Creating New SQLite Connections

Arcadia Enterprise supports SQLite data connections.

Developer Note.

The following known issue affects SQLite connections: CONNECTION: User-Defined Aggregate Expressions Do Not Validate

The following steps demonstrate how to create new SQLite data connections.

Create New Data Connection Modal Window: SQLite
Create a New SQLite Data Connection
  1. On the main navigation bar, click Data.

    Click DATA on main navigation bar

    The Data view appears, open on the Datasets tab.

    Main landing page of DATA
  2. In the side bar, click New Connection.

    Create New Connection

    The Create New Data Connection modal window appears.

  3. In the Create New Data Connection modal window, under Connection type, select SQLite.
  4. Under Connection name, specify the name of the new connection.

    Here, we use SQLiteConnection.

  5. Under File name, specify the name and path of the file used for your instance of SQLite.

    Here, we use e:/sqlite-data/arcadiadata.txt.

  6. At the bottom of the modal, click Test.

    testing connection
    Testing the New Connection

    If the connection is valid, the system returns a 'Connection Verified' message.

  7. Click Save.

    connection verified, connecting
    Connecting a Verified Connection

After this operation succeeds, the new connection name appears on the side navigation bar.

Cache Options

  1. Click the Cache tab.

    Cache tab, specifying Result Cache Enable and Retention Time options
    Specifying Cache
  2. Select the Result Cache option to enable periodic cache updates.

  3. In the Retention Time field, specify the frequency of cache updates, in seconds.

    For example, the default value of 86400 indicates an update every 24 hours, and a value of 300 initiates a refresh every 5 minutes.