Splice Machine connection reference

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

Here is a list of the fields for a Splice Machine 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

SpliceMachineConnection

Connection type

Choose the Splice Machine connection type. Mandatory field.

Example

Splice Machine

Host

Specify the hostname or the IP address of the Splice Machine system Mandatory field.

Example

www.example.com

Port

Specify the port associated with the Splice Machine system Mandatory field.

Example

1234

User

Specify the user id that will be used to connect to the Splice Machine system. This user should have necessary privileges to access the data in the databases. Mandatory field.

Example

userdi

Password
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

splicedb

Hadoop version

Specify the version of Hadoop you are using Mandatory field.

Example

HDP_2.6.4

HDFS host

Specify the hostname or the IP address of the HDFS Optional field.

Example

www.example.com

Other notes

Advanced configuration.

HDFS port

Specify the port associated to the HDFS Optional field.

Example

1235

Other notes

Advanced configuration.

HDFS temp location

Specify the HDFS location for creating temp directory Optional field.

Example

/user/splice/tmp

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

Data extraction mode

Specify the extraction type. Mandatory field.

Example:

JDBC

Valid Values:

JDBC, BULK Export

Default:

JDBC

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:

\"

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