Simba ODBC Driver for Apache Spark (Linux) 

The Simba ODBC Driver for Spark allows you to connect to The Spark SQL Thrift Server from Linux.

The Simba ODBC Driver for Spark provides Linux users access to the information stored in DataStax Enterprise clusters with a running Spark SQL Thrift Server. The driver is compliant with the latest ODBC 3.52 specification and automatically translates any SQL-92 query into Spark SQL.

Your DSE license includes a license to use the Simba drivers.

Prerequisites

To use the Simba ODBC Driver for Spark you must have:

Procedure

  1. Download the appropriate Simba ODBC Driver for Apache Spark (Linux 32- or 64-bit) from the DataStax Drivers Download page.
  2. Expand the downloaded file into a suitable location.
    $ mkdir simba-odbc
    $ cd simba-odbc
    $ tar xvf version.tar.gz
  3. Refer to the included Spark ODBC Install and Configuration Guide (PDF format) for detailed usage and configuration information.