SAP HANA connection reference

Learn about the fields used to create an SAP HANA Server Enterprise connection with ThoughtSpot DataFlow.

Here is a list of the fields for an SAP HANA 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:

SAPHANAConnection

Connection type

Choose the SAP HANA connection type.

Mandatory field.

Example:

SAP HANA

Host

Specify the hostname or the IP address of the SAP HANA system.

Mandatory field.

Example:

www.example.com

Port

Specify the port associated with the SAP HANA system.

Mandatory field.

Example:

1234

User

Specify the user id that will be used to connect to the SAP HANA 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%!

Database

Collection of information that is organized so that it can be easily accessed, managed and updated.

Mandatory field.

Example:

SYSTEMDB

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 delimeter to use as the column delimeter for the extracted data.

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 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