The latest cumulative update introduces new features such as high availability support for Hadoop components and base image upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 20.04, among others.
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With CU5, Microsoft has focused on key capabilities to the SQL Server, along with Big Data Clusters. One of the main improvements is deployment for BDC on the Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes platform.
Over a month after SQL Server 2019 became generally available, Microsoft has now shined light on some more aspects of the improved machine learning capabilities offered with this release.
PySpark development is now fully supported in Visual Studio Code. Through an extension built for the aforementioned purpose, users can run Spark jobs with SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters.
After releasing SQL Server 2019's first release candidate last week, Microsoft has now made the RC1 refresh available. This brings bits for Big Data Clusters, something that was previewed last month.