Impala 2.2.0 - 1602 Release Notes

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

Version 2.2.0
Release Date February 24, 2016
MapR Version Interoperability See Impala Support Matrix and Ecosystem Support Matrix (Pre-5.2 releases)
Source on GitHub
Release Tag 2.2.0-mapr-1602
Hive Support 1.2
Package Names The following packages are associated with this release:
  • mapr-impala-
  • mapr-impala-statestore-
  • mapr-impala-server-
  • mapr-impala-catalog-

New in this Release

This release of Impala includes new features and behavior changes that are specific to MapR. See New Features in Impala 2.2.0 for MapR for a full list and descriptions of new features and behaviors.

Known Issue

Impala 2.2.0 has a known performance bug tracked by IMPALA-1755.


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

Commit Date (YYYY-MM-DD) Comment
3c89c74 2016-01-22 MAPR-22240: You can create and use UDFs when the file system changes from C++ to JAVA.
e33bdf3 2016-01-14 MAPR-22160: You can successfully run a SELECT query on partitioned Hive tables after issuing the COMPUTE STATS statement in Impala.
713305a 2015-12-07 MAPR-21559: Impala can connect to the Hive metastore when each component is running on a different node and they both have Kerberos enabled.
97eed5f 2015-12-07 MAPR-21532: JAVA_HOME points to the correct library path in the Impala 2.2.0 package.
4711700 2015-12-03 MAPR-21261: You can open Parquet tables created in Impala from the Hive shell.
2b45524 2015-12-03 MAPR-21187: You can issue the LOAD DATA statement through the Impala shell.
4e52e73 2015-12-03 MAPR-21340: You can use Sentry 1.6 to configure Sentry authorization for Impala,
9739ca1 2015-10-21 MAPR-21088: Impala can query MapR Database files.
8714b15 2015-10-21 MAPR-21083: You can created user-defined functions (UDFs) in Impala.