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This release provides Sqoop 1.4.6 with no additional Apache patches.

HDP 2.6.3 provided Sqoop 1.4.6 with no additional Apache patches.

HDP 2.6.2 provided Sqoop 1.4.6 and the following Apache patches:

  • SQOOP-1094: Add Avro support to merge tool.

  • SQOOP-1281: Support of glob paths during export.

  • SQOOP-1369: Avro export ignores --columns option.

  • SQOOP-1493: Add ability to import/export true decimal in Avro instead of serializing it to String.

  • SQOOP-2103: Not able define Decimal(n,p) data type in map-column-hive option.

  • SQOOP-2264: Exclude and remove SqoopUserGuide.xml from git repository.

  • SQOOP-2283: Support usage of --exec and --password-alias.

  • SQOOP-2286: Ensure Sqoop generates valid avro column names.

  • SQOOP-2295: Hive import with Parquet should append automatically.

  • SQOOP-2296: Merge statement incorrectly includes table hints.

  • SQOOP-2297: Explicitly add zookeeper as a dependency in ivy.xml.

  • SQOOP-2298: TestAvroImport test case error.

  • SQOOP-2326: Fix Netezza trunc-string option handling and unnecessary log directory during imports.

  • SQOOP-2333: Sqoop to support Custom options for User Defined Plugins(Tool).

  • SQOOP-2334: Sqoop Volume Per Mapper.

  • SQOOP-2339: Move sub-directory might fail in append mode.

  • SQOOP-2343: AsyncSqlRecordWriter stucks if any exception is thrown out in its close method.

  • SQOOP-2362: Add oracle direct mode in list of supported databases.

  • SQOOP-2363: wrong option for escape character with mysqlimport.

  • SQOOP-2364: Fix Netezza trunc-string option handling and unnecessary log directory during imports.

  • SQOOP-2367: Tests from PostgresqlImportTest can fail on various versions of Hadoop.

  • SQOOP-2370: Netezza - need to support additional options for full control character handling.

  • SQOOP-2371: Tests from *LobAvroImportTest might fail.

  • SQOOP-2372: Imports all tables as parquet will meet a NPE.

  • SQOOP-2381: Add test for mysql export with --escape-by option.

  • SQOOP-2387: Sqoop should support importing from table with column names containing some special character.

  • SQOOP-2400: hive.metastore.sasl.enabled should be set to true for Oozie integration.

  • SQOOP-2406: Add support for secure mode when importing Parquet files into Hive.

  • SQOOP-2437: Use hive configuration to connect to secure metastore.

  • SQOOP-2454: Drop JDK6 support.

  • SQOOP-2470: Incremental Hive import with append not working after validation check for --hive-import and --import.

  • SQOOP-2531: readlink -f not supported on OS X.

  • SQOOP-2535: Add error handling to HiveConf.

  • SQOOP-2561: Special Character removal from Column name as avro data results in duplicate column and fails the import.

  • SQOOP-2582: Query import won't work for parquet.

  • SQOOP-2597: Missing method AvroSchemaGenerator.generate().

  • SQOOP-2607: Direct import from Netezza and encoding.

  • SQOOP-2609: Provide Apache Atlas integration for hive and hcatalog based imports.

  • SQOOP-2617: Log file that is being used for LOB files.

  • SQOOP-2642: Document ability to specify commas in --map-column-hive option.

  • SQOOP-2647: Add option for drop-if-exists when using sqoop hcat import.

  • SQOOP-2651: Do not dump data on error in TextExportMapper by default.

  • SQOOP-2707: Upgrade commons-collections to 3.2.2.

  • SQOOP-2712: Run only one map task attempt during export (second edition).

  • SQOOP-2723: Oracle connector not working with lowercase columns.

  • SQOOP-2737: Cannot import table from Oracle with column with spaces in name.

  • SQOOP-2745: Using datetime column as a splitter for Oracle no longer works.

  • SQOOP-2746: Add test case for Oracle incremental import using Timestamp.

  • SQOOP-2747: Allow customizing test username and password for Oracle tests.

  • SQOOP-2753: TestSqoopJsonUtil.testGetJsonStringFromMap is depending on Map ordering in JDK.

  • SQOOP-2767: Test is failing SystemImportTest.

  • SQOOP-2779: Sqoop metastore doesn't seem to recognize --schema option.

  • SQOOP-2780: Sqoop 1 unit tests fail with TestIncrementalImport test.

  • SQOOP-2783: Query import with parquet fails on incompatible schema.

  • SQOOP-2787: MySql import and export fails with 5.1 server and 5.1.17+ drivers.

  • SQOOP-2795: Clean up useless code in class TestSqoopJsonUtil.

  • SQOOP-2810: Upgrade to non-snapshot dependency on Avro 1.8.0 as soon as it gets released.

  • SQOOP-2839: Sqoop import failure due to data member conflict in ORM code for table.

  • SQOOP-2846: Sqoop Export with update-key failing for avro data file.

  • SQOOP-2847: Sqoop --incremental + missing parent --target-dir reports success with no data.

  • SQOOP-2863: Properly escape column names for generated INSERT statements.

  • SQOOP-2864: ClassWriter chokes on column names containing double quotes.

  • SQOOP-2880: Provide argument for overriding temporary directory.

  • SQOOP-2896: Sqoop exec job fails with SQLException Access denied for user.

  • SQOOP-2906: Optimization of AvroUtil.toAvroIdentifier.

  • SQOOP-2909: Oracle related ImportTest fails after SQOOP-2737.

  • SQOOP-2910: Add capability to Sqoop to require an explicit option to be specified with --split-by for a String column.

  • SQOOP-2911: Fix failing HCatalogExportTest caused by SQOOP-2863.

  • SQOOP-2915: Fixing Oracle related unit tests.

  • SQOOP-2920: Sqoop performance deteriorates significantly on wide datasets; sqoop 100% on cpu.

  • SQOOP-2939: Extend mainframe module to support GDG, sequential data sets, and data sets stored on tape.

  • SQOOP-2971: OraOop does not close connections properly.

HDP 2.6.1 provides Sqoop 1.4.6 with no additional Apache patches.

HDP 2.6.0 provided Sqoop 1.4.6 with no additional Apache patches.