Connect to SingleStore Data in NetBeans

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SingleStore JDBC Driver

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Connect to SingleStore data in NetBeans with the data source configuration wizard.

The CData JDBC Driver for SingleStore integrates connectivity to live SingleStore data in IDEs that support JDBC. The JDBC standard enables you to use built-in data access wizards and other tools supporting rapid development. This article shows how to connect to SingleStore data in NetBeans. You will create a connection and edit and save SingleStore data in the Table Editor.

Create a JDBC Data Source for SingleStore in NetBeans

To create the JDBC data source, expand the Database node in the Service window, right-click the Drivers node, and select New Driver. In the New Driver wizard that results, enter the following information:

  • Driver File(s): Click Add and, in the file explorer dialog that appears, select the cdata.jdbc.singlestore.jar file. The driver JAR is located in the lib subfolder of the installation directory.
  • Driver Class: Click Find to search for the driver class inside the JAR. Then select cdata.jdbc.singlestore.SingleStoreDriver from the menu.
  • Name: Enter the name for the driver.

Define Connection Parameters

Follow the steps below to define required connection properties:

  1. In the Service window, right-click the Database node and click New Connection.

  2. In the New Connection Wizard, enter the following connection properties:

    • Driver Name: In the menu, select the CData JDBC Driver for SingleStore.
    • User Name: Enter the username. This can also be defined in the JDBC URL.
    • Password: Enter the password. This can also be defined in the JDBC URL.
    • JDBC URL: Specify the JDBC URL.

      The following connection properties are required in order to connect to data.

      • Server: The host name or IP of the server hosting the SingleStore database.
      • Port: The port of the server hosting the SingleStore database.
      • Database (Optional): The default database to connect to when connecting to the SingleStore Server. If this is not set, tables from all databases will be returned.

      Connect Using Standard Authentication

      To authenticate using standard authentication, set the following:

      • User: The user which will be used to authenticate with the SingleStore server.
      • Password: The password which will be used to authenticate with the SingleStore server.

      Connect Using Integrated Security

      As an alternative to providing the standard username and password, you can set IntegratedSecurity to True to authenticate trusted users to the server via Windows Authentication.

      Connect Using SSL Authentication

      You can leverage SSL authentication to connect to SingleStore data via a secure session. Configure the following connection properties to connect to data:

      • SSLClientCert: Set this to the name of the certificate store for the client certificate. Used in the case of 2-way SSL, where truststore and keystore are kept on both the client and server machines.
      • SSLClientCertPassword: If a client certificate store is password-protected, set this value to the store's password.
      • SSLClientCertSubject: The subject of the TLS/SSL client certificate. Used to locate the certificate in the store.
      • SSLClientCertType: The certificate type of the client store.
      • SSLServerCert: The certificate to be accepted from the server.

      Connect Using SSH Authentication

      Using SSH, you can securely login to a remote machine. To access SingleStore data via SSH, configure the following connection properties:

      • SSHClientCert: Set this to the name of the certificate store for the client certificate.
      • SSHClientCertPassword: If a client certificate store is password-protected, set this value to the store's password.
      • SSHClientCertSubject: The subject of the TLS/SSL client certificate. Used to locate the certificate in the store.
      • SSHClientCertType: The certificate type of the client store.
      • SSHPassword: The password that you use to authenticate with the SSH server.
      • SSHPort: The port used for SSH operations.
      • SSHServer: The SSH authentication server you are trying to authenticate against.
      • SSHServerFingerPrint: The SSH Server fingerprint used for verification of the host you are connecting to.
      • SSHUser: Set this to the username that you use to authenticate with the SSH server.

      Built-in Connection String Designer

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

      java -jar cdata.jdbc.singlestore.jar

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

      A typical JDBC URL is the following:

      jdbc:singlestore:User=myUser;Password=myPassword;Database=NorthWind;Server=myServer;Port=3306;

Query SingleStore Data

To connect to SingleStore data, right-click the connection in the Database node and click Connect. After the connection is established, you can expand it to discover schema information.

To load a table in the Data Views window, right-click the table and then click View Data. You can also insert, update, or delete records in the Data Views window.