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From Operations to Insights with MongoDB, Sisense, and Simba ODBC

In this joint webinar between Sisense and Simba you will learn how to access, prepare and analyze data in MongoDB using Sisense BI. Sisense Product Manager Evan Castle goes over a sample automated analytics workflow for MongoDB leveraging Simba ODBC connectivity, schema auto-discovery and customization. You can also download the slide decks for the webinar Read the full article


Usability and Performance Advances in Couchbase Server 4.5

This week Couchbase launched the latest version of Couchbase Server, a distributed, document-oriented NoSQL database with an emphasis on performance, scalability and availability. Version 4.5 brings a number of significant advances to querying, performance tuning, and manageability. As a technology partner, Team Simba has been working with beta & GA candidate build of the server, and we are very Read the full article


Announcing SimbaEngine X:
The Leading ODBC & JDBC Driver Development Environment

Simba Technologies releases SimbaEngine X, the industry-leading Big Data Connectivity SDK for custom ODBC, ADO.NET, OLEDB, and JDBC driver development for any data source VANCOUVER, BC – May 23, 2016 – Simba Technologies Inc., the global leader in standards-based relational and multi-dimensional data connectivity, announced today the release of SimbaEngine X for rapid development of Read the full article


Connecting QlikView to an Amazon Redshift cluster

With the introduction of the Amazon Redshift service, data analysts get access to a fully managed petabyte-scale data warehouse service without the headaches of its provisioning and administration. In this blog post and accompanying video, I will walk you through the simple steps to connect QlikView Desktop to Amazon Redshift using the Simba ODBC driver for Read the full article


How to connect QlikView to Redshift cluster

This short tutorial demonstrates how easy it is to connect QlikView to Amazon Redshift cluster using Simba ODBC driver. You will learn now to configure the driver and create visualization of movies popularity for different demographics using open source Movielens data set. For the step-by-step instructions please see our blog post “Connecting QlikView to Amazon Redshift using Read the full article


The Second Annual Simba Partner Summit

We have just wrapped up our second annual Simba Partner Summit in San Jose. The event brought together industry leaders from Business Intelligence, data storage, processing, and SaaS Line of Business applications. The audience included our partners from Aerospike, Alteryx, Amazon, AtScale, Couchbase, DataStax, Dremio, Hortonworks, Informatica, Magnitude Software, Microsoft, Nielsen, Qlik, Salesforce, SAP, Tableau Read the full article


Why Leading BI Vendors Choose Simba ODBC Connectivity

This week’s unveiling of the latest MicroStrategy Analytics application reminds me again, how much did the landscape of analytical applications has changed. Just five years ago, not many analysts heard about that new “Hadoop thing”, and even less would think that a large and ever-growing share of their data would be stored in non-relational data Read the full article



Leveraging Power BI and Hive

Microsoft Power BI brings powerful data extraction, sophisticated modeling, and easy-to-use visualization to the cloud. It provides a single window into critical business data, wherever that data may be stored. Pairing Power BI’s data-transforming capabilities with Apache Hive’s flexible data storage model delivers the best of both worlds: best-in-class-analytics on massive datasets in distributed data Read the full article



How to Connect Microsoft Power BI to Hive using Simba ODBC Driver

In this interactive webinar, Microsoft Power BI Program Manager Miguel Llopis will give an overview of the Power BI Desktop installation, visualization, and publishing workflows. And Simba Technologies Marketing Manager Alex Popov will show you how to connect Power BI to Hive data source using ODBC driver and leverage Power BI’s powerful data cleanup and Read the full article


How to Setup Couchbase as a Linked Server in Microsoft SQL Server

Couchbase Server is a fast and scalable NoSQL solution. It can reduce the cost and complexity of building technology stack that scales from a mobile device to a data center supporting millions of users. But unless you are a startup building a technology stack from scratch, implementing Couchbase will require integration with existing infrastructure. It Read the full article


Connecting Power BI Designer to Hive using Simba ODBC driver

This demo walks you through the steps required to setup Simba Hive ODBC driver and connect Microsoft Power BI Designer to Hive data source. You will also see a short demo of Power BI Designer data cleanup features and the use of native Hive Query Language. Sample connection strings SQL-92 translation:

Native HiveQL:

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