Livy - 2104 (EEP 7.1.0) Release Notes

The notes below relate specifically to the HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Distribution for Apache Hadoop. You can find additional information on the Livy release notes page or Livy homepage.

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

Release Date April 2021
MapR Version Interoperability See EEP Components and OS Support
Source on GitHub
GitHub Release Tag 0.7.0-mapr-710
Package Names

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New in This Release

  • Livy Server was updated to 0.7 version.

  • Service verifier
  • Configuration of HPE authentication was refactored.


This HPE release includes the following fixes on the base release:

GitHub Commit Number Date (YYYY-MM-DD) HPE Fix Number and Description
34aaf00 2021-04-06 MLIVY-84 Add verify_service script
5d9ad7f 2021-04-15 MLIVY-87 Add missing Kerberos properties to livy.conf

Known Issues and Limitations

  • Hive-compatible JDBC / ODBC server introduced in Livy 0.7 is not available in HPE distribution.
  • 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).
  • LIVY-42: Livy UI is not accessible on Kerberos.