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

Here is a list of the fields for a Teradata connection in ThoughtSpot DataFlow. You need specific information to establish a seamless and secure connection.

Connection properties

Connection Properties
Name your connection.
Mandatory field.
Example:
TeradataConnection
Connection type
Choose the Teradata connection type.
Mandatory field.
Example:
Teradata
Host
Specify the hostname or the IP address of the Teradata system
Mandatory field.
Example:
www.example.com
Port
Specify the port associated to the Teradata system
Mandatory field.
Example:
1234
User
Specify the user id that will be used to connect to the Teradata 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 version of Teradata you are using
Optional field.
Example:
14.2
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:
JDBC
Valid Values:
JDBC, TPT
Default:
JDBC
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
Null value
Specifies the string literal that indicates the null value in the extracted data. During the data load, the column value matching this string loads as null in the target.
Optional field.
Example:
NULL
Valid Values:
Any string literal
Default:
NULL
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:
\"
Fetch size
Specify the number of rows at a time to fetch and process in memory. If you specify zero, the system extracts all rows at once.
Mandatory field.
Example:
1000
Valid Values:
Any numeric value
Default:
1000
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