Apache Hadoop 1.0.3 Release Notes

These release notes cover new developer and user-facing incompatibilities, important issues, features, and major improvements.

If you are compiling c++, the configure script will now be automatically regenerated as it should be. This requires autoconf version 2.61 or greater.

New BinaryPartitioner that partitions BinaryComparable keys by hashing a configurable part of the bytes array corresponding to the key.