What's New in MEP 5.0.0

Provides a summary of the new functionality in MEP 5.0.0.

MEP 5.0.0 includes support for MapR 6.0.1 and these new features:

New Features and Additions

MapR Database JSON REST API
The MapR Database JSON REST API allows you to use HTTP calls to perform basic operations on MapR Database JSON tables. For more information, see Using the MapR Database JSON REST API.
Apache Spark 2.2.1 with support for Structured Streaming
Apache Spark Structured Streaming is a new stream processing API that makes creating real-time analytic applications easier than ever by providing a functional, SQL-like API. For more information, see Using Structured Streaming in Spark.
Support for PAM Authentication for Apache Spark
PAM authentication for Apache Spark is supported on secure clusters. For more information, see PAM Authentication for Spark.
New Drill Version
MEP 5.0.0 includes support for Drill 1.13. For more information, see Drill 1.13-1803 Release Notes.
Support for RM HA in Tez User Interface
MEP 4.1.1 and MEP 5.0.0 supports RM HA in the Tez user interface. For more information, see Tez 0.8.4-1803 (MEP 4.1.1 and MEP 5.0.0) Release Notes.
New Kafka REST Proxy 4.0.0 for MapR
For more information, see Kafka REST Proxy.
New Kafka Connect 4.0.0 for MapR
For more information, see Kafka Connect.
New Features of Impala 2.10
For more information, see New Features in Impala 2.10 for MapR.