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From Sean Busbey <bus...@apache.org>
Subject [VOTE] HBase 1.2.0 RC2
Date Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:46:09 GMT
Hi Folks!

I'm pleased to announce the second release candidate for HBase 1.2.0.

Artifacts are available here:


As of this vote, the relevant md5 hashes are:

836f8401462b36e021a8b6bd55aff4ec  hbase-1.2.0-bin.tar.gz
9b1d592a17a4c167043cb0ca8d8f308b  hbase-1.2.0-src.tar.gz

Maven artifacts are available in this staging repository:


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


these artifacts correspond to commit hash


which signed tag 1.2.0RC2 currently point 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:


To see the changes since the prior release candidate, you can use the
following git command on
a up-to-date checkout of the hbase repository:

git log 1.2.0RC1..1.2.0RC2

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 4:00PM UTC
on Monday, Feb 15th, 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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