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From Mahadev Konar <maha...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache Hadoop 1.0?
Date Tue, 15 Nov 2011 06:23:26 GMT
+1 for 0.20.2xx as 1.0.

mahadev

On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 9:37 PM, Sharad Agarwal <sharad.apache@gmail.com> wrote:
> +1
>
> remembering and understanding current release numbering and attributing it
> to stable/compatible etc. is really painful.
>
>
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 3:41 AM, Arun C Murthy <acm@hortonworks.com> wrote:
>
>> Folks,
>>
>> Apache Hadoop has come a long way since our humble beginnings. As a
>> community we've made significant progress, even in 2011 - we've had 3
>> releases off the branch-0.20-security (0.20.205 being the latest) and we
>> just released 0.23.0 last week, our first major release off trunk in a
>> while.
>>
>> With hadoop-0.20.205 we finally have an Apache release with both security
>> and HBase support, both critical for the growing ecosystem.
>>
>> With that, I think it's time to call it as hadoop-1.0. The 1.0 moniker has
>> something we've wanted for a while and I think it's time for us to just
>> ship it. Linus did something similar with GNU/Linux 3.0.
>>
>> Yes, we could add more features or better it along many dimensions (ala
>> hadoop-0.23), but right now we have a pretty decent piece of software i.e.
>>  the feature set in hadoop-0.20.205 is compelling and widely used. We could
>> call hadoop-0.23 (or 0.22) as 2.0 etc. I do think we, as a community, can
>> support compatibility in the hadoop-1.x series, which is the essential
>> ingredient. This isn't a brand new idea, Doug suggested this a long while
>> ago.
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
>> thanks,
>> Arun
>>
>>
>>
>>
>

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