Relational Database Connection

Description

database

Describes all the metadata needed to connect to a relational database.

Options

The options describe below are for the Generic database connection.

The options for your selected database depend on the database vendor and/or engine. Check the list of databases for more details.

General

Option Description

Connection name

the name to use for this connection

Connection type

the description to use for this connection

Username

Password

Driver class

classname to use for this connection. This is usually only needed for generic connections. There shouldn’t be a need to specify if your select a specific database engine.

Manual Connection URL

This is usually only needed for generic connections. There shouldn’t be a need to specify if your select a specific database engine.

Advanced

Option Default Description

Supports the Boolean data type

true

Supports the Timestamp data type

true

Quote all identifiers in database

Force all identifiers to lower case

Force all identifiers to upper case

Reserve case of reserved words?

true

The preferred schema name

The SQL statements to run after connecting (; separated

Options

Specify a list of extra JDBC connection options as a parameter/value list.

Samples

None