What can DataDirect do for Big Data Frameworks?

Omni-channel data connectivity and data ingestion for Hadoop and Spark

Full Suite of ODBC and JDBC connectivity for Big Data across all platforms (Day 1 support included)

Big Data Insurance. Support ALL Hadoop Hive and Spark SQL distributions.  For each connector, get “day 1” support which includes full support for any new version of Hive or Spark SQL from day one for the business platform of your choice across AIX, Linux, Solaris, HPUX and Windows.

Bulk data ingestion and export with Apache Sqoop

Unlimited data sources. Ingest popular data sources across relational databases to cloud applications through Sqoop’s generic JDBC connector. Or bulk export data using DataDirect Bulk Load with Sqoop to popular data sources by simply toggling the JDBC connection property “EnableBulkLoad” from 0 to 1.

Most Popular Data Sources for Apache Sqoop load and export:

Apache Sqoop to build a cloud data lake

Customer Focus on Big Data. Ingest SaaS data sources out-of-box with Apache Sqoop for big data analytics on customer experience and marketing automation systems that are core to business operations. Learn more in this Apache Sqoop Connector Guide.

Most Popular Cloud and SaaS Data Sources for Apache Sqoop load:

Access Business Data from Apache Spark On-Demand

You can now Spark your decisions with our JDBC connectors. With the introduction of JDBC data source API in Apache Spark 1.3, your organization can leverage our powerful JDBC drivers to aggregate and transform data from any Relational, Cloud, SaaS and NoSQL data sources.

Most popular data sources for Apache Spark:

Democratize Big Data using OData  Hybrid  Connectivity

Big Data Truth. Keep big data where it lives and expose it directly over OData for instant connectivity without any additional database drivers or engineering to traverse the corporate firewall.  The growing OData ecosystem of consumers includes leading cloud applications such as Salesforce or Oracle Service Cloud and analytics tools such as Tableau or Microsoft Power BI.

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Customer Success Stories


Automated labor-intensive manual procedures involving numerous personnel and provided direct, high-performance connectivity to SQL Server from a UNIX-based Oracle database, based on Progress® DataDirect for Oracle.

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Using the Progress DataDirect OpenAccess SDK, VoltDB reduced its time to market by 50% versus using other solutions, developing a prototype in one month and releasing its new driver in just three months.

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Global leader in enterprise software for the construction industry needs to share Progress OpenEdge application data with third party BI tools. COINS leveraged OpenAccess to build a semantic layer on top of.

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United Kingdom’s Export Credits Guarantee Department (ECGD) needed to complete end-of-day batch processes but were exceeding. the overnight window allowed for it. Native ODBC drivers lacked the performance to process.

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Over 10,000 global enterprises in 160+ countries use DataDirect, including 96 of the Fortune 100 and over 350 ISVs worldwide