We are pleased to announce the release of Cloudera JDBC 2.6.9 driver for Apache Hive The release has the following fixes and enhancements:
Enhancements and New Features
The previous JDBC-version-specific class names for 4.0 and 4.1 are still supported.
The following changes may disrupt established workflow for the drivers.
In addition to changes that are already implemented in the current version of the driver, this section describes potentially disruptive changes that will be implemented in a future version of the driver, so that you can plan accordingly.
*Removing support for JDBC 4 (Java 6). Beginning in the fourth quarter of 2019, the driver will no longer support JDBC 4 (Java 6). For a list of supported JDBC versions, see the Installation and Configuration Guide.
* Removed support for JDBC 3 (Java 5). Beginning with this release, the driver no longer supports JDBC 3 (Java 5). Only JDBC 4 (Java 6) and JDBC 4.1 (Java 7) are supported.
Getting Started with the Cloudera Driver
As always, we welcome your feedback. Please send your comments and suggestions to the user group through our community forums. You can also file bugs through our external Jira projects on issues.cloudera.org.