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Posts: 3
Registered: ‎08-20-2018

Impala ODBC connection - DATE converting issue

Hi Team,

 

I'm using Tableau as a dashboard tool to develope the dashboards by connecting to Impala thru ODBC.

In Impala table, the field 'Actual_Date' is string. I imported that into Tableau and tried to convert that into DATE using Tableau buil-in function. Then it shows me the below error message.

Question: Is there any function in Impala to convert string to date.

 

error.pngerror message when converted string to date

Cloudera Employee
Posts: 522
Registered: ‎03-23-2015

Re: Impala ODBC connection - DATE converting issue

Impala currently does not support Date data type, you can try timestamp instead.

Please see:
https://www.cloudera.com/documentation/enterprise/latest/topics/impala_langref_unsupported.html
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