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From Jay Doane <jaydo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Adopt FoundationDB
Date Tue, 30 Jul 2019 16:31:07 GMT
+1

On Tue, Jul 30, 2019 at 1:27 AM Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:

> Dear CouchDB developers,
>
> This vote decides whether the CouchDB project accepts the proposal[1]
> to switch our underlying storage and distributed systems technology out
> for FoundationDB[2].
>
> At the outset, we said that we wanted to cover these topic areas before
> making a vote:
>
> - Bylaw changes
>     - RFC process: done, passed
>     - Add qualified vote option: done, changes proposed were not
>       ratified
>
> - Roadmap: proposal done, detailed discussions TBD, includes
>   deprecations
>
> - Onboarding: ASF onboarding links shared, CouchDB specific onboarding
>   TBD.
>
> - (Re-)Branding: tentatively: 3.0 is the last release before FDB
>   CouchDB and 4.0 is the FDB CouchDB. If we need nicknames, we can
>   decide on those later.
>
> - FoundationDB Governance: FoundationDB is currently loosely organised
>   between Apple and a few key stakeholder companies invested in the
>   technology. Apple contributions are trending downwards relatively,
>   approaching 50%, which means in the future, more non-Apple than Apple
>   contributions are likely.
>
>   In addition, the CouchDB PMC has requested addition to the current
>   organisational FDB weekly meeting, which is where any more formal
>   governance decisions are going to be made and the CouchDB PMC can be
>   a part of the surrounding discussions.
>
> - FoundationDB Operations knowledge: IBM has intends to share this
>   knowledge as they acquire it in conjunction with Apache CouchDB in
>   terms of general ops knowledge, best practices and tooling.
>
> - Proj. Mgmt.: RFC process + outline list of TBD RFCs allow for enough
>   visibility and collaboration opportunities, everyone on dev@ list is
>   encouraged to participate.
>
> - Tech deep dives: DISCUSS threads and RFCs are covering this, current
>   list of TBD DISCUSS/RFCs, for the proposal. Most of which were
>   already discussed on dev@ or RFC’d in our documentation repo:
>
>     * JSON doc storage and storage of edit conflicts
>     * revision management
>     * _changes feed
>     * _db_updates
>     * _all_docs
>     * database creation and deletion
>     * attachments
>     * mango indexes (including collation)
>     * map-only views / search / geo
>     * reduces
>     * aggregate metrics (data_size, etc.)
>     * release engineering
>     * local/desktop/dev install security
>
> * * *
>
> As shown above, all topics we wanted to have clarity on have been
> advanced to a point where we are now ready to make a decision:
>
>   Should Apache CouchDB adopt FoundationDB?
>
> Since this is a big decision, I suggest we make this a Lazy 2/3
> Majority Vote with PMC Binding Votes, and a 7 day duration (as per our
> bylaws[3]).
>
> You can cast your votes now.
>
> Best
> Jan
> —
> [1]:
> https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/04e7889354c077a6beb91fd1292b6d38b7a3f2c6a5dc7d20f5b87c44@%3Cdev.couchdb.apache.org%3E
> [2]: https://www.foundationdb.org
> [3]: https://couchdb.apache.org/bylaws.html
>
>
>

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