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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Informatica Big Data Management
  3. Connections
  4. Mappings in the Hadoop Environment
  5. Mapping Objects in the Hadoop Environment
  6. Monitoring Mappings in the Hadoop Environment
  7. Mappings in the Native Environment
  8. Profiles
  9. Native Environment Optimization
  10. Data Type Reference
  11. Function Reference
  12. Parameter Reference

Creating a Connection to Access Sources or Targets

Creating a Connection to Access Sources or Targets

Create an HBase, HDFS, Hive, or JDBC 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
      .
    • To select a JDBC connection, select
      Database
      JDBC
      .
  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
    Select this option if you want to use Hive as a source or a target.
    Access Hive to run mappings in Hadoop cluster
    Select this option if you want to use the Hive driver to run mappings in the Hadoop cluster.
  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 November 09, 2018