We are pleased to announce the release of Impala ODBC v2.6.0. The release has the following fixes:
Enhancements and New Features:
[IMP-478] Updated SSL Support
[IMP-519] Minimum TLS Support
[IMP-472] TLS Server Name Indication
[IMP-508] Standardized Log File Names
[IMP-462] More Informative SSL Error Messages
 [IMP-484] Renamed Keytab Property
[IMP-520] Linux Installation Workflow Improvement
[IMP-317] Support for Result Set Cache and Query Retry
 [IMP-511] In some cases queries are not properly closed on the server, negatively impacting server resources.
[IMP-486] In some cases, CAST AS VARCHAR does not function correctly.
 [IMP-503] Connections from a machine with large amounts of RAM are slower than expected.
 [IMP-523] Driver wide properties cannot be read from the .ini file.
Getting Started with the Cloudera Driver
Read the Cloudera ODBC 2.6.0 Driver for Impala Release Notes and Installation Guide.
Download the connector from the Cloudera Connectors page.
As always, we welcome your feedback. Please send your comments and suggestions to the user group of through our community forums. You can also file bugs through our external Jira projects on issues.cloudera.org.