Greenplum Platform Extension Framework (PXF)

The Greenplum Platform Extension Framework (PXF) provides parallel, high throughput data access and federated queries across heterogeneous data sources via built-in connectors that map a Greenplum Database external table definition to an external data source. PXF has its roots in the Apache HAWQ project.

  • Introduction to PXF

    This topic introduces PXF concepts and usage.

  • Administering PXF

    This set of topics details the administration of PXF including installation, configuration, initialization, upgrade, and management procedures.

  • Accessing Hadoop with PXF

    This set of topics describe the PXF Hadoop connectors, the data types they support, and the profiles that you can use to read from and write to HDFS.

  • Accessing Azure, Google Cloud Storage, Minio, and S3 Object Stores with PXF

    This set of topics describe the PXF object storage connectors, the data types they support, and the profiles that you can use to read data from and write data to the object stores.

  • Accessing an SQL Database with PXF (JDBC)

    This topic describes how to use the PXF JDBC connector to read from and write to an external SQL database such as Postgres or MySQL.

  • Troubleshooting PXF

    This topic details the service- and database- level logging configuration procedures for PXF. It also identifies some common PXF errors and describes how to address PXF memory issues.

  • PXF Utility Reference

    The PXF utility reference.