Aginity Workbench for Hadoop 4.5 Release Notes

These release notes provide installation instructions for Aginity Workbench for Hadoop version 4.5, contain system requirements, and list the known issues with the release.

Installing Workbench

  1. Download Aginity Workbench for Hadoop.
  2. Save the Workbench executable file to a location on your computer.
  3. Run the executable file to display the installation wizard.
  4. Follow the instructions on the wizard pages to complete the installation.

Hardware and Software Support

Aginity Workbench for Hadoop has been tested on Hive 1.1 (CDH 5.4), Hive 0.14 (HDP 2.2), Hive 0.12, and Big SQL (BigInsights 3).

System Requirements

  • Windows XP or later
  • Windows Installer 3.1
  • .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
  • The IBM Data Server Driver Package is installed on your client computer (for Big SQL connections).
  • Memory: 256 MB RAM
  • Disk space: 100 MB, plus any necessary space for .NET Framework and Windows Installer

Known Issues in Build

Severity Reference Description Workaround
Moderate WPD-348 When connected to the Hadoop cluster through Big SQL, a user attempts to insert data into an existing table, but the INSERT statement returns a message saying "0 rows affected" although the rows are in fact inserted. N/A
Moderate WPD-548 When connected to the Hadoop cluster through Hive, a users tries to open Job Tracker Configuration and Task Tracker Configuration from the Server node in the Object Browser but gets an error. N/A
Minor WPD-550 When connected to the Hadoop cluster through Big SQL, a user attempts to import a .csv file into an existing table and then chooses the Existing Table Action" of "Do Not Import." When the import correctly fails, the user clicks "Show More Details" in Job Monitor to get more detail on the failed rows but instead gets an error message. N/A
Minor WPD-487 When connected to the Hadoop cluster through Hive, a user attempts to reverse-engineer a database and selects the Data Dictionaries box in the Script Database window. The reverse-engineering operation fails with an error "the method or operation is not implemented." Hive does not have a traditional SQL information schema. Use the SHOW command as specified here:
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