Simba ODBC Driver for Apache Spark™ (Windows)

The Simba ODBC Driver for Spark provides Windows users access to the information stored in DataStax Enterprise clusters with a running Spark SQL Thrift Server. This driver allows you to access the data stored on your DataStax Enterprise Spark nodes using business intelligence (BI) tools, such as Tableau and Microsoft Excel. 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.


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


  1. Download the appropriate Simba ODBC Driver for Apache Spark (Windows 32- or 64-bit) from the Download DataStax page.

  2. Double-click the downloaded installer and follow the installation wizard.

  3. Refer to Installing Simba ODBC Driver for Apache Spark.

    Configuring the Spark ODBC Driver (Windows)

    Adding a Simba ODBC Driver for Apache Spark data source to Windows.

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