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A very long tutorial by Istvan Szegedi on how to integrate R with Cloudera Impala, through the ODBC driver:
Cloudera Impala is an exciting new technology to provide real-time, interactive queries in Hadoop environment. It supports ODBC connectors and this makes it possible to integrate it with many popular BI tools and statistical software such as R. Together R and Impala provide an excellent combination for data analyst to process massive data sets efficiently and they can also support graphical representation of the result sets.
Original title and link: Integrating R with Cloudera Impala for Real-Time queries on Hadoop (NoSQL database©myNoSQL)