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Connect Soda to Google CloudSQL

Last modified on 23-Feb-24

For Soda to run quality scans on your data, you must configure it to connect to your data source.
To learn how to set up Soda and configure it to connect to your data sources, see Get started.

Connection configuration reference

Because Google CloudSQL is compatible with PostgreSQL wire protocol, Soda offers support for Google CloudSQL data sources using the soda-postgres package.

data_source my_datasource_name:
  type: postgres
  host: db
  port: "5432"
  username: simple
  password: simple_pass
  database: postgres
  schema: public
Property Required Notes
type required Identify the type of data source for Soda.
host required Provide a host identifier.
port required Provide a port identifier.
username required Consider using system variables to retrieve this value securely.
password required Consider using system variables to retrieve this value securely.
database required Identify the name of your database.
schema required Provide an identifier for the schema in which your table exists.

Test the data source connection

To confirm that you have correctly configured the connection details for the data source(s) in your configuration YAML file, use the test-connection command. If you wish, add a -V option to the command to returns results in verbose mode in the CLI.

soda test-connection -d my_datasource -c configuration.yml -V

Supported data types

Category Data type
text CHARACTER VARYING, CHARACTER, CHAR, TEXT
number SMALLINT, INTEGER, BIGINT, DECIMAL, NUMERIC, VARIABLE, REAL, DOUBLE PRECISION, SMALLSERIAL, SERIAL, BIGSERIAL
time TIMESTAMP, DATE, TIME, TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZONE, TIMESTAMP WITHOUT TIME ZONE, TIME WITH TIME ZONE, TIME WITHOUT TIME ZONE




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Last modified on 23-Feb-24