MapR announces the end of maintenance for 3.x versions of the MapR Hadoop Distribution, effective Feb 29th, 2016. Customers should upgrade to a more recent release.

Why is MapR ending support for this Version?

MapR will, from time to time, have products that reach the end of their product lifecycle. An End of Maintenance matrix is published on the MapR website:

After an end of maintenance, MapR will stop supporting the particular version including, maintenance updates, bug fixes, triage of issues and emergency patches. MapR will continue to assist customers with valid contracts in upgrade related activities. It includes all client versions of 3.x on all operating systems including the hadoop ecosystem components running on 3.x clusters.

Products affected:

  • MapR Community Edition (also known as MapR M3)
  • MapR Enterprise Edition (also known as MapR M5)
  • MapR Enterprise Database Edition (also known as MapR M7)

End of Sale Product Version Release Date End of Maintenance Date Recommended version
v3.0.1 September 2013 February 29th, 2016 5.0 or later
v3.0.2 October 2013 February 29th, 2016 5.0 or later
v3.0.3 July 2014 February 29th, 2016 5.0 or later
v3.1.0 July 2014 February 29th, 2016 5.0 or later
v3.1.1 October 2014 February 29th, 2016 5.0 or later

Upgrade Assistance

Detailed upgrade procedures to supported versions can be found in MapR Upgrade Guide at MapR’s Professional Services team can also assist with the upgrade process as needed. Please contact your account team to figure out the right approach that enables a smooth upgrade of the cluster to supported versions.

Definition of Terms

End of Maintenance Date - This is the last date a particular release will be supported. This includes any issue triage, maintenance updates, bug fixes and emergency patch support. Customers with valid license/support contracts can continue to contact MapR support for upgrade related activities.