This article describes Data Sources and their uses.


Data Sources have a variety of applications, including:
  • Bursting parameter and filter values
  • Delivery/notification email addresses
  • Schedule event triggers
  • XDC data sources
  • Dashboard Writeback

Data Sources

  • Database Connection: Create a connection to SQL Server, Oracle, or any ODBC-compliant database. Create queries within the Database Connection.
  • File List: Used to source data from Microsoft Excel, SharePoint List, or a text file
  • MultiColumn List: Simple data table
  • List: Simple list of values

See Also

Creating & Using a Data Source

Using Extra Columns