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From Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
Subject Re: [2nd DRAFT] Board Report for December 2014 - Please review
Date Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:59:37 GMT
Personally, I see nothing wrong with that, but
I'd like to understand whether board members
would frown on such 'breaking news' addition.

Thanks,
Roman.

On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 12:51 PM, Henry Saputra <henry.saputra@gmail.com> wrote:
> Roman, John,
>
> Could we add Flink graduation resolution as part of the board meeting
> agenda for this month from incubator?
>
> - Henry
>
> On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 8:48 AM, Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org> wrote:
>> Indeed! I'll fix it.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Roman.
>>
>> P.S. I could swear I saw in the report though, but you're right.
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 8:44 AM, Adunuthula, Seshu <sadunuthula@ebay.com> wrote:
>>> Kylin is a new podling which was approved, but do not see a mention here
>>> in this report.
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Seshu Adunuthula
>>>
>>>
>>> On 12/9/14, 6:13 PM, "John D. Ament" <johndament@apache.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>>Below is the "final" copy of the report, ready to be signed off on.  I
>>>>removed non-reporting podlings.
>>>>
>>>>Can we get someone from MRQL and Brooklyn to sign off on those reports?
>>>>Brooklyn specifically has a *lot* of mentors to find no one to sign off on
>>>>it.
>>>>
>>>>BTW, in my last email I incorrectly listed log4cxx as non-reporting.  They
>>>>did report.
>>>>
>>>>= Incubator PMC report for December 2014 =
>>>>=== Timeline ===
>>>>||Wed December 03 ||Podling reports due by end of day ||
>>>>||Sun December 07 ||Shepherd reviews due by end of day ||
>>>>||Sun December 07 ||Summary due by end of day ||
>>>>||Tue December 09 ||Mentor signoff due by end of day ||
>>>>||Wed December 10 ||Report submitted to Board ||
>>>>||Wed December 17 ||Board meeting ||
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>=== Shepherd Assignments ===
>>>>||Alan D. Cabrera ||Ignite ||
>>>>||Andrei Savu ||Drill ||
>>>>||Andrei Savu ||Johnzon ||
>>>>||Dave Fisher ||NPanday ||
>>>>||John Ament ||MRQL ||
>>>>||John Ament ||log4cxx2 ||
>>>>||Justin Mclean ||Tamaya ||
>>>>||Konstantin Boudnik ||Argus ||
>>>>||Matthew Franklin ||Brooklyn ||
>>>>||Raphael Bircher ||Kalumet ||
>>>>||Raphael Bircher ||Streams ||
>>>>||Roman Shaposhnik ||Sentry ||
>>>>||Ross Gardler ||Wave ||
>>>>||Suresh Marru ||Falcon ||
>>>>||Suresh Marru ||Lens ||
>>>>||Timothy Chen ||Ripple ||
>>>>||Timothy Chen ||Taverna ||
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>=== Report content ===
>>>>{{{
>>>>Incubator PMC report for December 2014
>>>>
>>>>The Apache Incubator is the entry path into the ASF for projects and
>>>>codebases
>>>>wishing to become part of the Foundation's efforts.
>>>>
>>>>There are currently 36 podlings undergoing incubation.  Two podlings
>>>>joined
>>>>us this month, NiFi and Tamaya.  Three new IPMC members and two new
>>>>Shepherds joined our ranks as well.
>>>>
>>>>* Community
>>>>
>>>>  New IPMC members:
>>>>
>>>>  Andrew L. Farris
>>>>  Thejas Nair
>>>>  Brock Noland
>>>>
>>>>  New Incubator Shepherds:
>>>>
>>>>  Timothy Chen
>>>>  Andrew L. Farris
>>>>
>>>>  People who left the IPMC:
>>>>
>>>>  None
>>>>
>>>>* New Podlings
>>>>
>>>>  Nifi
>>>>  Tamaya
>>>>
>>>>* Graduations
>>>>
>>>>  The board has motions for the following:
>>>>
>>>>  The IPMC is currently voting on graudations for:
>>>>
>>>>  Flink
>>>>
>>>>* Releases
>>>>
>>>>  The following releases were made since the last Incubator report:
>>>>
>>>>  apache-calcite-0.9.2-incubating
>>>>  apache-twill-0.4.0-incubating
>>>>  apache-parquet-format-2.2.0-incubating
>>>>  apache-johnzon-0.2-incubating
>>>>  apache-slider-0.60.0-incubating
>>>>  metamodel-4.3.0-incubating
>>>>  apache-aurora-0.6.0-incubating
>>>>
>>>>* IP Clearance
>>>>
>>>>  Sling Sightly and XSS modules
>>>>
>>>>* Legal / Trademarks
>>>>
>>>> There are many on going Podling Name Search requests,
>>>> with few being closed.
>>>>
>>>>  Droids still has an open name search.
>>>>  Falcon is procesing a name search currently.
>>>>  Tamaya successfully cleared Podling Name Search.
>>>>
>>>>  Two podlings (BatchEE and Johnzon) are currently waiting
>>>>  on the result of a new licensing agreement w/ Oracle to
>>>>  gain access to the TCKs for new EE related JSRs.  Until this
>>>>  is done they could not be considered compliant implementations
>>>>
>>>>* Infrastructure
>>>>
>>>>  SVN outage caused minor inconvenience to some podlings.
>>>>  Argus/Ranger is facing some struggles with their rename.
>>>>
>>>>* Miscellaneous
>>>>
>>>>  The Kalumet podling is currently thinking about throwing around a
>>>>  retirement vote.
>>>>
>>>>-------------------- Summary of podling reports --------------------
>>>>
>>>>* Still getting started at the Incubator
>>>>
>>>>  Ignite
>>>>  Lens
>>>>  Nifi
>>>>  Tamaya
>>>>  Taverna
>>>>
>>>>* Not yet ready to graduate
>>>>
>>>>  No release:
>>>>
>>>>  Brooklyn
>>>>  Wave
>>>>
>>>>  Community growth:
>>>>
>>>>  Falcon
>>>>  Johnzon
>>>>  Sentry
>>>>  Streams
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>* Ready to graduate
>>>>
>>>>  The Board has motions for the following:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>* Did not report, expected next month
>>>>
>>>>  Ranger (formerly Argus)
>>>>  Kalumet
>>>>  NPanday
>>>>
>>>>* Not signed off by mentors
>>>>
>>>>  Brooklyn
>>>>  MRQL
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>                       Table of Contents
>>>>Brooklyn
>>>>Falcon
>>>>Ignite
>>>>Johnzon
>>>>Lens
>>>>log4cxx2
>>>>MRQL
>>>>NiFi
>>>>Ripple
>>>>Sentry
>>>>Streams
>>>>Tamaya
>>>>Taverna
>>>>Wave
>>>>
>>>>----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>--------------------
>>>>Brooklyn
>>>>
>>>>Brooklyn is a framework for modelling, monitoring, and managing
>>>>applications
>>>>through autonomic blueprints.
>>>>
>>>>Brooklyn has been incubating since 2014-05-01.
>>>>
>>>>Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>
>>>>  1. Completing our first release under Apache
>>>>  2. Grow the community
>>>>  3. More diversity of the committers/PPMC (currently biased towards
>>>>     employees of a single organization)
>>>>
>>>>Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>>aware of?
>>>>
>>>>  None.
>>>>
>>>>How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>  Our community continues to grow slowly but surely, and has received
>>>>  interest and contributions from new community members.
>>>>
>>>>  We had the opportunity to talk about our project at ApacheCon Europe
>>>>  last week, which has introduced Brooklyn to a wider audience within
>>>>  Apache.
>>>>
>>>>How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>  Code continues to be proposed and merged at a high rate. We are
>>>>  satisfied with our technical velocity.
>>>>
>>>>  We are currently in the process of making our first release. As is
>>>>  common with incubating project's first releases, this involves several
>>>>  iterations and ongoing discussions with mentors and IPMC.
>>>>
>>>>Date of last release:
>>>>
>>>>  No release yet, but we have begun the process for our first release
>>>>  and aim to release as soon as we possibly can.
>>>>
>>>>When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>>>>
>>>>  No change since 2014-07-02.
>>>>
>>>>Signed-off-by:
>>>>
>>>>  [ ](brooklyn) Matt Hogstrom
>>>>  [ ](brooklyn) Alex Karasulu
>>>>  [ ](brooklyn) David Nalley
>>>>  [ ](brooklyn) Marcel Offermans
>>>>  [ ](brooklyn) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
>>>>  [ ](brooklyn) Olivier Lamy
>>>>  [ ](brooklyn) Chip Childers
>>>>  [ ](brooklyn) Andrei Savu
>>>>  [ ](brooklyn) Joe Brockmeier
>>>>  [ ](brooklyn) Jim Jagielski
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>--------------------
>>>>Falcon
>>>>Falcon is a data processing and management solution for Hadoop designed
>>>>for
>>>> data motion, coordination of data pipelines, lifecycle management, and
>>>>data discovery. Falcon enables end consumers to quickly onboard their data
>>>>and its associated processing and management tasks on Hadoop clusters.
>>>>
>>>>Falcon has been incubating since 2013-03-27.
>>>>
>>>>Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>Graduation resolution was presented to the board in Nov 2014 and the board
>>>>has asked the project team to address the following issues before it can
>>>>be
>>>> considered
>>>>* Podling name search pending (PODLINGNAMESEARCH-61)
>>>>* Discrepancy in status report with respect to commiter ids.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>>aware
>>>> of?
>>>>- No
>>>>
>>>>How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>* More users & contributors have joined the falcon project and the
>>>>community continues to grow
>>>>
>>>>How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>* Development activity has been very hectic more than 240 JIRAs have been
>>>>created and about 200 resolved since the last report
>>>>* There are more than 100 users subscribed on the dev mailing list
>>>>
>>>>Date of last release:
>>>>
>>>>  2014-12-03 (0.6-incubating)
>>>>  2014-09-20 (0.5-incubating)
>>>>
>>>>When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>>>>  Aug 28, 2014
>>>>
>>>>Signed-off-by:
>>>>
>>>>  [ ](falcon) Arun Murthy
>>>>  [X](falcon) Chris Douglas
>>>>  [ ](falcon) Owen O'Malley
>>>>  [ ](falcon) Devaraj Das
>>>>  [ ](falcon) Alan Gates
>>>>
>>>>--------------------
>>>>Ignite
>>>>
>>>>A unified In-Memory Data Fabric providing high-performance, distributed
>>>>in-
>>>>memory data management software layer between various data sources and
>>>>user
>>>>applications.
>>>>
>>>>Ignite has been incubating since 2014-10-01.
>>>>
>>>>Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>
>>>>  1. Finish migration to Apache process.
>>>>  2. Grow active and healthy community around Apache Ignite product.
>>>>  3. Get on a stable release schedule and have 3 successful product
>>>>releases.
>>>>
>>>>Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>>aware of?
>>>>
>>>>  None at the moment.
>>>>
>>>>How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>  No new committers/PPMC members were added.
>>>>  Several new contributors have joined.
>>>>
>>>>How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>  - Project planning for the 1st sprint started with over 30 tickets filed
>>>>    in Ignite Jira.
>>>>  - Landing web page was set.
>>>>  - Website design was chosen in Jira, IGNITE-7. Initial version will be
>>>>    pushed early in the week of 12/9.
>>>>  - Ignite code was pushed into Apache GIT repository. The code is fully
>>>>    maven-enabled and buildable.
>>>>
>>>>Date of last release:
>>>>
>>>>  No releases yet: the code is still in the development phase
>>>>
>>>>When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>>>>
>>>>  10/01/2014 Initial committers were added.
>>>>
>>>>Signed-off-by:
>>>>
>>>>  [X](ignite) Branko Čibej
>>>>  [X](ignite) Konstantin Boudnik
>>>>  [ ](ignite) Henry Saputra
>>>>  [ ](ignite) Roman Shaposhnik
>>>>  [ ](ignite) Michael Stack
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>--------------------
>>>>Johnzon
>>>>
>>>>Implementation of JSR-353 JavaTM API for JSON Processing (Renamed from
>>>> Fleece)
>>>>
>>>>Johnzon has been incubating since 2014-06-09.
>>>>
>>>>Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>
>>>>  1. Expanding the community, increase dev list activity and adding new
>>>>     committers/pmc members.
>>>>  2. Complete the status page
>>>>  3. Add and improve documentation
>>>>
>>>>Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>>aware of?
>>>>
>>>>  * Nothing
>>>>
>>>>How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>  There are new people on the dev list and the project got contributions
>>>>  from non-committers.  On the dev list there are approx. 70 msgs (on
>>>>  average) messages per month. Christian Grobmeier quits as mentor.
>>>>
>>>>How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>  The project did its first and second incubator release.
>>>>  During the last three month nine jira issues were reported and fixed.
>>>>
>>>>Date of last release:
>>>>
>>>>  2014-11-22
>>>>
>>>>When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>>>>
>>>>  Last committer was elected 2014-08-23, no new PMC members since
>>>>incubation.
>>>>
>>>>Signed-off-by:
>>>>
>>>>  [X](johnzon) Justin Mclean
>>>>  [ ](johnzon) Daniel Kulp
>>>>
>>>>--------------------
>>>>Lens
>>>>
>>>>Lens is a platform that enables multi-dimensional queries in a unified way
>>>>over datasets stored in multiple warehouses. Lens integrates Apache Hive
>>>>with
>>>>other data warehouses by tiering them together to form logical data cubes.
>>>>
>>>>Lens has been incubating since 2014-10-10.
>>>>
>>>>Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>
>>>>  1. Make the first release from apache
>>>>  2. Make project website available on apache
>>>>  3. Reach out to people through presentations and blogs
>>>>
>>>>Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>>aware of?
>>>>
>>>>  We are still waiting for project website creation via
>>>>  https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-8549
>>>>
>>>>How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>> * We are near of proposing a new committer
>>>>
>>>> * We are actively working on logo for the project
>>>>
>>>> * We have presented above Apache Lens in Hadoop meetup at Bangalore,
>>>>India
>>>>
>>>> * Proposed talks on upcoming ApacheCon and HadoopSummit conferences
>>>>
>>>> * Mailing list subscription (as on 29th November):
>>>>
>>>> **   Dev list : 25 members
>>>> **   Commits list : 11 members
>>>> **   User list : 19 members
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>> * Main activities include
>>>> ** Podling setup wrt jira, reviewboard, jenkins, confluence space
>>>> ** Standardizing branching and versioning in project code base
>>>> ** Improving documentation
>>>> ** Stabilizing the code for first stable release
>>>>
>>>> * Mailing list activity :
>>>> ** Dev via http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-lens-dev/
>>>> *** November - 512 messsages
>>>> ** Commits via http://s.apache.org/yGX is missing
>>>> *** Missing archive -https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-8744
>>>> *** November - 74 messages (counted thru subscription)
>>>> ** User mailing list activity - None
>>>>
>>>> * Issues 82 created and 25 resolved via http://s.apache.org/WOu
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>Date of last release:
>>>>
>>>>  NONE
>>>>
>>>>When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>>>>
>>>>  NONE
>>>>
>>>>Signed-off-by:
>>>>
>>>>  [X](lens) Christopher Douglas
>>>>  [X](lens) Jakob Homan
>>>>  [ ](lens) Jean-Baptiste Onofre
>>>>  [ ](lens) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli
>>>>
>>>>--------------------
>>>>log4cxx2
>>>>
>>>>Logging for C++
>>>>
>>>>log4cxx2 has been incubating since 2013-12-09.
>>>>
>>>>Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>
>>>>  1. Create a release
>>>>  2.
>>>>  3.
>>>>
>>>>Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>>aware of?
>>>>
>>>>None yet.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>Not grown. However the project aims to become a sub project of Apache
>>>>Logging again.
>>>>Community growth is not much a matter for this podling, as long as there
>>>>are
>>>>a few active contributors.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>Not much: some mails were sent, but in general it was not much
>>>>development.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>Date of last release:
>>>>
>>>>  None.
>>>>
>>>>When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>Signed-off-by:
>>>>
>>>>  [X](log4cxx2) Christian Grobmeier
>>>>  [ ](log4cxx2) Scott Deboy
>>>>
>>>>Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>>>>
>>>>  Podling reported late.  It doesn't look like the marvin alerts went out.
>>>>  Could be a moderation issue.  Mailing list activity is very light.
>>>>
>>>>--------------------
>>>>MRQL
>>>>
>>>>MRQL is a query processing and optimization system for large-scale,
>>>>distributed data analysis, built on top of Apache Hadoop, Hama, Spark, and
>>>>Flink.
>>>>
>>>>MRQL has been incubating since 2013-03-13.
>>>>
>>>>Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>
>>>>  1. increase the number of active committers
>>>>  2. increase adoption, expand user community, and increase user list
>>>>     activity
>>>>
>>>>Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>>aware of?
>>>>
>>>>none
>>>>
>>>>How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>There were no new developers or new committers since our last reports.
>>>>
>>>>How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>During the last three month, 12 jira issues were reported, from which
>>>>10 were fixed. Most of these issues were related to MRQL query
>>>>evaluation in Flink mode. Finally, we have set up MRQL on ASF
>>>>Jenkins, which is a CI server that continuously checks the integrity
>>>>of our builds and validates our tests.
>>>>
>>>>Date of last release:
>>>>
>>>>  2014-06-26
>>>>
>>>>When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>>>>
>>>>  2014-04-17
>>>>
>>>>Signed-off-by:
>>>>
>>>>  [ ](mrql) Alan Cabrera
>>>>  [ ](mrql) Anthony Elder
>>>>  [ ](mrql) Alex Karasulu
>>>>  [ ](mrql) Mohammad Nour El-Din
>>>>
>>>>Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>>>>
>>>>  Podling looks very healthy.
>>>>
>>>>--------------------
>>>>NiFi
>>>>
>>>>NiFi is a dataflow system based on the concepts of flow-based programming.
>>>>
>>>>NiFi has been incubating since 2014-11-24.
>>>>
>>>>Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>
>>>>  1. Establishment of Apache Infrastructure.  Git establishment is
>>>>     outstanding with INFRA-8707
>>>>  2. Produce an initial release.
>>>>  3. Grow the community beyond those involved in the incubator proposal.
>>>>
>>>>Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>>aware of?
>>>>
>>>>  None at this time.
>>>>
>>>>How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>  Since podling initiation our dev mailing list has 42 subscribers and the
>>>>  commits mailing list has 19.
>>>>
>>>>How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>  Since podling initiation the team has mailing lists, website, and Jira
>>>>  setup.  Awaiting INFRA action for Git.  We should then be able to better
>>>>  communicate and grow.  We fully understand though that Infra has been
>>>>  very busy addressing the SVN server issues.
>>>>
>>>>Date of last release:
>>>>
>>>>  N/A
>>>>
>>>>When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>>>>
>>>>  Entered incubation 2014-11-24.  There have been comments/messages/
>>>>  subscriptions on the mailing lists from folks not on the initial
>>>>  contributors list.  We believe there is a good opportunity to bring on
>>>>  more folks from a more diverse base fairly quickly.
>>>>
>>>>Signed-off-by:
>>>>
>>>>  [X](nifi) Billie Rinaldi
>>>>  [X](nifi) Arvind Prabhakar
>>>>  [X](nifi) Sergio Fernández
>>>>  [X](nifi) Benson Margulies
>>>>  [X](nifi) Drew Farris
>>>>  [ ](nifi) Brock Noland
>>>>  [X](nifi) Andrew Purtell
>>>>
>>>>--------------------
>>>>Ripple
>>>>
>>>>Ripple is a browser based mobile phone emulator designed to aid in the
>>>>development of HTML5 based mobile applications. Ripple is a cross platform
>>>>and cross runtime testing/debugging tool. It currently supports such
>>>>runtimes as Cordova, WebWorks and the Mobile Web.
>>>>
>>>>Ripple has been incubating since 2012-10-16.
>>>>
>>>>Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>>aware
>>>>of?
>>>>The community recently discussed the lack of growth in the project. Some
>>>>members felt that retirement of the podling was appropriate. Others have
>>>>stepped up to take over essential tasks and attempt to build a community.
>>>>We have agreed with mentors to review this situation in 6 months. It is
>>>>possible that Ripple is no longer important as its functionality is
>>>>potential being replaced by Cordova-browser.  Our original champion, Ross
>>>>Gardler has also up to help evaluate the situation.  For Cordova-browser
>>>>idea, there was also a discussion on the mailing list.
>>>>
>>>>How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>No new committers since last June 2014.
>>>>
>>>>How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>Minor user contributions.
>>>>
>>>>Date of last release:
>>>>No release made as yet, this will be the first item to recieve attention.
>>>>
>>>>When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>>>>June, 2014.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>Signed-off-by:
>>>>
>>>>  [ ](ripple) Jukka Zitting
>>>>  [X](ripple) Christian Grobmeier
>>>>  [ ](ripple) Andrew Savory
>>>>
>>>>Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>>>>
>>>>  Report is past due already, and no releases has been made since
>>>>  incubation.  Email/Code both not quite active, has concerns about
>>>>  inactivement and retirement for few months already.
>>>>
>>>>--------------------
>>>>Sentry
>>>>
>>>>Sentry is a highly modular system for providing fine grained role
>>>>based authorization to both data and metadata stored on an Apache Hadoop
>>>>cluster.
>>>>
>>>>Sentry has been incubating since 2013-08-08.
>>>>
>>>>Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>  1. Continue to grow the Sentry community
>>>>  2. Initiate graduation discussion with community and address any
>>>>     potential concerns raised
>>>>  3. Update project status page, website etc
>>>>
>>>>Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>>aware
>>>>of?
>>>>  None
>>>>
>>>>How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>  The community is growing. Several new members have started actively
>>>>  contributing to the project. New contributors made a significant
>>>>  contribution in patches as well as release activity. The user group
>>>>  meetup at NYC was well attended. Community members presented Apache
>>>>  Sentry at various community meetups around the world, include Hadoop
>>>>  group meetup in Hydrabad, India and ApacheCon Europe in Budapest,
>>>>Hungary
>>>>
>>>>How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>  A number of new features implemented in the master codeline. The sentry
>>>>  community is working towards removing some of the non Apache
>>>>dependencies
>>>>  in order to avoid any potential concerns for the graduation processes.
>>>>
>>>>Date of last release:
>>>>  2014-08-19
>>>>
>>>>When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>>>>  Arun Suresh and Tuong Truong have been added as a committer as announced
>>>>  on 9/1/2014. No new PPMC members have been added since the project has
>>>>  entered the incubator.
>>>>
>>>>Signed-off-by:
>>>>  [ ](sentry) Arvind Prabhakar
>>>>  [ ](sentry) Joe Brockmeier
>>>>  [ ](sentry) David Nalley
>>>>  [ ](sentry) Olivier Lamy
>>>>  [X](sentry) Patrick Hunt
>>>>  [ ](sentry) Thomas White
>>>>
>>>>--------------------
>>>>Streams
>>>>
>>>>Apache Streams (incubating) is a lightweight (yet scalable) framework for
>>>>ActivityStreams.
>>>>
>>>>Streams has been incubating since 2012-11-20.
>>>>
>>>>  The project provides a framework for abstracting away individual data
>>>>  schemas and API protocols from solutions built to collect, publish,
>>>>  process, and analyze digital activity data, as well as a community-
>>>>  driven process for determining best practice usage of the
>>>>ActivityStreams
>>>>  specification with real-world datasets - valuing working, tested,
>>>>  adaptable, useful code over strict adherence to existing specs.
>>>>  Importantly, the project does not impose one execution framework -
>>>>  modules built to Apache Streams interfaces and coding standards may
>>>>  be instantiated within multiple JVM-based runtime containers, including
>>>>  popular ‘big-data' frameworks.
>>>>
>>>>Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>
>>>>  1.  Establish and maintain a consistent release process.
>>>>  2.  Improve quality of code, tests, documentation, and examples.
>>>>  3.  PPMC must relieve project mentors of all responsibility for the
>>>>      project's adherence to the Apache Way and long-term viability.
>>>>
>>>>Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>>aware of?
>>>>
>>>>  No.
>>>>
>>>>How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>  Ryan Ebanks was voted in as committer and PPMC member on 10-17-2014.
>>>>
>>>>How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>  Since the last report, 50 pull requests were submitted and merged to
>>>>  master, 43 issues were marked resolved, and 78 issues were created.
>>>>
>>>>Date of last release:
>>>>
>>>>  streams-master:0.1-incubating Jan-2013
>>>>  incubator-streams:0.1-incubating in progress, ETC Dec-2014
>>>>
>>>>When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>>>>
>>>>  Ryan Ebanks, committer and PPMC, 10-17-2014
>>>>
>>>>Signed-off-by:
>>>>
>>>>  [ ](streams) Matt Franklin
>>>>  [X](streams) Ate Douma
>>>>  [ ](streams) Craig McClanahan
>>>>
>>>>--------------------
>>>>Tamaya
>>>>
>>>>Tamaya is a highly flexible configuration solution based on an modular,
>>>>extensible and injectable key/value based design, which should provide a
>>>>minimal but extendible modern and functional API leveraging SE, ME and
>>>>EE environments.
>>>>Tamaya has been incubating since 2014-11-14.
>>>>
>>>>Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>  1. Project web site must be setup (ongoing).
>>>>  2. Establish a collaboration model within the community and ensure a
>>>>     common view on the main focus points.
>>>>  3. Improve code base for being ready for a first release around Q1
>>>>2015.
>>>>
>>>>Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>>aware of?
>>>>  No.
>>>>
>>>>How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>  Many of the committers have successfully filed the ICLA and also
>>>>started
>>>>  to contribute, some of them already by doing first patches. Feedback in
>>>>  the community was overwhelming. We could also successfully place the
>>>>  topic at conferences as well as in the German Java Magazin and other
>>>>  events. Also interest of people during the Zurich Hackergarten in
>>>>  November was great and will definitely lead to additional committers
>>>>  early 2015.
>>>>
>>>>How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>  The project setup is going quite well. Initial committers are
>>>>onboarding,
>>>>  the initial code donation was successfully moved and other preconditions
>>>>  like the project name, IP clearance, Jenkins etc. were successfully
>>>>done.
>>>>  Thanks to INFRA for their incredible support!
>>>>
>>>>Date of last release: Still getting started.
>>>>
>>>>When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>>>>  Still getting started.
>>>>
>>>>Signed-off-by:
>>>>  [x](tamaya) John D. Ament
>>>>  [ ](tamaya) David Blevins
>>>>  [ ](tamaya) Mark Struberg
>>>>  [ ](tamaya) Gerhard Petracek
>>>>
>>>>Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>>>>
>>>>Justin Mclean - Off to a good start. Email list and mentors active.
>>>>
>>>>--------------------
>>>>
>>>>Taverna
>>>>
>>>>Taverna is a domain-independent suite of tools used to design and execute
>>>>data-driven workflows.
>>>>
>>>>Taverna has been incubating since 2014-10-20.
>>>>
>>>>Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>
>>>>  1. IP clearance to be signed by Univ of Manchester
>>>>  2. Move source code, wiki, issues to apache.org. Restructure git repos.
>>>>  3. Invite contributors who volunteered at October workshop
>>>>
>>>>Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>>aware of?
>>>>
>>>>  Infrastructure bootstrapping takes a long time and requires a series of
>>>>  requests. E.g. Taverna incubator has been approved, but does not get a
>>>>  web-site without explicitly asking for it. Documentation for apache.org
>>>>  infrastructure assumes you are already a long-term committer.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>  Transition of mailing list succcessful (? - can we get some numbers?).
>>>>
>>>>  Most of the proposed initial committers have sorted CLAs
>>>>  https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/TavernaProposal#Initial_Committers
>>>>  and received apache.org account - see
>>>>  https://people.apache.org/committers-by-project.html#taverna
>>>>
>>>>  Many of the remaining initial committers have not been active in the
>>>>  recent years. We're following up these (and others) through private
>>>>  conversations. There's been some confusion with regards to the term
>>>>  "committer" - some were scared and thought it meant they had to make
>>>>  a committment to work on the source code!
>>>>
>>>>  Not much further development - worried that dev@taverna are scared away
>>>>  by the long-dragged bootstrapping which dominates the list.
>>>>
>>>>How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>  Source code is being restructured at
>>>>https://github.com/taverna-incubator
>>>>  before being staged to import into git.apache.org
>>>>
>>>>  Normal development continues at https://github.com/taverna/ - due to
>>>>  prepare the final 2.5.1 non-Apache release.
>>>>
>>>>  Stian Soiland-Reyes was at ApacheCon in Budapest, fruitful discussions
>>>>  with mentor Andy Seaborne and Gavin McDonald from INFRA with regards to
>>>>  the transitioning of Taverna's existing source code repository, wiki and
>>>>  issue tracker (luckily git->git, confluence->confluence and jira->jira).
>>>>
>>>>Date of last release:
>>>>
>>>>  No release since incubation.
>>>>
>>>>When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>>>>
>>>>  No new committers or PMC members elected since incubation.
>>>>
>>>>Signed-off-by:
>>>>
>>>>  [x](taverna) Andy Seaborne
>>>>  [ ](taverna) Chris Mattmann
>>>>  [ ](taverna) Suresh Srinivas
>>>>  [x](taverna) Suresh Marru
>>>>  [x](taverna) Marlon Pierce
>>>>
>>>>Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>>>>
>>>>  As noted the email list just been migrated and code repo setup, but
>>>>  already show good signs of activity on the email list.  Code
>>>>  activity seems good so far although it's still on it's own github repo.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>--------------------
>>>>Wave
>>>>
>>>>A wave is a hosted, live, concurrent data structure for rich
>>>>communication.
>>>>It
>>>>can be used like email, chat, or a document.
>>>>
>>>>Wave has been incubating since 2010-12-04.
>>>>
>>>>Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>
>>>>  1. Making release.
>>>>  2. Growing community.
>>>>  3. Source fixes/improvements.
>>>>
>>>>Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>>aware of?
>>>>  No
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>  After some spike in activity we had a slowdown.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>  Some improvements were committed like full text search with Solr and
>>>>some
>>>>  more need to be reviewed/merged. We are working on making an updated RC
>>>>  and plan to hold review/voting soon.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>Date of last release:
>>>>
>>>>  not yet.
>>>>
>>>>When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>>>>
>>>>  No
>>>>
>>>>Signed-off-by:
>>>>
>>>>  [X](wave) Christian Grobmeier
>>>>  [ ](wave) Upayavira
>>>>
>>>>Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>>>>}}}
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