DataDirect Connectors Powerful ODBC Connectivity to Cloudera CDH Hive


Widest support Hadoop versions on the market; support all major Hadoop platforms

Easy to Use

Support all Hadoop distributions with one driver

Easy to Implement

Wire protocol enable easy configuration for quick launch




Protect data in motion with full support with latest OpenSSL with full compliance when updates are made

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 guaranteeing Cloudera CDH, and application compatibility and results with explicit Hive focused tests

Broad Coverage

Broader application support providing JOINs and aggregate operations done natively via full ANSI SQL support

Codeless Implementation

Optimize performance and compatibility with any application without application changes


Supports all major platforms and data types with one driver enabling full big data flexibility

Technical Specs

Progress DataDirect Connect XE and Connect64 XE for ODBC for Apache Hive Wire Protocol Driver Version 7.1.6 (32- and 64-bit drivers are available for all supported databases and platforms unless otherwise noted.)

ODBC Version Support

  • Compatible with ODBC 3.8 applications

Protocol Support

  • HiveServer 1 and HiveServer2

Hive Version Support

Supports Apache Hive version 0.7.1 and higher against the following distributions:

  • Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR), version 2.1.4 and higher
  • Apache Hadoop Hive
  • Cloudera's Distribution Including Apache Hadoop (CDH), version CDH3 update 4 and higher
  • Hortonworks Distribution for Apache Hadoop, version 1.3 and higher
  • IBM BigInsights, version 3.0 and higher
  • MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop, version 1.2 and higher
  • Pivotal HD Enterprise (PHD), version 2.0.1 and higher

Operating System Support

AIX (32- and 64-bit)

  • AIX, version 5.3 and higher


  • HP-UX IPF (32- and 64-bit), 11i Version 2.0 (B.11.23) and higher
  • HP-UX PA-RISC (32-bit only), Version 11 and higher

Linux x86 (32- and 64-bit for AMD and Intel processors)

  • CentOS Linux x86, version 4.0 and higher
  • Debian Linux x86, version 7.0 and higher
  • Oracle Linux x86, version 4.0 and higher
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux x86, version 4.0 and higher
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Linux x86, version 10 and higher
  • Ubuntu Linux x86, version 14.04 and higher 

Solaris (32- and 64-bit)

  • Solaris x86 version 10 (Solaris 5.10) and higher
  • Solaris on SPARC, version 8 (Solaris 5.8) and higher

Windows (32- and 64-bit)

  • Windows (x86), version 7 and higher
  • Windows Server (x86), version 2003 and higher
  • Windows Vista (x86)
  • Windows XP Professional (x86), SP2 or higher

Driver/Client Software Requirements

  • No Requirements

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