New Apache Hadoop 2.7.0 brings a number of significant enhancements.
Pending the release of a more
stable and production ready release of Hadoop 2.7.x, Connectikpeople.co recalls
that starting with Hadoop 2.7.0, Apache Hadoop drops support for the JDK6
runtime and supports only JDK 7+ versions.
Henceforth, Windows Azure
Storage Blob support (HADOOP-9629) is now integrated into branch-2 and released as part of 2.7.0.
HDFS; Hadoop YARN and Hadoop MapReduce have undergone exciting
enhancements. Details are available !