5. Improvements

  • Apache Hadoop updated to version 1.2.0

  • Apache HBase updated to version

  • Apache Pig updated to version 0.11.

  • Apache Hive updated to version 0.11.

  • Apache Oozie updated to version 3.3.2.

  • Apache Sqoop updated to version 1.4.3.

  • Added support for PostgreSQL v.8.x for Hive Metastore, Oozie, and Sqoop. For more details, see Supported Database Matrix for Hortonworks Data Platform.

  • Added the following to Apache Hadoop:

    • HDFS-2802: Added support for RW/RO snapshots in HDFS.

      Snapshots are point in time images of parts of the filesystem or the entire filesystem. Snapshots can be a read-only or a read-write point in time copy of the filesystem. There are several use cases for snapshots in HDFS. For details, see User Guide - HDFS Snapshots.

    • HDFS-4750: Added support for NFSv3 interface to HDFS. NFS interface support provides the ability for HDFS to have seamless integration with client’s file system. For details, see User Guide - HDFS NFS Gateway.

  • Added the following to Apache Flume NG:

  • Added support to integrate Apache HCatalog with Apache Sqoop.

    This Sqoop-HCatalog connector supports storage formats abstracted by HCatalog. For more information, see SQOOP-931.

  • Apache Ambari updated to version 1.2.3. This release of Apache Ambari includes the new features and improvements:

    • Added support for Oracle Linux 5 and 6 (64-bit)

    • Added support for heterogenous OS clusters.

    • Added support to customize "Ganglia" user account.

    • Added support to customize Hive Metastore log directory.

    • Added support for HBase Heatmaps.

    • Improved Monitoring and Analysis Job Diagnostics Visualization.

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