Add an Apache Parquet connection

You can add a connection to the Apache Parquet file system 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, select the Connection type.

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

    See Connection properties for details, defaults, and examples.

    Connection name

    Name your connection.

    Connection type

    Choose the Apache Parquet connection type.

    File location

    Specify the base location of the file on the server.

    Files on remote location

    Specify if the files are on a remote server.

    Protocol

    Select the required remote server connection.

    For remote location files only.

    Authentication type

    Specify the authentication type for SFTP Protocol.

    For SFTP protocol only.

    Host

    Specify the Hostname or the IP address of the remote server.

    For remote location files only.

    Port

    Specify the Port to connect the remote server

    For remote location files only.

    User

    Specify the user to connect to remote server. This user must have data access privileges.

    For remote location files only.

    Password

    Specify the password.

    For remote location files only, when using password authentication.

    Key file

    Specify the key file and its fully qualified path.

    For remote location files only, when using key authentication.

    Passphrase for key

    Specify the passphrase for the key file.

    For remote location files only, when using key authentication.

  5. Click Create connection.