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From Andrew Purtell <apurt...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: HBase trunk and Hadoop 0.21
Date Thu, 18 Feb 2010 01:17:46 GMT
> Could it be time for HBase 1.0?

I think HBASE-2180 warrants a 0.20.4 release.

Beyond that, I'd have no objection to making trunk into an 0.99,
or whatever. :-)
What would be 0.99.1 could be 1.0. 

   - Andy


----- Original Message ----
> From: Jean-Daniel Cryans <jdcryans@apache.org>
> To: HBase Dev List <hbase-dev@hadoop.apache.org>
> Sent: Wed, February 17, 2010 11:42:13 AM
> Subject: HBase trunk and Hadoop 0.21
> 
> Hi devs,
> 
> Yesterday Stack, Ryan, Todd (from cloudera) and me had a meeting with the FB
> team about the course of action we should take with regard to Hadoop 0.21.
> Since Y! doesn't seem committed to release it anytime soon (or even use it),
> most users will probably stick with Hadoop 0.20.
> 
> What it means for us is no HDFS-265 until months and this is not a situation
> our users should/will tolerate. Dhruba agreed to work on HDFS-200 (and some
> others) to make sure we can have an equivalent support for sync (at least
> from the HBase point of view). This work is targeted at Hadoop 0.20 although
> it won't probably ever be in an Apache release.
> 
> This means that the current HBase trunk should ideally support both
> 0.20+HDFS-200 and 0.21 at the same time. I opened HBASE-2233 for that. Todd
> was mentioning that if HDFS-200 isn't making the rest of Hadoop unstable,
> they could even package it in some sort of release of theirs and make our
> users' life easier. Could be a win-win.
> 
> Should we still name the next major HBase release as 0.21? If it becomes
> common for HBase to support multiple Hadoop releases, should we still follow
> their version number? Could it be time for HBase 1.0?
> 
> Let's hear everyone's opinion.
> 
> J-D



      


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