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[ANNOUNCE] New JDBC v2.6.12 Driver for Apache Impala Driver Released

[ANNOUNCE] New JDBC v2.6.12 Driver for Apache Impala Driver Released

Cloudera Employee

We are pleased to announce the release of Cloudera JDBC v2.6.12 driver for Apache Impala. The release has the following resolved issues:


Resolved Issues

  • [00142091][IMPJ-461] The driver casts empty string to CHAR(0), causing issues on the server. This issue has been resolved. The driver new casts empty strings to CHAR(0).
  • [00141482] [IMPJ-468] The driver executes UPSERT queries incorrectly, causing errors to be shown.


Workflow Changes

The following are breaking changes to driver functionality. These changes may cause some workflows from earlier versions to fail.


2.6.1 - 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.


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