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From William Marshall <wcmar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DRAFT] May Podling Report Edgent
Date Fri, 04 May 2018 22:19:27 GMT
Looks good to me.

On Fri, May 4, 2018 at 8:47 AM, Christofer Dutz <christofer.dutz@c-ware.de>
wrote:

> Comments? I whipped this up by updating the last one …
>
> ===============================================
> Edgent
>
> Apache Edgent is a programming SDK 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 Edgent provides
> efficient and timely analytics across the whole IoT ecosystem: from the
> center to the edge.
>
> Edgent 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 the Edgent project.
>   2. Attracting at least another independent committer/ppmc member.
>   3. Finding further real world users of Edgent
>
> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> aware of?
>
>   Community participation, implying interest in Edgent, continues
>   to be an issue.  One of the two active committer/PPMC members has
>   retired at the end of February and the level of their continuing
>   participation is has been significantly reduced since then. The second
>   active committer was also very consumed with finishing his house-
>   building, which is now finished. So we are hoping to see increased
>   activity again.
>
> How has the community developed since the last report?
>
>   * An article on Apache Edgent has been published as cover-story in the
>     German JavaSPEKTRUM magazine in March
>     (https://bc-v3.pressmatrix.com/de/profiles/4967c6d5eae1/
> editions/138b1a28747149541fb0)
>   * At the Techcamp.Hamburg in April we had one well attended talk about
>      Apache Edgent
>   * Total, we have 76 subscribers to our mailing list, an increase
>     of 4 since the last report.
>   * We have seen a new name on the list, which seems to be interested in
>     contributing. Especially in the Kafka area. We are hoping to see more
>     activity in the near future.
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
>   * We have updated the Kafka module to the latest Kafka version
>   * According to JIRA, 2 new issues were added and none were resolved
>     in the last 90 days
>   * 12 commits were made in the last 90 days.
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>
>   Edgent is making slow but consistent progress towards graduation. While
> we
>   don't yet meet the diversity requirements, we put emphasis on community
>   growth through outreach which will ultimately pave the way for additional
>   committers and contributors.
>
>   Additionally, before we graduate it is important that we find users
>   outside of IBM. As most Edgent committers are employed by IBM, external
>   stakeholders help ensure long term contribution to the project.
>
>   [ ] Initial setup
>   [ ] Working towards first release
>   [X] Community building
>   [ ] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   2017-12-14  Apache Edgent 1.2.0
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
>   In August 2017, we added Christofer Dutz as a new committer
>   and PPMC member.
>
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [ ](edgent) Daniel Debrunner
>      Comments:
>   [ ](edgent) Luciano Resende
>      Comments:
>   [ ](edgent) Justin Mclean
>      Comments:
>   [ ](edgent) John D. Ament
>      Comments:
>
> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>
>
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>
>
>
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