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TIBCO Spotfire – A Comprehensive Primer by Michael Phillips

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Using Spotfire's Information Designer

In Chapter 4, The Big Wide World of Spotfire, we started looking at Information Designer and the elements needed to create an information link. We're going to take a closer look now and build an example, not just of how an information link can be used to extract data, but also to write data from Spotfire to a database. To use Information Designer, you must have a reasonable command of SQL and relational database principles, although Spotfire will do a lot of the work for you and try to make the process user friendly by building the SQL query step by step.

Building an information link to multiple source data tables

For this example, we're going to build an information link to Spotfire's own database to extract ...

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