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

Here is a list of the fields for a MemSQL 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:
MemSQLConnection
Connection type
Choose the MemSQL connection type.
Mandatory field.
Example:
MemSQL
Platform type
Specify the environment to execute the connection.
Mandatory field.
Example:
On Premise
Valid Values:
On Premise, Managed Service
Default:
Managed Service
Host name
Specify the hostname or the IP address of the MemSQL system
Mandatory field.
Example:
www.example.com
Port
Specify the port associated to the MemSQL system
Mandatory field.
Example:
1234
User
Specify the user id that will be used to connect to the MemSQL system. This user should have necessary privileges to access the data in the databases.
Mandatory field.
Example:
userdi
Password
Specify the password for the User
Mandatory field.
Example:
pswrd234%!
Authentication type
Specifies the type of security protocol to connect to the instance. Based on the type of security select the authentication type and provide details.
Mandatory field.
For On Premise Platform Type only.
Example:
Password aunthentication
Valid Values:
Password aunthentication, Kerberos
Default:
Password aunthentication
KDC Host
Specify KDC Host Name where as KDC (Kerberos Key Distribution Center) is a service than runs on a domain controller server role.
Mandatory field.
For Kerberos authentication only.
Example:
[email protected]
Default realm
A Kerberos realm is the domain over which a Kerberos authentication server has the authority to authenticate a user, host or service.
Mandatory field.
For Kerberos authentication only.
Example:
realm1.example.com
Keytab
To authenticate via a key-tab you must have supporting key-tab file which is generated by Kerberos Admin and also requires the user principal associated with Key-tab ( Configured while enabling Kerberos)
Mandatory field.
For Kerberos authentication only.
Example:
/app/keytabs/labuser.keytab
Principle
To authenticate via a key-tab you must have supporting key-tab file which is generated by Kerberos Admin and also requires the user principal associated with Key-tab ( Configured while enabling Kerberos)
Mandatory field.
For Kerberos authentication only.
Example:
[email protected]
SSL encryption
To ensure the data is encrypted use additional security feature such as SSL.
Optional field.
For On Premise Platform Type only.
Trust store
Specify the TLS/SSL client certificate store for SSL Client Authentication (2-way SSL)
Mandatory field.
For SSL authentication only.
Example:
trust store path
Trust store password
Specify the password for the TLS/SSL client certificate.
Mandatory field.
For SSL authentication only.
Example:
password

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:
The delimiter specified in sync
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:
"
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.
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
Max ignored rows
Abort the transaction after encountering 'n' ignored rows
Optional field.
Default:
0