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From Márton Balassi <balassi.mar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Google Summer of Code 2015 is coming
Date Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:13:27 GMT
Hey,

Please add the JIRA for the projects, the deadline for the organizations is
tomorrow! Gyula has already added one [1], I'm also adding some.

[1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLINK-1503

On Thu, Feb 12, 2015 at 12:26 PM, Stephan Ewen <sewen@apache.org> wrote:

> I think if the ML library general framework and stubs are in place, such
> that it is really about implementing linear algebra algorithms, this could
> work as well.
>
> The Mahout DSL also offers a good framework, we may go for a shared
> supervision with the Mahout community.
>
> On Thu, Feb 12, 2015 at 12:04 PM, Robert Metzger <rmetzger@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > I would like to see a GSoC student working on Gelly.
> >
> > The issue with GSoC is that it requires you to be available constantly ;)
> > In my opinion its important to spend a few hours each week (2-5) to
> review
> > and discuss the work. Its important to do that frequently. otherwise the
> > student is idling.
> >
> > You find the timeline here:
> > http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/events/google/gsoc2015 .. so you can
> > check how it fits your schedule.
> > I think there are two big parts which involve a lot of work:
> > a) the "application phase", when many students are hitting the mailing
> > lists. Its a lot of work for the community, not so much for the mentors.
> > (We have to answer questions, review changes, .. )
> > b) The work-phase in GSoC requires time from the mentor. As I said, for
> > being a good mentor, you'll have to spend 2-5 hrs a week.
> >
> > There is a really good guide on mentoring students for GSoC here:
> > http://flossmanuals.net/GSoCMentoring/
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 9:46 PM, Vasiliki Kalavri <
> > vasilikikalavri@gmail.com
> > > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I can certainly see some ideas we have for Gelly making nice GSoC
> > projects,
> > > but I'm not sure I will have enough time to devote as a mentor.
> > >
> > > @Fabian and others who were mentors last year: can you share a bit
> about
> > > your experience and specifically about your workload during GSoC? What
> > were
> > > your responsibilities and when was your help most needed?
> > > Preparation/description of the project, during development, during the
> > end?
> > >
> > >
> > > The thing is that currently and for the next ~2 months I'm quite
> > > overloaded, but this will hopefully change after I finish my internship
> > and
> > > some paper deadlines pass :)
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > >
> > > -V.
> > >
> > > On 8 February 2015 at 11:49, Gyula Fóra <gyfora@apache.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hey,
> > > >
> > > > And as for a more general but awesome topic is Batch-Streaming
> > > integration.
> > > >
> > > > There will be a lot of subtopics in this one.
> > > >
> > > > Cheers,
> > > > Gyula
> > > >
> > > > On Sun, Feb 8, 2015 at 11:40 AM, Márton Balassi <
> > > balassi.marton@gmail.com>
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Hey,
> > > > >
> > > > > As for streaming Gyula and myself would be available for mentors.
> > > > >
> > > > > - Integrating streaming to the webclient
> > > > > - Runtime monitoring for streaming
> > > > > - Collect method for DataSet/DataStream -> scala stream and shell
> > > > > integration
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On Sat, Feb 7, 2015 at 11:47 PM, Fabian Hueske <fhueske@gmail.com>
> > > > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > I think it would be good to participate in GSoC and would be
> > > available
> > > > > as a
> > > > > > mentor this year as well.
> > > > > > The following projects from our project wiki page could serve
as
> > nice
> > > > > GSoC
> > > > > > projects, IMO:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > - Improving monitoring (I hope we make some progress in that
> > > direction
> > > > > > until GSoC starts, but there will be more metrics to collect
and
> to
> > > > > > visualize.)
> > > > > > - Spatial data analysis API
> > > > > > - Cascading on Flink
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Who else would volunteer to be a mentor?
> > > > > > Do you see other potential GSoC projects, e.g., in Flink
> Streaming,
> > > > > Gelly,
> > > > > > or the planned ML library?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Cheers, Fabian
> > > > > >
> > > > > > 2015-02-06 14:56 GMT+01:00 Robert Metzger <rmetzger@apache.org>:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > Some of the community members here have already some experience
> > > with
> > > > > GSoC
> > > > > > > because back in the Stratosphere days we were also
> participating
> > in
> > > > > GSoC.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > In my experience its more work than one might think in
the
> > > beginning.
> > > > > But
> > > > > > > it would be great if some committers in the projects agree
to
> > > mentor
> > > > > some
> > > > > > > students.
> > > > > > > I'm pretty loaded with work right now and it would add
too much
> > to
> > > my
> > > > > > > stress level to mentor a student. But I would be willing
to
> help
> > > out
> > > > > with
> > > > > > > answering questions on the ML etc.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > On Fri, Feb 6, 2015 at 4:07 AM, Henry Saputra <
> > > > henry.saputra@gmail.com
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > I have seen some interests from students about Flink.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Maybe should officially submit proposal to Google
summer of
> > code
> > > > this
> > > > > > > year?
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > > > > > > > From: Ulrich Stärk <uli@apache.org>
> > > > > > > > Date: Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 2:44 PM
> > > > > > > > Subject: Google Summer of Code 2015 is coming
> > > > > > > > To: mentors@community.apache.org
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Hello PMCs (incubator Mentors, please forward this
email to
> > your
> > > > > > > podlings),
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Google Summer of Code [1] is a program sponsored by
Google
> > > allowing
> > > > > > > > students to spend their summer
> > > > > > > > working on open source software. Students will receive
> stipends
> > > for
> > > > > > > > developing open source software
> > > > > > > > full-time for three months. Projects will provide
mentoring
> and
> > > > > > > > project ideas, and in return have
> > > > > > > > the chance to get new code developed and - most importantly
-
> > to
> > > > > > > > identify and bring in new committers.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > The ASF will apply as a participating organization
meaning
> > > > individual
> > > > > > > > projects don't have to apply
> > > > > > > > separately.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > If you want to participate with your project we ask
you to do
> > the
> > > > > > > > following things by no later than
> > > > > > > > 2015-02-13 19:00 UTC (applications from organizations
close a
> > > week
> > > > > > later)
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > 1. understand what it means to be a mentor [2].
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > 2. record your project ideas.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Just create issues in JIRA, label them with gsoc2015,
and
> they
> > > will
> > > > > > > > show up at [3]. Please be as
> > > > > > > > specific as possible when describing your idea. Include
the
> > > > > > > > programming language, the tools and
> > > > > > > > skills required, but try not to scare potential students
> away.
> > > They
> > > > > > > > are supposed to learn what's
> > > > > > > > required before the program starts.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Use labels, e.g. for the programming language (java,
c, c++,
> > > > erlang,
> > > > > > > > python, brainfuck, ...) or
> > > > > > > > technology area (cloud, xml, web, foo, bar, ...) and
record
> > them
> > > at
> > > > > > [5].
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Please use the COMDEV JIRA project for recording your
ideas
> if
> > > your
> > > > > > > > project doesn't use JIRA (e.g.
> > > > > > > > httpd, ooo). Contact dev@community.apache.org if you
need
> > > > > assistance.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > [4] contains some additional information (will be
updated for
> > > 2015
> > > > > > > > shortly).
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > 3. subscribe to mentors@community.apache.org; restricted
to
> > > > > potential
> > > > > > > > mentors, meant to be used as a
> > > > > > > > private list - general discussions on the public
> > > > > > > > dev@community.apache.org list as much as possible
> > > > > > > > please). Use a recognized address when subscribing
(@
> > apache.org
> > > or
> > > > > one
> > > > > > > > of your alias addresses on
> > > > > > > > record).
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Note that the ASF isn't accepted as a participating
> > organization
> > > > yet,
> > > > > > > > nevertheless you *have to*
> > > > > > > > start recording your ideas now or we might not get
accepted.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Over the years we were able to complete hundreds of
projects
> > > > > > > > successfully. Some of our prior
> > > > > > > > students are active contributors now! Let's make this
year a
> > > > success
> > > > > > > again!
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Cheers,
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Uli
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > P.S.: Except for the private parts (label spreadsheet
> mostly),
> > > this
> > > > > > > > email is free to be shared
> > > > > > > > publicly if you want to.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > [1]
> > http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/gsoc2015
> > > > > > > > [2] http://community.apache.org/guide-to-being-a-mentor.html
> > > > > > > > [3] http://s.apache.org/gsoc2015ideas
> > > > > > > > [4] http://community.apache.org/gsoc.html
> > > > > > > > [5] http://s.apache.org/gsoclabels
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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