Add an Oracle database connection

You can add a connection to an Oracle database using ThoughtSpot DataFlow.

Follow these steps:

  1. Click Connections in the top navigation bar.

  2. In the Connections interface, click Add connection in the top right corner.

  3. In the Create Connection interface, enter the Connection name, and select the Connection type.

  4. After you select the Oracle Connection type, the rest of the connection properties appear.

    • Connection name
      Name your connection.

    • Connection type
      Choose the Oracle connection type.

    • Host
      Specify the hostname or the IP address of the Oracle system

    • Port
      Specify the port associated to the Oracle system

    • User
      Specify the user id that will be used to connect to the Oracle system. This user should have necessary privileges to access the data in the databases.

    • Password
      Specify the password for the User

    • Service name
      This is the TNS alias that you give when you remotely connect to your database. You can find it in the Tnsnames.ora file. It can be the same as the SID. You can also give it any other name you want

    • Version
      Specify the Oracle version being connected to

    • JDBC options
      Specify the options associated with the JDBC URL.

    See Connection properties for details, defaults, and examples.

  5. Click Create connection.