The 2.0.6 is the latest stable release version.
13/12/27 15:20:45 INFO Configuration.deprecation: mapred.input.dir.recursive is deprecated. Instead, use mapreduce.input.fileinputformat.input.dir.recursive
is of INFO level, annoying but innocuous. It means a property name needs to be updated in the newer version of hadoop.
Is hive service shown up running in Ambari? The alert from above message does not necessarily mean the service is down (meaning hive metastore and hiveserver2 not up running). If you check the processes on the host, are their hive processes running?