The Bold BI dashboard designer supports connecting the RavenDB database using the RavenDB client.
To configure the RavenDB data source, follow these steps:
Click the Data Sources button in the configuration panel to add a new data connection.
Click CREATE NEW to launch a new connection from the connection panel.
Select the RavenDB connection in the connection panel.
NOTE: You can also create a data source from the home page by clicking the Data Sources menu from the left menu panel and Create Data Source from the data sources page.
Once you click the data source, the NEW DATA SOURCE configuration panel opens. Follow these steps to create a RavenDB data source.
RavenDB ServiceBase URLtext box.
You can also edit the connection information set using the Edit Connection option.
|Refresh Settings||Period of time before next refresh call is triggered. This will automatically trigger a call for the API configured in the data source to keep the data up to date. If you do not want to sync your new data, choose ‘Never’.|
|Pagination||On initial connect RavenDB will extract a maximum of 1000 records. Configure the Refresh option and it will extract all the tables and data for the chosen database on every refresh call.|
Click Preview & Connect to connect with the configurations set.
The Choose Schema(s) dialog opens. The schema represents the collection list that is retrieved from the RavenDB server. This dialog displays a list of schemas in the treeview and its corresponding values in the grid for preview. Select required schema(s) from the treeview to use in designer and click Connect.
Now, the data design view page with selected table schema opens. Drag from tree view table in the left pane and drop the table in Query designer page.
Click Save to save the data source with a relevant name.