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From Branko Čibej <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [RESULT][VOTE] Accept Apache Knox Hadoop Gateway Project into the Incubator
Date Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:02:10 GMT
Just tagging the [RESULT] onto the subject so that the vote status gets
updated.

On 24.02.2013 04:36, Devaraj Das wrote:
> Hi folks,
> With 10 binding +1 votes, this vote has passed.  Thanks to everyone who
> voted.
> Devaraj.
>  +1 (binding)
>
> On Feb 15, 2013, at 11:22 AM, Devaraj Das wrote:
>
>> Hi Folks,
>>
>> Thanks for participating in the discussion. I'd like to call a VOTE
>> for acceptance of Apache Knox Hadoop Gateway Project into the
>> Incubator. The vote will close on Feb 22 at 6:00 p.m.
>>
>> [ ]  +1 Accept Apache Knox Hadoop Gateway Project into the Incubator
>> [ ]  +0 Don't care.
>> [ ]  -1 Don't accept Apache Knox Hadoop Gateway Project into the
>> Incubator because...
>>
>> Full proposal is pasted at the bottom of this email, and the
>> corresponding wiki is http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/knox. Only
>> VOTEs from Incubator PMC members are binding.
>>
>> Here's my +1 (binding).
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Devaraj.
>>
>> -----------------
>>
>> Knox Gateway Proposal
>>
>> Abstract
>>
>> Knox Gateway is a system that provides a single point of secure access
>> for Apache Hadoop clusters.
>>
>> Proposal
>>
>> The Knox Gateway (“Gateway” or “Knox”) is a system that provides a
>> single point of authentication and access for Apache Hadoop services
>> in a cluster. The goal is to simplify Hadoop security for both users
>> (i.e. who access the cluster data and execute jobs) and operators
>> (i.e. who control access and manage the cluster). The Gateway runs as
>> a server (or cluster of servers) that serve one or more Hadoop
>> clusters.
>>
>> Provide perimeter security to make Hadoop security setup easier
>> Support authentication and token verification security scenarios
>> Deliver users a single cluster end-point that aggregates capabilities
>> for data and jobs
>> Enable integration with enterprise and cloud identity management
> environments
>> Background
>>
>> An Apache Hadoop cluster is presented to consumers as a loose
>> collection of independent services. This makes it difficult for users
>> to interact with Hadoop since each service maintains it’s own method
>> of access and security. As well, for operators, configuration and
>> administration of a secure Hadoop cluster is a complex and many Hadoop
>> clusters are insecure as a result.
>>
>> The goal of the project is to provide coverage for all existing Hadoop
>> ecosystem projects. In addition, the project will be extensible to
>> allow for new and/or proprietary Hadoop components without requiring
>> changes to the gateway source code. The gateway is expected to run in
>> a DMZ environment where it will provide controlled access to these
>> Hadoop services. In this way Hadoop clusters can be protected by a
>> firewall and only limited access provided through the firewall for the
>> gateway. The authentication components of the gateway will be modular
>> and extensible such that it can be integrated with existing security
>> infrastructure.
>>
>> Rationale
>>
>> Organizations that are struggling with Hadoop cluster security result
>> in a) running Hadoop without security or b) slowing adoption of
>> Hadoop. The Gateway aims to provide perimeter security that integrates
>> more easily into existing organizations’ security infrastructure.
>> Doing so will simplify security for these organizations and benefit
>> all Hadoop stakeholders (i.e. users and operators). Additionally,
>> making a dedicated perimeter security project part of the Apache
>> Hadoop ecosystem will prevent fragmentation in this area and further
>> increase the value of Hadoop as a data platform.
>>
>> Current Status
>>
>> Prototype available, developed by the list of initial committers.
>>
>> Meritocracy
>>
>> We desire to build a diverse developer community around Gateway
>> following the Apache Way. We want to make the project open source and
>> will encourage contributors from multiple organizations following the
>> Apache meritocracy model.
>>
>> Community
>>
>> We hope to extend the user and developer base in the future and build
>> a solid open source community around Gateway. Apache Hadoop has a
>> large ecosystem of open source projects, each with a strong community
>> of contributors. All project communities in this ecosystem have an
>> opportunity to participate in the advancement of the Gateway project
>> because ultimately, Gateway will enable the security capabilities of
>> their project to be more enterprise friendly.
>>
>> Core Developers
>>
>> Gateway is currently being developed by several engineers from
>> Hortonworks - Kevin Minder, Larry McCay, John Speidel, Tom Beerbower
>> and Sumit Mohanty. All the engineers have deep expertise in
>> middleware, security & identity systems and are quite familiar with
>> the Hadoop ecosystem.
>>
>> Alignment
>>
>> The ASF is a natural host for Gateway given that it is already the
>> home of Hadoop, Hive, Pig, HBase, Oozie and other emerging big data
>> software projects. Gateway is designed to solve the security
>> challenges familiar to the Hadoop ecosystem family of projects.
>>
>> Known Risks
>>
>> Orphaned products & Reliance on Salaried Developers
>>
>> The core developers plan to work full time on the project. We believe
>> that this project will be of general interest to many Hadoop users and
>> will attract a diverse set of contributors. We intend to demonstrate
>> this by having contributors from several organizations recognized as
>> committers by the time Knox graduates from incubation.
>>
>> Inexperience with Open Source
>>
>> All of the core developers are active users and followers of open
>> source. As well, Hortonworks and the affiliated mentors have a strong
>> heritage of success with contributions to Apache Hadoop Projects.
>>
>> Homogeneous Developers
>>
>> The current core developers are from Hortonworks, however, we hope to
>> establish a developer community that includes contributors from
>> several corporations.
>>
>> Reliance on Salaried Developers
>>
>> Currently, the developers are paid to do work on Gateway. However,
>> once the project has a community built around it, we expect to get
>> committers and developers from outside the current core developers.
>>
>> Relationships with Other Apache Products
>>
>> Gateway is going to be used by the users and operators of Hadoop, and
>> the Hadoop ecosystem in general.
>>
>> A Excessive Fascination with the Apache Brand
>>
>> Our interest in developing Gateway in Apache project is to follow an
>> established development model, as well since many of the Hadoop
>> ecosystem projects also are part of Apache, Gateway will complement
>> those projects by following the same development and contribution
>> model.
>>
>> Documentation
>>
>> There is documentation in Hortonworks’ internal repositories. These
>> can be shared upon request and will be transferred into the Apache CM
>> system if this proposal is accepted.
>>
>> Initial Source
>>
>> The current initial source can be found in a GitHub repository.
>> https://github.com/hortonworks/knox.git
>>
>> Source and Intellectual Property Submission Plan
>>
>> The complete Gateway code is under Apache Software License 2.
>>
>> External Dependencies
>>
>> The Gateway dependencies are listed below, separated by Category A and
>> Category B as defined in the Apache Third-Party Licensing Policy.
>> Note: These are the direct dependencies. Indirect dependencies are not
>> included.
>>
>> Category A Dependencies
>>
>> Apache Commons - ASLv2.0
>>
>> commons-io:commons-io#2.4
>> commons-cli:commons-cli#1.2
>> commons-codec:commons-codec#1.7
>> org.apache.commons:commons-digester3#3.2
>> org.apache.commons:commons-vfs2#2.0
>>
>> Apache Hadoop - ASLv2.0
>>
>> org.apache.hadoop:hadoop-auth#0.23.3
>> org.apache.hadoop:hadoop-core#1.0.3
>>
>> Apache Geronimo - ASLv2.0
>>
>> org.apache.geronimo.components:geronimo-jaspi#2.0.0
>> org.apache.geronimo.specs:geronimo-osgi-locator#1.1
>>
>> Apache Shiro - ASLv2.0
>>
>> org.apache.shiro:shiro-web#1.2.1
>>
>> ApacheDS - ASLv2.0
>>
>> org.apache.directory.server:apacheds-all#1.5.5
>>
>> Log4J - ASLv2.0
>>
>> log4j:log4j#1.2.17
>>
>> SL4J - MIT
>>
>> org.slf4j:slf4j-api#1.6.6
>> org.slf4j:slf4j-log4j12#1.6.6
>>
>> Guava - ASLv2.0
>>
>> com.google.guava:guava#14.0-rc1
>>
>> HttpClient - ASLv2.0
>>
>> org.apache.httpcomponents:httpclient#4.2.1
>>
>> Jetty - ASLv2.0
>>
>> org.eclipse.jetty:jetty-server#8.1.7.v20120910
>> org.eclipse.jetty:jetty-servlet#8.1.7.v20120910
>> org.eclipse.jetty:jetty-webapp#8.1.7.v20120910
>> org.eclipse.jetty:jetty-jaspi#8.1.7.v20120910
>> org.eclipse.jetty.aggregate:jetty-all#8.1.7.v20120910
>> org.eclipse.jetty:test-jetty-servlet#8.1.7.v20120910
>>
>> JBoss ShrinkWrap - ASLv2.0
>>
>> org.jboss.shrinkwrap:shrinkwrap-api#1.0.1
>> org.jboss.shrinkwrap:shrinkwrap-impl-base#1.0.1
>>
> org.jboss.shrinkwrap.descriptors:shrinkwrap-descriptors-api-javaee#2.0.0-alpha-4
> org.jboss.shrinkwrap.descriptors:shrinkwrap-descriptors-impl-javaee#2.0.0-alpha-4
>> Category A Dependencies (Test)
>>
>> EasyMock - ASLv2.0
>>
>> org.easymock:easymock#3.0
>>
>> XML Matchers - ASLv2.0
>>
>> org.xmlmatchers:xml-matchers#0.10
>>
>> Hamcrest - BSDv3
>>
>> org.hamcrest:hamcrest-api#1.0
>> org.hamcrest:hamcrest-core#1.2.1
>> org.hamcrest:hamcrest-library#1.2.1
>>
>> JsonPath - ASLv2.0
>>
>> com.jayway.jsonpath:json-path#0.8.1
>> com.jayway.jsonpath:json-path-assert#0.8.1
>>
>> XMLTool - ASLv2.0
>>
>> com.mycila.xmltool:xmltool#3.3
>>
>> REST-assured - ASLv2.0
>>
>> com.jayway.restassured:rest-assured#1.6.2
>>
>> Category B Dependencies
>>
>> Jersey - CDDLv1.1 or GPL2wCPE
>>
>> com.sun.jersey:jersey-server#1.14
>> com.sun.jersey:jersey-servlet#1.14
>>
>> Jerico - EPLv1.0
>>
>> net.htmlparser.jericho:jericho-html#3.2
>>
>> Servlet - CDDLv1.0 or GPLv2
>>
>> javax.servlet:javax.servlet-api#3.0.1
>>
>> JUnit - CPLv1.0
>>
>> junit:junit#4.11
>>
>> Cryptography
>>
>> The Gateway uses cryptographic software indirectly as a result of
>> having two dependencies: ApacheDS and Apache Shiro. Gateway does not
>> include any special or custom cryptographic technologies.
>>
>> ApacheDS is an ASF project and has been classified Export Commodity
>> Control Number (ECCN) 5D002.C.1 due to it’s dependency on Bouncy
>> Castle. More information on the ApacheDS classification can be found
>> at
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/directory/apacheds/trunk/installers/README
>> Apache Shiro is an ASF project and has been classified Export
>> Commodity Control Number (ECCN) 5D002.C.1. More information on the
>> Apache Shiro classification can be found at
>> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/shiro/trunk/README
>>
>> Required Resources
>>
>> Mailing lists
>>
>> knox-dev AT incubator DOT apache DOT org knox-commits AT incubator DOT
>> apache DOT org knox-user AT hms incubator apache DOT org knox-private
>> AT incubator DOT apache DOT org
>>
>> Subversion Directory
>>
>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/knox
>>
>> Issue Tracking
>>
>> JIRA Knox (KNOX)
>>
>> Initial Committers
>>
>> Kevin Minder (kevin DOT minder AT hortonworks DOT com)
>>
>> Larry McCay (lmccay AT hortonworks DOT com)
>>
>> John Speidel (jspeidel AT hortonworks DOT com)
>> Tom Beerbower (tbeerbower AT hortonworks DOT com)
>> Sumit Mohanty (smohanty AT hortonworks DOT com)
>> Venkatesh Seetharam (venkatesh AT hortonworks DOT com)
>>
>> Affiliations
>>
>> Kevin Minder (Hortonworks)
>>
>> Larry McCay (Hortonworks)
>>
>> John Speidel (Hortonworks)
>> Tom Beerbower (Hortonworks)
>> Sumit Mohanty (Hortonworks)
>> Venkatesh Seetharm (Hortonworks)
>> Owen O'Malley (Hortonworks)
>> Mahadev Konar (Hortonworks)
>> Alan Gates (Hortonworks)
>> Devaraj Das (Hortwonrks)
>> Chris Douglas (Microsoft)
>> Chris Mattmann (NASA)
>> Tom White (Cloudera)
>>
>> Sponsors
>>
>> Champion
>>
>> Devaraj Das (ddas AT apache DOT org)
>>
>> Nominated Mentors
>>
>> Owen O’Malley (omalley AT apache DOT org)
>> Mahadev Konar (mahadev AT apache DOT org)
>> Alan Gates (gates AT apache DOT org)
>> Devaraj Das (ddas AT apache DOT org)
>> Chris Douglas (cdouglas AT apache DOT org)
>> Chris Mattmann (chris DOT a DOT mattmann AT jpl DOT nasa DOT gov)
>> Tom White (tom DOT e DOT white AT gmail DOT com)
>>
>> Sponsoring Entity
>>
>> Incubator PMC
>>
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> --
> Arun C. Murthy
> Hortonworks Inc.
> http://hortonworks.com/
>


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