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.