Installing the driver on Windows 

Install the Databricks ODBC Driver with SQL Connector for Apache Shark on Windows for direct SQL and HiveQL access to Apache Hadoop / Shark distributions.

To install the ODBC driver for Spark on Windows.


  • One of the following Windows operating systems (32- and 64-bit editions are supported):
    • Windows XP with SP3
    • Windows Vista
    • Windows 7 Professional
    • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • 25 MB of available disk space
  • Administrator privileges on the computer you install the driver
  • The driver is suitable for use with all versions of Apache Shark

To install the ODBC driver for Spark on a Windows platform:


  1. Download the driver from Client Libraries and CQL Drivers.
  2. Double-click the downloaded file and follow the wizard's instructions.