Very exciting to see this effort come to fruition!
On Feb 26, 2013, at 2:55 PM, Suresh Srinivas wrote:
> I had posted heads up about merging branch-trunk-win to trunk on Feb 8th. I
> am happy to announce that we are ready for the merge.
> Here is a brief recap on the highlights of the work done:
> - Command-line scripts for the Hadoop surface area
> - Mapping the HDFS permissions model to Windows
> - Abstracted and reconciled mismatches around differences in Path semantics
> in Java and Windows
> - Native Task Controller for Windows
> - Implementation of a Block Placement Policy to support cloud environments,
> more specifically Azure.
> - Implementation of Hadoop native libraries for Windows (compression
> codecs, native I/O)
> - Several reliability issues, including race-conditions, intermittent test
> failures, resource leaks.
> - Several new unit test cases written for the above changes
> Please find the details of the work in CHANGES.branch-trunk-win.txt -
> Common changes<http://bit.ly/Xe7Ynv>, HDFS changes<http://bit.ly/13QOSo9>,
> and YARN and MapReduce changes <http://bit.ly/128zzMt>. This is the work
> ported from branch-1-win to a branch based on trunk.
> For details of the testing done, please see the thread -
> http://bit.ly/WpavJ4. Merge patch for this is available on HADOOP-8562<
> This was a large undertaking that involved developing code, testing the
> entire Hadoop stack, including scale tests. This is made possible only with
> the contribution from many many folks in the community. Following people
> contributed to this work: Ivan Mitic, Chuan Liu, Ramya Sunil, Bikas Saha,
> Kanna Karanam, John Gordon, Brandon Li, Chris Nauroth, David Lao, Sumadhur
> Reddy Bolli, Arpit Agarwal, Ahmed El Baz, Mike Liddell, Jing Zhao, Thejas
> Nair, Steve Maine, Ganeshan Iyer, Raja Aluri, Giridharan Kesavan, Ramya
> Bharathi Nimmagadda, Daryn Sharp, Arun Murthy, Tsz-Wo Nicholas Sze, Suresh
> Srinivas and Sanjay Radia. There are many others who contributed as well
> providing feedback and comments on numerous jiras.
> The vote will run for seven days and will end on March 5, 6:00PM PST.
> On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 6:41 PM, Mahadevan Venkatraman
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
>> It is super exciting to look at the prospect of these changes being merged
>> to trunk. Having Windows as one of the supported Hadoop platforms is a
>> fantastic opportunity both for the Hadoop project and Microsoft customers.
>> This work began around a year back when a few of us started with a basic
>> port of Hadoop on Windows. Ever since, the Hadoop team in Microsoft have
>> made significant progress in the following areas:
>> (PS: Some of these items are already included in Suresh's email, but
>> including again for completeness)
>> - Command-line scripts for the Hadoop surface area
>> - Mapping the HDFS permissions model to Windows
>> - Abstracted and reconciled mismatches around differences in Path
>> semantics in Java and Windows
>> - Native Task Controller for Windows
>> - Implementation of a Block Placement Policy to support cloud
>> environments, more specifically Azure.
>> - Implementation of Hadoop native libraries for Windows (compression
>> codecs, native I/O) - Several reliability issues, including
>> race-conditions, intermittent test failures, resource leaks.
>> - Several new unit test cases written for the above changes
>> In the process, we have closely engaged with the Apache open source
>> community and have got great support and assistance from the community in
>> terms of contributing fixes, code review comments and commits.
>> In addition, the Hadoop team at Microsoft has also made good progress in
>> other projects including Hive, Pig, Sqoop, Oozie, HCat and HBase. Many of
>> these changes have already been committed to the respective trunks with
>> help from various committers and contributors. It is great to see the
Arun C. Murthy