InfoZoom Tips & Tricks – Part 6: Regular Pulling of Database Extracts to Update Reports

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Are you regularly facing the challenge to extract data from various data sources to use them for report updates?

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InfoZoom Tips & Tricks – Part 6: Regular Pulling of Database Extracts to Update Reports

  1. 1. InfoZoom Tips & Tricks – Part 6 Regular pulling of database extracts to update reports
  2. 2. About corma GmbH Stops suspects by: analytical investigations operative investigations Saves time by: online research online monitoring Increases efficiency and saves money by: data analytics global intelligence solutions 2
  3. 3. Workflow Step 1: • Establish a data source connection to the relevant databases in InfoZoom • Alternatively: Control panel – Administrative Tools – Set up data sources ODBC 3
  4. 4. Workflow Step 2: • Load the requested data from the data source into InfoZoom and create a template 4
  5. 5. Workflow Step 3: • Create a command line, which enables to reload the data in to the InfoZoom template: • Add the name of the generated InfoZoom file in to the command line, so that the file will be updated regularly by the reload function: 5
  6. 6. Workflow Hint regarding reloading data: • The command reload of data (“-load”) depends on the settings determined in the options for data import: • In case the InfoZoom file should be updated with the changed data from the data source, the mode “update” needs to be selected. • If the data from the data source should simple be added to the InfoZoom file without changing or updating the original data in the InfoZoom table, the mode “Append” needs to be selected 6
  7. 7. Workflow Optional report output: • • Excel report output via command line Hint: Predefined Excel report template is needed. 7
  8. 8. InfoZoom Trainings InfoZoom online trainings • IZ50 InfoZoom Web-Starter-Seminar • IZ51 InfoZoom Web-Expert-Seminar o Overview of all training dates can be found here: http://infozoom-onlinetraining.de/content/infozoom-online-trainingtrainings.html 8
  9. 9. Thank You! infozoom@corma.de +49 (2161) 277850 corma GmbH · Heinz-Nixdorf-Straße 22 · D-41179 Mönchengladbach · Tel: +49 2161 277 85 - 0 · E-Mail: mail@corma.de · Web: www.corma.de, www.blog.corma.de 9

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