In the world of Big Data, Hadoop is the big thing. Yet even though Hadoop has become the defining application of the Big Data world, until today it had not officially attained 1.0 status.
The Apache Software Foundation today officially announced the release of Hadoop 1.0, marking a significant milestone for the stability of the Big Data effort. The new release provides additional security as well as support for the Hadoop HBase database.
“Typically when people talk about Hadoop, it’s much more than just the Apache Hadoop project,” Arun C. Murthy, vice president of Apache Hadoop, told InternetNews.com. “One of the big things with the 1.0 release is that it finally brings complete support for HBase, which previously had not been as reliable as it should have been.”