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From Queenie Ma <queeni...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Draft: Quarks Incubator PMC report for June
Date Tue, 31 May 2016 23:03:09 GMT
Thank you for the feedback! I have added the report to:


On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 8:28 AM, Queenie Ma <queeniema@apache.org> wrote:

> I have volunteered to draft the incubator report for June. Please feel
> free to add
> comments or information you believe should be added to the report.
> Apache Quarks is a programming model and micro-kernel style runtime that
> can
> be embedded in gateways and small footprint edge devices enabling local,
> real-time, analytics on the continuous streams of data coming from
> equipment, vehicles, systems, appliances, devices and sensors of all kinds
> (for example, Raspberry Pis or smart phones). Working in conjunction with
> centralized analytic systems, Apache Quarks provides efficient and timely
> analytics across the whole IoT ecosystem: from the center to the edge.
> Quarks has been incubating since 2016-02-29.
> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>   1. Create and expand a diverse community of contributors and committers
>      around Quarks project
>   2. Create the first Apache release of Quarks
>   3. Complete the product name search and select a suitable name
> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> aware of?
>   Due to trademark concerns with "Quarks", the Quarks PPMC voted to change
>   the project's name. A renaming discussion and public vote was held on the
>   dev mailing list. The voting results are being discussed privately by the
>   PPMC.
> How has the community developed since the last report?
>   We have added two new committers and PPMC members, Kathy Saunders and
>   Queenie Ma. Kathy has taken the lead on the name search process for
> Quarks,
>   and her positive attitude and helpfulness are an incredible asset for the
>   Quarks community. Queenie has contributed content to the website and is a
>   frequent participant in community discussions. The Quarks community is
> still
>   small, as Quarks has just recently incubated, therefore we aim to
> continue
>   growing our list in the near future.
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>   * According to JIRA, the project has added 27 new issues in May, and 22
>     issues have been resolved.
>   * On May 12, several Quarks contributors hosted an "Apache Quarks on
>     Raspberry Pi" webcast where they showed how to use Quarks to work with
>     real sensor data on a Raspberry Pi, and demonstrated a smart sprinkler
>     application using Quarks.
> Date of last release:
>   Quarks is still new, so we haven't created an Apache release as of yet.
> When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>   In May, we added two new committers and PPMC members, Kathy Saunders and
>   Queenie Ma.
> Signed-off-by:
>   [](quarks) Daniel Debrunner
>   [](quarks) Luciano Resende
>   [](quarks) Katherine Marsden
>   [](quarks) Justin Mclean
> --
> Queenie

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