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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Spectrum Conductor
Components Version 2.4.1
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 11, 2022

Upgrade needed for scala 2.12 in Spark 2.4.7 / Spectrum 2.5.0

Requirement for users to use scala 2.12 compatible feature in spark 2.4.7.
Needed By Month
  • Guest
    Aug 26, 2022

    We estimated that implementation efforts for the RFE would be substantial while it is not align with Conductor roadmap direction and Spark community JIRA fixing approach. Instead of providing temporary solution for old Spark version 2.4.7 we recommend to upgrade MapR version which will allow to use latest available Spark 3.x version with Scala 2.12