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From Alan Gates <ga...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] HBase as TLP?
Date Tue, 13 Apr 2010 01:01:10 GMT
For a discussion of this exact questions see:

http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/hadoop-general/201004.mbox/%3cx2l7c962aed1004072102j3ca29379he9f4095be7736f53@mail.gmail.com%3e

Alan.

On Apr 12, 2010, at 5:52 PM, John Martyniak wrote:

> Can somebody tell me why this is a good idea?
>
> Isn't HBase tightly coupled with Hadoop/HDFS.  Isn't that the  
> benefit of it.
>
> -John
>
> On Apr 12, 2010, at 11:56 AM, Stack wrote:
>
>> Please vote as to whether you think HBase should become a top-level
>> Apache project.
>>
>> I've included below a draft board resolution.  It lists all current
>> active HBase committers as initial members of the project management
>> committee (PMC) and myself, Michael Stack, as the initial chair.
>>
>> Do the good people of Hadoop support sending this request on to the  
>> Hadoop PMC?
>>
>> Yours,
>> St.Ack
>>
>> ------------
>>
>>  X. Establish the Apache HBase Project
>>
>>     WHEREAS, the Board of Directors deems it to be in the best
>>     interests of the Foundation and consistent with the
>>     Foundation's purpose to establish a Project Management
>>     Committee charged with the creation and maintenance of
>>     open-source software related to data serialization
>>     for distribution at no charge to the public.
>>
>>     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management
>>     Committee (PMC), to be known as the "Apache HBase Project",
>>     be and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the
>>     Foundation; and be it further
>>
>>     RESOLVED, that the Apache HBase Project be and hereby is
>>     responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
>>     related to a distributed database; and be it further
>>
>>     RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache HBase" be
>>     and hereby is created, the person holding such office to
>>     serve at the direction of the Board of Directors as the chair
>>     of the Apache HBase Project, and to have primary responsibility
>>     for management of the projects within the scope of
>>     responsibility of the Apache HBase Project; and be it further
>>
>>     RESOLVED, that the persons listed immediately below be and
>>     hereby are appointed to serve as the initial members of the
>>     Apache HBase Project:
>>
>>       * Michael Stack <stack@apache.org>
>>       * Jonathan Gray <jgray@apache.org>
>>       * Andrew Purtell <apurtell@apache.org>
>>       * John-Daniel Cryans <jdcryans@apache.org>
>>       * Ryan Rawson <rawson@apache.org>
>>       * Lars George <larsgeorge@apache.org>
>>
>>     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Michael Stack
>>     be appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache HBase, to
>>     serve in accordance with and subject to the direction of the
>>     Board of Directors and the Bylaws of the Foundation until
>>     death, resignation, retirement, removal or disqualification,
>>     or until a successor is appointed; and be it further
>>
>>     RESOLVED, that the initial Apache HBase PMC be and hereby is
>>     tasked with the creation of a set of bylaws intended to
>>     encourage open development and increased participation in the
>>     Apache HBase Project; and be it further
>>
>>     RESOLVED, that the Apache HBase Project be and hereby
>>     is tasked with the migration and rationalization of the Apache
>>     Hadoop HBase sub-project; and be it further
>>
>>     RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache
>>     Hadoop HBase sub-project encumbered upon the
>>     Apache Hadoop Project are hereafter discharged.
>


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