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In-built CP4D Cloudera Impala connector should allow for custom JDBC parameters

When creating a connection and selecting the cloudera impala connector, the form used to configure the connection does not allow for JDBC parameters to be added at the end of the jdbc connection string,

e.g.

jdbc:impala://<HOST>:<PORT>/?<PARAM>=<VAL>&<PARAM2>=<VAL2>

This is needed due to the config of our Cloudera cluster using custom authentication settings.

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  • Sep 14 2020
  • Not Under Consideration
Who would benefit from this IDEA? Data Engineers, Data Scientists and and anyone else who is creating or managing data source connections
How should it work?

When configuring the Impala connection, there should be an additional text field that would allow me to create or apply custom JDBC parameters.

Idea Priority Low
Priority Justification Low because there is a workaround to this involving using the generic JDBC connector instead. It is a nice to have rather than a need.
Client Name BHP
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    Matthew Walli commented
    25 Sep 09:43pm

    With the exception of the Generic JDBC connector, we don't expose the details of the JDBC url and properties, this is because we reserve the right to swap out the JDBC driver implementation and not all drivers use the same url and properties. If a new auth method is needed, we could explore adding properties to the Cloudera Impala connector to support this, but we won't be adding the ability for the end user to manipulate the JDBC url or properties directly.


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