Releases Archive

    Release 3.0.0-alpha4 available

    2017 Jul 7

    This is the fourth alpha release in the 3.0.0 release line. It consists of 814 bug fixes, improvements, and other enhancements since 3.0.0-alpha3. This is planned to be the final alpha release, with the next release being 3.0.0-beta1.

    Please note that alpha releases come with no guarantees of quality or API stability, and are not intended for production use.

    Users are encouraged to read the overview of major changes coming in 3.0.0. The alpha4 release notes and changelog detail the changes since 3.0.0-alpha3.

    Release 2.8.1 available

    2017 Jun 8

    This is a security release in the 2.8.0 release line. It consists of 2.8.0 plus security fixes. Users on 2.8.0 are encouraged to upgrade to 2.8.1.

    Please note that 2.8.x release line continues to be not yet ready for production use. Critical issues are being ironed out via testing and downstream adoption. Production users should wait for a subsequent release in the 2.8.x line.

    Release 2.8.0 available

    2017 Mar 22

    Apache Hadoop 2.8.0 contains a number of significant features and enhancements. For major features and improvements, please refer: overview of major changes coming in 2.8.0. For details of 2917 fixes, improvements, and new features since the previous 2.7.0 release, please check: release notes and changelog

    Please note that this release is not yet ready for production use. Critical issues are being ironed out via testing and downstream adoption. Production users should wait for a 2.8.1 or a 2.8.2 release.

    Release 3.0.0-alpha2

    2017 Jan 25

    This is the second alpha in a series of planned alphas and betas leading up to a 3.0.0 GA release. The intention is to “release early, release often” to quickly iterate on feedback collected from downstream users.

    Please note that alpha releases come with no guarantees of quality or API stability, and are not intended for production use.

    Users are encouraged to read the overview of major changes coming in 3.0.0. The alpha2 release notes and changelog detail 857 fixes, improvements, and new features since the previous 3.0.0-alpha2 release.

    Release 2.6.5 available

    2016 Oct 8

    A point release for the 2.6 line.

    Please see the Hadoop 2.6.5 Release Notes for the list of 79 critical bug fixes and since the previous release 2.6.4.

    Release 3.0.0-alpha1 available

    2016 Sep 3

    This is the first alpha in a series of planned alphas and betas leading up to a 3.0.0 GA release. The intention is to “release early, release often” to quickly iterate on feedback collected from downstream users.

    Please note that alpha releases come with no guarantees of quality or API stability, and are not intended for production use.

    Users are encouraged to read the overview of major changes coming in 3.0.0. The full set of release notes and changelog detail all the changes since the previous minor release 2.7.0.

    Release 2.7.3 available

    2016 Aug 26

    Please see the Hadoop 2.7.3 Release Notes for the list of 221 bug fixes and patches since the previous release 2.7.2.

    Release 2.6.4 available

    2016 Feb 11

    A point release for the 2.6 line.

    Please see the Hadoop 2.6.4 Release Notes for the list of 46 bug fixes and patches since the previous release 2.6.3.

    Release 2.7.2 (stable) available

    2016 Jan 25

    A point release for the 2.7 line.

    Please see the Hadoop 2.7.2 Release Notes for the list of 155 bug fixes and patches since the previous release 2.7.1.

    Release 2.6.3 available

    2015 Dec 17

    Apache Hadoop 2.6.3 is a point release in the 2.6.x release line, and fixes a few critical issues in 2.6.2.

    Please see the Hadoop 2.6.3 Release Notes for details.