The MS SQL Server connector allows data to be cataloged, queried, transformed and to create tables in MS SQL Server. This can be used to quickly and easily join data between different systems like MS SQL Server and Hive, or between different MS SQL Server instances.

The MS SQL Server connector is available for the Promethium Enterprise plan.

Connect MS SQL Server

Connecting to MS SQL Server is fast and easy. Simply click Data Sources from the menu, then click + New Data Source. Select MS SQL Server and enter the information for your MS SQL Server.

MS SQL Server Connection

MS SQL Server connection details can be case-sensitive. Ensure that data is entered with the correct case for your MS SQL Server.

Field

Description

Data Source Name

Give the MS SQL Server connection a unique name for easy identification.

Description

Optional. A meaningful description for this connection.

Host Name

Enter the host name for your MS SQL Server database. For example: db.company.com

DB Port

Enter the port number for your MS SQL Server database.

User Name

Enter the username associated with your MS SQL Server account.

Password

Enter the password associated with your MS SQL Server account.

Database Name

Enter the database containing the data you want to retrieve.

Data Source Topic

Optional. Categorize the MS SQL Server connection. For example, Marketing.

What Happens Next - Finish MS SQL Server Connection

Click the Connect button then select schemas. After successful connection and schema selection Promethium will automatically crawl and catalog data in your MS SQL Server, then make the data easily searchable and usable.

Click Data Explorer from the menu and begin exploring the data in your MS SQL Server.

MS SQL Server Data Catalog Promethium

FAQs

  • Is my data moved or copied out of MS SQL Server?

    No. Your data stays in MS SQL Server and isn't moved to Promethium.

  • What options are available for publishing datasets?

    Datasets can be published as a view, as a table in MS SQL Server or as a dbt model.

  • Is this a Production-level connector?

    Yes. The MS SQL Server connector is designed for all-sized Datasets.

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