Greenplum connection reference

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

Here is a list of the fields for a Greenplum 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:

GreenplumConnection

Connection type

Choose the Greenplum connection type. Mandatory field.

Example:

Greenplum

Host

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

Example:

www.example.com

Port

Specify the port associated to the Greenplum system Mandatory field.

Example:

1234

User

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

ditform

Version

Specify the Greenplum version being connected to Optional field.

Example:

4.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

Data extraction mode

Specify the extraction type. Optional field.

Example:

JDBC

Valid Values:

JDBC, Greenplum External Table

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

Null Value

Specifies the string literal that should indicate the null value in the extracted data.During the data load the column value matching this string will be loaded as null in the target. Optional field.

Example:

NULL

Valid Values:

Any string literal

Default:

NULL

Other notes:

Specific only to Greenplum External Table data extraction mode

Escape character

Specify this if the text qualifier is mentioned.This should be the character which escapes the text qualifier character in the source data. Optional field.

Example:

"

Valid Values:

Any ASCII character

Default:

"

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

Max ignored rows

Abort the transaction after encountering 'n' ignored rows. Optional field.

Example:

0

Valid Values:

Any numeric value

Default:

0

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:

--user "dbuser" --password "$DIWD" --target_database "ditest" --target_schema "falcon_schema"

Default:

--max_ignored_rows 0

Reference:

tsload flag reference

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