Google Spanner

Google Spanner

Follow these steps to connect Google Spanner to your CData Connect Cloud account:

  1. Open the Connections page of the CData Connect Cloud dashboard.

  2. Click + Add Connection in the upper-right corner.

  3. Type Google Spanner into the search field, then click the data source name.

  4. On the Basic Settings tab of the new connection, enter a connection name or keep the default name.

  5. Enter the following information:

    • Instance Id—the ID of the Google Spanner instance to which you are connecting.

    • Database—the name of the Google Spanner database to connect to.

    • Database Dialect—the dialect type of the connected database. The default value is correct for most connections.

    • Project Id—the ID of the project where your Google Spanner instance resides.

  6. Click Sign in with Google to connect securely through OAuth. This action opens the Google Spanner sign-in page on a new tab.

  7. Log into your Google Spanner account.

  8. Grant the requested permissions. Each permission is required for the connection to function.

  9. At the top of the CData Connect Cloud Add Google Spanner Connection page, click Save & Test.

    • If the connection test succeeds, a message indicates that your connection has been created.

    • If the connection test fails, ensure that you entered your login information correctly with no stray spaces or other characters. Then, try again.

More Information

For more information about interactions between CData Connect Cloud and Google Spanner, see this information page.