Moving data into Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud (ADWC) – Configuration Guide

Moving data into Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud (ADWC)

Data Virtuality Pipes Version: 2018-06
Data Virtuality Pipes Professional Version: 2018-06
Data Virtuality Logical Data Warehouse Version: 2.0.46
Oracle Database JDBC Driver ojdbc7.jar - 12.1.0.2 JDBC Drivers & UCP for Cloud Release [Note: This is different from the RELEASE version of the JDBC driver as it contains the fix to support TLSv1.2]

CONFIGURATION GUIDE

This document assumes that the Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud (ADWC) has been provisioned and the corresponding wallet zip file has been downloaded. For the Oracle documentation to provision ADWC please check here.

Log into Data Virtuality Pipes here. If you do not have an account, start your 14 days trial here. Follow the instructions in this Data Virtuality document to configure your Oracle ADWC as the target storage of your data.

First, set up Oracle ADWC as the target storage:
Choose Oracle ADWC as the destination and enter the credentials. Enter the connection details and upload your wallet in Pipes. Click “Connect” to finalize the first step.

 

 

Second, connect data sources (cloud-based SaaS as well as databases): Click “Plus” to connect with the desired data source, e.g. Redshift and enter the credentials. In the advanced options, click on “Edit” and choose, for example SSL, if needed. The connect wizard is finished and the data from the original data source(s) can now easily be moved into Oracle ADWC.

 

 

Third, create data pipeline: Go back to the dashboard and choose data source. Locate the table that needs to be moved, e.g. ad_performance table and take a preview of the data which will be moved. They will look the same in Oracle ADWC after moving the data is finalized.

 

 

There are some load options under “Load Settings”. Check “Incremental” in the scheduling option because otherwise, the whole table will be moved every time. The value in the criteria field will be compared with the latest value in Oracle ADWC to see whether the value should be rolled over or not.

 

 

The field “ID” is optional. If this field is set, Data Virtuality Pipes decides whether the data will append the role or replace the existing role with the same ID.

Name the pipe and click “Create Pipe”.

 

 

Lastly, review the execution steps: Mark the newly created pipe and review the details. Check the status of the execution, the duration and the time when it was done. Review the table that was moved into Oracle ADWC by going to Oracle SQL Developer. Click on the table that was moved, e.g. redshift_ad_performance. Look at the data that had been moved.

 

Learn more about our Oracle ADWC connector

FAQ

1. Which databases and APIs are supported?

2. What is the supported frequency of data movement?

  • Data Virtuality Pipes: You can determine how often the data should be moved yourself. In the third step “Create Pipes to integrate the data”, you have the option to schedule the frequency of data movement under the load settings. We recommend to check the incremental button, otherwise the whole table will be moved every time.
  • Data Virtuality Logical Data Warehouse: With the sophisticated scheduling of Data Virtuality Logical Data Warehouse, you can replicate your data every minute, if needed. Dependencies on other replication jobs are also configurable. Watch the following video to get more detailed insights:  https://vimeo.com/175877949

3. What types of data movement are supported?

Data Virtuality supports multiple data movement types depending on the different use cases. Learn more about the specific algorithmic concepts behind each type and usage: https://datavirtuality.com/docs/#doc=User%20Guide&version=2.0&page=Replication_and_Materialization.html

The following topics are covered in this user guide:

  • Complete Materialization
  • Incremental Replication (Movement)
  • Batch Replication (Movement)
  • History Update (slowly-changing-dimension)
  • Copy Over
  • Upsert Update
  • Overview of Replication (Movement) Types
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