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Excel Connectivity Solutions


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

CData Software connectivity tools provide access to live Excel 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 Excel data.

Integration Use-Cases

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Business Intelligence & Analytics


ProductTechnologyArticle Title
Alteryx DesignerODBCPrepare, Blend, and Analyze Excel in Alteryx Designer
Amazon QuickSightCData ConnectBuild Interactive Dashboards from Excel in Amazon QuickSight
Aqua Data StudioJDBCConnect to Excel in Aqua Data Studio
BirstJDBCBuild Visualizations of Excel in Birst
BIRTJDBCDesign BIRT Reports on Excel
Clear AnalyticsODBCBuild Charts with Excel in Clear Analytics
DBxtraODBCBuild Dashboards with Excel in DBxtra
DomoODBCCreate Datasets from Excel in Domo Workbench
Dundas BIODBCBuild Dashboards with Excel in Dundas BI
FineReportJDBCFeed Excel into FineReport
Google Data StudioCData ConnectCreate Reports from Excel in Google Data Studio
IBM Cognos BIODBCCreate Data Visualizations in Cognos BI with Excel
JasperServerJDBCCreate Excel Reports on JasperReports Server
Jaspersoft BI SuiteJDBCConnect to Excel in Jaspersoft Studio
JReport DesignerJDBCIntegrate with Excel in JReport Designer
KlipfolioCData ConnectCreate Excel-Connected Visualizations in Klipfolio
KNIMEJDBCEnable the Excel JDBC Driver in KNIME
LINQPadADO.NETWorking with Excel in LINQPad
Power BI DesktopPower BIAuthor Power BI Reports on Real-Time Excel
Power BI OnlineCData ConnectVisualize Live Excel in the Power BI Service
MetabaseCData ConnectCreate Interactive Excel-Connected Metabase Dashboards
Microsoft SSASADO.NETBuild an OLAP Cube in SSAS from Excel
MicroStrategyJDBCUse the CData JDBC Driver for Excel in MicroStrategy
OBIEEJDBCExcel Reporting in OBIEE with the Excel JDBC Driver
pandasPythonUse pandas to Visualize Excel in Python
Pentaho Report DesignerJDBCIntegrate Excel in the Pentaho Report Designer
QlikViewODBCConnect to and Query Excel in QlikView over ODBC
RJDBCAnalyze Excel in R
RapidMinerJDBCConnect to Excel in RapidMiner
RedashCData ConnectBuild Excel-Connected Dashboards in Redash
SAP Business ObjectsJDBCCreate an SAP BusinessObjects Universe on the CData JDBC Driver for Excel
SAP Crystal ReportsJDBCPublish Reports with Excel in Crystal Reports
SAP LumiraAPI ServerConsume Excel OData Feeds in SAP Lumira
SASODBCUse the CData ODBC Driver for Excel in SAS for Real-Time Reporting and Analytics
SisenseJDBCVisualize Live Excel in Sisense
Spago BIJDBCConnect to Excel in SpagoBI
TableauTableauVisualize Excel in Tableau Desktop
Tableau OnlineCData ConnectBuild Excel Visualizations in Tableau Online
Tableau ServerTableauPublish Excel-Connected Dashboards in Tableau Server
TIBCO SpotfireADO.NETVisualize Excel in TIBCO Spotfire through ADO.NET
TIBCO Spotfire ServerJDBCOperational Reporting on Excel from Spotfire Server
VisioODBCLink Visio Shapes to Excel

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ETL & Replication


ProductTechnologyArticle Title
Amazon RedshiftCData SyncAutomated Continuous Excel Replication to Amazon Redshift
Amazon S3CData SyncAutomated Continuous Excel Replication to Amazon S3
Apache CamelJDBCIntegrate with Excel using Apache Camel
Apache CassandraCData SyncAutomated Continuous Excel Replication to Apache Cassandra
Apache NiFiJDBCBridge Excel Connectivity with Apache NiFi
AWS GlueJDBCConnect to Excel in AWS Glue Jobs Using JDBC
BIMLSSISUse Biml to Build SSIS Tasks to Replicate Excel to SQL Server
CloverDXJDBCConnect to Excel in CloverDX (formerly CloverETL)
CSVCData SyncAutomated Continuous Excel Replication to Local Delimited Files
DatabricksCData SyncAutomated Continuous Excel Replication to Databricks
IBM DB2CData SyncAutomated Continuous Excel Replication to IBM DB2
FoxProODBCWork with Excel in FoxPro
Google BigQueryCData SyncAutomated Continuous Excel Replication to Google BigQuery
Google Cloud SQLCData SyncAutomated Continuous Excel Replication to Google Cloud SQL
Google Data FusionJDBCBuild Excel-Connected ETL Processes in Google Data Fusion
Heroku / Salesforce ConnectCData SyncReplicate Excel for Use in Salesforce Connect
HULFT IntegrateJDBCConnect to Excel in HULFT Integrate
Informatica CloudJDBCIntegrate Excel in Your Informatica Cloud Instance
Informatica PowerCenterJDBCCreate Informatica Mappings From/To a JDBC Data Source for Excel
Jaspersoft ETLJDBCConnect to Excel in Jaspersoft Studio
Microsoft AccessCData SyncAutomated Continuous Excel Replication to Microsoft Access
Microsoft Azure TablesCData SyncAutomated Continuous Excel Replication to Azure SQL
MongoDBCData SyncAutomated Continuous Excel Replication to MongoDB
MySQLCData SyncAutomated Continuous Excel Replication to MySQL
Oracle Data IntegratorJDBCETL Excel in Oracle Data Integrator
Oracle DatabaseCData SyncAutomated Continuous Excel Replication to Oracle
petlPythonExtract, Transform, and Load Excel in Python
PostgreSQLCData SyncAutomated Continuous Excel Replication to PostgreSQL
Replicate to CSVPowerShellReplicate Excel to MySQL with PowerShell
SnowflakeCData SyncAutomated Continuous Excel Replication to Snowflake
SQL ServerCData SyncAutomated Continuous Excel Replication to SQL Server
SQLiteCData SyncAutomated Continuous Excel Replication to SQLite
TalendJDBCConnect to Excel and Transfer Data in Talend
UiPath StudioODBCCreate an RPA Flow that Connects to Excel in UiPath Studio
VerticaCData SyncAutomated Continuous Excel Replication to a Vertica Database

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Software Development


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

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Data Management



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Workflow Automation



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