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Kyle Porter
Sales Engineer, Simba Technologies

Kyle is a sales engineer with Simba Technologies in Vancouver, BC.  He is a seven-year veteran of Simba Technologies, first serving as a core developer on Simba's relational data access team, and now leading sales engineering for customer and partner engagements. Kyle graduated with honors from University of British Columbia with a BSc in computer science.

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Posted on September 8, 2014 by Kyle Porter

The MapR Distribution including Apache™ Hadoop® employs drivers from Simba Technologies to connect to client ODBC and JDBC applications allowing you to access data on MapR from tools like Tableau with ODBC or SQuirreL with JDBC. This post will walk you through the steps to set up and connect your Apache Hive instance to both an ODBC and JDBC application running on your laptop or other client machine. Although you may already have your own Hive cluster set up, this post focuses on the MapR Sandbox for Hadoop virtual machine (VM).

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