Ecosystem Overview

Exasol seamlessly fits into customer environments and has a native connector for a wide range of tools such as business intelligence, data integration / ETL, programming languages, and query tools. If you (as a Solution Architect) want to know how Exasol fits into your data infrastructure, see Planning Guide.

This page provides you with a list of tools that you can connect to Exasol.

The list below is not all-inclusive of every type of integration. We are working on updating this list with new information. If there is any specific type of integration that you would like us to include, please contact us.

Business Intelligence (BI)

Business Intelligence tools (BI tools) help you analyze data to make better business decisions. This data can be from internal systems or external sources. BI tools generate reports, dashboards, and data visualizations that offer information at-a-glance.

Exasol integrates with the following BI tools:

Product Manufacturer Integration Notes
Amazon QuickSight Amazon Exasol as a data source  

Business Objects

SAP Exasol as a data source  

IBM Cognos

IBM Exasol as a data source  

Looker

Looker Exasol as a data source  
Metabase Metabase Exasol as a data source  

Microstrategy

Microstrategy Exasol as a data source  

Pentaho Business Analytics

Hitachi Vantara Exasol as a data source  

PowerBI

Microsoft

Exasol as a data source

 

Pyramid Analytics OS Pyramid Analytics Exasol as a data source  

Qlik Sense

Qlik Exasol as a data source  

SAS

SAS Exasol as a data source  
Sisense Sisense Exasol as a data source The connection is made using a certified Connector.

SQL Server Analysis Services

Microsoft Exasol as a data source  

Superset

Apache Exasol as a data source  

Tableau

Tableau Exasol as a data source  
Veezoo Veezoo Exasol as a data source  

Yellowfin

Yellowfin Exasol as a data source  

WebFOCUS BI

Information Builders Exasol as a data source  

Change Management

To track and manage database changes, Exasol integrates with the following change management tools:

Product Manufacturer Integration Notes

Sqitch

Sqitch Database change management Contact support for more details.

Data Catalogs

Data catalogs play a significant role in managing all your data needs. Exasol integrates with the following data catalog platforms: 

Product Manufacturer Integration Notes
Alation Alation Custom Connector Contact Alation for more details.
Collibra Collibra Exasol as a data source  
D-QUANTUM Synabi Exasol as a data source Contact Synabi for more details

Data Protection

Data protection tools help you enhance your data security by masking sensitive data or by substituting sensitive data with non-sensitive data as a token.

Product Manufacturer Integration Notes

Protegrity

Protegrity Supported Database  

Data Sources

Exasol can integrate with the following data sources to load data using Exasol's powerful IMPORT statement, UDF Framework, or Virtual Schemas.

Product

Manufacturer Integration Notes

Amazon Kinesis Data Streams

AWS Kinesis Connector Extension Refer to How to import data from Amazon Kinesis Data Stream knowledgebase article for more information.

Amazon S3

AWS

Import from CSV

Exasol Cloud Storage Extension

Virtual Schema for Document Files in S3

 

Apache Hadoop

Apache Hadoop ELT UDFs  

Athena

Amazon

Virtual Schema

Import from JDBC

 

Aurora

Amazon

Virtual Schema

Import from JDBC

 

Azure Blob Storage

Microsoft

Import from CSV

Exasol Cloud Storage Extension

 
Azure Event Hubs Microsoft

Kafka Connector Extension

 

BigQuery

Google

Virtual Schema

Import from JDBC

 

Data Lake (Gen1) Storage

Microsoft

Exasol Cloud Storage Extension

 

Data Lake (Gen2) Storage

Microsoft Exasol Cloud Storage Extension  

DB2

IBM

Virtual Schema

Import from JDBC

 

DynamoDB

AWS Virtual Schema for AWS DynamoDB  
ElasticSearch Elastic Virtual Schema  

Exasol

Exasol

Virtual Schema

Import from EXA

 

Google Cloud Storage

GCP

Import from CSV

Exasol Cloud Storage Extension
 

HANA

SAP

Virtual Schema

Import from JDBC

 

Hive

Apache

Virtual Schema

Import from JDBC

 

Impala

Apache

Virtual Schema

Import from JDBC

 

Kafka

Apache

Kafka Connect JDBC Exasol

Kafka Connector Extension

 

MySQL

Oracle

Virtual Schema

Import from JDBC

 

Oracle

Oracle

Virtual Schema

Import from JDBC

 

PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL

Virtual Schema

Import from JDBC

 

Redis

Redis Virtual Schema  

Redshift

Amazon

Virtual Schema

Import from JDBC

 

Spark

Apache

Spark Exasol Connector

 

SQL Server

Microsoft

Virtual Schema

Import from JDBC

 

Sybase

SAP

Virtual Schema

Import from JDBC

 

Teradata

Teradata

Import from JDBC

 

Data Warehouse Automation

Data warehouse automation refer to the process of automating the steps involved in a data warehouse development cycle. The following is a list of data warehouse tools that you can integrate with Exasol.

Product

Manufacturer Integration Notes

Datavault Builder

Datavault Builder Exasol as DWH  

WhereScape

WhereScape Exasol as DWH Contact support for more details.

Database Clients

Exasol easily connects with the following database clients: 

Product

Manufacturer Integration Notes

Advanced Query Tool

Cardett Associates Ltd. Supported Database  

DBeaver

DBeaver Supported Database DBeaver is also available as an Eclipse Plugin.

DataGrip

Jetbrains Supported Database  

DBVisualizer

DbVis Software Supported Database  

EXAPlus CLI

Exasol Supported Database  

SQL Workbench

SQL Workbench Supported Database  
VSCode Microsoft Community Extension The extension is created and maintained by Revolut.

Database Drivers and Connectors

You can connect to third party applications using the following list of drivers and connectors:

Product

Manufacturer Integration Notes

ADO.NET Data Provider

Exasol .Net Data Provider  

Exasol Go SQL Driver

Exasol Go Language  
Exasol REST API service (ERA) Exasol

REST-compliant API

ERA (alpha) is an extension for the Exasol database that provides the ability to interact with the database via REST API endpoints.

JDBC Driver

Exasol JDBC Driver(Java)  

ODBC Driver

Exasol ODBC Driver (C++ / .Net)  

PyExasol

Exasol Python PyExasol was originally developed by Vitaly Markov and is now officially supported by Exasol.

R Integration

Exasol R  

SQLAlchemy

Blue Yonder

SQLAlchemy Dialect for Exasol DB

This is an open source project which is not officially supported by Exasol.

Turbodbc

Blue Yonder Python This is an open source project which is not officially supported by Exasol.

Development and Testing Tools

Exasol integrates with the following tools used to perform database integration testing:

Product

Manufacturer Integration Notes

Exasol Testcontainers

Exasol

Java Testcontainers

 
Integration Test Docker Environment Exasol

Docker

 
jOOQ jOOQ

Java

 
SOL Statement Builder Exasol

Java

 
Test DB Builder Exasol

Java

 

ETL

ETL (Extract, Transfer, Load) tools help combine heterogeneous data sources into the same platform for the purpose of analytics. Exasol integrates with the following ETL tools:

Product

Manufacturer Integration Notes

Ab Initio

Ab Initio Exasol as source or target Contact Ab Initio for more details.
Aecorsoft Aecorsoft Exasol as target  

Alteryx

Alteryx Exasol as source or target  
Azure Data Factory Microsoft Exasol as source or target You can also use the Exasol Bulk Loader using our Azure Data Factory Functions.

CloverDX

CloverDX Partner  

datasqill

datasqill Exasol as source or target Contact support for more details.

Data Virtuality

Data Virtuality Exasol as source or target  
Informatica Informatica Exasol Connector  
Keboola Keboola Exasol as target  

Oracle Data Integrator

Oracle Exasol as source or target Contact support for more details.

Pentaho Data Integration (PDI)

Hitachi Vantara Exasol as data source  
SAP Data Services (BODS) SAP Exasol as data source Connection is made using the generic ODBC Interface

Talend

Talend Exasol as source or target  

Xtract Universal

Theobald Software

Exasol as target

 

Low-Code Platforms

Low-Code Platforms refer to tools that enable the creation of business applications with minimal knowledge of coding or software development. Exasol integrates with the following tools:

Product

Manufacturer Integration Notes

OutSystems

OutSystems Supported Database  
Microsoft Power Apps Microsoft

The Power Apps Connector for Exasol

Exasol REST API (ERA)

The Power Apps Connector for Exasol enables organizations to build low-code Power Apps that communicate with the Exasol database. The Power Apps Connector for Exasol utilizes the ERA.

Machine Learning

You can train a system with data from an Exasol database. Exasol integrates with the following tools: 

Product

Manufacturer Integration Notes

AWS SageMaker Autopilot

Amazon

Exasol SageMaker Extension

Data science examples are available on GitHub.

For more information, see:

Dataiku Dataiku Exasol Connector  
DataRobot DataRobot Exasol as a data source  
H20.ai H20.ai Exasol as a data source Exasol can be integrated using the JDBC driver
KNIME KNIME Exasol as a data source Exasol can be integrated using the JDBC driver
RapidMiner RapidMiner Exasol as a data source  
SPSS Modeler IBM Exasol as a data source  

Modeling

The process of defining, structuring, and organizing data in a database management system is simplified by using data modeling tools. Exasol integrates with following: 

Product

Manufacturer Integration Notes

DbSchema

Wise Coders GmbH Modeling client  
SAP PowerDesigner SAP Plug-in for Exasol  

Workflow Management Tools

Workflow Management tools helps businesses to automate and control their processes to boost productivity and effectively reduce cost. These tools provide an infrastructure for setting up, scheduling, and monitoring a defined sequence of tasks arranged as a workflow application.

Product Manufacturer Integration Notes

Apache Airflow

Apache Supported Database  
Automic (UC4) Broadcom Supported Database  
Prefect Prefect Supported Database