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Re: VOTE: hbase-0.95.0RC0, the first "Developer Release" release candidate is available for download and vote
This is huge!

Just looking at the JIRAs is staggering. There is many things I'm
eager to see on a production release.

Thanks for this develper release!


2013/4/1 Stack <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> Here is our first 0.95.0 release candidate.  Should we put this out as
> 0.95.0?
> The 0.95.x series of releases are designated "developer releases", a type
> of release we have done in the past -- see the 0.89.x series -- where we
> let out 'raw', barely-tested product so developers and those generally
> interested can get some early exposure to what our next stable release to
> follow 0.94.x will look like.  Putting out these 'rough cuts' also helps to
> get the feedback started earlier while the release is still baking.
> These "developer release" come with no guarantees.  We make no
> promises that the next release will be compatible with this one or even that
> you will be able to preserve data across the update (This is at an extreme,
> and highly unlikely, but could be the case).  No work has been done to make
> it so you can migrate from 0.94.x HBase.
> In spite of all the caveats above, we still need to vote.  Remember, the bar
> is intentionally set lower on these "developer releases"; it will have to be
> something pretty bad to block this RC going out.  There should be a new
> release
> along in a week or two and we can address the offender there.
> The release artifacts may be downloaded from:
>   http://people.apache.org/~stack/hbase-0.95.0RC0/
> Let the vote run for a short time, say, April 3rd.  Take it for a quick
> spin.
> Over 1500 issues have been closed against 0.95.0.  It is tough pulling out
> the highlights but I think most will be interested in big improvements
> in Mean Time To Recovery, a revamped metrics, support for hadoop1 and
> hadoop2.... the list is long.  For the full list of issues fixed see:
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?projectId=12310753&version=12324094
> All feedback is welcome.  We'd be interested in getting feedback on
> everything from the packaging, layout, through documentation, UI, and of
> course,
> any bugs found.
> Thanks,
> St.Ack