tPaloCube Properties - 6.1

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Component family

Business Intelligence/Cube OLAP/Palo



This component creates, deletes or clears Palo cubes from existing dimensions in a Palo database.


This component performs operations on a given Palo cube.

Basic settings

Use an existing connection

Select this check box and in the Component List click the relevant connection component to reuse the connection details you already defined.


When a Job contains the parent Job and the child Job, Component List presents only the connection components in the same Job level.

Connection configuration


Unavailable when using an existing connec­tion.

Host Name

Enter the host name or the IP address of the host server.


Server Port

Type in the listening port number of the Palo server.


Username and Password

Enter the Palo user authentication data.

To enter the password, click the [...] button next to the password field, and then in the pop-up dialog box enter the password between double quotes and click OK to save the settings.



Type in the name of the database in which the operation is to take place.



Type in the name of the cube where the operation is to take place.


Cube type

From the drop-down list, select the type of cube on which the operation is to be carried out:

- Normal: this is the normal and default type of cube.

- Attribut: an Attribute cube is created with a normal cube.

- User Info: User Info cubes can be created/modified with this component.


Action on cube

Select the operation you want to carry out on the cube defined:

- Create cube: the cube does not exist and will be created.

- Create cube if not exists: the cube is created if it does not exist.

- Delete cube if exists and create: the cube is deleted if it already exists and a new one will be created.

- Delete cube: the cube is deleted from the database.

- Clear cube: the data is cleared from the cube.


Dimension list

Add rows and enter the name of existing database dimension's to be used in the cube. The order of the dimensions in the list determines the order of the dimensions created.

Advanced settings

tStat Catcher Statistics

Select this check box to collect log data at the component level.

Global Variables

CUBENAME: the name of the cube. This is an After variable and it returns a string.

ERROR_MESSAGE: the error message generated by the component when an error occurs. This is an After variable and it returns a string. This variable functions only if the Die on error check box is cleared, if the component has this check box.

A Flow variable functions during the execution of a component while an After variable functions after the execution of the component.

To fill up a field or expression with a variable, press Ctrl + Space to access the variable list and choose the variable to use from it.

For further information about variables, see Talend Studio User Guide.


Outgoing links (from this component to another):

Trigger: Run if; On Subjob Ok; On Subjob Error; On Component Ok; On Component Error.

Incoming links (from one component to this one):

Row: Iterate

Trigger: Run if; On Subjob Ok; On Subjob Error; On Component Ok; On Component Error.

For further information regarding connections, see Talend Studio User Guide.


Can be used as a standalone component for dynamic cube creation with a defined dimension list.


If you are using a subscription-based version of the Studio, the activity of this component can be logged using the log4j feature. For more information on this feature, see Talend Studio User Guide.

For more information on the log4j logging levels, see the Apache documentation at


The cube creation process does not create dimensions from scratch, so the dimensions to be used in the cube must be created beforehand.

Due to license incompatibility, one or more JARs required to use this component are not provided. You can install the missing JARs for this particular component by clicking the Install button on the Component tab view. You can also find out and add all missing JARs easily on the Modules tab in the Integration perspective of your studio. For details, see or the section describing how to configure the Studio in the Talend Installation Guide.