You can now use Hue 4.2.0 and Apache Oozie 5.0.0 on Amazon EMR release 5.15.0. Hue 4.2.0 adds several new features and updates, including a SQL syntax checker, an improved search UX with the ability to search through tables, columns, and saved queries, and several other UX improvements. Oozie 5.0.0 features an improved DAG visualization of workflows, integration with YARN Application Master to submit and manage jobs, and other performance improvements. Additionally, you can now use the upgraded version of Apache Hive (2.3.3), Apache HBase (1.4.4), and Apache ZooKeeper (3.4.12). These releases contain various bug fixes and stability improvements.

You can create an Amazon EMR cluster with the release 5.15.0 by choosing the release label “emr-5.15.0” from the AWS Management Console, AWS CLI, or SDK. You can select Hue, Oozie, Hive, HBase, and ZooKeeper to install these applications when you launch your EMR cluster. Please visit the Amazon EMR documentation for more information about EMR release 5.15.0, Hue 4.2.0, Oozie 5.0.0, Hive 2.3.3, HBase 1.4.4, and ZooKeeper 3.4.12.

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5.15.0 is now available in all supported regions for Amazon EMR.