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Connect Soda to Vertica (Experimental)

Last modified on 27-Sep-23

For Soda to run quality scans of your data, you must configure it to connect to your data source.

  • For Soda Library, add the connection configurations to your configuration.yml file. Read more.
  • For Soda Cloud, add the connection configurations to step 3 of the New Data Source workflow. Read more.

Configuration

Install package: soda-vertica

data_source my_datasource_name:
  type: vertica
  connection:
    host: abc
    port: "5433"
    username: ***
    password: ***
    database: vmart
    schema: public
Property Required Notes
type required  
host required  
port required  
username required Consider using system variables to retrieve this value securely using, for example, ${VERTICA_USER}.
password required Consider using system variables to retrieve this value securely using, for example, ${VERTICA_PASSWORD}.
database required  
schema required  

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 27-Sep-23