Learn about the fields used to create an Amazon S3 connection with ThoughtSpot DataFlow.

Here is a list of the fields for an Amazon S3 connection in ThoughtSpot DataFlow. You need specific information to establish a seamless and secure connection.

Connection properties

Connection name
Name your connection.
Mandatory field.
Example:
AmazonS3Connection
Connection type
Choose the Amazon S3 connection type.
Mandatory field.
Example:
Amnazon S3
Amazon S3 URL
Specify the Amazon S3 hostname link.
Mandatory field.
Example:
https://example1-amazonaws.com
Bucket
Specify the bucket.
An Amazon S3 bucket name is globally unique, and the namespace is shared by all AWS accounts.
Mandatory field.
Example:
bucket
Access key
Specify the access key ID generated when creating AWS security credentials.
Mandatory field.
Example:
access key
Secret key
Specify the secrete access key generated when creating AWS security credentials.
Mandatory field.
Example:
ABCDEFGH245HIJK

Sync properties

File name
Specify the name of the file.
Mandatory field.
Example:
PRODUCT.csv
Valid Values:
Any string literal
Default:
File name for sync.
Other notes:
To specify wildcard pattern, use *.
Enable archive on success
Specify if must archive file after operation succeeds.
Optional field.
Example:
No
Valid Values:
Yes, No
Default:
No
Delete file on success
Specify if must delete file after operation succeeds.
Optional field.
Example:
No
Valid Values:
Yes, No
Default:
No
Column delimiter
Specify the column delimiter character.
Mandatory field.
Example:
,
Valid Values:
Any printable ASCII character or decimal value for ASCII character
Default:
1
Skip header rows
Skip the specified number of header rows when loading data.
Optional field.
Example:
5
Valid Values:
Any numeric value
Default:
0
Compression
Specify if the file has compression, and type of compresssion.
Mandatory field.
Example:
gzip
Valid Values:
None, gzip
Default:
None
Row delimiter
Specify the end of the row character in the extracted data.
Optional field.
Example:
\\n
Valid Values:
Any printable ASCII character
Default:
\\n (new line character)
Enclosing character
Specify if text columns in the source data use enclosing quotation marks, and their type.
Optional field.
Example:
Single
Valid Values:
Single, Double, Empty
Default:
None
Escape character
Specify the escape character if using a text qualifier in the source data.
Optional field.
Example:
\\
Valid Values:
Any ASCII character
Default:
None
Null value
Specifies the string literal indicates the null value for a column. During the data load, the column value matching this string will be loaded as null in the target.
Optional field.
Example:
NULL
Valid Values:
Any string literal
Default:
NULL
Date style
Specifies how to interpret the date format.
Optional field.
Example:
YMD
Valid Values:
YMD, MDY, DMY, DMONY, MONDY, Y2MD, MDY2, DMY2, DMONY2, and MONDY2
Default:
YMD
Other notes:
MDY: 2-digit month, 2-digit day, 4-digit year
DMY: 2-digit month, 2-digit day, 4-digit year
DMONY: 2-digit day, 3-character month name, 4-digit year
MONDY: 3-character month name, 2-digit day, 4-digit year
Y2MD: 2-digit year, 2-digit month, 2-digit day
MDY2: 2-digit month, 2-digit day, 2-digit year
DMY2: 2-digit day, 2-digit month, 2-digit year
DMONY2: 2-digit day, 3-character month name, 2-digit year
MONDY2: 3-character month name, 2-digit day, 2-digit year
Date delimiter
Specifies the separator used in the date format.
Optional field.
Example:
-
Valid Values:
Any printable ASCII character
Default:
-
Time style
Specifies the format of the time portion in the data.
Optional field.
Example:
24 hour
Valid Values:
12 Hour, 24 Hour
Default:
24 Hour
Time delimiter
Specifies the character used as separate the time components.
Optional field.
Example:
:
Valid Values:
Any printable ASCII character
Default:
:
Skip trailer rows
Skip the number of trailer rows specified while loading the data.
Optional field.
Example:
5
Valid Values:
Any numeric value
Default:
0
TS load options
Specifies the parameters passed with the tsload command, in addition to the commands already included by the application. The format for these parameters is:
--<param_1_name> <optional_param_1_value>
--<param_2_name> <optional_param_2_value>
Optional field.
Example:
--max_ignored_rows 0
Valid Values:

--null_value ""
--escape_character ""
--max_ignored_rows 0
Default:
--max_ignored_rows 0
Reference:
tsload flag reference
Boolean representation
Specifies the representation of data in the boolean field
Optional field.
Example:
true_false
Valid Values:
true_false, T_F, 1_0, T_NULL
Default:
true_false