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Connect to Klaviyo

Connect to Klaviyo Data from a Connection Pool in Jetty

The Klaviyo JDBC Driver supports connection pooling: This article shows how to connect faster to Klaviyo data from Web apps in Jetty.

The CData JDBC driver for Klaviyo is easy to integrate with Java Web applications. This article shows how to efficiently connect to Klaviyo data in Jetty by configuring the driver for connection pooling. You will configure a JNDI resource for Klaviyo in Jetty.

Configure the JDBC Driver for Salesforce as a JNDI Data Source

Follow the steps below to connect to Salesforce from Jetty.

  1. Enable the JNDI module for your Jetty base. The following command enables JNDI from the command-line:

    java -jar ../start.jar --add-to-startd=jndi
  2. Add the CData and license file, located in the lib subfolder of the installation directory, into the lib subfolder of the context path.
  3. Declare the resource and its scope. Enter the required connection properties in the resource declaration. This example declares the Klaviyo data source at the level of the Web app, in WEB-INF\jetty-env.xml.

    <Configure id='klaviyodemo' class="org.eclipse.jetty.webapp.WebAppContext"> <New id="klaviyodemo" class=""> <Arg><Ref refid="klaviyodemo"/></Arg> <Arg>jdbc/klaviyodb</Arg> <Arg> <New class="cdata.jdbc.api.APIDriver"> <Set name="url">jdbc:api:</Set> <Set name="Profile">C:\profiles\Klaviyo.apip</Set> <Set name="ProfileSettings">'APIKey</Set> </New> </Arg> </New> </Configure>

    Start by setting the Profile connection property to the location of the Klaviyo Profile on disk (e.g. C:\profiles\Klaviyo.apip). Next, set the ProfileSettings connection property to the connection string for Klaviyo (see below).

    Klaviyo API Profile Settings

    To authenticate to Klaviyo, you will needto provide an API Key. You can generate or view your API keys under 'My Account' > 'Setting' > 'API Key' > 'Create API Key'. Set the API Key to your Klaviyo Key in the ProfileSettings connection property.

  4. Configure the resource in the Web.xml:

    jdbc/klaviyodb javax.sql.DataSource Container
  5. You can then access Klaviyo with a lookup to java:comp/env/jdbc/klaviyodb: InitialContext ctx = new InitialContext(); DataSource myklaviyo = (DataSource)ctx.lookup("java:comp/env/jdbc/klaviyodb");

More Jetty Integration

The steps above show how to configure the driver in a simple connection pooling scenario. For more use cases and information, see the Working with Jetty JNDI chapter in the Jetty documentation.