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Apache Hadoop 2.9.0 has been released. This is the first release of Hadoop 2.9 line, marking the start of Apache Hadoop 2.9.x series. It includes 30 new features with 500+ subtasks, in addition to 407 improvements and 790 bug fixes including new fixed issues since 2.8.2.

For download instructions, users can refer to the Apache Hadoop release page.

Apache Hadoop 2.9.0: Major features

Here is a short overview of the major features and improvements that come with this release:




More details on all the features, subtasks and bug fixes can be found in the change log and release notes.

Getting Started

The Hadoop documentation includes the information you need to get started using Hadoop. Begin with the Single Node Setup which shows you how to set up a single-node Hadoop installation. Then move on to the Cluster Setup to learn how to set up a multi-node Hadoop installation.

A note from the team behind Apache Hadoop 2.9.0

“Although this release has been tested on fairly large clusters, production users can wait for a subsequent point release which will contain fixes from further stabilization and downstream adoption.”

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