The 1st HBase 0.98.1 release candidate (RC0) is available for download at and Maven artifacts are also
available in the temporary repository

Signed with my code signing key D5365CCD.

The issues resolved in this release can be found here:
This vote will run for 14 days given that a few RCs have stacked up this
month. Please try out the candidate and vote +1/-1 by midnight Pacific Time
(00:00 -0800 GMT) on February 31 on whether or not we should release this
as 0.98.1.

Best regards,

   - Andy

Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by hitting back. - Piet Hein
(via Tom White)

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