Hue 4.8 and its improvements are out!

Published on 23 September 2020 in Version 4.8 / Release - 2 minutes read - Read in jp

Hi Data Explorers,

The Hue Team is glad to thanks all the contributors and release Hue 4.8!


This release brings all these improvements on top of 4.7:

  • SQL Editor
    • Initial support of Apache Flink, Phoenix, SparkSql SQL dialects
    • Parser refactoring to make Apache Calcite grammar improvements easier
    • Entity Relationship Diagram of SQL tables with Foreigh Keys as links to other tables
    • Improved collaboration with Query sharing and SQL Gist
  • API
    • New components framework to make pieces clean and reusable
      • ERD Diagram of SQL tables
      • Parser: Reuse the JavaScript module to tokenize SQL queries
    • REST API: invoke actions like ‘Execute SQL query’, ‘List or download files on S3’
    • How to login with Apache Knox in a secure cluster
  • Development
    • Docker / Kubernetes / Grafana config were refreshed
    • Continuous Integration: Python lint, commit messages checks, JavaScript licenses
    • Onboarding experience simplified
  • Preview
    • Editor v2, Connectors, Python 3 are in beta

It has more than 600+ commits and 200+ bug fixes! For more details on all the changes, check out the release notes.

Go grab it and give it a spin!

  • Docker
    docker run -it -p 8888:8888 gethue/4.8.0
  • Kubernetes :
    helm repo add gethue
    helm repo update
    helm install gethue/hue
  • Tarball or source

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


Romain from the Hue Team

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