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Free Download Simba MongoDB Extension for Lumira

December 12, 2014 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in MongoDB   SAP  

As promised in our most recent 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 … Read More

To MongoDB and Back An SAP Lumira Data Access Extension API Case Study with Simba Technologies

December 10, 2014 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Webinars  

SAP Lumira lets you unlock the full potential of data with stunning, interactive visualizations. But what do you do when that full potential is contained in a new data source? In this engaging, interactive webinar, data experts from SAP’s Lumira team will introduce SAP Lumira’s Data Access Extension API, and … Read More

The Simba Technologies Spark ODBC Driver is Ready To Go!

December 3, 2014 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in ODBC   Spark  

Today, Simba Technologies Inc. announced the launch of its innovative Spark ODBC Driver version 1.0.2. The Simba ODBC Driver with SQL Connector for Apache Spark is used for direct SQL and Spark SQL access to Apache Hadoop / Spark distributions, enabling Business Intelligence (BI), analytics, and reporting on Hadoop-based data. … Read More

Simba Gets Crafty

November 18, 2014 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Life at Simba  

As software engineers, we aren’t often presented a chance to express our artistic talents…at least when it comes to sculpting. Not so at Simba! Every year, in the week before Halloween, Simbians and their friends and families show off their creative skills in the annual pumpkin-carving and potluck party as … Read More

Life at Simba: AYCE Sushi Lunches

November 6, 2014 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Life at Simba   tagged as Life at Simba   Sushi  

  If you ask most Vancouverites what the quintessential cuisine is for Vancouver, you’ll likely be told “sushi.” Located in the heart of Vancouver, Simba Technologies is surrounded by the mountains to the north, the ocean to the west, and a plethora of Sushi restaurants. What better way to celebrate … Read More

DSN Hierarchy Models for ODBC Administrators on Mac OS X

November 4, 2014 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Data Access   Data Technologies   ODBC   tagged as Mac   ODBC  

Mac OS X has never had a large need for ODBC administrators on Mac: There are few tools which consume ODBC drivers. But if you want to create a driver, you’ll need to know where to place your sample DSNs. Previously, ODBC Administrator came standard with the Mac operating system … Read More

Simba Revolutionizes Connectivity Driver Development with SimbaEngine SDK 9.4

November 4, 2014 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in ADO.NET   Big Data   Data Analytics   Data Technologies   JDBC   ODBC   Simba Technologies   tagged as ADO.NET   JDBC   ODBC   OLE DB   OSX   SQL  

I’m pleased to announce the launch of SimbaEngine SDK 9.4, which brings development of extreme performance data drivers (ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET and OLE DB) for SQL-enabled and non-SQL data stores to the next level. SimbaEngine SDK 9.4 features brand new JDBC 4.1 support and the capability to build an OLE … Read More

Strata NYC 2014 retrospective

November 2, 2014 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Big Data   Data Technologies   Databricks   Hadoop   Hive   MapR   ODBC   Spark   SQL   Web/Tech  

It took Strata three years to outgrow a hotel. I had to consult my Google calendar to confirm that it was only three years ago–in September 2011–when Oreilly held the first Strata conference at the Marriott Marquis. By comparison, the 2014 event was at the spacious Javits Center. The difference … Read More