HBase Digest, August 2010

The second “developer release”, hbase-0.89.201007d, is now available for download. To remind everyone, there are currently two active branches of HBase: 0.20 – the current stable release series, being maintained with patches for bug fixes only. 0.89 – a development […]

HBase Digest, July 2010

Big news first: HBase 0.20.6 is out and available for download. It fixes only 8 issues (including 2 blockers), but some of them might be significant in particular cases (like scan recovery in case of region server failure). You can […]

Hadoop Digest, July 2010

Strong moves towards the 0.21 Hadoop release “detected”: 0.21 Release Candidate 0 was out and tested. A number of issues were identified and with it the roadmap to the next candidate is set. Tom White has been hard at work […]

Hadoop Digest, June 2010

Hadoop 0.21 release is getting close: a few blocking issues remain in Common, HDFS and MapReduce modules. Big announcement from Cloudera: CDHv3 and Cloudera Enterprise were released. In CDHv3 beta 2 the following was added: HBase: the popular distributed columnar […]

HBase Digest, June 2010

HBase 0.20.5 is out! It fixes 24 issues since the 0.20.4 release. HBase developers “recommend that all users, particularly those running 0.20.4, upgrade to this release”. Community trends: There’s a clear need in “sanity check DNS across my cluster” tool […]

HBase Digest, May 2010

Big news first: HBase 0.20.4 is out! This release includes critical fixes, some improvements and performance improvements. HBase 0.20.4 EC2 AMIs are now available in all regions, the latest launch scripts can be found here. HBase has become Apache’s Top […]