dbquery

Runs an SQL query on an external database server.

Syntax

dbquery PROFILE SQL_STATEMENT
Required Parameters
PROFILE

JDBC connection profile. You can configure the connect profile in the web console.

SQL_STATEMENT

SQL query statement to run. This loads all result sets loaded through JDBC as key-value pairs.

You can define input and output parameters that start with a colon (:) in the SQL query command.

  • The input parameter is in the form of :name, and a query parameter defined by the set command can be inserted.
  • The output parameter is defined in the form of :name(type). The available output parameter types are varchar, int and datetime.

Usage

  1. Load 100 logs from the weblogs table.

    dbquery oracle select * from weblogs where rownum <= 100
    
  2. Load the list of employees for the last week from the employee table using the input parameter.

    # Input parameter: created_at
    | set created_at = string(dateadd(now(), "day", -7), "yyyy-MM-dd") 
    | dbquery emp select * from employee where created_at >= :created_at