Data Connectivity

Maximize the value of every investment across your enterprise.

Screenshot showing a user selecting from dozens of data sources in the MicroStrategy product interface.

With a vast library of native gateways and drivers, MicroStrategy can connect to nearly any enterprise resource, so you can fully leverage existing investments—from databases and enterprise directories to cloud applications, physical access control systems, and custom connectors. Continue your journey toward the Intelligent Enterprise with a BI platform connected to every resource you need.

Get more from every data source.

MicroStrategy supports connectivity to over a hundred enterprise databases and other information assets. View the product readme for the latest list of supported connectors.

Actian Ingres

Actian Vector

Amazon EMR

Apache Drill

Cisco Data Virtualization

IBM Cognos

IBM Cognos TM1

IBM DB2 for i

IBM Informix Extended Parallel Server



Microsoft Access

Microsoft Azure SQL Database

Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse

Microsoft SQL Server


Oracle MySQL



Pivotal Greenplum Database

Pivotal HD



Public Data

Salesforce Reports

SAP Business Objects

SAP Sybase ASE

SAP Sybase IQ




Teradata Aster Database



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Analyze every kind of data.

With out-of-the-box gateways and native drivers, MicroStrategy makes it easy to seamlessly connect to any enterprise resource, including databases, mobile device management (MDM) systems, enterprise directories, cloud applications, physical access control systems, and other self-service tools like Tableau, Power BI, and Qlik.


MicroStrategy provides instant access to data of any kind with out-of-the-box connectors to everything from personal spreadsheets to enterprise data warehouses and massive big data systems. MicroStrategy delivers optimized connectivity to 70+ RDBMS, MultiDimensional Expressions (MDX) cube sources, Hadoop systems, and cloud-hosted data sources. The combination of these powerful connecters with MicroStrategy’s multi-pass SQL engine, push-down architecture, and data blending capabilities makes the MicroStrategy platform uniquely suited to provide optimized performance and unmatched data access.


MicroStrategy makes it easy to leverage any information across the enterprise in order to build powerful analytics applications. With native ODBC connectors and free-form SQL options, MicroStrategy can connect to everything from data warehouses to cube databases, flat files, and even operational databases that support ERP, CRM, or web applications. MicroStrategy can also easily access web-based reports and queries from other business intelligence systems.


In addition to out-of-the-box MicroStrategy libraries, it’s easy to extend access to third-party and open source visualizations, statistical functions, maps, multimedia content, and data connectors. The powerful MicroStrategy Software Development Kit (SDK) lets users seamlessly integrate with R advanced analytics, Python, JavaScript, D3, GIS providers (Geospatial Information Systems), and build custom data connectors for the MicroStrategy Data Import interface.


With a variety of built-in gateways, MicroStrategy makes it simple to synchronize analytics applications with your existing directories, whether it's to implement LDAP authentication with single sign-on options, or to integrate with enterprise mobility management solutions. In addition to providing native support on iOS for AirWatch, MobileIron, and GoodDynamics, MicroStrategy offers further customization with its SDK package.

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