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OBI 12: Importing Metadata From MapR 5.2 Hive 1.2 Datasource Fails (Doc ID 2427447.1)

Last updated on APRIL 01, 2019

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When trying to import metadata via the BI Admin Tool against MAPR 5.2 Hive 1.2 datasource, using two different drivers, they both fail to import in metadata.

1. Oracle 8.0 Apache Hive Wire Protocol (that gets shipped out of the box with the OBI client tool)
2. MapR Hive ODBC Connector 2.1.9 (that was downloaded from

'So for both drivers, the odbcad32 system DSN connection is successful on the Hive data source on windows desktop machine. However, when try to import objects from these DSNs in client Admin Tool on desktop, it fails to import the objects. It passes the test connection in Admin Tool and in the next screen where it should show the available databases/schemas on the left side screen from the datasource, the Admin Tool hangs up. It fails to import objects.'


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