VDP Data Sources

VDP Data Sources can be used to access a Denodo Virtual DataPort server. It is necessary to create this type of data source to create a VDP job. The parameters to be specified are as follows:

  • Connection URI: Connection URI to the server.

  • Username: Username for connecting to the Virtual DataPort server.

  • Password: Password associated with the specified user.

  • Use Kerberos (optional). If you check this option, the connection between the Scheduler server and VDP uses Kerberos authentication (with the provided login and password to authenticate to the Kerberos server). If the host where this Scheduler server runs does not belong to a Kerberos realm, follow the instructions from section Database Metadata Settings.

  • Query timeout (optional). Maximum time (in milliseconds) that Scheduler will wait for the statement to be completed. If not indicated (or the value 0 is received), then it waits until execution is complete (by default 0).

  • Chunk size (optional). Number of results that make up a chunk of results. When Virtual DataPort obtains this number of results, it will return them to the Scheduler, even though the Chunk Timeout has not been reached (by default 100).

  • Chunk timeout (optional). Maximum time (in milliseconds) that Scheduler will wait until it arrives a new chunk of results. Where this time is exceeded, Virtual DataPort returns the results extracted up to that moment. If not specified (or the value 0 is received), Virtual DataPort returns all the results together at the end of the statement run (by default 0).

  • Enable pool (optional). It is possible to enable the use of a pool of connections against the Virtual DataPort server by checking this check box. In this case, the following parameters can be specified for the pool.

    • Initial pool size (optional). Number of connections with which the pool is to be initialized. The specified number of connections are established and created in “idle” state, ready for use.

    • Maximum active connections in the pool (optional). Maximum number of active connections that can be managed by the pool at the same time (zero means no limit).

    • Maximum idle connections in the pool (optional). Maximum number of active connections that can remain idle in the (zero implies no limit).

    • Maximum time to wait for a connection from the pool (ms) (optional). Maximum amount of time to wait for an idle object when the pool is exhausted (-1 means no limit).

    • Validation query (optional). SQL query used by the pool to verify the status of the connections that are cached. The query should be simple, and the table in question should exist. For instance: select * from dual().

    • Maximum time to wait for the validation query (sec) (optional). Amount of time, in seconds, that connection validation will wait for a response from the database when executing a validation query (a value less than or equal to 0 means no timeout).

    • Test connections (optional). If you check this option, the pool will try to validate each connection before being returned. Where the connection is not valid (restart of the management system, closed connection, etc.), it will be eliminated from the pool and a new one will be created.

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