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Connecting Bold BI to Presto data source

Bold BI Dashboard Designer supports connecting Presto database through SQL Live Query (REST API).

Choose Presto data source

To configure the Presto data source, follow the below steps:

  1. Click the Data Sources button in the configuration panel to add a new data connection.

    Data source icon

  2. Click CREATE NEW to launch a new connection from the connection panel.

  3. Select the Presto connection in the connection panel.

    Choose data source

NOTE: You can also create a data source from the home page by clicking the Data Sources menu from left menu panel and Create Data Source from the data sources page.

Choose data source from server

Connect to Presto

Create Presto data source

After clicking the data source, the NEW DATA SOURCE configuration panel opens. Follow the given steps to create a Presto data source:

  1. Enter a name and description (optional) for the data source.

  2. Enter a valid Presto server or host name in the Server Name text box.

  3. Enter its corresponding port in Port text box.

  4. Enter the Catalog Name from below Presto Connectors Link. https://prestodb.github.io/docs/current/connector

  5. Choose None or BASIC authentication in Authentication Mechanism combo box.

  6. Enter a valid Presto user name and password if you choose Basic Authentication Mechanism.

  7. Select the database you want to query in the listed database associated with the given Presto Server in Database combo box.

    Presto Connection

In future, you can edit the connection information using Edit Connection option.

NOTE: To connect data source with SSH, enable the SSH check box in the NEW DATA SOURCE configuration panel and enter the required credentials. Enable SSH

Data Preview

  1. Click Connect to connect the Presto server with configured details. The schema represents the collection list that are retrieved from the Presto server. This dialog displays a list of schemas in treeview and its corresponding values.

    Treeview schema

  2. Now, the data design view page with selected table schema opens. Drag and drop the table.

    Query designer

    Either you can use the Code View options for passing query to display data.

    Codeview mode

  3. Click Save to save the data source with a relevant name.

Data Transformation

Editing a Data Connection

Dashboard Designer Walkthrough

Presto Integration