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From Alan Cabrera <l...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: Mesos - Shepherd's report
Date Mon, 14 Jan 2013 17:47:22 GMT
Thanks Andy!  

What do you guys see as your key items that need to be done before you graduate?  

Looks like you guys are in critical need of some fresh mentors.


Regards,
Alan

On Jan 11, 2013, at 12:04 PM, Andy Konwinski wrote:

> I've updated the wiki with the report text that Ben wrote. Thanks Ben!
> Also, thanks Alan for your friendly nudge.
> 
> Andy
> 
> 
> On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 10:41 AM, Alan Cabrera <list@toolazydogs.com> wrote:
> 
>> Sure!  I'll add it this morning.
>> 
>> 
>> Regards,
>> Alan
>> 
>> On Jan 11, 2013, at 10:26 AM, Benjamin Hindman wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi Alan,
>>> 
>>> I don't have access to update the wiki. Is that something that you can
>> help
>>> me resolve? In the mean time, I pinged one of the other committers
>>> yesterday to update the wiki with the following report (but haven't heard
>>> anything back yet):
>>> 
>>> 
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>> 
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>> 
>>> 1. Add more committers (see "issues" below).
>>> 2. Do more releases (see "issues" below).
>>> 3. Grow community (do more meetups and try and get more people interested
>>> in hacking on codebase rather than just using the software).
>>> 
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>> aware
>>> of?
>>> 
>>> We've had issues getting enough votes for adding committers and doing
>>> releases. We recently added a new mentor (thank you Jakob Homan!) who
>>> promptly helped out on one of our stalled releases, but we still have yet
>>> to conclude a committer vote (to be clear, the vote has received
>> unanimous
>>> +1's from all existing committers, but nothing from any mentors).
>>> 
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>> 
>>> We performed a "meetup" at AirBnB which drew a large crowd. The mailing
>>> list continued to be active in December. People are generally interested
>>> and excited about the project, but we have not gotten very many
>> developers
>>> working in the codebase. We hope to rectify this in the coming months by
>>> holding some developer specific meetups to talk about working on and
>>> contributing to the project.
>>> 
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>> 
>>> There were a considerable number of bug fixes, especially around the use
>> of
>>> Linux cgroups for doing resource isolation. There was also a lot of work
>>> done on the slave/worker component of the system to enable upgrading
>> Mesos
>>> without killing all tasks/processes that it is managing. See
>>> https://reviews.apache.org/dashboard/?view=to-group&group=mesos.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 10:01 AM, Alan Cabrera <list@toolazydogs.com>
>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> No report filed.  No mentor interaction to get report out.
>>>> 
>>>> With that said, the project seems pretty active.  I'm wondering why they
>>>> haven't graduated yet.  With that said, the project needs more than one
>>>> mentor, IMHO.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Alan
>>>> 
>>>> 
>> 
>> 


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