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[ANNOUNCE] Cloudera JDBC Driver 2.6.23 for Apache Hive Released

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We are pleased to announce the release of Cloudera JDBC 2.6.23 driver for Apache Hive.
This release has the following fixes and enhancements:
Enhancements and New Features
  • [HIVEJ-748] Support for JWT authentication
  • [HIVEJ-762] Native GSS-API support
  • [HIVEJ-765] Updated third-party library
  • [HIVEJ-773][02840395] Updated Jackson libraries
Workflow Changes
The following changes may disrupt established workflows for the connector
  • [HIVEJ-761] Removed support for Java 7
  • [HIVEJ-649] Removed support for Hive Server 1.0.0


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