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From Yandong Yao <y...@pivotal.io>
Subject Re: Apache HAWQ & Pivotal HDB release alignment
Date Thu, 16 Feb 2017 05:09:05 GMT
+1 for consistence

On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 10:40 AM, Ed Espino <espino@apache.org> wrote:

> +1 to this recommendation. It has been a bit confusing keeping track of
> versions. The Apache HAWQ version update is fairly simple. Now is the time
> to make such an update. I imagine it will get harder the more time passes
> on and the more the community grows.
>
> This will impact Jira versioning for our upcoming Apache HAWQ incubating
> release. I will take care of that as part of the release process.
>
> Thanks,
> -=e
>
> On Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 5:00 PM, Vineet Goel <vvineet@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > Hi HAWQ dev community,
> >
> >
> > Over the last few months, many users in the HAWQ community have expressed
> > confusion about Apache HAWQ incubating release versions as compared to
> > Pivotal HDB release version numbering. Since Pivotal’s donation of HAWQ
> > codebase to Apache in September 2015, the community has grown, and users
> of
> > Apache HAWQ as well as HDB have participated and sought help from the
> HAWQ
> > dev/user community via mailing lists.
> >
> >
> > With my Pivotal representation on this topic, I’m proposing Pivotal team
> to
> > make an effort to align commercial releases of HDB based on Apache HAWQ
> > releases as much as possible. And, as part of the proposal, the
> commercial
> > HDB versions should also be aligned with the Apache HAWQ release
> > versioning. The net result of this alignment at Pivotal will likely
> result
> > in higher Apache HAWQ release cadence and collaboration, plus lesser user
> > confusion. I have seen this model work well in other Apache communities
> > like Apache Ambari and more, in conjunction with the respective
> commercial
> > releases.
> >
> >
> > Such an alignment on the versioning could quickly be achieved by doing a
> > one-time version bump of upcoming Apache HAWQ release to 2.2.0.0 (versus
> > 2.1.0.0) as there is no way to lower the version on the other end. Would
> > the community & the Release Manager support such a version string change
> to
> > help Pivotal align their HDB releases to Apache HAWQ releases? I believe
> > such an alignment will benefit the joint user community significantly.
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Vineet
> >
>
>
>
> --
> *Ed Espino*
> *espino@apache.org <espino@apache.org>*
>



-- 
Best Regards,
Yandong

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