Driver Installation and Configuration for Windows
The Windows version of this driver is supported on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2.
- Download the driver from the Cloudera downloads site (see the Cloudera ODBC Connectors downloads page).
- Run the downloaded .exe file to invoke the installation wizard. You will need to accept the license agreement, and accept or modify the installation location. The driver currently comes only in a 32-bit version, but can also run on a 64-bit system.
- Open Tableau Desktop and then select Data > Connect to Data > Cloudera Hadoop.
- In the Hadoop Hive Connection dialog box, fill in the information, select the appropriate options, and then click OK.
The installation is now complete.
Uninstalling the Driver
The uninstall script is placed in the installation directory (by default, C:\Program Files (x86)\Hive ODBC). To uninstall the driver, run <install_directory>/uninstall.exe. To uninstall silently, add the /S option (<install_directory>/uninstall.exe /S).