The Apache Hadoop community is gearing up for the upcoming release of Apache Hadoop 0.23 - the first major release since 0.20 in 2009. This release has major enhancements to Hadoop such as HDFS Federation for hyper-scale and a Next Generation MapReduce framework. Arun, the Apache Hadoop Release Master for 0.23, willcover the highlights of the release and talk about efforts undertaken to test, stabilize and release Hadoop.next. The talk covers some of the timelines for the release, our plans for compatibility and upgrade paths for existing users of Hadoop.
Presented at Bay Area Hadoop User Group at Yahoo on 8/25/2011.