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Updates available for Base SAS 9.4 : Hot fix A1B001

by Moderator on ‎01-06-2017 06:46 AM

A new update is available for Base SAS , version 9.4 :

  • Hot Fix: A1B001 - Published 04JAN2017 , Download link for A1B001
  • Component name: SAS Hive SerDe for SPDE Data
  • Related SAS release: 9.4


Issues addressed in A1B001

SAS Note 57998

The Serializer/Deserializer (SerDe) for the SAS® Scalable Performance Data (SPD) Engine on HDFS treats VarChar data types as String data types

SAS Note 58847

Reading SAS® Scalable Performance Data (SPD) Engine data with the serializer/deserializer (serde) from Hadoop Hive using Map-Reduce generates errors

SAS Note 58848

Errors are generated when you access SAS® Scalable Performance Data (SPD) Engine Hive tables using the SAS® In-Database Code Accelerator for Hadoop

This list of notes might be incomplete. For a complete list of issues addressed by this hot fix, visit the hot fix page for A1B001


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