Spring XD 1.2 RC1 Released

Releases | Mark Pollack | June 02, 2015 | ...

On behalf of the Spring XD team, I am very pleased to announce that the Spring XD 1.2 Release Candidate is now available for download. You can also install using rpm

The 1.2 RC1 release includes bug fixes as well as several new features and enhancements.

  • Apache Ambari plugin to automate the deployment of Spring XD to a Hadoop cluster. Read more in the release blog for the plugin.
  • A new Analytics tab in the UI that allows you to easily view gauges, counters, field-value counters and aggregate counters.
  • Performance improvements for the Kafka Message Bus that places it on par with the performance benchmark applications that ship with Kafka. An upcoming blog will discuss XD performance in more detail
  • Improved HA support for the Rabbit Message Bus, XD containers connect to the Rabbit Broker that hosts the queue that is being consumed
  • Support for the Sqoop metastore and other Sqoop integration improvements
  • Support for multiple topics in the Kafka source.
  • Add rolloverTime option to HDFS sink
  • Support incremental data import with jdbchdfs job
  • Ability to tap Spark streaming processors
  • Support arbitrary JavaMail properties in the mail source
  • Several new source/sink modules
  • The gpfdist sink is now included in the XD distribution
  • Performance improvements for reactor based processor
  • Support for Oracle as a batch repository
  • Change from log4j to Logback logging framework

The full list of issues fixed for 1.2 RC1 is available in JIRA.

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