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

Here is a list of the fields for a Netezza 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:
NetezzaConnection
Connection type
Choose the Netezza connection type.
Mandatory field.
Example:
Netezza
Host
Specify the hostname or the IP address of the Netezza system
Mandatory field.
Example:
www.example.com
Port
Specify the port associated to the Netezza system
Mandatory field.
Example:
1234
User
Specify the user id that will be used to connect to the Netezza 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%!
Version
Specify the Netezza version being connected to
Optional field.
Example:
7.x
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

Data extraction mode
Specify the extraction type.
Mandatory field.
Example:
External table
Valid Values:
External table, JDBC
Default:
External Table
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:
\"
Socket buffer size
Specifies the chunk size at which to read the data from the source, expressed in bytes
Optional field.
Example:
8
Valid Values:
Any numeric value
Default:
8
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