Learn about the fields used to create a JDBC connection with ThoughtSpot DataFlow.

Here is a list of the fields for a jdbc 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:
JDBCConnection
Connection type
Choose the JDBC connection type.
Mandatory field.
Example:
JDBC
Driver name
Specify the JDBC driver class for the database connection.
Mandatory field.
JDBC URL
Specify the jdbc url for database connection.
Mandatory field.
Example:
jdbc:sqlserver://localhost:1234;databaseName=PUBS
JDBC driver jar
Upload the jdbc jar available in local system.
Mandatory field.
JDBC options
Select if custom JDBC options to be appended to the JDBC extract command
Optional field.
Key
Define the key parameter
Mandatory field.
Value
Specify the value for key paramter
Mandatory field.
Encrypt
Enrypt the details for secured authentication
Optional field.
Select the check-box to enrypt the details
Schema object name enclosing character
Specify the schema object name enclosing character.
Optional field.
Default:
"
Other notes:
Advanced configuration

Sync properties

Column delimiter
Specify the column delimiter character.
Mandatory field.
Example:
1
Valid Values:
Any printable ASCII character or decimal value for ASCII character
Default:
1
Enclosing character
Specify if the text columns in the source data needs to be enclosed in quotes.
Optional field.
Example:
DOUBLE
Valid Values:
SINGLE, DOUBLE
Default:
DOUBLE
Other notes:
This is required if the text data has newline character or delimiter character.
Escape character
Specify this if the text qualifier is mentioned. This should be the character which escapes the text qualifier character in the source data.
Optional field.
Example:
\"
Valid Values:
Any ASCII character
Default:
\"
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
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