Livy 0.5.0 - 2201 (EEP 6.3.6) Release Notes

The notes below relate specifically to the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Distribution for Apache Hadoop. You can find additional information on the Livy release notes page or Livy homepage.

These release notes contain only Hewlett Packard Enterprise specific information and are not necessarily cumulative in nature. For information about how to use the release notes, see Ecosystem Component Release Notes.

Version 0.5.0
Release Date January 2022
HPE Version Interoperability See EEP Components and OS Support
Source on GitHub
GitHub Release Tag 0.5.0-mapr-2201
Package Names

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New in This Release

  • MLIVY-100: Updated log4j 1.2.17 to log4j 1.3.1-mapr to resolve vulnerabilities.


This Hewlett Packard Enterprise release includes the following fixes on the base release:

GitHub Commit Number Date (YYYY-MM-DD) HPE Fix Number and Description
14b7aaf 2022-01-06 MLIVY-70 Switch to log4j 1.3.0-mapr
1ac7153 2022-01-25 MLIVY-100 Update log4j to the 1.3.1-mapr

For complete details, refer to the commit log for this project in GitHub.

Known Issues and Limitations

  • MAPR-28087: Livy cannot use the Hive Interpreter. Workaround: Use the cluster mode. Set livy.spark.deployMode=cluster in the ${LIVY_CONF}/livy.conf file. This issue is caused by Spark 11851 - Unable to start Spark Thrift Server against secured Hive Metastore (GSS initiate failed).