Sqoop2 1.99.7-1611 Release Notes

The notes below relate specifically to the MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop. You may also be interested in the Apache Sqoop 1.99.7 changelog or the Apache Sqoop project home page.

Version 1.99.7
Release Date December 9, 2016
MapR Version Interoperability See MEP Components and OS Support
Source on GitHub https://github.com/mapr/sqoop
GitHub Release Tag 1.99.7-mapr-1611
Maven Artifacts See the Maven Repository and the Maven Artifacts for MapR.
Package Names See Package Names for MapR Expansion Packs (MEPs)

New in This Release

This release of Sqoop2 for MapR includes the following new features or behavior changes:
SSL Encryption
You can configure SSL to enable encrypted communications between the Sqoop2 server and its clients.
Repository Encryption
You can configure the Sqoop2 repository to encrypt password data.
Connectors
The following connectors are supported: ftp-connector, kite-connector, and sftp-connector.
The hdfs-connector supports the parquet data format.
Location of the sqoop.properties file
The sqoop.properties file is now in the following directory: /opt/mapr/sqoop/sqoop-<version>/conf/. In Sqoop 1.99.6, the sqoop.properties file was in the following directory: /opt/mapr/sqoop/sqoop-<version>/server/conf/.

Patches

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

GitHub Commit Number Data (YYYY-MM-DD) MapR Patch Number and Description
6a23544 2016-09-29 MAPR-24576: Kite Connector now supports MapR-FS.
fc2e624 2016-10-31 MAPR-25097: Jobs no longer fail in classic mode.

Known Issues and Limitations

  • Integration between Sqoop 1.99.7 and Oracle database is not supported.
  • The Kafka connector is not supported.
  • The Kite connector cannot be used to connect to Hive on secure clusters.

Resolved Issues

None.