Congratulations! The Hadoop Community has given itself a big holiday present: Release 1.0.0! This release has been six years in the making, and has involved:
This is just the start. Hortonworks, and the other companies providing services and support to the Community, are committed to continuing to grow Apache Hadoop, as a platform and an ecosystem. Capability, reliability, performance, and ease of application development will all get even better in the coming years. And users will continue to amaze us all, by finding unexpected and beautiful ways to apply Hadoop to solving the world’s problems.
It has been a pleasure and an honor to be Release Manager for this release, and to help bring Hadoop Release 1.0.0 into being. Please read the release notes to learn about the major features in 1.0.0. And Happy New Year!