Drill (EEP 9.2.0) Release Notes

The notes below relate specifically to the HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Distribution for Apache Drill. You may also be interested in the Apache Drill homepage and the Apache Drill release notes:

Release Date October 2023
HPE Version Interoperability See Ecosystem Support Matrix and EEP Components and OS Support.
Package Names Navigate to http://package.ezmeral.hpe.com/releases/MEP/, and select your EEP(MEP) and OS to view the list of package names.

New in This Release

Drill introduces the following enhancements or HPE platform-specific behavior changes:

  • Drill version updated to
  • Protobuf version downgraded to 3.21.12


This HPE release includes the following fixes on the base release:
Commit Date (YYYY-MM-DD) Comment
59dcc83f40 2023-09-05 MD-6465: downgrade protobuf to 3.21.12
d73f237f55 2023-08-09 DRILL-8451: options and profile pages have bad order symbols style
5cf156aa76 2023-08-09 DRILL-8449: Typo in FreeMarker templates
455183be57 2023-06-29 MD-6447: log masking based on drill user (#596)
dfa98887a9 2023-04-27 MD-6426: Fix endless retrying zk set data for a large query

Known Issues

  • None.


  • The hive storage plugin in Drill does not support reading the parquet timestamp type with the int64 logical type.