Advanced Query Tool

This section describes how to connect Advanced Query Tool (AQT) to Exasol and run an SQL statement.

Environment

Following environment is used as an example:

  • AQT evaluation version
  • Windows Operating System

Prerequisite

  • Exasol should be installed and running on your system.
  • ODBC Driver should be installed. You can download the ODBC Driver from Exasol Download page. For more information about ODBC Driver, see ODBC Driver.
  • AQT client should be installed and running on your system.

Procedure

  1. Launch AQT.

    Connect AQT to Exasol

  1. Click Add new Datasource in the Other Tasks on the home page and select EXASolution Driver.

    Connect AQT to Exasol

  1. Set up the ODBC connection by providing the following details and click Test Connection:
    • Data source name: Exasol
    • Connection string: IP address of Exasol
    • User name and password: Username and password to login to Exasol. If it is a new installation, username is sys and the password is exasol.

      Connect AQT to Exasol

  1. After a successful test connection, the Datasource is added and shown in the Connect to a Database section.
    Enter Userid and Password to connect to Exasol.

    Connect AQT to Exasol

  1. After a successful connection, the database details are displayed in the left tree as shown below.

    Connect AQT to Exasol

  1. Click SQL icon in the toolbar to run an SQL statement. A blank window pops up.

    Connect AQT to Exasol

  1. Enter your SQL statement and click Run icon. The result of the statement is shown below.

    Connect AQT to Exasol

Next Step

After connecting AQT to Exasol, you can start loading data into the Exasol database. For more information, see Loading Data.

Further Information

For more information about AQT tool, see AQT Official Documentation.