SQL Server Big Data Clusters CU13 release notes

Applies to: yesSQL Server 2019 (15.x)

The following release notes apply to SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters cumulative update 13 (CU13).

CU13 changes and new capabilities

SQL Server Big Data Clusters CU13 includes important changes and capabilities:

For detailed SQL Server engine changes, check the official SQL Server CU13 knowledge base article.

Tested configurations for CU13

SQL Server Big Data Clusters CU13 was tested on the following environment combinations:

Container OS Kubernetes API Runtime Data Storage Log Storage
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS 1.20 containerd 1.4.6
CRI-O 1.20.0
Block only Block only

Reference Architecture White Papers for SQL Server Big Data Clusters can be found on the following pages:

System environment

  • Operating System: Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS
  • SQL Server: 15.0.4153.1
    • Java: Azul Zulu JRE 11.0.9.1
    • Python: 3.7.2 (miniconda 4.5.12)
    • R: Microsoft R 3.5.2
  • Microsoft Spark Runtime 2021.1
    • Spark: 3.1.2
    • Delta Lake: 1.0.0
    • Java: Azul Zulu JRE 1.8.0_275
    • Scala: 2.12
    • Python: 3.8 (miniforge 4.9)
    • R: Microsoft R 3.5.2
    • Spark SQL Connector: 1.2.0

Embedded OSS component versions

Component Version
collectd 5.12.0
InfluxDB 1.8.3
Elasticsearch 7.9.1
opendistro-elasticsearch-security 1.10.1.0
Fluent Bit 1.6.3
Grafana 7.3.6
Hadoop
HDFS DataNode
HDFS NameNode
3.1
Hive (Metastore) 2.3
Kibana 7.9.1
Knox 1.4.0
Livy 0.7
Openresty (Nginx) 1.17.8-2
Spark 3.1.2
Telegraf 1.16.1
ZooKeeper 3.5.8

Runtime for Apache Spark release 2021.1 (BDC.3.2021.1) - Installed Python libraries

Library Version Library Version Library Version
_libgcc_mutex 0.1 keras-applications 1.0.8 python 3.8.10
_openmp_mutex 4.5 keras-preprocessing 1.1.2 pytorch 1.8.1
_py-xgboost-mutex 2 keras2onnx 1.6.5 pyqt 5.12.3
abseil-cpp 20210324 kiwisolver 1.3.1 pyqt-impl 5.12.3
absl-py 0.13.0 koalas 1.8.0 pyqt5-sip 4.19.18
adal 1.2.7 krb5 1.19.1 pyqtchart 5.12
adlfs 0.7.7 lcms2 2.12 pyqtwebengine 5.12.1
aiohttp 3.7.4.post0 ld_impl_linux-64 2.36.1 pysocks 1.7.1
alsa-lib 1.2.3 lerc 2.2.1 python-dateutil 2.8.1
appdirs 1.4.4 liac-arff 2.5.0 python-flatbuffers 1.12
arrow-cpp 3.0.0 libaec 1.0.5 python_abi 3.8
astor 0.8.1 libblas 3.9.0 pytz 2021.1
astunparse 1.6.3 libbrotlicommon 1.0.9 pyu2f 0.1.5
async-timeout 3.0.1 libbrotlidec 1.0.9 pywavelets 1.1.1
attrs 21.2.0 libbrotlienc 1.0.9 pyyaml 5.4.1
aws-c-cal 0.5.11 libcblas 3.9.0 pyzmq 22.1.0
aws-c-common 0.6.2 libclang 11.1.0 qt 5.12.9
aws-c-event-stream 0.2.7 libcurl 7.77.0 re2 2021.04.01
aws-c-io 0.10.5 libdeflate 1.7 readline 8.1
aws-checksums 0.1.11 libedit 3.1.20210216 regex 2021.7.6
aws-sdk-cpp 1.8.186 libev 4.33 requests 2.25.1
azure-datalake-store 0.0.51 libevent 2.1.10 requests-oauthlib 1.3.0
azure-identity 2021.03.15b1 libffi 3.3 retrying 1.3.3
azure-storage-blob 12.8.1 libgcc-ng 9.3.0 rsa 4.7.2
backcall 0.2.0 libgfortran-ng 9.3.0 ruamel_yaml 0.15.100
backports 1 libgfortran5 9.3.0 s2n 1.0.10
backports.functools_lru_cache 1.6.4 libglib 2.68.3 salib 1.3.11
beautifulsoup4 4.9.3 libiconv 1.16 scikit-image 0.18.1
blas 2.109 liblapack 3.9.0 scikit-learn 0.23.2
blas-devel 3.9.0 liblapacke 3.9.0 scipy 1.5.3
blinker 1.4 libllvm10 10.0.1 seaborn 0.11.1
blosc 1.21.0 libllvm11 11.1.0 seaborn-base 0.11.1
bokeh 2.3.2 libnghttp2 1.43.0 setuptools 49.6.0
brotli 1.0.9 libogg 1.3.5 shap 0.39.0
brotli-bin 1.0.9 libopus 1.3.1 six 1.16.0
brotli-python 1.0.9 libpng 1.6.37 skl2onnx 1.8.0.1
brotlipy 0.7.0 libpq 13.3 sklearn-pandas 2.2.0
brunsli 0.1 libprotobuf 3.15.8 slicer 0.0.7
bzip2 1.0.8 libsodium 1.0.18 smart_open 5.1.0
c-ares 1.17.1 libssh2 1.9.0 smmap 3.0.5
ca-certificates 2021.7.5 libstdcxx-ng 9.3.0 snappy 1.1.8
cachetools 4.2.2 libthrift 0.14.1 soupsieve 2.2.1
cairo 1.16.0 libtiff 4.2.0 sqlite 3.36.0
certifi 2021.5.30 libutf8proc 2.6.1 statsmodels 0.12.2
cffi 1.14.5 libuuid 2.32.1 tabulate 0.8.9
chardet 4.0.0 libuv 1.41.1 tenacity 7.0.0
charls 2.2.0 libvorbis 1.3.7 tensorboard 2.4.1
click 8.0.1 libwebp-base 1.2.0 tensorboard-plugin-wit 1.8.0
cloudpickle 1.6.0 libxcb 1.14 tensorflow 2.4.1
conda 4.9.2 libxgboost 1.4.0 tensorflow-base 2.4.1
conda-package-handling 1.7.3 libxkbcommon 1.0.3 tensorflow-estimator 2.4.0
configparser 5.0.2 libxml2 2.9.12 termcolor 1.1.0
cryptography 3.4.7 libzopfli 1.0.3 textblob 0.15.3
cudatoolkit 11.1.1 lightgbm 3.2.1 threadpoolctl 2.1.0
cycler 0.10.0 lime 0.2.0.1 tifffile 2021.4.8
cython 0.29.23 llvm-openmp 11.1.0 tk 8.6.10
cytoolz 0.11.0 llvmlite 0.36.0 toolz 0.11.1
dash 1.20.0 locket 0.2.1 tornado 6.1
dash-core-components 1.16.0 lz4-c 1.9.3 tqdm 4.61.2
dash-html-components 1.1.3 markdown 3.3.4 traitlets 5.0.5
dash-renderer 1.9.1 markupsafe 2.0.1 typing-extensions 3.10.0.0
dash-table 4.11.3 matplotlib 3.4.2 typing_extensions 3.10.0.0
dash_cytoscape 0.2.0 matplotlib-base 3.4.2 unixodbc 2.3.9
dask-core 2021.6.2 matplotlib-inline 0.1.2 urllib3 1.26.4
databricks-cli 0.12.1 mkl 2021.2.0 wcwidth 0.2.5
dataclasses 0.8 mkl-devel 2021.2.0 webencodings 0.5.1
dbus 1.13.18 mkl-include 2021.2.0 werkzeug 2.0.1
debugpy 1.3.0 mleap 0.17.0 wheel 0.36.2
decorator 4.4.2 mlflow-skinny 1.18.0 wrapt 1.12.1
dill 0.3.4 msal 2021.06.08 xgboost 1.4.0
entrypoints 0.3 msal-extensions 2021.06.08 xorg-kbproto 1.0.7
et_xmlfile 1.1.0 msrest 2021.06.01 xorg-libice 1.0.10
expat 2.4.1 multidict 5.1.0 xorg-libsm 1.2.3
fire 0.4.0 mysql-common 8.0.25 xorg-libx11 1.7.2
flask 2.0.1 mysql-libs 8.0.25 xorg-libxext 1.3.4
flask-compress 1.10.1 ncurses 6.2 xorg-libxrender 0.9.10
fontconfig 2.13.1 networkx 2.5.1 xorg-renderproto 0.11.1
freetype 2.10.4 ninja 1.10.2 xorg-xextproto 7.3.0
fsspec 2021.6.1 nltk 3.6.2 xorg-xproto 7.0.31
future 0.18.2 nspr 4.3 xz 5.2.5
gast 0.3.3 nss 3.67 yaml 0.2.5
gensim 3.8.3 numba 0.53.1 yarl 1.6.3
geographiclib 1.52 numpy 1.19.4 zeromq 4.3.4
geopy 2.1.0 oauthlib 3.1.1 zfp 0.5.5
gettext 0.21.0 olefile 0.46 zipp 3.5.0
gevent 21.1.2 onnx 1.9.0 zlib 1.2.11
gflags 2.2.2 onnxconverter-common 1.7.0 zope.event 4.5.0
giflib 5.2.1 onnxmltools 1.7.0 zope.interface 5.4.0
gitdb 4.0.7 onnxruntime 1.7.2 zstd 1.4.9
gitpython 3.1.18 openjpeg 2.4.0 azure-common 1.1.27
glib 2.68.3 openpyxl 3.0.7 azure-core 1.16.0
glib-tools 2.68.3 openssl 1.1.1k azure-graphrbac 0.61.1
glog 0.5.0 opt_einsum 3.3.0 azure-mgmt-authorization 0.61.0
gobject-introspection 1.68.0 orc 1.6.7 azure-mgmt-containerregistry 8.0.0
google-auth 1.32.1 packaging 21 azure-mgmt-core 1.3.0
google-auth-oauthlib 0.4.1 pandas 1.2.3 azure-mgmt-keyvault 2.2.0
google-pasta 0.2.0 parquet-cpp 1.5.1 azure-mgmt-resource 13.0.0
greenlet 1.1.0 parso 0.8.2 azure-mgmt-storage 11.2.0
grpc-cpp 1.37.1 partd 1.2.0 azureml-core 1.29.0.post1
grpcio 1.37.1 patsy 0.5.1 azureml-mlflow 1.29.0
gst-plugins-base 1.18.4 pcre 8.45 backports-tempfile 1
gstreamer 1.18.4 pexpect 4.8.0 backports-weakref 1.0.post1
h5py 2.10.0 pickleshare 0.7.5 contextlib2 0.6.0.post1
hdf5 1.10.6 pillow 8.2.0 docker 4.4.4
html5lib 1.1 pip 21.1.1 jeepney 0.6.0
hummingbird-ml 0.4.0 pixman 0.40.0 jmespath 0.10.0
icu 68.1 plotly 4.14.3 jsonpickle 2.0.0
idna 2.1 pmdarima 1.8.2 msrestazure 0.6.4
imagecodecs 2021.3.31 pooch 1.4.0 mypy 0.78
imageio 2.9.0 portalocker 1.7.1 mypy-extensions 0.4.3
importlib-metadata 4.6.1 prompt-toolkit 3.0.19 ndg-httpsclient 0.5.1
intel-openmp 2021.2.0 protobuf 3.15.8 pandasql 0.7.3
interpret 0.2.4 psutil 5.8.0 pathspec 0.8.1
interpret-core 0.2.4 ptyprocess 0.7.0 ruamel-yaml 0.17.4
ipykernel 6.0.1 py-xgboost 1.4.0 ruamel-yaml-clib 0.2.6
ipython 7.23.1 py4j 0.10.9 secretstorage 3.3.1
ipython_genutils 0.2.0 pyarrow 3.0.0 sqlalchemy 1.4.20
isodate 0.6.0 pyasn1 0.4.8 typed-ast 1.4.3
itsdangerous 2.0.1 pyasn1-modules 0.2.8 torchvision 0.9.1
jdcal 1.4.1 pycairo 1.20.1 websocket-client 1.1.0
jedi 0.18.0 pycosat 0.6.3
jinja2 3.0.1 pycparser 2.2
joblib 1.0.1 pygments 2.9.0
jpeg 9d pygobject 3.40.1
jupyter_client 6.1.12 pyjwt 2.1.0
jupyter_core 4.7.1 pyodbc 4.0.30
jxrlib 1.1 pyopenssl 20.0.1
pyspark 3.1.2 pyparsing 2.4.7

Runtime for Apache Spark release 2021.1 (BDC.3.2021.1) - Installed R libraries

Library Version Library Version Library Version
CompatibilityAPI 1.1.0 crayon 1.3.4 plogr 0.2.0
MicrosoftML 9.4.7 curl 3.3 plyr 1.8.4
RevoPemaR 10.0.0 datasets 3.5.2 png 0.1-7
RevoScaleR 9.4.7 dbplyr 1.2.2 promises 1.0.1
RevoTreeView 10.0.0 deployrRserve 9.0.0 psych 1.8.10
doRSR 10.0.0 digest 0.6.18 purrr 0.2.5
mrsdeploy 1.1.3 doParallel 1.0.14 r2d3 0.2.3
sqlrutils 1.0.0 dplyr 0.7.8 rappdirs 0.3.1
BH 1.69.0-1 fansi 0.4.0 readr 1.3.1
DBI 1.0.0 foreach 1.5.1 reshape2 1.4.3
KernSmooth 2.23-15 foreign 0.8-71 rlang 0.3.1
MASS 7.3-51.1 forge 0.1.0 rpart 4.1-13
Matrix 1.2-15 generics 0.0.2 rprojroot 1.3-2
MicrosoftR 3.5.2 glue 1.3.0 rstudioapi 0.9.0
R6 2.3.0 grDevices 3.5.2 shiny 1.2.0
RUnit 0.4.26 graphics 3.5.2 sourcetools 0.1.7
Rcpp 1.0.0 grid 3.5.2 sparklyr 0.9.4
RevoIOQ 10.0.1 hms 0.4.2 spatial 7.3-11
RevoMods 11.0.1 htmltools 0.3.6 splines 3.5.2
RevoUtils 11.0.2 htmlwidgets 1.3 stats 3.5.2
RevoUtilsMath 11.0.0 httpuv 1.4.5.1 stats4 3.5.2
askpass 1.1 httr 1.4.0 stringi 1.2.4
assertthat 0.2.0 iterators 1.0.11 stringr 1.3.1
backports 1.1.3 jsonlite 1.5 survival 2.43-3
base 3.5.2 later 0.7.5 sys 2.1
base64enc 0.1-3 lattice 0.20-38 tcltk 3.5.2
bindr 0.1.1 lazyeval 0.2.1 tibble 2.0.1
bindrcpp 0.2.2 magrittr 1.5 tidyr 0.8.2
boot 1.3-20 methods 3.5.2 tidyselect 0.2.5
broom 0.5.1 mgcv 1.8-26 tools 3.5.2
checkpoint 0.4.4 mime 0.6 utf8 1.1.4
class 7.3-14 mnormt 1.5-5 utils 3.5.2
cli 1.0.1 nlme 3.1-137 withr 2.1.2
clipr 0.5.0 nnet 7.3-12 xml2 1.2.0
cluster 2.0.7-1 openssl 1.2.1 xtable 1.8-3
codetools 0.2-15 parallel 3.5.2 yaml 2.2.0
compiler 3.5.2 pillar 1.3.1
config 0.3 pkgconfig 2.0.2

SQL Server Machine Learning Services - Installed Python libraries

Library Version Library Version Library Version
revoscalepy 9.4.7 pycurl 7.43.0.2 jupyter-client 5.2.4
microsoftml 9.4.7 pycrypto 2.6.1 jsonschema 2.6.0
zipp 0.5.2 pycparser 2.19 Jinja2 2.10.1
zict 1.0.0 pycosat 0.6.3 jedi 0.15.1
xlwt 1.3.0 py 1.8.0 jdcal 1.4
XlsxWriter 1.1.2 ptyprocess 0.6.0 itsdangerous 1.1.0
xlrd 1.2.0 psutil 5.4.8 ipywidgets 7.4.2
wrapt 1.11.2 prompt-toolkit 2.0.7 ipython 7.2.0
widgetsnbextension 3.4.2 prometheus-client 0.7.1 ipython-genutils 0.2.0
wheel 0.33.4 pluggy 0.12.0 ipykernel 4.9.0
Werkzeug 0.15.5 plotly 4.0.0 importlib-metadata 0.19
webencodings 0.5.1 pkginfo 1.5.0.1 imagesize 1.1.0
wcwidth 0.1.7 pip 18.1 imageio 2.5.0
urllib3 1.24.2 Pillow 6.1.0 idna 2.8
unicodecsv 0.14.1 pickleshare 0.7.5 heapdict 1.0.0
traitlets 4.3.2 pexpect 4.7.0 hdijupyterutils 0.12.9
tornado 6.0.3 patsy 0.5.1 h5py 2.9.0
toolz 0.9.0 pathlib2 2.3.3 gmpy2 2.0.8
testpath 0.4.2 path.py 11.5.0 Flask 1.1.1
terminado 0.8.2 partd 0.3.9 Flask-Cors 3.0.8
tblib 1.4.0 parso 0.5.1 fastcache 1.1.0
tables 3.5.2 pandocfilters 1.4.2 et-xmlfile 1.0.1
sympy 1.3 pandasql 0.7.3 entrypoints 0.3
statsmodels 0.9.0 pandas 0.23.4 docutils 0.15.2
sqlparse 0.2.4 pandas-datareader 0.7.0 distributed 1.28.1
SQLAlchemy 1.2.15 packaging 19.1 dill 0.2.8.2
sphinxcontrib-websupport 1.1.2 openpyxl 2.5.12 defusedxml 0.6.0
Sphinx 1.8.2 olefile 0.46 decorator 4.4.0
sparkmagic 0.12.6 odo 0.5.1 datashape 0.5.4
sortedcontainers 2.1.0 numpydoc 0.8.0 dask 1.2.2
snowballstemmer 1.9.0 numpy 1.15.4 cytoolz 0.9.0.1
six 1.12.0 numexpr 2.6.9 Cython 0.29.2
setuptools 41.0.1 numba 0.42.0 cycler 0.10.0
Send2Trash 1.5.0 notebook 5.7.8 cryptography 2.5
seaborn 0.9.0 nltk 3.4 configobj 5.0.6
scipy 1.1.0 networkx 2.2 conda 4.5.12
scikit-learn 0.20.2 nbformat 4.4.0 cloudpickle 0.6.1
scikit-image 0.14.1 nbconvert 5.5.0 Click 7.0
ruamel-yaml 0.15.46 multipledispatch 0.6.0 chest 0.2.3
retrying 1.3.3 msgpack 0.6.1 chardet 3.0.4
requests 2.21.0 mpmath 1.1.0 cffi 1.12.3
requests-kerberos 0.12.0 more-itertools 7.2.0 certifi 2019.6.16
qtconsole 4.5.3 mock 3.0.5 Bottleneck 1.2.1
pyzmq 18.1.0 mkl-random 1.0.2 bokeh 1.0.3
PyYAML 5.1.2 mkl-fft 1.0.10 bleach 3.1.0
PyWavelets 1.0.3 mistune 0.8.4 blaze 0.11.3
pytz 2019.2 matplotlib 3.0.2 backports.os 0.1.1
python-dateutil 2.8.0 MarkupSafe 1.1.0 backcall 0.1.0
pytest 4.0.2 lxml 4.3.0 Babel 2.7.0
PySocks 1.7.0 locket 0.2.0 azureml-model-management-sdk 1.0.1b10
pyparsing 2.4.2 llvmlite 0.27.0 autovizwidget 0.12.9
pyOpenSSL 19.0.0 liac-arff 2.4.0 attrs 19.1.0
pyodbc 4.0.25 kiwisolver 1.1.0 atomicwrites 1.3.0
pykerberos 1.2.1 jupyter 1.0.0 asn1crypto 0.24.0
PyJWT 1.7.1 jupyter-core 4.5.0 alabaster 0.7.12
Pygments 2.4.2 jupyter-console 6.0.0 adal 1.2.2

SQL Server Machine Learning Services - Installed R libraries

Library Version Library Version Library Version
CompatibilityAPI 1.1.0 crayon 1.3.4 plogr 0.2.0
MicrosoftML 9.4.7 curl 3.3 plyr 1.8.4
RevoPemaR 10.0.0 datasets 3.5.2 png 0.1-7
RevoScaleR 9.4.7 dbplyr 1.2.2 promises 1.0.1
RevoTreeView 10.0.0 deployrRserve 9.0.0 psych 1.8.10
doRSR 10.0.0 digest 0.6.18 purrr 0.2.5
mrsdeploy 1.1.3 doParallel 1.0.14 r2d3 0.2.3
sqlrutils 1.0.0 dplyr 0.7.8 rappdirs 0.3.1
BH 1.69.0-1 fansi 0.4.0 readr 1.3.1
DBI 1.0.0 foreach 1.5.1 reshape2 1.4.3
KernSmooth 2.23-15 foreign 0.8-71 rlang 0.3.1
MASS 7.3-51.1 forge 0.1.0 rpart 4.1-13
Matrix 1.2-15 generics 0.0.2 rprojroot 1.3-2
MicrosoftR 3.5.2 glue 1.3.0 rstudioapi 0.9.0
R6 2.3.0 grDevices 3.5.2 shiny 1.2.0
RUnit 0.4.26 graphics 3.5.2 sourcetools 0.1.7
Rcpp 1.0.0 grid 3.5.2 sparklyr 0.9.4
RevoIOQ 10.0.1 hms 0.4.2 spatial 7.3-11
RevoMods 11.0.1 htmltools 0.3.6 splines 3.5.2
RevoUtils 11.0.2 htmlwidgets 1.3 stats 3.5.2
RevoUtilsMath 11.0.0 httpuv 1.4.5.1 stats4 3.5.2
askpass 1.1 httr 1.4.0 stringi 1.2.4
assertthat 0.2.0 iterators 1.0.11 stringr 1.3.1
backports 1.1.3 jsonlite 1.5 survival 2.43-3
base 3.5.2 later 0.7.5 sys 2.1
base64enc 0.1-3 lattice 0.20-38 tcltk 3.5.2
bindr 0.1.1 lazyeval 0.2.1 tibble 2.0.1
bindrcpp 0.2.2 magrittr 1.5 tidyr 0.8.2
boot 1.3-20 methods 3.5.2 tidyselect 0.2.5
broom 0.5.1 mgcv 1.8-26 tools 3.5.2
checkpoint 0.4.4 mime 0.6 utf8 1.1.4
class 7.3-14 mnormt 1.5-5 utils 3.5.2
cli 1.0.1 nlme 3.1-137 withr 2.1.2
clipr 0.5.0 nnet 7.3-12 xml2 1.2.0
cluster 2.0.7-1 openssl 1.2.1 xtable 1.8-3
codetools 0.2-15 parallel 3.5.2 yaml 2.2.0
compiler 3.5.2 pillar 1.3.1
config 0.3 pkgconfig 2.0.2

Next steps

For more information about SQL Server Big Data Clusters, see Introducing SQL Server Big Data Clusters