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From Kris Popat <kjpo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Looking for a Champion for ORDs
Date Wed, 16 Sep 2015 10:41:40 GMT
Thanks Atri, any help you can give:  advice, testing or just responding to questions as you
have the expertise will be gratefully received.

> On 16 Sep 2015, at 10:49, Atri Sharma <atri.jiit@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Just to clarify, I intend to help out project since this is a PostgreSQL
> based project and I have experience in PostgreSQL. Since I am not an IPMC
> member, I cannot be a mentor, hence just offered to help. I do not intend
> to code in the project due to time limitations, but would love to help out
> in the necessary areas if I can.
> 
> On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 1:33 PM, Kris Popat <krispopat@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> Thanks Chris, I’ve put the proposal up on the wiki now.
>> As you suggested it’s at http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/ORDSProposal <
>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/ORDSProposal>
>> 
>> Any comments and suggestions are welcome.
>> 
>> Cheers
>> 
>> Kris
>> 
>>> On 15 Sep 2015, at 16:46, Mattmann, Chris A (3980) <
>> chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Dear Kris, please feel free to post the full proposal to the
>>> Incubator wiki, here:
>>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/, e.g., at:
>>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/ORDSProposal
>>> 
>>> 
>>> You will need permissions to do so, so let someone on this list
>>> know when you register for your wiki account.
>>> 
>>> Sounds very interesting.
>>> 
>>> Cheers,
>>> Chris
>>> 
>>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>> Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
>>> Chief Architect
>>> Instrument Software and Science Data Systems Section (398)
>>> NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
>>> Office: 168-519, Mailstop: 168-527
>>> Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
>>> WWW:  http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/
>>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>> Adjunct Associate Professor, Computer Science Department
>>> University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
>>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Kris Popat <krispopat@apache.org>
>>> Reply-To: "general@incubator.apache.org" <general@incubator.apache.org>
>>> Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 6:08 AM
>>> To: "general@incubator.apache.org" <general@incubator.apache.org>
>>> Subject: Looking for a Champion for ORDs
>>> 
>>>> Hello All,
>>>> 
>>>> A while back I started a brief discussion about inclubating ORDS (Oxford
>>>> Research Database System). However, we had a pause in this process over
>>>> the summer whilst some potential IP issues were sorted out, these have
>>>> been resolved.
>>>> 
>>>> I would like to start looking for a Champion for the project again.
>>>> 
>>>> Here is the first section of the proposal which has some adjustments
>> from
>>>> the previous post.
>>>> 
>>>> ------
>>>> ORDS is a user and project centered, web-based  database-as-a-service
>>>> (DbaaS) system with data publishing.
>>>> 
>>>> ORDS imports data from recognized sources such as csv files,
>>>> spreadsheets, and relational database files into structured online
>>>> databases to provide DbaaS functionality. The databases are stored in an
>>>> RDBMS (PostgreSQL with ORM access). It has a full set of high-level
>> tools
>>>> for managing and editing these databases, including tools that give
>> users
>>>> the ability to create versioned snapshots of data and share specific
>>>> datasets. New databases can also be created using these tools.
>> Databases
>>>> are housed in projects and associated with users with given roles. The
>>>> data can be exported in common formats.
>>>> -----
>>>> 
>>>> We believe strongly that the ASF would be good place for this project to
>>>> grow because of it’s tradition of upholding good open source practice.
>>>> 
>>>> In brief it is in use by researchers at Oxford and there is a lot of
>>>> interest in the sector for using it in other institutions.  Promotion of
>>>> the system is already happening and this should give us a route for
>>>> getting users, documenters, testers and developers involved.
>>>> It is written in Java and uses Tomcat, PostgreSQL though the database
>> can
>>>> be switched as we use JPA for all db access.
>>>> 
>>>> I have worked on the full proposal and can post it on this list if
>>>> required or will put it on the wiki as and when is appropriate.  I just
>>>> didn’t want to clog this email with a whole proposal at this stage.
>>>> 
>>>> Please let me know if you are interested in Championing this project or
>>>> know of any member who might be.
>>>> 
>>>> Many thanks
>>>> 
>>>> Kris Popat
>>>> 
>>>> ———————————————
>>>> Developer | Consultant Researcher
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
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> 
> 
> -- 
> Regards,
> 
> Atri
> *l'apprenant*


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