Integrate with Superset

Start Superset with Docker Image

Start running Superset Image with pre-built Superset Pinot connector.

1. Run below command to start a standalone Superset deployment

docker run \
  --network pinot-demo \
  --name=superset \
  -p 8088:8088 \
  -d apachepinot/pinot-superset:latest

2.1. (First time) Set up Admin account by running below command and follow instructions to set password.

docker exec -it superset superset fab create-admin \
               --username admin \
               --firstname Superset \
               --lastname Admin \
               --email \
               --password admin

2.2. (First time) DB upgrade and Initialize Superset

docker exec -it superset superset db upgrade
docker exec -it superset superset init

3. Import Pre-defined Pinot Datasources and Dashboard

docker exec \
    -t superset \
    bash -c 'superset import_datasources -p /etc/examples/pinot/pinot_example_datasource_quickstart.yaml && \
             superset import_dashboards -p /etc/examples/pinot/pinot_example_dashboard.json'

4. Go to SuperSet UI: http://localhost:8088/ to play around with dashboard.

Advanced Setup

Adding Pinot Database

In order to add Pinot cluster as a database, a SQLAlchemy URI is required.

The format of URI is:




Click TEST CONNECTION to check if the Pinot cluster is successfully connected.

Adding Pinot Table

User can add an existing table into Superset:

User can edit table/column definition by clicking the edit button left to the table name.

Configuring time column

User can configure an existing column mergedTimeMillis as temporal and set Datetime Format accordingly.

Adding a derived column

User can also add a new column by setting the expression.

Another example:

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