Vertica connection reference

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

Here is a list of the fields for a Vertica 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

VerticaConnection

Connection type

Choose the Vertica connection type.

Mandatory field.

Example

Vertica

Host name

Specify the hostname or the IP address of the Vertica system

Mandatory field.

Example

www.example.com

Port

Specify the port associated to the Vertica system

Mandatory field.

Example

1234

Default

5433

User

Specify the user id that will be used to connect to the Vertica 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

database

SSL encryption

To ensure the data is encrypted use additional security feature such as SSL.

Optional field.

Trust store

Specify the TLS/SSL client certificate store for SSL Client Authentication (2-way SSL)

Mandatory field.

Example

trust store path

Trust store password

Specify the password for the TLS/SSL client certificate.

Mandatory field.

Example

password

Sync properties

Column delimiter

Specify the column delimiter character.

Mandatory field.

Example

1

Valid values

Any printable ASCII character, or the decimal value for an ASCII character

Default

The delimiter specified in sync

Escape character

Specify the escape character if using a text qualifier in the source data.

Optional field.

Example

""

Valid values

Any ASCII character

Default

""

Enclosing character

Specify if the text columns in the source data must be in quotes, and the quote types.

Optional field.

Example

DOUBLE

Valid values

Single, Double

Default

DOUBLE

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><optonal_param_1_value>
--<param_2_name><optonal_param_21_value>

Optional field.

Example
--max_ignored_rows 0
Valid values
--null_value """"
--escape_character """"
--max_ignored_rows 0
Default
--max_ignored_rows 0
Max ignored rows

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

Example:

0

Valid Values:

Any numeric value

Default:

0

Fetch size

Specify the number of rows to fetch at one time, and process in memory.

If the value specified is 0, then DataFlow extracts all rows at the same time.

Optional field.

Example

1000

Valid values

Any numeric value

Default

1000

JDBC options

Specify the options associated with the JDBC URL.

Optional field.

Example
jdbc:sqlserver://[serverName[instanceName][:portNumber]]