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Connect Soda to IBM DB2

Last modified on 19-Apr-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

Install package: soda-db2

data_source my_datasource_name:
  type: db2
  host: 127.0.0.1
  port: 50000
  username: simple
  password: simple_pass
  database: database
  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 Provide an identifier for your database.
schema optional Provide an identifier for the schema in which your dataset 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 VARCHAR
number INT, INTEGER, DOUBLE, FLOAT
time DATE, TIME, TIMESTAMP




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Last modified on 19-Apr-24