Mahout 0.11.0-1601 Release Notes

Below are release notes for the Mahout component included in the MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop.

Mahout Version 0.11.0
Release Date February 1, 2016
Source on GitHub https://github.com/mapr/mahout/tree/0.11.0-mapr-1601
MapR Version Compatibility See Ecosystem Support Matrix.
Maven Artifacts http://repository.mapr.com/maven/
Package Names The following packages are associated with this release:
  • mapr-mahout-0.11.0.201601281739-1.noarch.rpm
  • mapr-mahout_0.11.0.201601281739_all.deb

New in this Release

This release of Apache Mahout includes the following behavior changes that are specific to MapR:

  • All patches from Apache Mahout 0.11.1 have been backported into this release.
  • Includes support for Spark 1.4.1 and Spark 1.5.2.

For details on the features available in the open source version of this component, see Apache Mahout Release Notes and the Apache Mahout homepage.

Note: When using Mahout-Samsara, the cluster requires Spark 1.3.1.