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Re: HBase - stable versions
We are using 0.94 and at present we are satisfied with it.
On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 7:39 PM, Jean-Marc Spaggiari <[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> wrote:

> Hi Lars,
>
> Thanks for starting the discussion.
>
> My 2¢:
> I think we should keep 0.94 going for at least few minor releases. To apply
> big fixes and performances fixes. However, new features should only go into
> 0.96 and should now not be backported anymore. That way we can keep 0,94
> stable, but we can also encourage people to move to 0.96.
>
> I personnaly have a 0.94 cluster that I will keep for few more month
> because I don't have the ressouces to test the 0.96 migration yet. I guess
> I'm not the only one in that situation. Many will want to see 0.96 being
> 0.96.3 or more before starting the migration...
>
> I will not set a specific period of time for 0.94 to be maintain, but more
> looking at the number of fixes done, and the interest for it, and
> re-evaluate in few month.
>
> JM
>
>
> 2013/9/3 lars hofhansl <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>
> > With 0.96 being imminent we should start a discussion about continuing
> > support for 0.94.
> >
> > 0.92 became stale pretty soon after 0.94 was released.
> > The relationship between 0.94 and 0.96 is slightly different, though:
> >
> > 1. 0.92.x could be upgraded to 0.94.x without downtime
> > 2. 0.92 clients and servers are mutually compatible with 0.94 clients and
> > servers
> > 3. the user facing API stayed backward compatible
> >
> > None of the above is true when moving from 0.94 to 0.96+.
> > Upgrade from 0.94 to 0.96 will require a one-way upgrade process
> including
> > downtime, and client and server need to be upgraded in lockstep.
> >
> > I would like to have an informal poll about who's using 0.94 and is
> > planning to continue to use it; and who is planning to upgrade from 0.94
> to
> > 0.96.
> > Should we officially continue support for 0.94? How long?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > -- Lars
> >
>

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Thanks & Regards,
Anil Gupta
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