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Quick BI:Add a MaxCompute data source

Last Updated:Nov 08, 2022

After you add a MaxCompute data source to connect MaxCompute to Quick BI, you can analyze and view data in the Quick BI console. Quick BI can access MaxCompute over the Internet. This topic describes how to add a MaxCompute data source.

Prerequisites

A MaxCompute project is created. For more information, see Create a MaxCompute project.

Context

If you use MaxCompute, you can add a MaxCompute data source when you connect MaxCompute to Quick BI for data analysis. For more information about MaxCompute, see What is MaxCompute?.

Limits

Only workspace administrators and developers can add data sources.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the Quick BI console.

  2. Perform the steps that are shown in the following figure to add a MaxCompute data source.

    Data Sources_intl
  3. In the Add MaxCompute Data Source dialog box, configure the parameters.

    Parameter

    Description

    Name

    The name of the data source. The name is displayed in the data source list.

    The name can contain letters, digits, underscores (_), and hyphens (-).

    Database Address

    The URL that is used to access the MaxCompute project. Quick BI can use this URL to access the MaxCompute project. This parameter has a fixed value, and you do not need to change the value.

    Project Name

    The name of the MaxCompute project.

    AccessKey ID and AccessKey Secret

    The AccessKey pair of your Alibaba Cloud account that is used to access the MaxCompute project.

    MaxCompute Query Acceleration

    Specifies whether to enable the MaxCompute Query Acceleration (MCQA) feature.

    If you want to enable the MCQA feature, select this option. For more information about the MCQA feature, see MaxCompute Query Acceleration.

  4. Click Test Connection to verify that the data source can be connected.

    Test network connectivity
  5. After the data source passes the connectivity test, click OK.

    After the data source is added, you can view the data source in the data source list.

    Note

    After you add a MaxCompute data source, Quick BI asynchronously loads and updates data from MaxCompute. If you add the data source for the first time, wait one to five minutes for data synchronization.