SpaceDeck – Data Sources

Data Sources define the origin of data in the System of Record. A data source is a reference to a particular database or data store.

When we define a data pipeline definition, we will include a reference to a particular data source, and to a particular set of tables and fields in that data source.

Create a New Data Source

Press New + on the Data Sources screen:

The Configuration screen will display:

Data Source Fields

  • Name – the name you define to the data source

  • DB Type – the database type for the data source, as defined in the System of Record

    URL – the URL for the data source

    Username and Password – the credentials for accessing the data source

    Description – a free-format description of the data source

Enter the configuration details and click Save Connection, The new data source will be included in the list in the Data Sources screen.

View List of Data Sources

The Data Source screen shows a list of available data sources.

Data Source Fields

  • Name – the name you define to the data source

  • DB Type – the database type for the data source, as defined in the System of Record

    URL – the URL for the data source

    Description – a free-format description of the data source

Next Step – Using the Data Source in a Data Pipeline

After you create the data source, you can define a data pipeline using the data source.

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