CSV Text Codeless Data Integration Synchronization

Comma-separated (CSV) and other text data can be integrated and synchronized codeless with various external systems, on premises or in the cloud, using the Layer2 Cloud Connector.​​​​

CSV and Text Data Integration and Synchronization

​In the Layer2 Cloud Connector the data source or destination entity must be configured as follows to connect to CSV or other text data.

 
 
Fig.:  Sample configuration to connect to Text/CSV data via ODBC.

CSV and Text Data Specific Configuration Settings

​Please note the following about specific settings, features and possible issues.
  • Please select ODBC as a data provider from the list. The provider should be installed on any Windows system.
  • Please configure an ODBC data source to connect to CSV/Text. Please follow this example for more details.
  • Note that your ODBC System DSN connection must fit to the Layer2 Cloud Connector version (32- or 64-bit).
  • In the connection string please only refer to the DSN, e.g. DSN=myDSN.
  • You can query your data source with simple SQL, e.g. select * from myData.csv.
  • You need a primary key (column with unique values) for synchronization. You can use one column (MedalistID in the sample above) or multiple columns that are unique together: Col1, Col2...
  • Bi-directional sync is not supported. You cannot write to the CSV/Text data source.
  • In case of using file shares, please grant appropriate access rights.
  • Note that you could export data as text/csv from almost any system, e.g. by scripting. This offers a simple and cost effective way for local data integration. It's not about bulk-import on the other end of synchronisation. Only changes are processed for save insert, update, delete in the connected system.

Step-by-Step Intros For Specific CSV/Text Integration Scenarios

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