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To use Looker with DataVirtuality, you will need to configure a DataVirtuality driver. These instructions describe that process, assuming use of a startup script similar to the examples provided here.

You will need to acquire a DataVirtuality driver JAR, include it as part of the startup process, and add an option to tell Looker to access it.

Installing the DataVirtuality JDBC Driver

Follow the steps on the Custom JDBC Drivers documentation page using the values below:

driver symbol: datavirtuality

driver entry:

- name: datavirtuality
  dir_name: datavirtuality
  module_path: com.datavirtuality.dv.jdbc.Driver

Connecting Looker to DataVirtuality

Configure a database connection via the Looker interface. From the Admin section, select Connections then New Connection. See the Creating a New Database Connection documentation page for more information.

Click on Test These Settings to verify the connection is successful. The Testing Database Connectivity documentation page has troubleshooting information.

Feature Support

Looker’s ability to provide some features depends on whether the database dialect can support them.

In the current Looker release, DataVirtuality supports the following Looker features: