What's New in MEP 6.2.0

Provides a summary of the new functionality in MapR Ecosystem Pack (MEP) 6.2.0.

MEP 6.2.0 provides support for the following new features.

MEP 6.x can be used with MapR Core 6.1.0. For more information about MEP and MapR Core version support, see MEP Support by MapR Core Version.

MEP 6.2.0 Ecosystem Components

Removal of Myriad and Sqoop2 from MEP 6.2.0

The Myriad and Sqoop2 ecosystem components are included in MEP 6.1.x, but are not included in MEP 6.2.0 and later.

Hive Updates

MEP 6.2.0 includes support for MapR Database JSON projection push down without secondary indexes.

The metrics report file /tmp/hive_report.json is split: /tmp/hiveserver2_report.json and /tmp/hivemetastore_report.json for HiveServer2 and Hive Metastore, respectively.

New Hue Version

MEP 6.2.0 includes support for Hue 4.3.0.

For more information, see Hue 4.3.0-1904 (MEP 6.2.0) Release Notes.

Oozie Updates

MEP 6.2.0 includes Oozie support for Spark artifacts version 2.4.0. Jetty version is upgraded to 9.3.25.v20180904.

For more information, see Oozie 5.1.0-1904 (MEP 6.2.0) Release Notes.

New Spark Version

MEP 6.2.0 includes support for Spark 2.4.0.0.

For more information, see Spark 2.4.0.0-1904 (MEP 6.2.0) Release Notes.

Drill 1.16.0.0

MEP 6.2.0 includes support for Drill 1.16.0.0.

Drill 1.16.0.0 includes several new features, including new SQL commands that generate table statistics and define schema for text files, multiple Drill Web UI enhancements, and format plugins for LTSV files and SYSLOG. For a complete list of features and updates, see Drill 1.16.0.0-1904 (MEP 6.2.0) Release Notes

MapR Installer Support for MEP 6.2.0

Mapr Installer 1.12.0.0 supports MEP 6.2.0 and maintenance MEPs 6.1.1, 6.0.2, 5.0.3, and 4.1.4. For more information, see Release History for MEPs and MapR Installer Updates.