What are the recommended ODBC parameters for Greenplum?

posted Apr 28, 2017, 4:51 PM by Sachchida Ojha
Data Source Definition (DSN) files are usually stored in the Greenplum user's (gpadmin) home directory in a file named .odbc.ini (UNIX) or odbc.ini (Windows). Creating a DSN involves configuring the following settings in the odbc.ini file. In the following example, the data source name is called "Greenplum," but it can be changed to any unique value of your choice. The most important parameters are highlighted.

[Greenplum]
Driver = <path to GP driver>
Description = Greenplum
Protocol = 7.4-1
Servername = <hostname or IP address>
Port = 5432
Database = <database name>
Username = <name>
Password =
ReadOnly = No
RowVersioning = No
ShowSystemTables = Yes
ShowOidColumn = No
FakeOidIndex = No
DisallowPremature = No
UseDeclareFetch = 1
Fetch = 4096
UpdatableCursors = No
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