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From Shubham Sharma <shubham.uc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Mentoring Programme - Request for mentor assignment and JIRA proposal
Date Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:19:10 GMT
Thanks Luciano, really appreciate your help.

Regards,
Shubham

On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 11:09 PM, Luciano Resende <luckbr1975@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Shubhan,
>
> I would recommend you also submit your request for a mentor in the HDFS
> project list (hdfs-dev@hadoop.apache.org).
> More info about the Apache Hadoop lists are available at :
> http://hadoop.apache.org/mailing_lists.html.
>
> Good luck, and welcome to open source !!!
>
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 11:42 AM, Shubham Sharma <shubham.uconn@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi, I am really excited to join the hadoop community and put my skills to
> > use. I have formulated a proposal as per Apache mentoring programme
> > guideline and looking forward to start contributing.
> >
> > *Name* - Shubham Sharma
> > *Apache Project of interest* - Apache Hadoop(Module - HDFS)
> > *Name of mentor* - Request for mentor assignment
> > *Planned start date* - June 18th, 2016
> >
> > *Expected deliverables *- Starting off with HDFS-10177 and will continue
> to
> > tackle more critical issues. The selected JIRA is a beginner level JIRA
> and
> > I am confident that it can be implemented quickly.
> >
> > *Expected benefits to the Apache Community as a result of your work* -
> > Apart from willingness to contribute to various projects, I have always
> > been an admirer of the open source community. The way the community
> learns
> > together and contributes to the development of various technologies
> > impacting the globe, have always been fascinating to me. I plan to
> continue
> > the same trend by bringing in a diverse skill set, motivate others to
> join
> > open source, lead and participate in any community activities.
> >
> > *Detailed description and high level design for your proposed solution*
> >
> > *Project - Apache Hadoop*
> > *Module - HDFS*
> > *Component - libhdfs*
> >
> > *Issue* - Incorrect number of bytes read are copied to into native buffer
> > in hdfs
> >
> > *Summary* - After making a successful JNI call to input stream api
> > "org/apache/hadoop/fs/FSDataInputStream" while copying jbArray into
> > destination buffer the number of bytes to copied is equal to the maximum
> > length of buffer(noreadbytes), as noreadbytes is currently assigned to
> > length variable. It should ideally copy total number of bytes read into
> the
> > buffer returned by Java API's FSDataInputStream::read method.
> >
> > *Proposed Solution* - Assign noReadBytes equal to jval.i after successful
> > invocation of FSDataInputStream and handle the returned scenarios
> > respectively
> >
> > *Approximate number of hours you intend to work on the project each week
> > and the number of weeks you expect it to take* - 15 hrs/week.
> >
> > *A description of why you want to undertake this project and what you
> hope
> > to gain from it and the mentor programme*
> >
> > I am constantly looking for challenges where my work can impact at a
> > greater level. My keen interest in distributed systems and programming
> > lured me to this project. Apart from learning the technology in depth and
> > facing variety of challenges, I wish to learn to work in a diverse
> > environment and team. I have acquired skills in various areas and have
> > tendency to learn quickly, my aim to join the mentor program is to put
> > these skills to use while getting guidance on how to enhance them in a
> > focused way.
> >
> > *The current issue selected was a beginner level but I need guidance to
> > pave my path working onto more complex issues and contribute to this
> > project.*
> >
> > *Skills Profile* - 3+ years  of development experience using java and
> > python and working knowledge of C
> >  - Knowledge of distributed system and their implementation in a large
> > scale environment.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Shubham
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Luciano Resende
> http://twitter.com/lresende1975
> http://lresende.blogspot.com/
>

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