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[ANNOUNCE] CDP Data Center version 7.1 update released

Cloudera Employee

We're pleased to announce the release of Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) Data Center (DC) 7.1. CDH and HDP customers are encouraged to upgrade to CDP DC 7.1 for improved enterprise data management capabilities and new platform innovations. 


This release offers both CDH and HDP customers an upgrade path to CDP DC (and to CDP Private Cloud when available) and brings Cloudera Runtime 7.1, the best of CDH and HDP to our on-premise customer base. 


Key features and improvements available in DC 7.1 include:

  • Streams Messaging: Complete and comprehensive Kafka streaming experience improving operational efficiency, business continuity and scalability.
  • Data Engineering:  Improved performance and interoperability for Apache Spark and management of data engineering workflows and pipeline creation.
  • Data Warehouse:  Faster SQL analytics on larger data sets, deeper understanding from unstructured data sources, and easier visualizations of business insights.
  • Machine Learning:  Data Science Workbench is now available on CDP Data Center with advanced control over experiments and model deployment.
  • Operational Database:  Improved performance, policy management and availability.
  • SDX:  Enhanced security, compliance and consistency across CDP.
  • Support for in-place upgrades and migrations from CDH and HDP to CDP Data Center.


For more detailed information, please refer to CDP Data Center Release Notes.


Cloudera’s Professional Services team is available to ensure your migration to CDP is successful. In addition, Cloudera’s Support Team is available for your mission critical support needs. We encourage you to open a support case via our Support Portal to alert us of your planned upgrade.


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As always, we welcome your feedback. Please post your comments and suggestions to our community forums.

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