Database Connections Overview

A database connection is a set of credentials and server information used to connect to your database. All data access in Sort is facilitated through database connections you add to your Organization settings. Once added, all organization members can query the databases accessible through the database connection.


When you add a connection, Sort imports metadata like the names of your databases, schemas, tables and columns - but not any data.

Supported database platforms:

  • Snowflake
  • Postgres


Avoid allowing the world to connect to your database.

Many database hosting providers support specifying a set of IP addresses from which incoming connections are accepted. To allow connections from Sort, add the following IP addresses to your hosting provider configuration: