Learn about the fields used to create an Google Cloud Storage connection with ThoughtSpot DataFlow.

Here is a list of the fields for a Google Cloud Storage 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:
GoogleCloudStorageConnection
Connection type
Choose the Google Cloud storage connection type.
Mandatory field.
Example:
Google Cloud storage
Project ID
The identification number given to particular project and its always unique.
Mandatory field.
Example:
myproject-1234
Authentication type
It can be either Service Account or Access Tokens
Mandatory field.
Example:
Service Account
Valid Values:
Service Account, Access Token
Default:
Service Account
Service account key or access token
Provide the Service Account key when authentication type is selected as Service account and token when access token is selected as authentication type.
Mandatory field.
Example:
ABCDEFGH245HIJK
Bucket
To specify GCS bucket name
Mandatory field.
Example:
bucket
File location
Specify directory of source on agent location
Mandatory field.
Use proxy
If required, to use a proxy, select the check box Use Proxy and provide the details
Optional field.
Other notes:
These are under Advanced configuration
Host
Specify the hostname or the IP address of the GCS system
Mandatory field.
Example:
www.example.com
Port
Specify the port associated to the GCS system
Mandatory field.
Example:
1234
Protocol
It can be either http or https
Mandatory field.
Example:
http
Valid Values:
http, https
Default:
http

Sync properties

File name
Specify name of the file.
Mandatory field.
Example:
PRODUCT.csv
Valid Values:
Any string literal
Default:
The name of the file used to create sync
Other notes:
To specify wildcard pattern use '*' character in the file name
Enable archive on success
Specify if file needs to be archived once it is succeeded
Optional field.
Example:
No
Valid Values:
Yes, No
Default:
No
Delete file on success
Specify if file needs to be deleted after execution is successful
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:
The delimiter specified in sync
Skip header rows
Skip the number of header rows specified while loading the data
Optional field.
Example:
5
Valid Values:
Any numeric value
Default:
0
Compression
Specify this if the file is compressed and what kind of compressed file it is
Mandatory field.
Example:
gzip
Valid Values:
None, gzip
Default:
None
Row delimiter
Specifies the character to be used to indicate the end of the row in the extracted data.
Optional field.
Example:
\\n
Valid Values:
Any printable ASCII character
Default:
\\n (new line character)
Enclosing character
Specify if the text columns in the source data is enclosed in quotes.
Optional field.
Example:
Single
Valid Values:
Single, Double, Empty
Default:
Empty
Escape character
Specify the escape character if using a text qualifier in the source data.
Optional field.
Example:
\\
Valid Values:
Any ASCII character
Default:
Empty
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:
:
Decimal delimiter
Specify the decimal delimiter for float/double/numeric data types.
Optional field.
Example:
.
Valid Values:
(.), (,), EMPTY
Default:
EMPTY
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
Specify additional parameters passed with the tsload command. The format for these parameters is:
--<param_1_name> <optional_param_1_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