Hue 2.5 and its HBase app is out!

Published on 16 July 2013 in Release - 1 minute read - Last modified on 19 April 2021

Hi Petabytes Crunchers,

The Hue team is pleased to bring you Hue 2.5, available as a tarball{.trackLink} release or as a ‘hue’ package in CDH nightly.


Please see the release notes for more information and the documentation.


Hue 2.5 brings a new app for HBase and more than 80 commits. The HBase Browser application is tailored for quickly browsing huge tables and accessing any content. You can also create new tables, add data, modify existing cells and filter data with the auto-completing search bar.

Here is a video summary of the new features:

Notable Fixes:

  • HUE-1135 [pig] Options support
  • HUE-1115 [impala] Support multi db
  • HUE-641 [jb] Auto-refresh the Job Browser views
  • HUE-1150 [pig] Links to inputs/outputs/MR jobs
  • HUE-1256 [core] Cache the HA jt
  • HUE-1321 [oozie] Improved import workflow


The github website has also been updated with screenshots and a video gallery:


Thank you for all the bugs, suggestions, and feedback and stay tuned, a new video series is beginning!

The Hue team


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