July 30, 2023

tPaloDatabase – Docs for ESB 7.x


Manages the databases inside a Palo server.

The tPaloDatabase creates, drops or recreates databases
in a given Palo server.

tPaloDatabase Standard properties

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

The Standard
tPaloDatabase 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 on which the given operation
should take place.

Action on database

Select the operation you want to perform on the database of

Create database: the database
does not exist and will be created.

Create database if not exists:
the database is created when it does not exist.

Delete database if exists and
: the database is deleted if exist and a new
one is then created.

Delete database: the database
is removed from the server

Advanced settings

Catcher Statistics

Select this check box to collect log data at the component

Global Variables

Global Variables

DATABASENAME: the name of the database. This is an After
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 in standalone for database management
in a Palo server.


Outgoing links (from this component to another):

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


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)

Creating a database

The Job in this scenario creates a new database on a given Palo server.


To replicate this scenario, proceed as follows:


  1. Drop tPaloDatabase from the component
    Palette onto the design workspace.
  2. Double-click the tPaloDatabase component to
    open its Component view.


  3. In the Host name field, type in the host name
    or the IP address of the host server, localhost for this
  4. In the Server Port field, type in the
    listening port number of the Palo server. In this scenario, it is
  5. In the Username field and the Password field, type in the authentication
    information. In this example, both of them are
  6. In the Database field, type in the database
    name in which you want to create the cube, talenddatabase
    in this example.
  7. In the Action on database field, select the
    action to be performed. In this scenario, select Create
    as the database to be created does not exist.
  8. Press F6 to run the Job.

A new database is created on the given Palo server.

Document get from Talend https://help.talend.com
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