Building an ODBC Driver as a Server

November 23, 2015 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Data Driver SDK   ODBC   tagged as build an ODBC driver  

With the Simba Technologies SimbaEngine SDK™, you can build your own custom OBDC, OLEDB, JDBC, or ADO.Net driver to connect your data source to any application, but did you know that you can create a driver that runs on a server with the switch of a configuration setting? Here’s how… … Read More

Simba MongoDB Extension for Lumira

November 20, 2015 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in MongoDB   SAP  

As promised in our webinar “Connect SAP Lumira to MongoDB Data with the Data Extension API“, we are providing Simba MongoDB Extension for Lumira for you to download. This extension provides native access to MongoDB from SAP Lumira via the Simba MongoDB ODBC Driver, allowing you to analyze your data in MongoDB … Read More

Simba’s Tableau Certification for your ODBC Driver

October 29, 2015 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Tableau   tagged as BI   ODBC   Tableau Drivers  

Every day we hear from data source providers that have asked Tableau for advice on connectivity. Our answer is the SimbaEngine SDK™ and Simba’s Certified-for-Tableau Program. Using these tools, we have helped companies get a POC running in 5 Days and into production in as little as 6 weeks. When you … Read More

Teradata Presto

October 20, 2015 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in JDBC   ODBC   tagged as Presto  

I am at the Teradata Partners user conference this week and one of the highlights is Teradata Presto.  Presto is an open source SQL Engine that comes from Facebook.  Teradata has partnered with Facebook to provide development as well as enterprise class support for Presto.  Presto is interesting in that … Read More

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

October 6, 2015 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Couchbase   tagged as How to  

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 … Read More

Making Data Work at Strata + Hadoop World NYC 2015

October 2, 2015 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Big Data   Business Intelligence   Data Access   Data Analytics   Data Technologies   Data Terms / Applications   Databricks   Datastax   Hadoop   JDBC   ODBC   Simba Technologies   Tableau   Teradata   tagged as Big Data   Hadoop   Hadoop World   Strata  

This year’s Strata + Hadoop World in New York City was all about “Making Data Work.” The key word: “Work,” which epitomized Strata 2015’s pronounced “business-y” tone. Perhaps it has something to do with location (New York compared to say, “perhaps-slightly-more-distanced-from-enterprise-reality” locales like Silicon Valley or Las Vegas), but the … Read More

Simba continues to lead with ODBC and JDBC for even more Big Data and NoSQL data sources

September 29, 2015 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Big Data   Cloudera   Couchbase   Data Access   Data Driver SDK   Databricks   Hadoop   Hive   Hortonworks   Interoperability   JDBC   MapR   Microsoft   Microsoft Excel   MongoDB   NoSQL   ODBC   Redshift   Relational Database Connectivity   Shark   Simba Technologies   Spark   SQL   SQL Server   Tableau  

I am excited to be at the Strata Hadoop World conference in New York this week.  Today, Simba announced ODBC and JDBC drivers for products like Microsoft SQL Server, Amazon redshift, and Amazon DynamoDB.  Although we officially announced these drivers today, some of them, like the ODBC Driver for Microsoft SQL … Read More

Multidimensional data analytics with Teradata OLAP

September 12, 2015 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Big Data   Business Intelligence   Data Analytics   Excel Pivot Tables   MDX   Microsoft   Microsoft Excel   Multi-Dimensional Data Connectivity   OLAP   OLE DB for OLAP   Tableau   Teradata   XML for Analysis   XMLA  

In today’s data driven world, analyzing data is key to success.  Analyzing data across multiple dimensions has always been an important concept and one of the major tools to do this has always been Microsoft Excel Pivot Tables.  To support multidimensional data analytics with pivot tables requires the ability to … Read More