Here at CARTO we continue to invest in features to improve customer connectivity, allowing enterprise clients to have a smooth experience working between their existing cloud, Data Science and Business Intelligence solutions.
You may remember that a few months ago we launched the beta version of our new Direct SQL Connection feature, which allows external applications to connect to the CARTO database.
For several months, this feature has been tried and tested by many CARTO users and based on their valuable feedback, we have incorporated the following key enhancements to the solution:
Our dashboard now offers users the flexibility to connect to your CARTO database from any IP address, and TLS client authentication certificates are no longer mandatory.
Direct SQL Connection available through the CARTO dashboard.
With these version enhancements, users can now easily connect to CARTO from desktop applications such as Tableau or Power BI using native PostgreSQL connectors, and from SaaS solutions, such as Looker. You can read more about this on our connectivity page.
A stable version is now available for all enterprise customers. Go to the settings page in your dashboard and follow our simple instructions to set up a new connection. You can also find information about the new Direct SQL Connection in the CARTO Help Center. If you’re an enterprise client, you can also contact your Customer Success Manager should you need any help.
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