MongoDB connection reference

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

Here is a list of the fields for a MongoDB 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:

MongoDBConnection

Connection type

Choose the MongoDB connection type. Mandatory field.

Example:

MongoDB

Host

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

Example:

www.example.com

Port

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

Example:

1234

User

Specify the user id that will be used to connect to the MongoDB 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:

Test

Flatten arrays

The FlattenArrays property can be used to flatten the elements of nested arrays into columns of their own. Set FlattenArrays to the number of elements you want to return from nested arrays. Optional field.

Example:

0

Other notes:

Advanced configuration

Row scan depth

The maximum number of rows to scan to look for the columns available in a table. Set this property to gain more control over how the provider applies data types to collections. Optional field.

Example:

-1

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

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

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:

\"

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> = <param_1_value>
--<param_2_name> = <param_2_value>

+ Optional field.

Example:
--date_time_format = %Y-%m-%d
--date_format = %Y-%m-%d
--time_format = %H:%M:%S
Valid Values:
--null_value = NULL
--max_ignored_rows = 0
Default:
--max_ignored_rows 0