Subject: [ANNOUNCE] Apache HBase 2.1.6 is now available for download

The HBase team is happy to announce the immediate availability of Apache
HBase 2.1.6.

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Apache HBase is an open-source, distributed, versioned, non-relational
database. Apache HBase gives you low latency random access to billions of
rows with millions of columns atop non-specialized hardware. To learn more
about HBase, see

HBase 2.1.6 is the latest release of the HBase 2.1 line, continuing on the
theme of bringing a stable, reliable database to the Apache Big Data
ecosystem and beyond. 2.1.6 includes ~152 bug and improvement fixes done
since the 2.1.5. There are several critical fixes around WAL, which may
cause WAL corruption or hang the region server. Please see HBASE-22539,
HBASE-22681, HBASE-22684 for more details.

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Thanks to all the contributors who made this release possible!

The HBase Dev Team