July 30, 2023

tPaloCubeList – Docs for ESB 7.x


Retrieves a list of cube details from the given Palo database.

This component lists cube names, cube types, number of assigned
dimensions, the number of filled cells from the given database.

Discovering the read-only output schema of tPaloCubeList

The below table presents information related to the read-only schema of the tPaloCubeList component.






Internal id of the cube.



Name of the cube.



Number of dimensions inside the cube.



Number of calculated cells inside the cube.



Number of filled cells inside the cube.



Status of the cube. It may be:

0: unloaded

1: loaded

2: changed



Type of the cube. It may be:

0: normal

1: system

2: attribute

3: user info

4. gpu type

tPaloCubeList Standard properties

These properties are used to configure tPaloCubeList running in the Standard Job framework.

The Standard
tPaloCubeList component belongs to the Business Intelligence family.

The component in this framework is available in all Talend

Basic settings

Use an existing connection

Select this check box and in the Component List click the relevant connection component to
reuse the connection details you already defined.

Note that when a Job contains the parent Job and the child Job,
Component List presents only the
connection components in the same Job level.

Host Name

Enter the host name or the IP address of the host server.

Server Port

Type in the listening port number of the Palo server.

Username and

Enter the Palo user authentication data.

To enter the password, click the […] button next to the
password field, and then in the pop-up dialog box enter the password between double quotes
and click OK to save the settings.


Type in the name of the database whose cube details you want to

Advanced settings

Catcher Statistics

Select this check box to collect log data at the component

Global Variables

Global Variables

NB_CUBES: the number of cubes. This is an After variable
and it returns an integer.

CUBEID: the ID of the cube. This is a Flow variable and
it returns an integer.

CUBENAME: the name of the cube. This is a Flow variable
and it returns a string.

ERROR_MESSAGE: the error message generated by the
component when an error occurs. This is an After variable and it returns a string. This
variable functions only if the Die on error check box is
cleared, if the component has this check box.

A Flow variable functions during the execution of a component while an After variable
functions after the execution of the component.

To fill up a field or expression with a variable, press Ctrl +
to access the variable list and choose the variable to use from it.

For further information about variables, see
Talend Studio

User Guide.


Usage rule

This component can be used as a start component. It requires an
output component.


Outgoing links (from this component to another):

Row: Main, Iterate;

Trigger: Run if; On Subjob Ok; On
Subjob Error; On Component Ok; On Component Error.

Incoming links (from one component to this one):

Row: Iterate

Trigger: Run if; On Subjob Ok; On
Subjob Error; On Component Ok; On Component Error.

For further information regarding connections, see

Talend Studio User


The output schema is fixed and read-only.

Due to license incompatibility, one or more JARs required to use
this component are not provided. You can install the missing JARs for this particular
component by clicking the Install button
on the Component tab view. You can also
find out and add all missing JARs easily on the Modules tab in the
perspective of your studio. You can find more details about how to install external modules in
Talend Help Center (https://help.talend.com)

Retrieving detailed cube information from a given database

The Job in this scenario retrieves detailed information of the cubes pertaining to the
demo Palo database, Biker.


To replicate this scenario, proceed as follows:

Setting up the Job

  1. Drop tPaloCubeList and tLogRow from the component Palette onto the design workspace.
  2. Right-click tPaloCubeList to open the
    contextual menu.
  3. From this menu, select Row > Main to link the two components.

Configuring the tPaloCube component

  1. Double-click the tPaloCube component to
    open its Component view.


  2. In the Host name field, type in the host
    name or the IP address of the host server, localhost
    for this example.
  3. In the Server Port field, type in the
    listening port number of the Palo server. In this scenario, it is
  4. In the Username field and the Password field, type in the authentication
    information. In this example, both of them are
  5. In the Database field, type in the
    database name in which you want to create the cube,
    Biker in this example.

Job execution

Press F6 to run the Job.

The cube details are retrieved from the Biker database and
are listed in the console of the Run view.


For further information about how to inteprete the cube details listed in the
console, see Discovering the read-only output schema of tPaloCubeList.

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