This image shows the location of various software components for an Oracle SQL Connector for HDFS installation for all supported data input formats.The following components appear from top to bottom:

A cylinder represents Oracle Database. The cylinder rests on a plane that represents the Oracle Database system. An external table appears inside Oracle Database. Two cubes that represent the Hadoop client and Oracle SQL Connector for HDFS reside in the Oracle Database system.

Below the Oracle Database system is an area that represents a Hadoop cluster. Four servers are shown in the Hadoop cluster with ellipses to indicate additional servers. Shown inside each server are two cubes that represent the Hive client and Oracle SQL Connector for HDFS. Several pages represent a data file. Lines from the servers point to the Oracle Database system.