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From Andy Konwinski <an...@berkeley.edu>
Subject Re: Mesos - Shepherd's report
Date Fri, 11 Jan 2013 20:04:02 GMT
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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