Toad® Intelligence Central enables enterprise users to be far more productive with their tools including Toad Data Point by centralizing automation workflows, accessing data directly, collaborating and sharing on datasets, queries and Toad files and providing a secure and established way to manage your data sprawl.
AUTOMATE - Toad users can schedule the regular automated execution of Toad Data Point automation scripts on Toad Intelligence Central.
ACCESS - Toad users can access Toad files and basic data files published to Toad Intelligence Central that have been shared with them. An additional data connectivity license extends Toad Intelligence Central to work across a wide range of data stores including relational database models, data warehouses, No SQL and Business Intelligence data sources like OBIEE and SAP®.
SECURE - Toad Intelligence Central provides a centrally managed, secure, stable and accessible system.
Distributions of Toad Intelligence Central include a Web Server for administrative and general user access. In addition, Toad Data Point and other collaborative Toad products can directly access Toad Intelligence Central. Data on Toad Intelligence Central can be accessed via a third party product such as Tableau for further data processing and visualization.
This Guide is Intended for Non-Administrators
The Quick Start Guide is intended for non-Administrators and describes how to use the Web Console (Web Server) to view and access objects and files in Toad Intelligence Central. This guide provides information about functionality that is available to Standard and Power users.
Users with the Administrator Role
To go to product documentation from the Web Console, click and select Technical Documentation. This actions opens the Technical Documentation page for Toad Intelligence Central on the Quest Support Portal.
There you will find the Release Notes, User Guide, Deployment Guide (installation and Administrator information), and What's New in This Release for the current and earlier versions of Toad Intelligence Central.
Toad Intelligence Central is shipped with a trial key that enables a 90 day open trial license to Toad Intelligence Central. Use this key to evaluate Toad Intelligence Central. At the end of the 90 day trial, if a Data Connectivity license has not been entered, your Toad Intelligence Central functionality will be limited to that of the Toad Intelligence Central Community Edition.
Data Connectivity License
A Toad Intelligence Central Data Connectivity license is required to enable data connectivity functionality in Intelligence Central. Data connectivity functionality is required for publishing data objects (views, snapshots, and datasets) to Intelligence Central and for filtering and downloading data objects through the Web Console.
To view / activate Toad Intelligence Central licenses
Use one of the following methods to access Toad Intelligence Central:
See Open the Web Console for more information about accessing Intelligence Central through the Web Console.
The Web Console (Web Server) provides Standard users with the ability to view and perform operations on objects published to Intelligence Central from other Toad applications. To use the Web Console, the Web server must be installed on the same computer as Intelligence Central.
The Web Console allows users with the Administrator role to perform advanced activities such as the management of users, groups, and objects, as well as Intelligence Central server configuration and maintenance.
Toad Data Point users can publish data objects, Automation scripts, Toad documents, and other resources created in Toad Data Point to Intelligence Central.
For these users, their primary method to view, access, manage, and edit Intelligence Central objects is through their Toad application.
For more information about using Toad applications
See Third-Party Connection to Toad Intelligence Central for more information.
A Toad Intelligence Central user can create a MySQL connection to Toad Intelligence Central through a third party tool such as Tableau, MySQL command line interface, or MySQL Workbench. This connection can be used to query Data Connectivity objects stored in Toad Intelligence Central.