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Cassandra ODBC and JDBC Driver

SQL on Cassandra made easy

Current Versions ODBC 2.6.0 | JDBC 2.0.14
Cassandra ODBC Driver

Simba Cassandra ODBC and JDBC connectors offer direct, universal ODBC 3.8 and JDBC 4.0 and 4.1 data access to Cassandra data stores via Cassandra’s native API, with no extraction. And the Simba Apache Cassandra ODBC connector is the first to extend Cassandra data access to the Mac platform.

SQL for NoSQL: Simba Cassandra ODBC and JDBC connectors enable direct SQL query translation to the Cassandra Query Language (CQL), offering users unparalleled performance at scale. The built-in Collaborative Query Execution (CQE) passes down filters and aggregations to provide high-performance access to Cassandra.

Simba ODBC and JDBC connectors allow you to make quick analytic insights and to leverage back-end data source, high-performance calculation capabilities for your favorite BI client.

The Apache Cassandra database is the right choice when you need scalability without compromising performance. Cassandra’s support for replicating across multiple data centers provides lower latency and higher availability for users. Complying with the latest ODBC 3.8 data standard, the connector adds important functionality such as asynchronous execution.


ODBC 3.8-compliant, offers asynchronous execution
JDBC connector compliant with the latest JDBC 4.0, 4.1 & 4.2 specifications
Direct SQL query translation to Cassandra Query Language (CQL)
Supports Cassandra 2.1, 2.2, and 3.X
Native CQL3 or CQL2 data access to clustered Cassandra data
Powerful SQL Connector allows users to define schemas on the fly on schema-less data
Direct BI connectivity to data without extraction
Full compatibility with leading analytic/reporting apps, including Microsoft Excel & Access, Tableau, and more
Passes down supported operations for increased performance
Provides full connector and query metadata
Blacklist and Whitelist support


Supports 32- and 64-bit applications
Complies with latest ODBC 3.8 specification
Support for Java 1.8
Supports Unicode
Supports ANSI SQL-92
Supports dynamic schema generation via intelligent data sampling
Connects via Cassandra’s native API
Supports SMALLINT, TINYINT, TIME, and DATE data types


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