Installing Simba ODBC Driver for Apache Spark

Steps for installing the Simba ODBC Driver for Apache Spark.

Steps for installing the Simba ODBC Driver for Apache Spark.

The Simba ODBC Driver for Spark provides users access to DataStax Enterprise (DSE) clusters with a running AlwaysOn SQL. The driver is compliant with the latest ODBC 3.52 specification and automatically translates any SQL-92 query into Spark SQL.

Prerequisites

  • Your DSE license must include a license to use the Simba drivers.
  • You must have a running DSE Analytics cluster with Spark enabled (6.8 | 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1), and have enabled AlwaysOn SQL (6.8 | 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1).

Linux

  1. Download the Simba ODBC Driver for Apache Spark (Linux 32- or 64-bit) from the DataStax Drivers Download page.
  2. Expand the downloaded file:
    mkdir simba-odbc && 
    cdsimba-odbc && 
    tar xvf version.tar.gz
  3. For more details, see the Simba ODBC configuration documentation.

Windows

  1. Download the Simba ODBC Driver for Apache Spark (Windows 32- or 64-bit) from the DataStax Drivers Download page.
  2. Double-click the downloaded installer and follow the installation wizard.
  3. For more details, see the Simba ODBC configuration documentation.