Apache Drill 1.5 released for Developer Preview

Blog Post created by nrentachintala Employee on Feb 24, 2016

Release Announcement: Apache Hadoop Ecosystem - Drill 1.5


February 24, 2016


Apache Drill 1.5 is now available on MapR. This is a Developer Preview release and not recommended for  production deployments.


Drill 1.5 is a performance and stability focused release. The key enhancements in the release include the following.

- Improved memory management

- Partition pruning improvements

- Enhanced query status granularity & diagnostics

- Parquet reader improvements


Here is more info


For more detailed information on this release, refer to Apache Drill 1.5 release notes:


You can download MapR RPM from:


MapR release notes:


Installing Apache Drill on MapR: