MariaDB connection reference

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

Here is a list of the fields for a MariaDB 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:

MariaDBConnection

Connection type

Choose the MariaDB connection type. Mandatory field.

Example:

MariaDB

Host

Specify the hostname or the IP address of the MariaDB system. Mandatory field.

Example:

www.example.com

Port

Specify the port associated to the MariaDB system. Mandatory field.

Example:

1234

User

Specify the user id that will be used to connect to the MariaDB 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 version

Specify the MariaDB version being connected to. Optional field.

Example:

10.3

Other notes:

These are under 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

Column delimiter

Specify the column delimiter character. Mandatory field.

Example:

1

Valid Values:

Any printable ASCII character or decimal value for ASCII character

Default:

The delimiter specified in sync

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:
--null_value ""
--escape_character ""
--max_ignored_rows 0
Default:
--max_ignored_rows 0