Hue 4.6 and its improvements are out!

Published on 05 December 2019 in Version 4.6 / Release - 3 minutes read - Last modified on 10 February 2020

Hi Data Explorers,


The Hue Team is glad to thanks all the contributors and release Hue 4.6!



The focus of this release was to keep building on top of 4.5 and modularize the tech stack, improve SQL integrations and prepare major upcoming features of Hue 5. In particular now:

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/4.6.0
  • Kubernetes :
    helm repo add gethue
    helm repo update
    helm install gethue/hue
  • Tarball or source

Here is a selection of the improvements:

10 years

Top menu Config filter Grammar improvements: INTEGER, CTAS \ escaping, STREAM keyword, Hive EXPLAIN grammar, Hive parser ORDER BY clause, Extend the Hive LOAD statement syntax in the parser. SHOW MATERIALIZED VIEW, ALTER MATERIALIZED VIEW, DROP MATERIALIZED VIEW [materiazlied blog] Various parsers skeletons [Hive LLAP/Tez multi sessions] Gist + Slack preview Link sharing jp blog

Improve delete flow to propose to disable instead [HUE] Add ability to display ACTIVE and SUPERUSER status View icon for materialize views

Connectors core Editor v2, Auto LIMIT 5000 Py 3.6



  • The Sharing icons as well as sharing action are now showing-up in left assistant
  • Copy result to Clipboard now properly keeps the table formatting



  • Python 3: support is making progress and now can be beta tested. py3-ci CI branch, how to compile it and send feedback:
    export PYTHON_VER=python3.6
    make apps
  • Javascript testing switched to Jest and now supports headless
  • has been revamped
  • HUE-9023 [core] Logging HTTP requests code and size separately
  • Oozie: Coordinator sync action was pushed
  • Ko.js has been upgraded to the latest 3.5.1


  • The erratic behaviour of the horizontal result scrollbar in the SQL Editor has been fixed
  • LDAP sync command parameters fix
  • Several Dashboard layout issues and IE 11 support fixes
  • HUE-8727 Prevent chrome autofill in the assist documents
  • HUE-8983 Handle s3 with ListAllMyBuckets denied
  • Fix multi query statement with ‘INVALIDATE METADATA’
  • Impala's GRANT & REVOKE syntax have been updated
  • Now honoring the previous ‘USE database’ statement in multi query execution in the SQL editor

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


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