We should first evaluate wether this distro provides enough value for us to upgrade, also work is a bit contingent on other testing being done for kerberos, we want to test upgrades on testing cluster once cluster is stable.
Current version: 5.15.0
Issue fixed up to 5.16.1:
- 5.15.1, 5.15.2 - https://www.cloudera.com/documentation/enterprise/release-notes/topics/cdh_rn_fixed_in_515.html#fixed_issues
- 5.16.1 - https://www.cloudera.com/documentation/enterprise/release-notes/topics/cdh_rn_fixed_in_516.html#fixed_issue_516_cve201811784
What's new up to 5.16.1:
- 5.15.1, 5.15.2 - https://www.cloudera.com/documentation/enterprise/release-notes/topics/cdh_rn_new_in_cdh_515.html#cdh_rn_new_in_cdh_515
- 5.16.1 - https://www.cloudera.com/documentation/enterprise/release-notes/topics/cdh_rn_new_in_cdh_516.html#cdh_rn_new_in_cdh_516
Overall nothing really juicy from what I can see, but there are a couple of security fixes that are surely good to have.
Last upgrade: T204759
Old etherpad: https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/analytics-cdh5.15
New etherpad: https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/analytics-cdh5.16.1