format.

Not sure what SQL statements to start with? Select something from the provided Sample Query library to help get your creative juices flowing.

Secure Access to Your Data#

API Explorer ships with full OAuth2 support, allowing you to delegate access to your data.

Ready to start exploring your CDL? Click the button below to learn how to get started.

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Each instance of API Explorer comes with a pre-authorized sandbox environment, curated and maintained by the Developer Relations team. In it, you'll find simulated, sample data across many different log types - hopefully enough to give you a sense of what's possible!

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Developer Tokens#

Working on a proof-of-concept or exploring the API? Not quite ready to jump into implementing the full OAuth2 authorization code grant flow? Not to worry - API Explorer is here to help. Leave the OAuth2 stuff to API Explorer and generate a Developer Token to ease the process of authenticating to the CDL APIs.

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