SAP SQL Anywhere connection reference

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

Here is a list of the fields for an SAP SQL Anywhere 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:

SAPSQLAnywhereConnection

Connection type

Choose the SAP SQL Anywhere connection type. Mandatory field.

Example:

SAP SQL Anywhere

Host

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

Example:

www.example.com

Port

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

Example:

1234

User

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

Version

Specify the version of Sybase you are using. Optional field.

Example:

16.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

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

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

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

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