The Apache Kudu team is happy to announce the release of Kudu 1.2.0!
The new release adds several new features and improvements, including:
- User data such as row contents is now redacted from logging statements.
- Kudu’s ability to provide strong consistency guarantees has been substantially improved.
- Various performance improvements in metadata management as well as optimizations for BITSHUFFLE encoding on AVX2-capable hosts.
Additionally, 1.2.0 fixes a number of important bugs, including:
- Kudu now automatically limits its usage of file descriptors, preventing crashes due to ulimit exhaustion.
- Fixed a long-standing issue which could cause ext4 file system corruption on RHEL 6.
- Fixed a disk space leak.
- Several fixes for correctness in various edge cases.
The above list of changes is non-exhaustive. Please refer to the release notes for an expanded list of important improvements, bug fixes, and incompatible changes before upgrading.
- Download the Kudu 1.2.0 source release
- Convenience binary artifacts for the Java client and various Java integrations (eg Spark, Flume) are also now available via the ASF Maven repository.