Github user lisakowen commented on a diff in the pull request: https://github.com/apache/incubator-hawq-docs/pull/23#discussion_r83977371 --- Diff: clientaccess/g-database-application-interfaces.html.md.erb --- @@ -1,8 +1,96 @@ --- -title: ODBC/JDBC Application Interfaces +title: HAWQ Database Drivers and APIs --- +You may want to connect your existing Business Intelligence (BI) or Analytics applications with HAWQ. The database application programming interfaces most commonly used with HAWQ are the Postgres and ODBC and JDBC APIs. -You may want to deploy your existing Business Intelligence (BI) or Analytics applications with HAWQ. The most commonly used database application programming interfaces with HAWQ are the ODBC and JDBC APIs. +HAWQ provides the following connectivity tools for connecting to the database: + + - ODBC driver + - JDBC driver + - `libpq` - PostgreSQL C API + +## <a id="dbdriver"></a>HAWQ Drivers + +ODBC and JDBC drivers for HAWQ are available as a separate download from Pivotal Network [Pivotal Network](https://network.pivotal.io/products/pivotal-hdb). + +### <a id="odbc_driver"></a>ODBC Driver + +The ODBC API specifies a standard set of C interfaces for accessing database management systems. For additional information on using the ODBC API, refer to the [ODBC Programmer's Reference](https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms714177(v=vs.85).aspx) documentation. + +HAWQ supports the DataDirect ODBC Driver. Installation instructions for this driver are provided on the Pivotal Network driver download page. Refer to [HAWQ ODBC Driver](http://media.datadirect.com/download/docs/odbc/allodbc/#page/odbc%2Fthe-greenplum-wire-protocol-driver.html%23) for HAWQ-specific ODBC driver information. --- End diff -- users will download the readme from pivnet. the link at the end of the readme points to a datadirect page from which one could navigate to the links i have included. i don't see any other docs when i untar the download package.
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