Create SQL Server Connections

Feature Availability: This feature is available in Cloud Dataprep Premium by TRIFACTA® INC.

You can create connections to one or more Microsoft SQL Server databases from Cloud Dataprep by TRIFACTA® INC..

Configure

To create this connection:

  • In the Import Data page, click the Plus sign. Then, select the Relational tab. Click the SQL Server card.
  • You can also create connections through the Connections page.
  • See Connections Page.

Modify the following properties as needed:

testsql.database.windows.net
PropertyDescription
PortSet this value to 1433.
Connect String options

Please insert the following as a single string (no line breaks):

;database=<DATABASE_NAME>;encrypt=true;trustServerCertificate=false;
hostNameInCertificate=*.database.windows.net;loginTimeout=30;

where:

  • <DATABASE_NAME> is the name of the database to which you are connecting
User Name(basic credential type only) Username to use to connect to the database.
Password(basic credential type only) Password associated with the above username.
Default Column Data Type Inference

Set to disabled to prevent the platform from applying its own type inference to each column on import. The default value is enabled.

Test ConnectionAfter you have defined the connection credentials type, credentials, and connection string, you can validate those credentials.
Connection NameDisplay name of the connection
Connection DescriptionDescription of the connection, which appears in the application.

Use

For more information, see Database Browser.

Data Conversion

For more information on how values are converted during input and output with this database, see SQL Server Data Type Conversions.