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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Informatica Big Data Management
  3. Connections
  4. Mappings in a Hadoop Environment
  5. Mappings in the Native Environment
  6. Profiles
  7. Native Environment Optimization
  8. POWERCENTERHELP
  9. Data Type Reference

Creating a Connection to Access Sources or Targets

Creating a Connection to Access Sources or Targets

Create an HBase, HDFS, or Hive connection before you import data objects, preview data, and profile data.
  1. Click
    Window
    Preferences
    .
  2. Select
    Informatica
    Connections
    .
  3. Expand the domain in the
    Available Connections
    list.
  4. Select the type of connection that you want to create:
    • To select an HBase connection, select
      NoSQL
      HBase
      .
    • To select an HDFS connection, select
      File Systems
      Hadoop File System
      .
    • To select a Hive connection, select
      Database
      Hive
      .
  5. Click
    Add
    .
  6. Enter a connection name and optional description.
  7. Click
    Next
    .
  8. Configure the connection properties. For a Hive connection, you must choose the Hive connection mode and specify the commands for environment SQL. The SQL commands apply to both the connection modes. Select at least one of the following connection modes:
    Option
    Description
    Access Hive as a source or target
    Use the connection to access Hive data. If you select this option and click
    Next
    , the
    Properties to Access Hive as a source or target
    page appears. Configure the connection strings.
    Run mappings in a Hadoop cluster.
    Use the Hive connection to validate and run profiles in the Hadoop cluster. If you select this option and click
    Next
    , the
    Properties used to Run Mappings in the Hadoop Cluster
    page appears. Configure the properties.
  9. Click
    Test Connection
    to verify the connection.
    You can test a Hive connection that is configured to access Hive data. You cannot test a Hive connection that is configured to run Informatica mappings in the Hadoop cluster.
  10. Click
    Finish
    .


Updated July 03, 2018