-Re: hadoop versions and HBase 0.92 Was: proper pace for JIRA integration
Andrew Purtell 2011-11-01, 22:43
I have nothing further to add.
Thanks to Roman for the perspective.
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> From: Ted Yu <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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> Sent: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 3:37 PM
> Subject: hadoop versions and HBase 0.92 Was: proper pace for JIRA integration
> I think the following discussion is very helpful.
> Please keep the on-going discussion to public.
> On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 3:17 PM, Roman Shaposhnik <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 2:57 PM, Andrew Purtell <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> > Yeah, DoA is harsh, when I meant more like "abandoned at
>> Similar to 0.21.
>> > Well that is my question, really. Is it?
>> Personally, I don't remember 0.21 being deployed anywhere in
>> production (I could be
>> wrong and would love to be corrected). With 0.22 there's at least EBay
>> and one other
>> reasonably big shop I know of that will be deploying it to production
>> Thus, IMHO, they are not similar in that regard.
>> > We've heard that CDH4 is going to be start from something a lot
>> to 0.23 than 0.22,
>> > that Hortonworks is committed to 0.23. It seems 0.23 is the future,
>> a RC may be
>> > happening as early as the end of this year, i.e. in the next month or
>> > Given recent history and the above described commitments, I think
>> is confusion about where/if 0.22 fits in.
>> > People will work on what inspires them, but it seems the center of
>> gravity has already moved beyond 0.22.
>> > Is that a fair statement?
>> From my point of view, it will be fair to call 0.22 a *stable* stop
>> gap release before
>> 0.23 matures. How long does the window of exposure for 0.22 last? Your
>> guess is
>> as good as mine. At times I wish that HDFS and MR2 release work in .23
>> were done
>> as different projects. Take it with a grain of salt, but I believe
>> that MR2 will be holding
>> .23 back in terms of deployment.
>> So here's the bottom line the way I see it: the worst that could
>> happen to an OS project
>> is to be a hostage of a NEXT great thing (KDE and other examples come to
>> readily). When Hadoop 0.23 will be stable enough -- it will surely
>> obsolete .22, in
>> the meantime we will have .22 to fill the gap.
>> > Then I'm sure the eBay guys will have that interest. :-)
>> That's the beauty of Open Source. On the other hand, since you asked a
>> question I was compelled to point out that there would be a reasonably
>> sizable community
>> running .22/HBase.
>> P.S. Sorry for making this thread longer than it had to be. Lets take
>> it off-list from this reply on.