Oracle connection reference

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

Here is a list of the fields for an Oracle 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: + OracleConnectionConnection type

Choose the Oracle connection type. Mandatory field. Example: + OracleHost:::: Specify the hostname or the IP address of the Oracle system Mandatory field. Example: + www.example.comPort:::: Specify the port associated to the Oracle system Mandatory field.

Example:

1234

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.

Mandatory field.

Example:

userdi

Password

Specify the password for the user.

Mandatory field.

Example:

pswrd234%!

Service name

Service name is the TNS alias that you give when you remotely connect to your database and this Service name is recorded in Tnsnames.ora file on your clients and it can be the same as SID and you can also give it any other name you want.

Mandatory field.

Example: + idxdb03

Version

Specify the Oracle version being connected to.

Optional field.

Example:

11.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:

JDBC

Valid Values:

JDBC,OCI

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 should indicate the null value in the extracted data. During the data load the column value matching this string will be loaded 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 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