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To make a feature from a later version of a piece
of software available in an earlier version. Backporting of
features enables users of the older version to benefit from a
feature without upgrading fully.
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The reason for backporting
these technologies is to allow an easier introduction to these technologies to developers and end users.
4, which we have addressed by backporting
15 fixes from future HBase releases.