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Use the CData ODBC Driver for Wasabi in Microsoft Power Query

You can use the CData Wasabi ODBC Driver with Microsoft Power Query. In this article, you will use the ODBC driver to import Wasabi data into Microsoft Power Query.

The CData ODBC Driver for Wasabi enables you to link to Wasabi data in Microsoft Power Query, ensuring that you see any updates. This article details how to use the ODBC driver to import Wasabi data into Microsoft Power Query.

Connect to Wasabi as an ODBC Data Source

If you have not already, first specify connection properties in an ODBC DSN (data source name). This is the last step of the driver installation. You can use the Microsoft ODBC Data Source Administrator to create and configure ODBC DSNs.

To authorize Wasabi requests, provide the credentials for an administrator account or for an IAM user with custom permissions. Set AccessKey to the access key Id. Set SecretKey to the secret access key.

Note: You can connect as the AWS account administrator, but it is recommended to use IAM user credentials to access AWS services.

For information on obtaining the credentials and other authentication methods, refer to the Getting Started section of the Help documentation.

Import Wasabi Data

Follow the steps below to import Wasabi data using standard SQL:

  1. From the ribbon in Excel, click Power Query -> From Other Data Sources -> From ODBC.

  2. Enter the ODBC connection string. Below is a connection string using the default DSN created when you install the driver: Provider=MSDASQL.1;Persist Security Info=False;DSN=CData Wasabi Source
  3. Enter the SELECT statement to import data with. For example:

    SELECT Name, OwnerId FROM Buckets WHERE Name = 'TestBucket'
  4. Enter credentials, if required, and click Connect. The results of the query are displayed in the Query Editor Preview. You can combine queries from other data sources or refine the data with Power Query formulas. To load the query to the worksheet, click the Close and Load button.