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Re: Which release to use?

this is so well said, do you mind if I repeat it here,

Thank you,

On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 4:00 PM, Steve Loughran <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> On 15/07/2011 15:58, Michael Segel wrote:
>> Unfortunately the picture is a bit more confusing.
>> Yahoo! is now HortonWorks. Their stated goal is to not have their own
>> derivative release but to sell commercial support for the official Apache
>> release.
>> So those selling commercial support are:
>> *Cloudera
>> *HortonWorks
>> *MapRTech
>> *EMC (reselling MapRTech, but had announced their own)
>> *IBM (not sure what they are selling exactly... still seems like smoke and
>> mirrors...)
>> *DataStax
> + Amazon, indirectly, that do their own derivative work of some release of
> Hadoop (which version is it based on?)
> I've used 0.21, which was the first with the new APIs and, with MRUnit, has
> the best test framework. For my small-cluster uses, it worked well. (oh, and
> I didn't care about security)