Ready to get started?

Learn more about the CData JDBC Driver for Open Exchange Rates or download a free trial:

Download Now

Connect to Open Exchange Rates Data and Transfer Data in Talend

Integrate Open Exchange Rates data with standard components and data source configuration wizards in Talend Open Studio.

This article shows how you can easily integrate the CData JDBC driver for Open Exchange Rates into your workflow in Talend. This article uses the CData JDBC Driver for Open Exchange Rates to transfer Open Exchange Rates data in a job flow in Talend.

Connect to Open Exchange Rates in Talend as a JDBC Data Source

You can follow the procedure below to establish a JDBC connection to Open Exchange Rates:

  1. Add a new database connection to Open Exchange Rates data: To add a new connection, expand the Metadata node, right-click the Db Connections node, and then click Create Connection.
  2. In the resulting wizard, enter a name for the connection.
  3. On the next page, select Generic JDBC from the DB Type menu and enter the JDBC URL.

    The Open Exchange Rates API supports basic authentication with an App Id. After you register, your App Id is displayed in your account dashboard. Set this to the AppId connection property.

    Built-in Connection String Designer

    For assistance in constructing the JDBC URL, use the connection string designer built into the Open Exchange Rates JDBC Driver. Either double-click the JAR file or execute the jar file from the command-line.

    java -jar cdata.jdbc.openexchangerates.jar

    Fill in the connection properties and copy the connection string to the clipboard.

    A typical JDBC URL is below:

    jdbc:openexchangerates:AppId=abc1234;
  4. Enter the path to the cdata.jdbc.openexchangerates.jar file, located in the lib subfolder of the installation directory.
  5. Right-click the connection and then click Retrieve Schema.
  6. Click Next with the default options to select the tables you want to import.
  7. Finish the wizard with the default options.

Output the Projects Table to a Flat File

You can follow the procedure below to transfer the Projects table to a flat file output component:

  1. In the Table Schemas node, drag the tables to the workspace.
  2. In the dialog that is displayed, select the tJDBCInput component.
  3. Next, drag a tFileOutputDelimited component from the Business Intelligence tab of the Palette into the workspace.
  4. Right-click the Projects tJDBCInput component and drag a vector to the output file.

Run the project to transfer the data.