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

Here is a list of the fields for a MongoDB 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:
MongoDBConnection
Connection type
Choose the MongoDB connection type.
Mandatory field.
Example:
MongoDB
Host
Specify the hostname or the IP address of the MongoDB system
Mandatory field.
Example:
www.example.com
Port
Specify the port associated to the MongoDB system
Mandatory field.
Example:
1234
User
Specify the user id that will be used to connect to the MongoDB 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%!
Database
Collection of information that is organized so that it can be easily accessed, managed and updated
Mandatory field.
Example:
Test
Flatten arrays
The FlattenArrays property can be used to flatten the elements of nested arrays into columns of their own. Set FlattenArrays to the number of elements you want to return from nested arrays.
Optional field.
Example:
0
Other notes:
Advanced configuration
Row scan depth
The maximum number of rows to scan to look for the columns available in a table. Set this property to gain more control over how the provider applies data types to collections.
Optional field.
Example:
-1
Other notes:
Advanced configuration
JDBC options
Specify the options associated with the JDBC URL.
Optional field.
Example:
jdbc:sqlserver://[serverName[\instanceName][:portNumber]]
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 the escape character if using a text qualifier 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:
--user "dbuser" --password "$DIWD" --target_database "ditest" --target_schema "falcon_schema"
Default:
--max_ignored_rows 0
Reference:
tsload flag reference