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What's new and changed in Analytics Engine Powered by Apache Spark

Analytics Engine Powered by Apache Spark updates can include new features, bug fixes, and security updates. Updates are listed in reverse chronological order so that the latest release is at the top.

You can see a list of the new features for the platform and all of the services at What's new in IBM Cloud Pak for Data?

Refresh 6 of Cloud Pak for Data Version 3.5.0

A new version of Analytics Engine Powered by Apache Spark was released in May 2021.

Assembly version: 3.5.4

This release includes the following changes:

New features
The 3.5.4 release of Analytics Engine Powered by Apache Spark includes the following features and updates:
New data skipping library
Data skipping now uses the open source Xskipper library to improve the performance of SQL queries in your Spark applications. For details, see Data skipping for Spark SQL.

Refresh 5 of Cloud Pak for Data Version 3.5.0

A new version of Analytics Engine Powered by Apache Spark was released in April 2021.

Assembly version: 3.5.3

This release includes the following changes:

Security fixes

Initial release of Cloud Pak for Data Version 3.5.0

A new version of Analytics Engine Powered by Apache Spark was released as part of Cloud Pak for Data Version 3.5.0.

Assembly version: 3.5.0

This release includes the following changes:

New features
Deprecated features