GeoMesa 1.2.4 Release Notes

GeoMesa 1.2.4 includes 20+ improvements and bug fixes.


GeoMesa Accumulo Runtime Jar is no longer required for ingest

  • The GeoMesa distributed runtime jar was required in GeoMesa 1.2.3 before ingest could occur; this release addresses that limitation.

Pre-computed statistics & Query Planning

  • GeoMesa's pre-computed stat writing has been updated.
    • Stats writing is handled per Datastore.  Calling DataStore.dispose will manage those resources appropriately.
    • Stats are written in a slightly better format.  
  • UniqueProcess WPS leverages distributed stats computation.

Multi-Level Attribute Visibility

  • Draft/first-pass per-attribute visibility controls.
  • Attributes within a simple feature can have different visibility levels

Other Notable Changes

Data SFT/Converters In Tools

  • Converter library can apply feature visibility
  • Updated the TDrive download script.

Bugs Fixes

  • Various documentation and build improvements.

GeoMesa Spark

  • Improvement to passing SimpleFeatureType configuration between worker nodes.


  • GeoMesa 1.2.4 supports upgrade in place from versions 1.1.0.rc.7 through 1.2.3
  • Shutdown the geoserver and upgrade the distributed runtime in accumulo as well as the geomesa jars in the webserver