DataDirect Connectors Powerful Connectivity to Apache Spark SQL


Handle volume and velocity easily with superior features


Gain time and value while ensuring reliability and data integrity


Certified by the most robust connectivity test suite in the industry

Connect to Apache Spark SQL via




Industry-standard SSL and Kerberos authentication are fully supported


Certified DataDirect quality guarantees Spark SQL and application compatibility


Realize performance gains without application code or additional tools.


  • Apache Spark SQL 1.2 and higher
  • Fully supports the latest ODBC and JDBC standards
  • Supports all major OS platforms including Microsoft Windows, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, Solaris, and more
  • Support for 32-bit and 64-bit applications

Security Vulnerability Response Policy

Upon identification of any security vulnerability, Progress will exercise commercially reasonable efforts to address the vulnerability in accordance with the following policy:

Priority* Time Guideline Version(s)
High Risk
(CVSS 8+ or industry equivalent)
30 days Active (i.e. latest shipping version) and all Supported versions
Medium Risk
(CVSS 5-to-8 or industry equivalent)
180 days Active (i.e. latest shipping version)
Low Risk
(CVSS 0-to-5 or industry equivalent)
Next major release or best effort Active (i.e. latest shipping version)

* Priority is established based on the current version of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), an open industry standard for assessing the severity of computer system security vulnerabilities. For additional information on this scoring system, refer to

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