Guide Concept

This project will introduce how to utilize and incorporate an external database with the ThingWorx Platform.

Following the steps in this guide, you will connect the ThingWorx Platform to a database, insert data, execute stored procedures, and query data.

Guide Info

Level Expert
Est. Time 60 Minutes
Published June 26, 2019
Author Jason Johnson

You'll learn how to

    • Connect ThingWorx to external databases
    • Query databases and and handling results
    • Insert data and running stored procedures
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Things used in this guide

Environment:

This guide requires a connection to the ThingWorx Foundation.

It assumes that you are utilizing the 30-day hosted Foundation server.

This guide could also be run through with the 120-day downloadable trial, but some instructions could require modification.

Recommended Tasks: Create an account to perform Microsoft Web Searches used in this guide.

Completed Example: You are provided a complete example that can be utilized as a reference for completion as you go through the guide or for insight into how the following steps can be completed.

Software components:
Previous knowledge:

WORKING WITH EXTERNAL DATABASES

Outline
  • Step 1: Completed Example
  • Step 2: Connect To External Database
  • Step 3: Query Data from External Database
  • Step 4: Write Data to External Database
  • Step 5: Executing Stored Procedures
  • Step 6: Next Steps
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