Release Notes for QDS Release on 19 August, 2015
New Features and Enhancements
Support for IAM Role based authorization in AWS
Users can now use cross-account IAM Roles instead of AWS access/secret key pairs in Qubole. Roles are supported for Hive, Shell, and Hadoop (streaming and custom-jar) command-types on Hadoop-1 clusters. For more information, click here.
All other minor changes and bug fixes are as listed below
PRES-439: Presto Autoscaling now honors spot composition settings. This prevents cases like removal of all stable nodes which used to leave cluster in vulnerable state as all the remaining spot nodes can be taken away any time.
UI-1348: The Unable to download a file from S3 when filetype is python code issue is fixed.
UI-1644,UI-1955: Control Panel Account settings UX Improvement.
- The Spark History Server is now more resilient:
Doesn’t scan for event logs while some other scan is going on.
Better defaults for Spark UI:
- spark.history.retainedApplications = 5
- spark.ui.retainedJobs = 33
- spark.ui.retainedStages = 100
SPAR-589: Fixed parquet read problem in notebooks