Dropbox Integration Guides and Tutorials

A list of guides and tutorials for connecting to and working with live Dropbox data.

CData Software connectivity tools provide access to live Dropbox data from popular BI, analytics, ETL, and custom applications, offering our customers access to their data wherever they want. Below you will find a list of guides and tutorials for integrating with live Dropbox data.

Integration Use-Cases

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Business Intelligence & Analytics


ProductTechnologyArticle Title
Alteryx DesignerODBCPrepare, Blend, and Analyze Dropbox in Alteryx Designer
Amazon QuickSightCloud HubBuild Interactive Dashboards from Dropbox in Amazon QuickSight
Aqua Data StudioJDBCConnect to Dropbox in Aqua Data Studio
BirstJDBCBuild Visualizations of Dropbox in Birst
BIRTJDBCDesign BIRT Reports on Dropbox
Clear AnalyticsODBCBuild Charts with Dropbox in Clear Analytics
Microsoft ExcelExcelExcel Spreadsheet Automation with the QUERY Formula
DBxtraODBCBuild Dashboards with Dropbox in DBxtra
DomoODBCCreate Datasets from Dropbox in Domo Workbench
Dundas BIODBCBuild Dashboards with Dropbox in Dundas BI
FineReportJDBCFeed Dropbox into FineReport
Google Data StudioCloud HubCreate Reports from Dropbox in Google Data Studio
IBM Cognos BIODBCCreate Data Visualizations in Cognos BI with Dropbox
JasperServerJDBCCreate Dropbox Reports on JasperReports Server
Jaspersoft BI SuiteJDBCConnect to Dropbox in Jaspersoft Studio
JReport DesignerJDBCIntegrate with Dropbox in JReport Designer
KNIMEJDBCEnable the Dropbox JDBC Driver in KNIME
LINQPadADO.NETWorking with Dropbox in LINQPad
Power BI DesktopPower BIAuthor Power BI Reports on Real-Time Dropbox
Power BI OnlineCloud HubVisualize Live Dropbox in the Power BI Service
Microsoft SSASADO.NETBuild an OLAP Cube in SSAS from Dropbox
MicroStrategyJDBCUse the CData JDBC Driver for Dropbox in MicroStrategy
OBIEEJDBCDropbox Reporting in OBIEE with the Dropbox JDBC Driver
Pentaho Report DesignerJDBCIntegrate Dropbox in the Pentaho Report Designer
QlikViewODBCConnect to and Query Dropbox in QlikView over ODBC
RJDBCAnalyze Dropbox in R
RapidMiner JDBCConnect to Dropbox in RapidMiner
SAP Business ObjectsJDBCCreate an SAP BusinessObjects Universe on the CData JDBC Driver for Dropbox
SAP Crystal ReportsJDBCPublish Reports with Dropbox in Crystal Reports
SAP LumiraAPI ServerConsume Dropbox OData Feeds in SAP Lumira
SASODBCUse the CData ODBC Driver for Dropbox in SAS for Real-Time Reporting and Analytics
SisenseJDBCVisualize Live Dropbox in Sisense
Spago BIJDBCConnect to Dropbox in SpagoBI
TableauODBCVisualize Dropbox in Tableau
Tableau OnlineCloud HubBuild Dropbox Visualizations in Tableau Online
Tableau ServerODBCPublish and Share Dropbox Dashboards with Tableau Server
TIBCO SpotfireADO.NETVisualize Dropbox in TIBCO Spotfire through ADO.NET
TIBCO Spotfire ServerJDBCOperational Reporting on Dropbox from Spotfire Server
VisioODBCLink Visio Shapes to Dropbox

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ETL & Replication


ProductTechnologyArticle Title
Amazon RedshiftCData SyncAutomated Continuous Dropbox Replication to Amazon Redshift
Amazon S3CData SyncAutomated Continuous Dropbox Replication to Amazon S3
Apache CassandraCData SyncAutomated Continuous Dropbox Replication to Apache Cassandra
AWS GlueJDBCConnect to Dropbox in AWS Glue Jobs Using JDBC
BIMLSSISUse Biml to Build SSIS Tasks to Replicate Dropbox to SQL Server
CloverDXJDBCConnect to Dropbox in CloverDX (formerly CloverETL)
CSVCData SyncAutomated Continuous Dropbox Replication to Local Delimited Files
IBM DB2CData SyncAutomated Continuous Dropbox Replication to IBM DB2
FoxProODBCWork with Dropbox in FoxPro
Google BigQueryCData SyncAutomated Continuous Dropbox Replication to Google BigQuery
Google Cloud SQLCData SyncAutomated Continuous Dropbox Replication to Google Cloud SQL
Google Data FusionJDBCPipe Dropbox in Google Data Fusion
Heroku / Salesforce ConnectCData SyncReplicate Dropbox for Use in Salesforce Connect
Informatica CloudJDBCIntegrate Dropbox in Your Informatica Cloud Instance
Informatica PowerCenterJDBCCreate Informatica Mappings From/To a JDBC Data Source for Dropbox
Jaspersoft ETLJDBCConnect to Dropbox in Jaspersoft Studio
Microsoft AccessCData SyncAutomated Continuous Dropbox Replication to Microsoft Access
Microsoft Azure TablesCData SyncAutomated Continuous Dropbox Replication to Azure SQL
Microsoft ExcelExcelTransfer Data from Excel to Dropbox
MongoDBCData SyncAutomated Continuous Dropbox Replication to MongoDB
MySQLCData SyncAutomated Continuous Dropbox Replication to MySQL
Oracle Data IntegratorJDBCETL Dropbox in Oracle Data Integrator
Oracle DatabaseCData SyncAutomated Continuous Dropbox Replication to Oracle
PostgreSQLCData SyncAutomated Continuous Dropbox Replication to PostgreSQL
Replicate to CSVPowerShellReplicate Dropbox to MySQL with PowerShell
SnowflakeCData SyncAutomated Continuous Dropbox Replication to Snowflake
SQL ServerCData SyncAutomated Continuous Dropbox Replication to SQL Server
SQLiteCData SyncAutomated Continuous Dropbox Replication to SQLite
TalendJDBCConnect to Dropbox and Transfer Data in Talend
UiPath StudioODBCCreate an RPA Flow that Connects to Dropbox in UiPath Studio

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Software Development


ProductTechnologyArticle Title
.NET ChartsADO.NETDataBind Charts to Dropbox
.NET QueryBuilderODBCRapidly Develop Dropbox-Driven Apps with Active Query Builder
Angular JSAPI ServerUsing AngularJS to Build Dynamic Web Pages with Dropbox
Apache SparkJDBCWork with Dropbox in Apache Spark Using SQL
Microsoft Azure Logic AppsAPI ServerTrigger Dropbox IFTTT Flows in Azure App Service
ColdFusionJDBCQuery Dropbox in ColdFusion
DevExpressADO.NETDataBind Dropbox to the DevExpress Data Grid
EF - Code FirstADO.NETAccess Dropbox with Entity Framework 6
EF - LINQADO.NETLINQ to Dropbox
EF - MVCADO.NETBuild MVC Applications with Connectivity to Dropbox
Filemaker ProJDBCBidirectional Access to Dropbox from FileMaker Pro
GoODBCWrite a Simple Go Application to work with Dropbox on Linux
Google Apps ScriptCloud HubConnect to Dropbox in Google Apps Script
HibernateJDBCObject-Relational Mapping (ORM) with Dropbox Entities in Java
IntelliJJDBCConnect to Dropbox in IntelliJ
JBossJDBCConnect to Dropbox from a Connection Pool in JBoss
JDBIJDBCCreate a Data Access Object for Dropbox using JDBI
JRubyJDBCConnect to Dropbox in JRuby
NodeJSAPI ServerQuery Dropbox from Node.js
NodeJSCloud HubQuery Dropbox as a MySQL Database in Node.js
PHPCloud HubAccess Dropbox in PHP through the Cloud Hub
PHPODBCNatively Connect to Dropbox in PHP
PowerShellPowerShellPipe Dropbox to CSV in PowerShell
PowerBuilderADO.NETConnect to Dropbox from PowerBuilder
PyCharmODBCUsing the CData ODBC Driver for Dropbox in PyCharm
PythonODBCConnect to Dropbox in Python on Linux/UNIX
RubyODBCConnect to Dropbox in Ruby
SAP UI5API ServerIntegrate Real-Time Access to Dropbox in SAPUI5 MVC Apps
TomcatJDBCConfigure the CData JDBC Driver for Dropbox in a Connection Pool in Tomcat
VCL App (RAD Studio)FireDACBuild a Simple VCL Application for Dropbox
WebLogicJDBCConnect to Dropbox from a Connection Pool in WebLogic

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Data Management



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Workflow Automation



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