The Lyftron Provider for IBM Cloud Object Storage offers the most natural way to access IBM Cloud Object Storage data from Lyftron with ease and also enables to connect with BI, MDM & ML tools, Data warehouses, Databases and other SAAS based applications with zero code and zero infrastructure requirements. The provider wraps the complexity of accessing IBM Cloud Object Storage data into easy-to-integrate relational fully managed ANSI Sql format. Make faster and better business decisions with Lyftron’s IBM Cloud Object Storage data provider and automatically build your data migration pipelines in minutes, not months
The provider hides the complexity of accessing data and provides additional powerful security features, smart caching, batching, socket management, and more.
- Comprehensive Delta load mechanism.
- Real-time access to IBM Cloud Object Storage.
- Comprehensive full support of ANSI Sql to query data with ease.
- Collaborative query processing.
The user must have credentials for IBM Cloud Object Storage, Lyftron and your destination data warehouse, lake or database to perform the data pipeline operation with Lyftron
Establishing a Connection with Lyftron's Quickstart Steps
Create your IBM Cloud Object Storage connection with Lyftron by following the 5 easy steps show below:
Step1. Add your connection
Click on Connect section on the left panel → Click on Add Connection button
Step2. Select your connector
In the connector selection panel, search and click IBM Cloud Object Storage for your connection
Step3. Enter your connection details
In the Connection String section enter the values of the below parameters. The following connection string is required to establish IBM Cloud Object Storage connection with Lyftron."InitiateOAuth=GETANDREFRESH;"
|Connection Name||Enter your connection details||Required|
|Logfile**||Use the logfile option to debug your job and provide your connection name to generate the log file. [ConnectionConfigurationPath]\Connection_name_log.tx||Optional|
|Verbosity**||Choose verbosity 1-5 based on the severity of debugging||Optional|
** For more information, check the Lyftron logging and debugging section.
Step4. Test your connection
Once you are done entering your connection details, simply click on the Test Connection button to test the connectivity. In case your connection fails, add Logfile and Verbosity parameters and check the Lyftron logging and debugging section, to debug the error.
Step5. Save your connection
You can work with all the tables in your account using the provider. The provider connects to IBM Cloud Object Storage and gets the list of tables and the metadata for the tables by calling the appropriate Web services. Any changes you make to your IBM Cloud Object Storage account, such as adding a new table, adding new columns, or changing the data type of a column, will immediately be reflected when you connect using the provider.
|BucketLifecycle||Returns the lifecycle configuration information set on the bucket.|
|Buckets||Returns information for buckets. Buckets are used to store objects, which consist of data and its metadata.|
|Objects||Returns information for objects inside a specific bucket.|
|Services||Query resource instances belonging to the current authenticated user.|
To view a detailed advanced settings options, go to IBM Cloud Object Storage Advanced Settings. Complete list of the parameters you can configure in the connection string can be found by clicking Connection String Parameters.