I agree with Harsh.

    Mohammad Tariq

On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 12:26 PM, Harsh J <harsh@cloudera.com> wrote:
If your production target is bit far away, I'd encourage setting up
and using the 2.x based releases for its feature set that may aid you
in your design. We'll be releasing 2.0.3 soon.

However, if you want the older, stable code, go with the 1.x based releases.

On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 6:58 PM, Hernán Leoni <leoni.hernan@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to check if there is any information about release dates for
> new versions, we are starting a new project that would be ready in some
> months and we need to decide which hadoop version to use.
> Is there any release date for version 2? Should I keep using version 1?
> Thanks in advance.
> Hernan

Harsh J