Hue 3 and the new Sqoop and ZooKeeper apps are out!

Published on 23 September 2013 in Browsing / Release / Querying - 2 minutes read - Last modified on 04 February 2020

Hi Big Data Surfers,

The Hue team is pleased to bring you Hue 3.0, available as a tarball{.trackLink} release.

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

Hue 3.0 brings a browser for ZooKeeper and 245 commits. The tech stack was upgraded and a new phase of redesign was performed in order to improve the UX.

Notable Features

  • Sqoop  With the Sqoop 2 application data from databases can be easily exported or imported into HDFS in a scalable way. The Job Wizard hides the complexity of creating Sqoop jobs and the dashboard offers a live progress and log access.image

    • ZooKeeper  Navigate and browse the Znode hierarchy and content of a Zookeeper cluster. Znodes can be added, deleted and edited.
      Multi-clusters are supported and their various statistics are available.image

      • Shell app is removed and replaced by Pig Editor, HBase Browser and the Sqoop apps. 
      • Python 2.6 is required. 
      • Beeswax daemon is replaced by HiveServer2. 

    Notable Fixes

    • HUE-897 [core] Redesign of the overall layout
    • HUE-1521 [core] Improve JT HA
    • HUE-1493 [beeswax] Replace Beeswaxd by HiveServer2
    • HUE-1474 [core] upgrade django from 1.2 to 1.4
    • HUE-1506 [search] Impersonation support
    • HUE-1475 [core] Switch back from spawning server


    Thank you for all the bugs, suggestions, and feedback and stay tuned, a few major changes could not make it to 3.0 but will land soon!

    Follow @gethue for the latest updates!


    The Hue team

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