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On Feb 13, 2011, at 7:41 PM, Dmitriy Ryaboy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Is anyone who uses HBaseStorage in Pig still on hbase 0.20.6?
> There are a number of tickets outstanding to improve HBaseStorage and
> I've suggested that we should add a shim layer to work between the
> different versions, but it's a big pain to do. I'd rather just move on
> to supporting 0.90 only. We just upgraded Twitter's HBase version last
> week and it's oh-my-god better in terms of stability, and the upgrade
> was pretty smooth.. Objections?
> If everyone is ok with that for Pig 0.9 -- how about Pig 0.8.1? There
> are a number of bug fixes for 0.8 already in the branch, and there's a
> pretty critical HBaseStorage bug fix that needs to go in, as well.
> Would it be too surprising if 0.8 started requiring a different
> version of hbase all of a sudden when you upgrade a minor version?