To use Looker with DataVirtuality, you will need to configure a DataVirtuality driver. These instructions describe that process, assuming use of a startup script similar to the examples provided on this Looker GitHub page.
You will need to acquire a DataVirtuality driver JAR, include it as part of the startup process, and add an option to tell Looker to access it.
Installing the DataVirtuality JDBC driver
Follow the steps on the Unpackaged JDBC drivers documentation page using the following values:
- name: datavirtuality dir_name: datavirtuality module_path: com.datavirtuality.dv.jdbc.Driver
Connecting Looker to DataVirtuality
Configure a database connection via the Looker interface. From the Admin section, select Connections then click Add Connection. See the Creating a new database connection documentation page for more information.
Click on Test These Settings to verify the connection is successful. The Testing database connectivity documentation page has troubleshooting information.
For Looker to support some features, your database dialect must also support them.
In the latest release of Looker, DataVirtuality supports the following Looker features: