Hive 0.13.0-1501 Release Notes

The notes below relate specifically to the MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop. You may also be interested in the Apache Hive 0.13.0 changelog or the Apache Hive homepage.

Hive Version 0.13.0-1501
Release Date January 21, 2015
Source on GitHub
GitHub Release Tag 0.13-mapr-1501
MapR Version Compatibility See Ecosystem Support Matrix.
Maven Artifacts

Using Hive with Sentry and Impala

Hive 0.13 (1410 and 1501) works with Sentry 1.4 and Impala 1.4.1.

Using Hive with HBase

Hive 0.13 works with HBase 0.98.x.

New in this Release

The default log directory for Hivesever2 has changed from /tmp/<user> to /opt/mapr/hive/hive-<version>/logs/<user>. Users will not be impacted by this change if the log directory is set in /opt/mapr/hive.hive-<version>/conf/


This release by MapR includes the following fixes on the base Apache release. For complete details, refer to the commit log for this project in GitHub.

Commit Date (YYYY-MM-DD) Comment
491c048 2015-01-19 MAPR-16784: Secure Hive metastore no longer fails to start on a MapR 4.x cluster that runs MapReduce v1.
83e5b3b 2015-01-12 MAPR-15587/Hive-9119: Reduced the number of ZooKeeper clients created per running instance of HiveServer2.
6cf6531 2015-01-12 MAPR-16706: Hive beeline no longer hangs on a secure MapR 3.1.0 cluster.
35ffc63 2014-12-22 MAPR-16535: TypeMismatchException no longer appears when calling Hadoop23Shims.createJobContext(Configuration conf, JobId jobId) API.
c99933a 2014-12-09 MAPR-15982: Hive service status check requires less CPU.
37f75d4 2014-12-14 MAPR-16184: On MapR 4.0.1, Hive statements using relative path URI to the filesystem no longer fail due to incorrect URI creation.
313f016 2014-11-21 MAPR-14270/HIVE-7279: format_number now supports the decimal datatype.
608c461 2014-11-20 MAPR-16090: hcat CLI no longer fails on a cluster that runs YARN.
4dff42b 2014-11-20 MAPR-15833: The hive metatool updateLocation command no longer fails.