SQL Server

SQL Server is Microsoft’s offering of a relational database management system which is used by 98 of 100 Fortune 100 companies. Hevo supports replicating data from SQL Servers either hosted on-premises or hosted in the Azure cloud. The supported versions include SQL Server 2008 and later.

Hevo supports the following variations of SQL Server as a Source:

Click each variant above to know the prerequisites and pre-configuration setups specific to it. Once you complete the setups, follow the steps mentioned below to configure it as a Source in your Hevo Pipeline and start ingesting data.


Select the Source Type

To select MS SQL as the Source:

  1. Click PIPELINES in the Asset Palette.

  2. Click + CREATE in the Pipelines List View.

  3. In the Select Source Type page, select the MS SQL Server variant.


Select the Pipeline Mode

Pipeline Mode defines how you want Hevo to read your data from SQL Server source. This can be Custom SQL, Change Tracking, or Table.

Read Pipeline Modes.

For Pipeline mode as Table, refer to Object Settings below to configure the objects to be replicated.


Specify MS SQL Connection Settings

In the Configure your Source page specify the connection settings for your MS SQL variant.

Refer to the documentation for each MSSQL variant for steps to do this.

Read the documents in this section to know the detailed configuration steps for your MS SQL Server variant.


Object Settings

Object settings must be configured if the Pipeline mode is Table. To do this:

  • After specifying the Source settings above, in the SELECT OBJECTS YOU WANT TO REPLICATE page, select the objects to be replicated.

    Note: Each object represents a table in your database.

  • In the CONFIGURE SOURCE OBJECTS page, specify the query mode to be used for each selected object.



Revision History

Refer to the following table for the list of key updates made to this page:

Date Release Description of Change
Jul-12-2021 NA Moved the steps for configuring the Source from the Specify MS SQL Connection Settings section to the respective MS SQL variant document.
Mar-09-2021 1.58 Updated section Select the Pipeline Mode to include Change Tracking as a Pipeline mode.
Last updated on 09 Jul 2021