Hue 4.7 and its improvements are out!

Published on 10 April 2020 in Version 4.7 / Release - 3 minutes read - Read in jp

Hi Data Explorers,

 

The Hue Team is glad to thanks all the contributors and release Hue 4.7!

hue-logo

 

The focus of this release was to keep building on top of 4.6, modularize the tech stack, improve SQL integrations and prepare major features of Hue 5. Some highlights:

This release comes with 650+ commits and 100+ bug fixes! For all the changes, check out the release notes.

Go grab it and give it a spin!

  • Docker
    docker run -it -p 8888:8888 gethue/4.7.0
    
  • Kubernetes :
    helm repo add gethue https://helm.gethue.com
    helm repo update
    helm install gethue/hue
    
  • demo.gethue.com
  • Tarball or source



Here is a selection of the improvements:

SQL

  • Foreign Keys are showing-up in the SQL left assist
  • The autocomplete grammar was updated with: INTEGER, CTAS, STREAM keyword, EXPLAIN, LOAD, SHOW MATERIALIZED VIEW, ALTER MATERIALIZED VIEW, DROP MATERIALIZED VIEW
  • Materialized views are showing-up with the proper eye icon
  • Hive LLAP/Tez sessions management was revamped in order to support more than one query running concurrently
  • The Drag & Drop from the SQL left assist flakiness was fixed
  • SQL samples now also work with mutable tables (e.g. ORC format tables with INSERT, DELETE, UPDATE..)
  • How to build SQL Autocompletes tutorial has been updated
  • SQL Autocomplete parsers are now available as a JavaScript component pluggable via a classic npm install

Foreign Keys

Collaboration

  • Queries snippets can be shared via a Gist with their own Slack previews
  • Queries can be shared via public links
  • The link sharing modal was restyled to be friendlier

Query Gist

Query Sharing

Infra

ABFS connector

Admin

  • Configuration settings can be searched via a filter
  • The delete flow of a user now disables instead of deleting (to avoid losing the saved documents and queries)
  • User admin page now displays ACTIVE and SUPERUSER statuses
  • The number of active users metric per API instance was revamped

Active user

Progress

  • HUE-8768 The new version of the Editor with multi execution contexts and more robustness got 200+ commits
  • HUE-8758 SQL connectors configuration instead of using hue.ini is close to a MVP
  • HUE-8824 The Optimizations and Catalogs API were made public
  • HUE-8738 The Celery Task Server and SQL task got updated for Python 3

Any feedback or question? Feel free to comment here or on the Forum and quick start SQL querying!

Onwards!


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