Please make sure you're downloading from a nearby mirror site, not from www.apache.org.
We suggest downloading the current stable release.
The 1.1.x series is the current stable release line, it supercedes 1.0.x, 0.98.x and 0.94.x (the 1.0.x, 0.98.x and 0.94.x lines are still seeing a monthly cadence of bug fix releases for those who are not easily able to update). Note that 0.96 was EOL'd September 1st, 2014.
For older versions, check the apache archive.
Name Last modified Size Description
Parent Directory - 0.98.17/ 26-Jan-2016 00:17 - 0.98.18/ 26-Mar-2016 20:08 - 0.98.19/ 02-May-2016 16:40 - 1.1.3/ 26-Jan-2016 08:57 - 1.1.4/ 26-Mar-2016 23:38 - 1.2.0/ 23-Feb-2016 02:33 - 1.2.1/ 07-Apr-2016 06:42 - hbase-0.94.27/ 26-Mar-2015 03:21 - hbase-1.0.3/ 29-Jan-2016 00:49 - stable/ 26-Mar-2016 23:38 -