OBIEE 12c: Data From Cloudera Impala DB Displays Chinese Or Unexpected Characters For Cloudera Impala Driver

(Doc ID 2314669.1)

Last updated on APRIL 27, 2018

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.1.2.170718 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.2.1.2.170718 version, Analytics

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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OBIEE 12c: Data from Impala DB Displays Chinese or Unexpected Characters for Cloudera Impala driver.


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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OBIEE 12c: Data from Impala DB Displays should display expected Characters for Cloudera Imapla driver.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Download report using Cloudera Imapla driver.
2. Data from Impala DB Displays Chinese or Unexpected Characters.
3. Set the parameter stringdescribetype to -1 in odbc.ini and that fixed the Chinese characters but not the unexpected characters.


Cause

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