Hive 1.2.1-1710 Release Notes

This section provides reference information, including new features, fixes, known issues, and limitations for Hive 1.2.1-1710.

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 November 2017
MapR Version Interoperability See Hive and HCatalog Support Matrix, Ecosystem Support Matrix (Pre-5.2 releases), and MEP Components and OS Support
Source on GitHub
Maven Artifacts
Package Names Navigate to, and select your MEP and OS to view the list of package names.

1 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 backported issues. For complete details, refer to the commit log for this project in GitHub.

Commit Date (YYYY-MM-DD) Comment
5bafc9f 2017-09-20 HIVE-11592: The issue causing the exception when reading an ORC file whose metadata section exceeded protobuf message size limit is now fixed.