Exasol connection

To access your data in Exasol, create a connection asset for it.

Exasol is an in-memory, column-oriented, relational database management system.


The Exasol connection requires a JAR file. The file must be uploaded to Cloud Pak for Data by an administrator with the Administer platform permission. The Cloud Pak for Data JDBC Driver is available from the Maven repository. Supported Exasol JDBC Driver version: 7.1.4.

Create a connection to Exasol

To create the connection asset, you need these connection details:

For Credentials and Certificates, you can use secrets if a vault is configured for the platform and the service supports vaults. For information, see Using secrets from vaults in connections.

Choose the method for creating a connection based on where you are in the platform

In a project Click Add to project > Connection. See Adding a connection to a project.

In a catalog Click Add to catalog > Connection. See Adding a connection asset to a catalog.

In a deployment space Click Add to space > Connection. See Adding connections to a deployment space.

In the Platform assets catalog Click New connection. See Adding platform connections.

Next step: Add data assets from the connection

Where you can use this connection

You can use Exasol connections in the following workspaces and tools:

Analytics projects


Learn more

Exasol documentation

Parent topic: Supported connections