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Deprecation Notices

This section points out any technology from previous releases that has been deprecated, moved, or removed from this release. Use this section as a guide for your implementation plans.

Terminology

Items in this section are designated in the following way:

Deprecated

Technology that Hortonworks is removing in a future HDP release. Marking an item as deprecated gives you time to plan for removal in a future HDP release.

Moving

Technology that Hortonworks is moving from a future HDP release and is making available via an alternative Hortonworks offering or subscription. Marking an item as moving gives you time to plan for removal in a future HDP release and plan for the alternative Hortonworks offering or subscription for the technology.

Removed

Technology that Hortonworks has removed from HDP and is no longer available or supported as of this release. Take note of technology marked as Removed since it can potentially affect your upgrade plans.

Deprecated Components and Product Capabilities

The following components are marked deprecated from HDP and will be removed in a future HDP release:

Component or CapabilityStatusMarked Deprecated as ofTarget Release for RemovalComments
Apache FalconDeprecatedHDP 2.6.0HDP 3.0.0Contact your Hortonworks account team for the replacement options.
Apache FlumeDeprecatedHDP 2.6.0HDP 3.0.0Consider Hortonworks DataFlow as an alternative for Flume use cases.
Apache MahoutDeprecatedHDP 2.6.0HDP 3.0.0Consider Apache Spark as an alternative depending on the workload.
Apache SliderDeprecatedHDP 2.6.0HDP 3.0.0Apache Slider functionality will be absorbed by Apache YARN.
CascadingDeprecatedHDP 2.6.0HDP 3.0.0 
HueDeprecatedHDP 2.6.0HDP 3.0.0Consider Ambari Views as the alternative.

The following components are marked moving from HDP and will be moved in a future HDP release to an alternative Hortonworks Subscription and Offering:

Component or CapabilityStatusMarked Moving as ofTarget Release for Move
Apache AccumuloMovingHDP 2.6.0HDP 3.0.0
Apache KafkaMovingHDP 2.6.0HDP 3.0.0
Apache StormMovingHDP 2.6.0HDP 3.0.0
CloudbreakMovingHDP 2.6.0HDP 3.0.0

Deprecated OSs, Java Versions, Databases, and Platforms

The following technologies are deprecated from HDP and will be removed in a future HDP release:

TechnologyStatusMarked Deprecated as ofTarget Release for Removal

Oracle JDK 1.7

OpenJDK 7

DeprecatedHDP 2.6.0HDP 3.0.0
Ubuntu 12DeprecatedHDP 2.6.0HDP 3.0.0

Please contact Hortonworks Support or your Hortonworks Account Team if you have any questions.