Hadoop release 2.1.0-beta available
25 Aug 2013 Newark -
Apache Hadoop 2.1.0-beta is the beta release of Apache Hadoop 2.x. This release is now available.
Users are encouraged to immediately move to 2.1.0-beta since this release is significantly more stable and has a completely whetted set of APIs and wire-protocols for future compatibility.
In addition, this release has a number of other significant highlights:
- HDFS Snapshots
- Support for running Hadoop on Microsoft Windows
- YARN API stabilization
- Binary Compatibility for MapReduce applications built on hadoop-1.x
- Substantial amount of integration testing with rest of projects in the ecosystem
You can visit the Hadoop 2.1.0-beta Release Notes