Apache Kudu 1.16.0 Released

Posted 17 Jun 2022 by Attila Bukor

The Apache Kudu team is happy to announce the release of Kudu 1.16.0!

The new release adds several new features and improvements, including the following:

  • Kudu has a new /startup page on the web UI where admins can easily track startup progress of a Kudu server.

  • It is now possible to change the replication of an existing table, and to require a minimum replication factor across a Kudu cluster.

The above is just a list of the highlights, for a more complete list of new features, improvements and fixes please refer to the release notes.

The Apache Kudu project only publishes source code releases. To build Kudu 1.16.0, follow these steps:

For your convenience, binary JAR files for the Kudu Java client library, Spark DataSource, Flume sink, and other Java integrations are published to the ASF Maven repository and are now available.

The Python client source is also available on PyPI.

Additionally, experimental Docker images are published to Docker Hub.