Data Sources

Our data source documentation contains information regarding the available data source features and settings, as well as instructions for connecting a new data source.

To view information about a specific data source, select Direct connection from the side navigation and choose your data source type.

Public vs Private Data Sources

Chartio provides two methods of connecting to your database: Direct Connect and Tunnel Connect.

Direct Connect is the easiest method as it simply requires you to whitelist Chartio’s IP address ( and enter your connection details on the connection page.

If your database is on a private network and you do not wish to modify any firewall rules, you can use an SSH tunnel to make an outbound encrypted request from your network to ours instead.