Hive 1.2.1-1609 Release Notes

Below are release notes for the Hive component included in the MapR Converged Data Platform. You may also be interested in the Apache Hive 1.2.1 changelog or the Apache Hive homepage.

Hive Version 1.2.1
Release Date September 30, 2016
MapR Version Interoperability See Hive and HCatalog Support Matrix and Ecosystem Support Matrix
Source on GitHub*
Maven Artifacts
Package Names The following packages are associated with this release:
  • mapr-hive-1.2.201609261225-1.noarch.rpm
  • mapr-hive_1.2.201609261226_all.deb
  • mapr-hivemetastore-1.2.201609261225-1.noarch.rpm
  • mapr-hivemetastore_1.2.201609261226_all.deb
  • mapr-hiveserver2-1.2.201609261225-1.noarch.rpm
  • mapr-hiveserver2_1.2.201609261226_all.deb
  • mapr-hivewebhcat-1.2.201609261225-1.noarch.rpm
  • mapr-hivewebhcat_1.2.201609261226_all.deb

* Although the version number in the GitHub source URL is 1.2.0, the content in GitHub applies to MapR Hive 1.2.1

Feature Support

MapR does not support Hive on Spark. Therefore, you cannot use Spark as an execution engine for Hive. However, you can run Hive and Spark on the same cluster. You can also use Spark SQL and Drill to query Hive tables.


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
093203c4 2016-08-29 HIVE-5277: The issue causing HBaseStorageHandler to skip first rows with null values when only row key is selected is now fixed.