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From Sean Busbey <bus...@apache.org>
Subject [VOTE] HBase 1.2.0 RC0
Date Sun, 03 Jan 2016 12:29:05 GMT
Happy New Year everyone! I'm pleased to announce the first release
candidate for HBase 1.2.0.

Artifacts are available here:


As of this vote, the relevant md5 hashes are:
41c499a325ae6449fe99bbe315d07e10  hbase-1.2.0-bin.tar.gz
537874610f1b53d4bce9d8a925661246  hbase-1.2.0-src.tar.gz

Maven artifacts are also available in the staging repository:


artifacts are signed with my code signing key 0D80DB7C, available in
the project KEYS file:


these artifacts correspond to commit hash


which signed tag 1.2.0RC0 currently points to


HBase 1.2.0 is the second minor release in the HBase 1.x line, continuing on
the theme of bringing a stable, reliable database to the Hadoop and NoSQL
communities. This release includes roughly 250 resolved issues not covered
by previous 1.x releases.

Notable new features include:
- JDK8 is now supported
- Hadoop 2.6.1+ and Hadoop 2.7.1+ are now supported
- per column-family time ranges for scan (HBASE-14355)
- daemons respond to SIGHUP to reload configs (HBASE-14529)
- region location methods added to thrift2 proxy (HBASE-13698)
- table-level sync that sends deltas (HBASE-13639)
- client side metrics via JMX (HBASE-12911)

The full list of issues can be found at:


Please take a few minutes to verify the release[1] and vote on releasing it:

[ ] +1 Release this package as Apache HBase 1.2.0
[ ] +0 no opinion
[ ] -1 Do not release this package because...

Vote will be subject to Majority Approval[2] and will close at 8:00PM
UTC on Monday, Jan 11th, 2016[3].

[1]: http://www.apache.org/info/verification.html
[2]: https://www.apache.org/foundation/glossary.html#MajorityApproval
[3]: to find this in your local timezone see:

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