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Connecting to Hive on EMR

To configure the connector, perform the following steps:

  1. Log into Zoomdata.
  2. Click the Sources menu item.

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  1. Click the Hive on EMR connector icon.
  2. Specify the name of your source and add a description (if desired).

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  1. Click Next .
  2. On the Connection page, specify the connection name and JDBC URL. You can also specify the user name and password. Click Validate . When the credentials have been validated and saved, click Next .

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  1. On the Tables page, select the schema and the data collection to use for your charts. If you want to include or exclude specific fields, select or clear the corresponding checkboxes.
    If you want to add a custom SQL query to retrieve the data, click Custom SQL .
Zoomdata wraps your SQL query into a SELECT statement. If specific statements inside the wrapped query are not supported by your data source, the query will not be executed.
  1. Toggle the caching options (SparkIt and Caching) as needed (by default, SparkIt is disabled; access the article How Zoomdata Caches the Data for more information). Click Next to continue.

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  1. On the Fields page, you can create unique label names for the available fields in your data source. These labels will be displayed in the charts. Specify unique label names, as needed, for each Label field. If necessary, change the Type and Default options and select the Distinct Count checkbox to enable this option .  Configure Filter Display settings for the required fields. Click Next .

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  1. On the Refresh page, you can schedule asynchronous jobs to refresh fields in your data source. Refer to Using the Zoomdata Scheduler article for more information.
  2. On the Charts page, you can:
    • Edit Global Default Settings
    • Select the Standard and, if available, Custom chart styles to be used with the data source
    • Set default parameters  (group-bys, colors, sorting, etc.) for each chart style
    Learn more about how to customize a chart .


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  1. Click Finish to save your changes.