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NOTE: This connection type is disabled by default. For more information on enabling this connection type, please contact, Alteryx Support.

Feature Availability: This feature may not be available in all product editions. For more information on available features, see Compare Editions.

You can create connections to Denodo through the Designer Cloud application
  • Supports Basic and OAuth2 credentials types.
  • Supports custom queries.
  • Uses native JDBC driver. 


  • intervalyearmonth and intervaldaysecond are not supported and these datatypes are read as strings in Alteryx environment.  

  • Denodo Platform version should be 8.0 or above.

  • While using custom SQL, LIMIT under subqueries is not supported.

Prerequisites for OAuth 2.0

Before you begin, please verify that your Alteryx® environment meets the following requirements:

  • Create an OAuth 2.0 client app for  Denodo in a supported identity provider. For example, Azure AD. For more information, see OAuth 2.0 for Denodo.
  • Configure  Denodo Server to use the OAuth 2.0 client credentials.
  • Create the  Denodo client in the Designer Cloud application.

After completing the above, you can create a connection in the Designer Cloud application to  Denodo Server to begin accessing your data.

Create Connection

via Designer Cloud application

When you create the connection, please review the following properties and specify them accordingly:

Connection PropertyDescription

Host of the Denodo server.


Port number of the Denodo server.


Database name of the Denodo server.

Connect String Options

The following is the default connect string option:


Tip: Use chunkSize and chunkTimeout in the Connect String Options to optimize performance.

Credential Type

Select the type of credentials to provide with the connection:

  • Basic: Denodo  server supports username and password authentication.
  • OAuth 2.0: You must create and register Denodo an   OAuth 2.0 client in Designer Cloud application . For more information, see OAuth 2.0 for Denodo.
Default Column Data Type InferenceLeave this value as Enabled.

Create Connection via API

"vendor": "denodo",
"vendorName": "denodo",
"type": "jdbc"

Driver information

For more information on drivers, see


For more information, see Verify Operations.

Using Denodo

Denodo is a data virtualization tool that combines the data from different sources logically.

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