Business Intelligence and Analytics Jobs

The following topics describe job attributes that work with business intelligence and analytics platforms and services:

AWS QuickSight Job

AWS QuickSight is a cloud-based data analytics platform that enables you to visualize, analyze, and share large workloads of data.

To create an AWS QuickSight job, see Creating a Job. For more information about this plug-in, see Control-M for AWS QuickSight.

The following table describes the AWS QuickSight job type attributes.

Attribute

Description

Connection Profile

Determines the authorization credentials that are used to connect Control-M to AWS QuickSight, as described in AWS QuickSight Connection Profile Parameters.

Rules:

  • Characters: 1−30

  • Case Sensitive: Yes

  • Invalid Characters: Blank spaces.

AWS Dataset ID

Determines the ID of the AWS QuickSight job that is created in an AWS QuickSight workspace.

Refresh Type

Determines which of the following refresh functions to perform:

  • Full Refresh: Updates the entire data set, which refreshes all the rows in the table.

  • Incremental Refresh: Adds the rows that have not been imported to the table.

Status Polling Frequency

(Optional) Determines the number of seconds to wait before checking the status of the job.

Default: 30

Failure Tolerance

Determines the number of times to check the job status before ending Not OK.

Default: 2

Power BI Job

The Microsoft Power BI job enables you to integrate Power BI workflows with your existing Control-M workflows.

To create a Power BI job, see Creating a Job. For more information about this plug-in, see Control-M for Power BI.

The following table describes Microsoft Power BI job attributes.

Attribute

Description

Connection profile

Determines the authorization credentials that are used to connect Control-M to Microsoft Power BI, as described in Power BI Connection Profile Parameters.

Dataset Refresh/

Pipeline Deployment

Determines one of the following options for execution in Power BI:

  • Dataset Refresh

  • Pipeline Deployment

Workspace Name

(For Dataset) Defines a Power BI workspace where you want to refresh data.

Workspace ID

(For Dataset) Defines the ID for the specified Power BI workspace (defined in Group Name).

Dataset ID

Defines a Power BI data set that you want to refresh under the specified workspace.

Parameters

(For Dataset) Defines specific parameters, in JSON format, to pass when the job executes.

For more information about available parameters, see Datasets - Refresh Dataset in the Microsoft Power BI documentation.

To specify parameters, the dataset must be in Premium group.

Format: {"param1":"value1", "param2":"value2"}

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{
  "type":"Defragment",
  "commitMode":"transactional",
  "maxParallelism":20,
  "retryCount":2,
  "objects":[
      {"table":"Contributions"},
      {"table":"Traffic_Popular"}
    ]
}

For no parameters, type {}.

Connection Timeout

(Optional) Determines the maximum number of seconds to wait for REST API requests to respond, before disconnecting.

Default: 10

Status Polling Frequency

(Optional) Determines the number of seconds to wait before checking the status of the job.

Default: 10

Pipeline ID

Defines the ID of a Power BI pipeline that you want to deploy to test and then to production.

Qlik Cloud Job

Qlik Cloud supports a cloud-based extract, transform, load (ETL) service, called Qlik Cloud Data Services, and enables you to visualize your data using Qlik Sense.

To create a Qlik Cloud job, see Creating a Job. For more information about this plug-in, see Control-M for Qlik Cloud.

The following table describes the Qlik Cloud job attributes.

Field Description

Connection Profile

Determines the authorization credentials that are used to connect Control-M to Qlik Cloud, as described in Qlik Cloud Connection Profile Parameters.

Rules:

  • Characters: 1−30

  • Case Sensitive: Yes

  • Invalid Characters: Blank spaces.

Reload Type

Determines one of the following options to load data into the environment:

  • Full: Deletes all the tables in the current environment and reloads the data from the data sources.

  • Partial: Keeps the tables in the current environment and executes the Load and Select statements, preceded by an Add, Merge, or Replace prefix.

App Name

Defines the Qlik Sense app name, which contains one or more workspaces, called sheets.

Print Log to Output

Determines whether the job logs are included in the Control-M output.

Status Polling Frequency

Determines the number of seconds to wait before checking the status of the job.

Default: 10

Tolerance

Determines the number of times to check the job status before ending Not OK.

Default: 2

Tableau Job

Tableau is a cloud-based data analytics platform that enables you to visualize, analyze, and share large workloads of data.

To create a Tableau job, see Creating a Job. For more information about this plug-in, see Control-M for Tableau.

The following table describes the Tableau job attributes.

Attribute

Description

Connection Profile

Determines the authorization credentials that are used to connect Control-M to Tableau, as described in Tableau Connection Profile Parameters.

Rules:

  • Characters: 1−30

  • Case Sensitive: Yes

  • Invalid Characters: Blank spaces.

Action

Determines one of the following Tableau actions to perform:

  • Refresh Data Source: Updates the Tableau workflow with the most recent version of a data source.

  • Run Flow: Executes the Tableau workflow.

Data Source Name

Defines the name of the data source that is refreshed.

Tableau can connect to the following types of data sources:

  • Files, such as CSV, Excel, and PDF.

  • Databases, such as Oracle, SQL Server, and DB2.

  • Cloud storage, such as Azure, GCP, and AWS.

Status Polling Frequency

(Optional) Determines the number of seconds to wait before checking the status of the job.

Default: 30

Failure Tolerance

Determines the number of times to check the job status before ending Not OK.

Default: 1