Importing data to the Neo4j database - 7.3


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Data Governance > Third-party systems > NoSQL components > Neo4j components
Data Quality and Preparation > Third-party systems > NoSQL components > Neo4j components
Design and Development > Third-party systems > NoSQL components > Neo4j components


  1. Double-click the tFileInputDelimited component to open its Basic settings view on the Components tab.
  2. In the File name/Stream field, specify the path to the CSV file that contains the employees data to read.
    The input CSV file used in this example is as follows:
    1;Rutherford Roosevelt;38;06-10-2008;13336.58;m5
    2;Warren Adams;43;05-22-2008;11626.68;m6
    3;Andrew Roosevelt;55;04-01-2007;10052.95;m4
    4;Herbert Quincy;54;06-14-2007;10694.71;m6
    5;Woodrow Polk;33;08-14-2007;13751.50;m4
    6;Theodore Johnson;47;01-26-2008;12426.87;m6
    7;Benjamin Adams;32;02-25-2008;10438.65;m4
    8;Woodrow Harrison;51;10-11-2008;11188.27;m5
    9;George Truman;40;04-28-2008;14254.49;m5
    10;Harry Jackson;38;04-01-2008;12798.78;m6
  3. In the Header field, specify the number of rows to skip as header rows. In this example, the first row of the CSV file is the header row.
  4. Click the [...] button next to Edit schema to open the Schema dialog box, and define the input schema based on the structure of the input file. In this example, the input schema is composed of six columns: employeeID (integer), employeeName (String), age (Integer), hireDate (Date), salary (Float), and managerID (String).
    When done, click OK to close the Schema dialog box and propagate the schema to the next component.
  5. Click the tNeo4jOutput component and select the Component tab to open its Basic settings view.
  6. Define a Neo4j database connection. In this example, the Neo4j database is accessible in REST mode, so select the Remote server check box and specify the URL of the Neo4j server in the Server URL field, "http://localhost:7474/db/data" in this example.
  7. If needed, click the Sync columns button to ensure the component has the same schema as the preceding component.
    Keep the rest of the parameters as they are.