Various people have done pretty much what you suggest.

Can you say just a bit more about what you want to do? Are you looking to
push queries down into the web service?

Does is the web service basically exposing a limited number of datasets
that are not subject to filtering inside the web service?

On Wed, May 29, 2019 at 1:03 PM Kojoukhov, Dmitry <> wrote:

> Dear Sir or Madam,
> We are currently evaluating Apache Drill for use as a data integration
> solution in one of our projects, and we are quite impressed by user
> friendliness and ease of configuration of the product.
> There is however one feature that we consider critical: we are looking for
> a product that can, among other things, connect to a generic REST web
> service based data source (by, for instance, letting the client code a
> custom REST connector for such a data source). Then it would be possible to
> use such a WS based data source just as any other data source that Drill
> currently supports: run SQL queries against multiple data sources etc.
> Going through Drill documentation I have not found any mention of such
> functionality. Could you please comment as to whether such functionality is
> available or whether there are plans to add such functionality to Drill in
> the foreseeable future?
> Many thanks in advance,
> Dmitry Kozhukhov
> Hoffman - La Roche

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