Hi Nisha

The current stable version is the 1.0.x releases. This is well suited for production environments.

0.23.x/2.x.x releases is of alpha quality and hence not that recommended on production.
Regards
Bejoy KS

Sent from handheld, please excuse typos.

From: nisha <nishakulkarni89@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2012 17:09:52 +0530
To: <user@hadoop.apache.org>
ReplyTo: user@hadoop.apache.org
Subject: stable release of hadoop

17 September, 2012: Release 0.23.3 is this release a stable one
 
and can it be used in production...