Folders are used to store and manage the data analytics nodes of databases. This topic describes how to use HoloStudio to create a folder.


  • An Alibaba Cloud account is created.
  • Real-name verification is completed.
  • A Hologres instance is purchased and bound to a DataWorks workspace. For more information, see Quick start to HoloStudio.

Create a folder

  1. Log on to the Hologres console. In the top navigation bar of the console, move the pointer over the Show icon icon and select the region where your Hologres instance resides.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Instances. On the Hologres Instances page, click Go to DataWorks - HoloStudio.
  3. On the HoloStudio page, click the Develop data in HoloStudio icon in the left-side navigation pane.
  4. On the Data Analytics page, move the pointer over the Create icon icon.
  5. Click Folder.
  6. In the Create Folder dialog box, set Folder Name.
  7. Click Commit.
    On the HoloStudio page, you can right-click the created folder and perform the following operations:
    • Click Interactive Analytics Development, One-click MaxCompute data synchronization, or One-click MaxCompute table structure synchronization to create a node.
    • Click Rename to change the name of the current folder.
    • Click Delete to delete the current folder.
      Note Before you delete a folder, you must delete all files from the folder.