Introduction

Denodo Virtual DataPort is a global solution for integrating heterogeneous and distributed data sources.

Virtual DataPort the data that are relevant to the company, regardless of their origin, format and level of structure. It incorporates these data into its data system in real time or with configurable preloads and facilitates the construction of services of high strategic and functional value for both corporate and business use.

Virtual DataPort is based on a client-server architecture, where clients issue statements to the server written in VQL (Virtual Query Language), a SQL-like language used to query and define data views (see the Virtual DataPort Administration Guide and the Virtual DataPort VQL Guide).

This document introduces product users to the mechanisms available for client applications to use Denodo Virtual DataPort, making the most of its data integration facilities.

Client applications can access Virtual DataPort in several ways: