tPostgresqlConnection Properties - 6.1

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Component family

Databases/Postgresql

 

Function

Opens a connection to the database for a current transaction.

Purpose

This component is used to open a connection to the specified database that can then be reused in the subsequent subjob or subjobs.

Basic settings

Property type

Either Built-in or Repository

Since version 5.6, both the Built-In mode and the Repository mode are available in any of the Talend solutions.

 

 

Built-in: No property data stored centrally.

 

 

Repository: Select the repository file in which the properties are stored. The fields that follow are completed automatically using the data retrieved.

 

DB Version

List of database versions.

 

Host

Database server IP address

 

Port

Listening port number of database server.

 

Database

Name of the database.

 

Schema

Exact name of the schema.

 

Username and Password

Database 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.

 

Use or register a shared DB Connection

Select this check box to share your connection or fetch a connection shared by a parent or child Job. This allows you to share one single database connection among several database connection components from different Job levels that can be either parent or child.

Warning

This option is incompatible with the Use dynamic job and Use an independent process to run subjob options of the tRunJob component. Using a shared connection together with a tRunJob component with either of these two options enabled will cause your Job to fail.

This check box is not visible when the Specify a data source alias check box is selected.

 

Shared DB Connection Name

Enter the shared connection name.

This field is available only when the Use or register a shared DB Connection check box is selected.

 

Specify a data source alias

Select this check box and specify the alias of a data source created on the Talend Runtime side to use the shared connection pool defined in the data source configuration. This option works only when you deploy and run your Job in Talend Runtime.

This check box is not visible when the Use or register a shared DB Connection check box is selected.

 

Data source alias

Enter the alias of the data source created on the Talend Runtime side.

This field is available only when the Specify a data source alias check box is selected.

Advanced settings

Auto Commit

Select this check box to commit any changes to the database automatically upon the transaction.

With this check box selected, you cannot use the corresponding commit component to commit changes to the database; likewise, when using the corresponding commit component, this check box has to be cleared. By default, the auto commit function is disabled and changes must be committed explicitly using the corresponding commit component.

Note that the auto commit function commits each SQL statement as a single transaction immediately after the statement is executed while the commit component does not commit only until all of the statements are executed. For this reason, if you need more room to manage your transactions in a Job, it is recommended to use the commit component.

 

tStatCatcher Statistics

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

Usage

This component is more commonly used with other tPostgresql* components, especially with the tPostgresqlCommit and tPostgresqlRollback components.

Log4j

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 http://logging.apache.org/log4j/1.2/apidocs/org/apache/log4j/Level.html.

Limitation

n/a