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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Informatica Big Data Management
  3. Mappings
  4. Sources
  5. Targets
  6. Transformations
  7. Data Preview
  8. Cluster Workflows
  9. Profiles
  10. Monitoring
  11. Hierarchical Data Processing
  12. Hierarchical Data Processing Configuration
  13. Hierarchical Data Processing with Schema Changes
  14. Intelligent Structure Models
  15. Stateful Computing
  16. Appendix A: Connections
  17. Appendix B: Data Type Reference
  18. Appendix C: Function Reference

Creating a Connection to Access Sources or Targets

Creating a Connection to Access Sources or Targets

Create connections before you import data objects, preview data, and profile data.
  1. Within the Administrator tool click
    Manage
    Connections
    .
  2. Select
    Actions
    New
    Connection
    .
  3. Select the type of connection that you want to create:
    • To select an HBase connection, select
      NoSQL
      HBase
      .
    • To select an HDFS connection, select
      File Systems
      Hadoop File System
      .
    • To select a Hive connection, select
      Database
      Hive
      .
    • To select a JDBC connection, select
      Database
      JDBC
      .
  4. Click
    OK
    .
  5. Enter a connection name, ID, and optional description.
  6. Configure the connection properties. For a Hive connection, you must choose the
    Access Hive as a source or target
    option to use Hive as a source or a target.
  7. Click
    Test Connection
    to verify the connection.
  8. Click
    Finish
    .


Updated July 10, 2020