DataDirect Connectors Powerful JDBC Connectivity to Apache Hadoop Hive

Day 1 Support

Get full support for any new version of Hive from day one


Ensures availability with built-in failover and other high-value features


Guaranteed reliability with comprehensive quality testing and true compliance to standards




Protect data in motion with full support for the latest OpenSSL with full update compliance

Easy to Use

One driver supports all major on-premise and cloud Hadoop/Hive distributions—Apache, Cloudera CDH, Hortonworks, Pivotal HD, MapR, Amazon EMR and others


Certified DataDirect quality guarantees Apache Hive and application compatibility

Broad Coverage

Broad application support providing JOINs and aggregate operations done natively via Full ANSI SQL 92 support

Codeless Implementation

Optimize performance and compatibility with any application without application changes


One driver supports all major platforms and data types enabling full big data flexibility

Technical Specs

Progress DataDirect Connect XE for JDBC Apache Hive Driver
Version 5.1.4

Hive Version Support

  • Apache Hive 0.8.0 and higher
  • Supports Apache Hive against the following distributions:
    • Amazon EMR 2.1.4 and higher
    • CDH3 update 4 and higher
    • Hortonworks 1.3 and higher
    • IBM BigInsights 3.0 and higher
    • MapR 1.2 and higher
    • PHD 2.0.1 and higher

Platform Support

  • 32- and 64-bit platforms

Software Requirements

  • Java SE 5 or higher

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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