BIRT offers many ways to connect to Cassandra, including using the Cassandra
JDBC driver, this post focuses on using a Scripted data source to call the
Hector Client Java client. A BIRT scripted
data source allows external Java classed to be called to retrieve data for a
community edition which is available here, and created a keyspace with the name users and a column
family named User. The User column
family contains three string columns for first name, last name and age. The script used to load the sample data is
available in the example download.
Set Designer Classpath
Select the enable project specific settings checkbox and add the jars in the lib folder you created earlier.
Creating a Scripted Data Source using Hector