This topic describes how to add a cloud data source Distributed Relational Database Service (DRDS).

Prerequisites

  • A DRDS database is created.
  • The username and password that you use to access the DRDS database are obtained.

Background information

Quick BI Enterprise Standard and Quick BI Pro allow you to add a cloud DRDS data source.

Procedure

  1. Click the Workspace tab. In the left-side navigation pane, click Data Sources.
  2. On the Data Sources page, click Create Data Source in the upper-right corner.
  3. In the Add Data Source dialog box, click the Cloud Data Sources tab and then the DRDS card.
    RDS
  4. In the Add DRDS Database dialog box, configure the required parameters.
    drds
    Parameter Description
    Name The name of the data source. In this example, set the value to cloud data source drds.
    Database Address The hostname or IP address of the database that is used as the data source.
    Port Number The port that you use to access the database. Default value: 3306.
    Database The name of the database that you want to access. In this example, set the value to drds.
    Username The username that you use to access the database. In this example, set the value to quickbi_test.
    Password The password that you use to access the database.
  5. Click Test Connection to test connectivity with the database.
    Test connectivity with the database
  6. After the database passes the connectivity test, click Add.