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Just a quick roundup of the latest releases and announcements.
Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) version 2
HDP v2 will include:
- NextGen MapReduce architecture
- HDFS NameNode HA
- HDFS Federation
- up-to-date HCatalog, HBase, Hive, Pig
According to the announcement:
In order to avoid confusion, let me explain the two versions of HDP:
- HDP v1 is based upon Apache Hadoop 1.0 (which comes from the 0.20.205 branch). It the most stable, production-ready version of Hadoop that is currently found in many large enterprise deployments. HDP v1 is currently available as a private technology preview. A public technology preview will be made available later this quarter.
- HDP v2 is based upon Apache Hadoop 0.23, which includes the next generation advancements mentioned above. It’s an important step forward in terms of scalability, performance, high availability and data integrity. A technology preview will also be made publicly available later in Q1.
SolrCloud Completes Phase 2
Mark Miller about the completion of phase 2:
The second phase of SolrCloud has been in full swing for a couple of months now and it looks like we are going to be able to commit this work to trunk very soon! In Phase1 we built on top of Solr’s distributed search capabilities and added cluster state, central config, and built-in read side fault tolerance. Phase 2 is even more ambitious and focuses on the write side. We are talking full-blown fault tolerance for reads and writes, near real-time support, real-time GET, true single node durability, optimistic locking, cluster elasticity, improvements to the Phase 1 features, and more.
Not there yet, but it’s coming.
DataStax Community Server 1.0.7
A new release of DataStax’s distribution of Cassandra incorporating Cassandra 1.0.7
Don’t let the version number trick you. This is an important release for HBase featuring:
- new (self-migrating) file format
- AWS improvements: EBS support, building a HA cluster
I’m leaving you with Andrew Purtell’s slides about HBase Coprocessors:
Patrick Durusau suggests an even shorter explanation:
There has been some confusion over the jump from 0.2* versions of Hadoop to a release of Hadoop 1.0 at Apache.
You have not missed various 0.3* and later releases!
People familiar with open source projects know that most of the time versions do not carry any meta-information about the maturity of a project. But the higher you go into an enterprise hierarchy the more important software versions are considered. So sometimes it is a good idea to bump up the numbers to something that is perceived by everyone as a mature version. Adoption is sometimes also about perception.
Original title and link: Apache Hadoop Versions ( ©myNoSQL)
Let’s start the year with a quick review of the latest releases that happened in December. Make sure that you scroll to the end as there are quite a few important ones.
Announced on Dec.15th, MongoDB 2.0.2 is a bug fix release:
- Hit config server only once per mongos on meta data change to not overwhelm
- Removed unnecessary connection close and open between mongos and mongod after getLastError
- Replica set primaries close all sockets on stepDown()
- Do not require authentication for the buildInfo command
- scons option for using system libraries
Apache Hive 0.8.0
Just as a side note, who came out with the idea of having a Hive fans’ page on Facebook?
Apache ZooKeeper 3.4.2
ZooKeeper 3.4.0 has been followed up shortly by two new minor version updates fixing some critical bugs. The list of issues fixed in ZooKeeper 3.4.1 can be found here and for ZooKeeper 3.4.2 the 2 fixed bugs are listed here.
As with ZooKeeper 3.4.0, these versions are not yet production ready.
Apache Whirr 0.7.0
Apache Whirr 0.7.0 has been released on Dec.21st featuring 56 improvements and bug fixes including support for Puppet & Chef, and Mahout and Ganglia as a service. The complete list can be found here.
Some more details about Whirr 0.7.0 can be found here.
Apache HBase 0.90.5
Redis 2.4.5 was released on Dec.23rd and provides 4 bug fixes:
- [BUGFIX] Fixed a ZUNIONSTORE/ZINTERSTORE bug that can cause a NaN to be inserted as a sorted set element score. This happens when one of the elements has
-infscore and the weight used is 0.
- [BUGFIX] Fixed memory leak in
- [BUGFIX] Fixed a non critical
SORTbug (Issue 224).
- [BUGFIX] Fixed a replication bug: now the timeout configuration is respected during the connection with the master.
--quietoption implemented in the Redis test.
Last but definitely one of the most important announcements that came in December:
Based on the 0.20-security code line, Hadoop 1.0.0 was announced on Dec.29. This release includes support for:
- HBase (append/hsynch/hflush) and Security
- Webhdfs (with full support for security)
- Performance enhanced access to local files for HBase
- Other performance enhancements, bug fixes, and features
- All version 0.20.205 and prior 0.20.2xx features
Complete release notes are available here.
And with this we are ready for 2012.
Original title and link: Last NoSQL Releases in 2011: MongoDB, Hive, ZooKeeper, Whirr, HBase, Redis, and Hadoop 1.0.0 ( ©myNoSQL)
Apache ZooKeeper, the high-performance coordination service exposing services like naming, configuration management, synchronization, etc. for distributed applications, has reached version 3.4.0.
The most important ones are summarized by Patrick Hunt in this Cloudera blog post:
- ZooKeeper 3.3.3 clients are compatible with 3.4.0 servers
- Native Windows version of C client
- Support Kerberos authentication of clients
- Support Kerberos authentication of clients
- Improved REST Interface
- Existing monitoring support has been extended through the introduction of a new ‘mntr’ 4 letter word
- Add tools and recipes for monitoring as a contrib
- Web-based Administrative Interface
- Automating log and snapshot cleaning
- Add logging/stats to identify production deployment issues
- Support for building RPM and DEB packages
Something to keep in mind though: ZooKeeper 3.4.0 is not production ready yet. After extensive testing, it will be followed soon by a minor release that will be production-ready.
Original title and link: Apache ZooKeeper 3.4.0 Released to Be Followed Soon by Production-Ready Version ( ©myNoSQL)
A new version of Redis is available for download and it is a recommended upgrade for all users as it addresses a potentially serious issue in jemalloc.
- [BUGFIX] jemalloc upgraded to version 2.2.5, previous versions had a potentially serious issue when allocating big memory areas, something that Redis actually does. However we never received bug reports that appear to be caused by jemalloc.
- [BUGFIX] DISCARD now clears DIRTY_CAS flag in the client. Now the next transaction will not fail if the previous transaction used WATCH and the key was touched.
- CLIENT LIST output modified to include the last command executed by clients.
- Better bug report on crash.
- Protocol errors are now logged for loglevel >= verbose.
- Two new INFO fields related to AOF, that can be useful when investigating Redis issues.
Original title and link: Redis 2.4.4 Released Fixes Potential Issue in Jemalloc ( ©myNoSQL)