Hadoop Components : HBase 0.98.7-1501 Release Notes

HBase 0.98.7-1501 Release Notes

The notes below relate to the MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop. You may also be interested in the Apache HBase release notes for v0.98.7.




Release Date

January 21, 2015

Works with MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop version


Source on GitHub


GitHub Release Tag


Maven Artifacts

See Maven Artifacts for MapR

New in This Release

This is the initial release of HBase 0.98.7 for the MapR Distribution for Hadoop. It includes the following new features:

  • C APIs for HBase (Using the libhbase Library). This library is not supported by MapR-DB. 

  • HTable.checkAndMutate(). This API is not supported by MapR-DB.

  • Impersonation for HBase REST gateway with MapR-DB tables is supported on a MapR 4.0.2 cluster.

For more information about MapR-DB API compatibility, refer to MapR Table Support for Apache HBase 0.98 API.