Amazon Redshift connection reference

Learn about the fields used to create an Amazon Redshift connection with ThoughtSpot DataFlow.

Here is a list of the fields for an Amazon Redshift 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: AmazonRedshiftConnection

Connection type

Choose the Amazon Redshift connection type.

Mandatory field.

Example: Amazon Redshift


Specify the hostname or IP address of the Redshift system.

Mandatory field.



Specify the port associated with Amazon Redshift connections.

Mandatory field.

Example: 1234

Port: 5439


Specify the user to connect to Amazon Redshift. This user must have data access privileges.

Mandatory field.

Example: userdi


Specify the password for the User.

Mandatory field.

Example: pswrd234%!

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: \"

Fetch size

Specify the number of rows to be fetched at a time and processed in memory. If the value specified is zero then, all rows are extracted 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