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Re: status of 0.8?
Jason Rosenberg 2013-02-21, 20:52
Thanks Neha,

That's helpful info.  Is there a reasonable checkpoint rev to check out now
and experiment with, or is HEAD as good as anything else?

Jason

On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 3:31 PM, Neha Narkhede <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> Hi Jason,
>
> We are closely monitoring the health of one of our production clusters that
> has the 0.8 code deployed. This cluster is feeding off of LinkedIn's
> production traffic. Once this cluster is fairly stable, we'd like to run
> all of our tools and ensure those are working. Another thing we are trying
> is to introduce failures on this cluster when it is under load and ensure
> that there is no data loss.
>
> So far, we've been working on stabilizing this cluster and fixing bugs.
> Next week, we will be working on tools and setting up audit so we can do
> some data loss analysis, if any. This will probably take another month.
> After that, I think we should be ready to release a public BETA and have
> our users try it. If we release it sooner than that, I'm not sure it will
> be helpful since tools and simple failure cases might not work as expected.
>
> As far as formal release goes, I believe end of March or April will be a
> good timeframe. We will try our best to update documentation for the BETA
> release, 3-4 weeks from now.
>
> Thanks,
> Neha
>
>
> On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 9:44 AM, Jason Rosenberg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> > Just wanted to inquire as to the status 0.8 being released to beta.
> >
> > I have several use cases now that would like to take advantage of the new
> > features in 0.8, and I'm not sure if it makes sense to keep waiting for
> an
> > actual release, before attempting to use the latest HEAD version in
> > staging/production environments.
> >
> > How stable is the 0.8 branch at this point?  What is the schedule for a
> > formal release?  When will there at least be a link to 0.8 documentation,
> > where to download it, on the main apache kafka site?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Jason
> >
>