PolyBase is a new feature of SQL Server that allows you to connect to relational and non-relational data. It allows you to run queries on any external data sources you might have like Oracle, PostgreSQL, Salesforce, MongoDB, Hadoop, etc. Combined with Progress DataDirect ODBC connectors, any query you want to run can be pushed down using PolyBase to provide you with the best performance available.
To help you get started, we put together this tutorial on how you can use PolyBase with Progress DataDirect’s ODBC Connector for Salesforce to query your external data in Salesforce. If you want to connect to any other data source like Oracle, Hadoop, MongoDB, etc., the steps are similar, so please feel free to use the respective connectors when you use this tutorial.