Connection type

This is the name of the database that hosts the data that appears in the form DataConnection.This feature is ideal for enterprise environments, with dashboards developed on test clusters, and then deployed to a production environment.

This assumes that the new connection has, at the minimum, the relevant base tables with metadata definitions that match those on the original connection. Users with appropriate permissions can switch the data connection of a dataset by following these steps.
  1. Click the Edit (pencil) icon.
  2. Choose a different data connection from the menu.
  3. Click Save.