Connections are used to connect to a variety of different sources. There are two base connection types in edgeSuite:
A Connection contains only the information required to connect to a source. Connections can be to external data sources, applications, or files stored locally on the edgeCore server. A list of the configured connections in the system can be accessed through the Connections page. This can be accessed two ways:
Connections are important due to their licensing implications, and the connection page contains some high level information about the connection status based on the current license:
Feeds are closely related to Connections. They bring data or web content in from Connections. Some Feeds parse data structures in order to bring in a tabular dataset, others query databases. See Data Feeds for more information.