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From Ate Douma <...@douma.nu>
Subject Re: [DRAFT][REPORT] Apache AsterixDB incubating - Nov 2015
Date Fri, 30 Oct 2015 15:14:17 GMT
On 2015-10-28 00:04, Till Westmann wrote:
> Hi,
>
> here’s a draft for the incubator report.
> I’m looking for feedback (including mentor feedback) on content and wording.

LGTM,

Ate

>
> Thanks,
> Till
>
> —
>
> AsterixDB
>
> Apache AsterixDB is a scalable big data management system (BDMS) that
> provides storage, management, and query capabilities for large
> collections of semi-structured data.
>
> AsterixDB has been incubating since 2015-02-28.
>
> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>
>    Do an Apache release that can also provide binary artifacts with
>    correct LICENSEs and NOTICEs.
>
> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> aware of?
>
>    The discussion on the use of an external Gerrit instance for code
>    reviews is considered to be resolved.
>    The current workflow ensures that
>    a) The ASF git repository is the canonical repository for the project.
>    b) Only committers can manually commit changes to the ASF git
>       repository.
>    c) All discussions on the Gerrit instance are sent to
>       notifications@asterixdb.incubator.apache.org.
>    While it would be good to also have the Gerrit instance run on ASF
>    hardware, this is neither necessary to document the provenance of the
>    code nor to enable list members to follow and participate in the
>    activities of the project. Also, there seems to be no infra capacity
>    to provide a Gerrit service.
>
> How has the community developed since the last report?
>
>    - A paper on AsterixDB was presented at VLDB'15.
>    - A deep-dive introduction to AsterixDB was given at the first
>      workshop on Big Data Open Source Systems (BOSS'15).
>    - Chris Hillery was added as a committer on Oct 20.
>    - Increased traffic on the users list.
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
>    - All Google Code issues were migrated to the ASF JIRA and triaged.
>    - The discussion on the use of an external Gerrit instance for code
>      reviews is considered to be resolved.
>    - AsterixDB 0.8.7 and the associated Hyracks 0.2.16 were released.
>
> Date of last release:
>
>    2015-10-22 AsterixDB 0.8.7
>    2015-09-22 Hyracks 0.2.16
>
> When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>
>    2015-10-20 Chris Hillery
>
>
>



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