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Automated Continuous UPS Replication to Google Cloud SQL

Use CData Sync for automated, continuous, customizable UPS replication to Google Cloud SQL.

Always-on applications rely on automatic failover capabilities and real-time data access. CData Sync integrates live UPS data into your Google Cloud SQL instance, allowing you to consolidate all of your data into a single location for archiving, reporting, analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence and more.

Configure Google Cloud SQL as a Replication Destination

Using CData Sync, you can replicate UPS data to Google Cloud SQL. To add a replication destination, navigate to the Connections tab.

  1. Click Add Connection.
  2. Select Google Cloud SQL as a destination.
  3. Enter the necessary connection properties. To connect to Google Cloud SQL, set the following:
    • IP Address: The IP address assigned to your Google Cloud SQL database.
    • User: The username provided for authentication with the Google Cloud SQL database.
    • Password: The password provided for authentication with the Google Cloud SQL database.
    • Database: The name of the Google Cloud SQL database.
  4. Click Test Connection to ensure that the connection is configured properly.
  5. Click Save Changes.

Configure the UPS Connection

You can configure a connection to UPS from the Connections tab. To add a connection to your UPS account, navigate to the Connections tab.

  1. Click Add Connection.
  2. Select a source (UPS).
  3. Configure the connection properties.

    The driver uses five pieces of information in order to authenticate its actions with the UPS service.

    • Server: This controls the URL where the requests should be sent. Common testing options for this are: https://wwwcie.ups.com/ups.app/xml and https://wwwcie.ups.com/webservices
    • AccessKey: This is an identifier that is required to connect to a UPS Server. This value will be provided to you by UPS after registration.
    • UserId: This value is used for logging into UPS. This value is the one you chose to login with when registering for service with UPS.
    • Password: This value is used for logging into UPS. This value is the one you chose to login with when registering for service with UPS.
    • AccountNumber: This is a valid 6-digit or 10-digit UPS account number.
    • PrintLabelLocation: This property is required if one intends to use the GenerateLabels or GenerateReturnLabels stored procedures. This should be set to the folder location where generated labels should be stored.
  4. Click Connect to ensure that the connection is configured properly.
  5. Click Save Changes.

Configure Replication Queries

CData Sync enables you to control replication with a point-and-click interface and with SQL queries. For each replication you wish to configure, navigate to the Jobs tab and click Add Job. Select the Source and Destination for your replication.

Replicate Entire Tables

To replicate an entire table, click Add Tables in the Tables section, choose the table(s) you wish to replicate, and click Add Selected Tables.

Customize Your Replication

You can use the Transform feature to customize your replication. The Transform feature allows you to specify which columns to replicate, rename the columns at the destination, and even perform operations on the source data before replicating. To customize your replication, click the Transform button in the Tables section and customize the replication.

Schedule Your Replication

In the Schedule section, you can schedule a job to run automatically, configuring the job to run after specified intervals ranging from once every 15 minutes to once every month.

Once you have configured the replication job, click Save Changes. You can configure any number of jobs to manage the replication of your UPS data to Google Cloud SQL.