This section explains how to connect CloverDX to an Exasol database.

For more information about CloverDX, refer to the CloverDX documentation.

Exasol takes no responsibility for any changes in functionality or terms of use for the third-party software described in this section. For more information, refer to the respective software vendor’s website.


The following procedure uses CloverDX evaluation version on Windows.


  • A running Exasol database
  • Exasol JDBC driver must be installed. You can download drivers from the Exasol Downloads portal. For more information, see Drivers.
  • Java Runtime Environment (JRE) is installed
  • CloverDX must be installed in your system and project setup must be done

Connect CloverDX to Exasol

  1. In the Outline panel, right-click and select Connections > Create DB connection.

    Connect CloverDX to Exasol

  1. In the Create DB Connection dialog, do the following:
    1. Enter a name for the connection.
    2. Click the plus icon to add the JDBC driver.

      Connect CloverDX to Exasol

  2. In the URL Dialog, do the following:
    1. Click Local files tab.
    2. Select the JDBC driver from its installation directory and then click OK.

      Connect CloverDX to Exasol

  3. In the Create DB Connection dialog, do the following:
    1. Select com.exasol.jdbc.EXADriver from the Available drivers section.
    2. Select EXASolution from the drop-down JDBC specific.
    3. Provide the connection details: URL, username, and password .

      Connect CloverDX to Exasol

  4. Click Finish.

    Connect CloverDX to Exasol

    The Exasol database is now connected to CloverDX.