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From Luciano Resende <>
Subject Re: Apache Mentoring Programme - Request for mentor assignment and JIRA proposal
Date Thu, 16 Jun 2016 06:09:48 GMT
Hi Shubhan,

I would recommend you also submit your request for a mentor in the HDFS
project list (
More info about the Apache Hadoop lists are available at :

Good luck, and welcome to open source !!!

On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 11:42 AM, Shubham Sharma <>

> 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

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