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From SorabhApache <sor...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache Drill 1.16.0 Release
Date Thu, 02 May 2019 18:07:58 GMT
On behalf of the Apache Drill community, I am happy to announce the release
of Apache Drill 1.16.0.

Drill is an Apache open-source SQL query engine for Big Data exploration.
Drill is designed from the ground up to support high-performance analysis
on the semi-structured and rapidly evolving data coming from modern Big
Data applications, while still providing the familiarity and ecosystem of
ANSI SQL, the industry-standard query language. Drill provides
plug-and-play integration with existing Apache Hive and Apache HBase
deployments.

For information about Apache Drill, and to get involved, visit the project
website [1].

Total of 220 JIRA's are resolved in this release of Drill with following
new features and improvements [2]:

   - CREATE OR REPLACE SCHEMA command to define a schema for text files
   (DRILL-6964)
   - REFRESH TABLE METADATA command can generate metadata cache files for
   specific columns (DRILL-7058)
   - ANALYZE TABLE statement to computes statistics on Parquet data
   (DRILL-1328)
   - SYSLOG (RFC-5424) Format Plugin (DRILL-6582)
   - NEAREST DATE function to facilitate time series analysis (DRILL-7077)
   - Format plugin for LTSV files (DRILL-7014)
   - Ability to query Hive views, like querying Hive tables in a hive
   schema, for example SELECT * FROM hive.hive_view`; (DRILL-540)
   - Upgrade to SQLLine 1.7 (DRILL-6989)
   - Calcite updated to version 1.18.0 (DRILL-6862)
   - Several Drill Web UI improvements, including:
      - Storage plugin management improvements (DRILL-6562)
      - Query progress indicators and warnings (DRILL-6879)
      - Ability to limit the result size for better UI response (DRILL-6050)
      - Ability to sort the list of profiles in the Drill Web UI
      (DRILL-6942)
      - Display query state in query result page (DRILL-6939)
      - Button to reset the options filter (DRILL-6921)

For the full list please see release notes [3].
The binary and source artifacts are available here [4].

Thanks and Congratulations to everyone in the community who contributed to
this release!

1. https://drill.apache.org/
2. https://drill.apache.org/blog/2019/05/02/drill-1.16-released/
3. https://drill.apache.org/docs/apache-drill-1-16-0-release-notes/
4. https://drill.apache.org/download/

Thanks,
Sorabh

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