Please vote on releasing the following candidate as Apache Spark version
1.6.3. The vote is open until Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 at 18:00 PDT and
passes if a majority of at least 3+1 PMC votes are cast.
[ ] +1 Release this package as Apache Spark 1.6.3
[ ] -1 Do not release this package because ...
The tag to be voted on is v1.6.3-rc1
This release candidate addresses 50 JIRA tickets:
The release files, including signatures, digests, etc. can be found at:
Release artifacts are signed with the following key:
The staging repository for this release can be found at:
The documentation corresponding to this release can be found at:
== How can I help test this release?
If you are a Spark user, you can help us test this release by taking an
existing Spark workload and running on this release candidate, then
reporting any regressions from 1.6.2.
== What justifies a -1 vote for this release?
This is a maintenance release in the 1.6.x series. Bugs already present in
1.6.2, missing features, or bugs related to new features will not
necessarily block this release.