CartoDB

Introduction

CartoDB is a cloud computing platform that provides GIS and web mapping tools for display in a web browser. CartoDB is based on PostGIS and PostgreSQL which allows to interact with custom tables as they were a part of normal database. For more information, visit official web page.

Configuration

This section describes configuration parameters used in CartoDB data source provider.

Parameter NameValue TypeDescriptionRequired
AccountNameStringDetermines a name of the account.Yes
DomainStringDetermines a domain name. Default value is cartodb.comNo
UserMailStringUser email used for authentication.Yes
UserPasswordStringUser password used for authentication.Yes
ConsumerKeyStringConsumer key used in OAuth authentication.Yes
ConsumerSecretStringConsumer secret used in OAuth authentication.Yes
TableStringName of a table you want to access.Yes
GeometryColumnStringName of a column with geometry objects.Yes
QueryStringSQL query. For more details, see official documentation for PostgreSQL.No
ExtentStringMaximum extent of spatial data in the table.No