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From Eli Collins <...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Shall we adopt the "Defining Hadoop" page
Date Wed, 15 Jun 2011 22:25:57 GMT
On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 11:37 AM, Arun C Murthy <acm@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:
> On Jun 15, 2011, at 10:10 PM, Eli Collins wrote:
>> I've spoken with ops teams at many companies,  I am not aware of
>> anyone who runs an official release (with just 2 security patches). By
>> this definition many of the most valuable contributors to Hadoop,
>> including Yahoo!, Cloudera, Facebook, etc are not using Hadoop.  Is
>> that really the message we want to send? We expect the PMC to enforce
>> this equally across all parties?
> This is only a recent (less than 2 yrs) phenomenon with hadoop-0.20 onwards.
> I've been on the project for over 5 years now and I've run official Apache
> Hadoop releases at Y! for the majority of that time. From hadoop-0.1 to
> hadoop-0.18.

But Yahoo! hasn't.  According to this wiki YDH (0.20.100) would *not*
be considered Apache Hadoop. For example see HADOOP-6962 which refers
to 0.20.9, an internal Yahoo! release, not an official Apache release.
Are you really comfortable saying Yahoo! doesn't run Hadoop?


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