Add an IBM Db2 database connection

You can add a connection to an IBM Db2 database 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 IBM Db2 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 IBM Db2 connection type.

    Platform

    An environment in which a data point is executed. Specify LUW, iSeries, or Mainframe.

    Host

    Specify the hostname or the IP address of the Db2 system.

    Port

    Specify the port associated to the Db2 system.

    User

    Specify the user to connect to IBM Db2. This user must have data access privileges.

    Password

    Specify the password.

    Database

    Collection of information that is organized so that it can be easily accessed, managed and updated.

    Database alias

    Specify database alias for easy identification.

    Version

    Specify the Db2 version being connected to.

    Code page

    A standardized code in which characters are represented for computer storage and transmission by the numbers 0 through 127. Select either ASCII or EBCDIC.

    JDBC options

    Specify the options associated with the JDBC URL.

  5. Click Create connection.