Hello CDH and Impala Users,
We are pleased to announce the release of Impala ODBC v2.5.29, Impala JDBC v2.5.24 and Hive JDBC v2.5.15.
Impala ODBC 2.5.29 contains bug fixes and the following enhancements:
Support for calling SQLGetData on columns that come before a bound column
Updated support for SQL_C_TINYINT
Improved error messaging for authentication issues
Support for saving passwords as encrypted strings in the Windows Registry
Supports the use of "_HOST" as a special value for the Host FQDN option
For a full list of fixes in Impala ODBC v2.1.29, see the issues fixed section of the Release Notes.
Impala JDBC 2.5.24 is a bugfix only release. For a full list of fixes in Impala JDBC v2.1.24, see the issues fixed section of the Release Notes.
Hive JDBC v2.5.15 contains numerous bug fixes and the following enhancements:
Support for case-insensitive treatment of catalog names, schema names, table names, and column names in catalog function calls
Optimized metadata retrieval
For a full list of fixes in Hive JDBC v2.1.15, see the issues fixed section of the Release Notes.
These drivers work for versions of HiveServer2 in CDH 4.1 or higher and Impala 1.0 or higher. Previous drivers continue to work on the latest versions of HiveServer2 and Impala as well.
Getting started with the Cloudera Drivers:
Read the Cloudera JDBC 2.5 driver for Hive release notes and installation guide.
Read the Cloudera JDBC 2.5 driver for Impala release notes and installation guide.
Read the Cloudera ODBC 2.5 driver for Impala release notes and Installation Guide.
Download the connector from the Cloudera Connectors page.
As always, we are happy to hear your feedback. Please send your comments and suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org or post to our new Community Forums.