Salesforce Reports and Wave Trending with External Data

Salesforce users can now run reports that access external data from cloud and on-premise sources including warehouses, data marts, data lakes and more. With Salesforce Connect external objects, you get real-time connectivity that is self-service for Salesforce Report developers.

Popular reporting databases for Salesforce Connect External Data Sources:
  • Oracle Database 
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Greenplum
  • Amazon Redshift
  • IBM DB2
  • Hadoop Hive (including Cloudera, Hortonworks, IBM BigInsights, and MapR)

Back office OData integration with Salesforce Connect (formerly Salesforce Lightning Connect)

Real-time and self-hosted, Hybrid Data Pipeline is the easiest way to connect Salesforce directly to databases behind the firewall using Salesforce Connect.

Popular back office data sources for Salesforce Connect:
  • Oracle Database 
  • Oracle EBS (E-Business Suite)
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • IBM DB2 for I, z/OS, and LUW
  • JD Edwards
  • Oracle Siebel
  • Big Data in Hadoop Hive
  • Oracle Marketing Cloud (Eloqua)

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Direct SQL access to Salesforce

Always compatible, DataDirect Salesforce ODBC and JDBC drivers work out-of-box to connect business intelligence and data integration applications directly to the latest Salesforce APIs, updated quarterly.

Popular applications that either embed or work with DataDirect Salesforce connectivity:
  • SAP Business Objects Data Services
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microstrategy
  • Tableau
  • Tibco Jaspersoft
  • Oracle Business Intelligence
  • SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Informatica PowerCenter
  • IBM DataStage
  • Pentaho Data Integrator

Cloud OData integration with Salesforce Connect (formerly Salesforce Lightning Connect)

Hybrid Data Pipeline is the fastest way to connect Salesforce directly to leading SaaS applications, in real time without data duplication.

Popular cloud data sources for Salesforce Connect:

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