Configuring PXF

The Greenplum Platform Extension Framework (PXF) provides connectors to Hadoop, Hive, HBase, and external SQL data stores. You must configure PXF to support the connectors that you plan to use.

To configure PXF, you must:

  1. Install Java packages on each Greenplum Database segment host as described in Installing Java for PXF.

  2. Initialize PXF.

  3. If you plan to use the Hadoop, Hive, or HBase PXF connectors, you must perform the configuration procedure described in Configuring PXF Hadoop Connectors.

  4. Start PXF.