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Announcing: New ODBC and JDBC Drivers

Master Collaborator

Hello CDH and Impala Users,


We are pleased to announce the release of the following new versions of our drivers:

  • Impala ODBC v2.5.22

  • Hive ODBC v2.5.13

  • Impala JDBC v2.5.14

These drivers contain updates that make them compatible with CDH 5.2 and include the following features:

  • Hive 0.13 Support

  • Impala 2.0 Support

  • VARCHAR, CHAR support

  • Impala and Hive protocol update for greater performance (HIVE-3746)

  • Mac installer improvements

These drivers work for previous versions of HiveServer2 in CDH 4.1 or higher and Impala 1.0 or higher. Previous drivers continue to work on latest versions as well.


Getting started with the Cloudera Drivers:

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