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From Edward Capriolo <>
Subject Re: Scheduling the Hive 0.7.0 Release
Date Mon, 24 Jan 2011 21:37:30 GMT
On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 4:11 PM, Carl Steinbach <> wrote:
> Hi,
> There's been a lot of talk recently about Hive 0.7.0, so in the
> interest of getting the process moving I'd like to propose that we
> create the release branch this Friday (1/28), and aim to
> have the release out the door by the following Friday (2/4).
> Since the Hive project is on a time-based release model, one of the
> major release tasks involves preparing an assessment of the various
> in-progress features. The purpose of this exercise is to provide users
> with information about the status of features that are experimental or
> partially implemented. I would really appreciate help from everyone in
> putting this list together. Off the top of my head I think this
> section needs to include information about the new features related to
> security, indexing and statistics. If you have worked on any these
> features please spend some time this week updating the relevant JIRA
> tickets with notes explaining whether or not the feature is ready for
> users and what problems users should expect to encounter.
> Indexing:
>  HIVE-417:  Implement Indexing in Hive
> Security:
>  HIVE-1264: Make Hive Work with Hadoop Security
>  HIVE-842:  Authentication Infrastructure for Hive
>  HIVE-78:   Authorization Infrastructure for Hive
> Statistics:
>  HIVE-1361: Table/Partition Level Statistics
> Thanks.
> Carl

This seems aggressive. We have 4 open blockers and 68 other issues
slated for 0.7.0.

The indexing, security, and statistics issues effect the metastore.
This type of changes should be heavily vetted.


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