Hadoop Driver Sneak Peek: The Next Step in Big Data Access

Hadoop Driver Sneak Peek: The Next Step in Big Data Access

Posted on August 23, 2012 0 Comments

Check out the latest news from Progress DataDirect. Beginning today, we’ll be launching a limited-availability preview program of our upcoming DataDirect® Connect® XE for ODBC driver for Hadoop Hive. This driver is the latest addition to our premium data connectivity driver portfolio and will build on the breadth, quality and efficiency already enjoyed by the millions of users that currently benefit from our comprehensive DataDirect products.

Big Data is a pressing issue for corporations across sectors, and understanding how to manage, access and glean value from it is a top-of mind issue for decision makers. The Hadoop Hive driver will allow the corporate user to unlock reams of business intelligence and provide business analysts the information they need to make accurate decisions quickly and easily.

What’s Featured? The DataDirect driver for Hadoop Hive is the only fully-compliant ODBC driver supporting multiple Hadoop distributions on multiple platforms out-of-the-box. It includes: • Support for Apache, Cloudera and MapR Hadoop distributions • Windows, RedHat, Solaris, AIX, and HP-UX platform support • SELECT, INSERT [OVERWRITE] SELECT, LOAD, and CREATE/DROP Hive grammar support • Full driver metadata • The following data types: Int, TinyInt, SmallInt, BigInt, String, Double When’s it available?

The DataDirect Apache Hadoop® Hive ODBC Driver will be generally available in late Fall with Preview access for a limited number of participants beginning in September 2012. To register for a preview, visit this page.

Jeff Reser

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