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From Hyunsik Choi <hyun...@apache.org>
Subject [RESULT] [VOTE] Accept S2Graph into Apache Incubation
Date Sat, 28 Nov 2015 07:17:25 GMT
The vote has been passed with 10 binding +1s:

* Seetharam Venkatesh
* Hyunsik Choi
* Rob Vesse
* Sergio Fernández
* Henry Saputra
* Andrew Purtell
* Stack
* Julien Le Dem
* Jakob Homan
* Edward J. Yoon

There were 5 non-binding +1:
* Luke Han
* Hongbin Ma
* Moon Soo Lee
* Byoung-Gon Chun
* Alexander Bezzubov

Also, there was no -1.

Best regards,
Hyunsik

On Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 1:57 PM, Edward J. Yoon <edwardyoon@apache.org> wrote:
> +1 (binding)
>
> Good luck.
>
> On Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 4:33 AM, Jakob Homan <jghoman@gmail.com> wrote:
>> +1 (binding)
>>
>> On 24 November 2015 at 09:55, Julien Le Dem <julien@dremio.com> wrote:
>>> +1 (binding)
>>>
>>> On Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 9:48 AM, Stack <stack@duboce.net> wrote:
>>>
>>>> +1 (binding)
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 4:53 PM, Hyunsik Choi <hyunsik@apache.org>
wrote:
>>>>
>>>> > Hello folks,
>>>> >
>>>> > Thanks for all the feedback on the S2Graph Proposal.
>>>> >
>>>> > I would like to call for a [VOTE] on S2Graph joining the ASF as an
>>>> > incubation project.
>>>> >
>>>> > The vote is open for at least 72 hours:
>>>> >
>>>> > [ ] +1 accept S2Graph in the Incubator
>>>> > [ ] ±0
>>>> > [ ] -1 (please give reason)
>>>> >
>>>> > S2Graph provides a scalable distributed graph database engine over a
>>>> > key/value store such as HBase. S2Graph provides a fully asynchronous
>>>> > API to manipulate data as a property graph model and fast
>>>> > breadth-first-search queries over the graph. S2Graph is designed for
>>>> > OLTP-like workloads on graph data sets instead of batch processing,
>>>> > and it also provides INSERT/UPDATE operations on them.
>>>> >
>>>> > The proposal is available on the wiki here:
>>>> > https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/S2GraphProposal
>>>> >
>>>> > Best regards,
>>>> > Hyunsik
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> > <COPY of the proposal wiki>
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>> > = S2Graph Proposal =
>>>> >
>>>> > == Abstract ==
>>>> > S2Graph is a distributed and scalable OLTP graph database built on
>>>> > Apache HBase to support fast traversal of extremely large graphs.
>>>> >
>>>> > == Proposal ==
>>>> > S2Graph provides a scalable distributed graph database engine over a
>>>> > key/value store such as HBase. S2Graph provides a fully asynchronous
>>>> > API to manipulate data as a property graph model and fast
>>>> > breadth-first-search queries over the graph. S2Graph is designed for
>>>> > OLTP-like workloads on graph data sets instead of batch processing.
>>>> > Also, S2Graph provides INSERT/UPDATE operations. Its name 'S2Graph'
is
>>>> > an abbreviated word of '''S'''uper '''S'''imple '''Graph''' Database.
>>>> >
>>>> > Here are additional materials to introduce S2Graph.
>>>> >  * HBaseCon 2015 -
>>>> http://www.slideshare.net/HBaseCon/use-cases-session-5
>>>> >  * Apache: Big Data 2015 -
>>>> > http://schd.ws/hosted_files/apachebigdata2015/06/s2graph_apache_con.pdf
>>>> >
>>>> > == Background ==
>>>> > S2Graph initially started as an internal project at Kakao.com to
>>>> > efficiently store user relations and user activities as one large
>>>> > graph and to provide a unified query interface to traverse the graph.
>>>> > It was open sourced on Github about a 3 months ago in June 2015.
>>>> >
>>>> > Over time, S2Graph using HBase as the storage tier has begun by
>>>> > adapted into various applications, such as messaging, social feeds,
>>>> > and realtime recommendations at Kakao.
>>>> >
>>>> > Users can benefit by using S2Graph`s generalized high level graph
>>>> > abstraction API instead of querying via low-level key/value APIs, just
>>>> > as Apache Phoenix provides a SQL layer over HBase.
>>>> >
>>>> > == Rationale ==
>>>> > Graph data (highly interconnected data) is very abundant and important
>>>> > these days. When users have a multitude of relationships, each with
>>>> > complex properties associated with them, a graph model is more
>>>> > intuitive and efficient than tabular formats (RDBMS).
>>>> >
>>>> > There are many ASF projects that provide SQL tiers, but there is no
>>>> > ASF projects that provide a scalable graph layer on top of the
>>>> > existing hadoop ecosystem. When graph data grows to the trillion edge
>>>> > scale, the process of traversing takes a long time and can be costly.
>>>> > However, with the benefit of HBase`s scalable architecture, S2Graph
>>>> > can traverse large graphs in a breadth-first-search manner
>>>> > efficiently.
>>>> >
>>>> > S2Graph also interoperates with several existing Apache projects
>>>> > (HBase, Apache Spark) to provide means of merging real time events and
>>>> > batch processed data using the property graph data model.
>>>> >
>>>> > Many developers run their own domain specific API servers to serve
>>>> > their data products, but a graph model is general and the S2Graph API
>>>> > fully supports traversal of the graph, so it can be used as a scalable
>>>> > general purpose API serving layer for various domains. As long as data
>>>> > can be modeled as graph, then users can avoid tedious work developing
>>>> > customized API servers if they use S2Graph.
>>>> >
>>>> > == Initial Goals ==
>>>> > The initial goals will be to move the existing codebase to Apache and
>>>> > integrate with the Apache development process. Once this is
>>>> > accomplished, we plan for incremental development and releases that
>>>> > follow the Apache guidelines.
>>>> >
>>>> > == Current Status ==
>>>> >
>>>> > === Meritocracy ===
>>>> > S2Graph operated on meritocratic principles from the get go.
>>>> > Currently, all the discussions pertaining to S2Graph development are
>>>> > public on Github. The current incubation proposal includes the major
>>>> > code contributors to S2Graph. Several additional people have worked
on
>>>> > the S2graph codebase for industry use cases and would be interested
in
>>>> > becoming committers. We are starting with a small committer group and
>>>> > we plan to add additional committers following an open merit-based
>>>> > decision process during the incubation phase.
>>>> >
>>>> > === Community ===
>>>> > We have already begun building a community but at this time the
>>>> > community consists only of S2Graph developers – all Kakao employees
–
>>>> > and prospective users. S2Graph seeks to develop developer and user
>>>> > communities during incubation.
>>>> >
>>>> > === Core Developers ===
>>>> > S2Graph is currently being designed and developed by 2 engineers from
>>>> > Kakao. - Doyung Yoon, Deawon Jeong.
>>>> >
>>>> > === Alignment ===
>>>> > Our proposed S2Graph effort aligns closely with Apache HBase. The
>>>> > HBase project perimeter is denoted by a simple byte-array based
>>>> > Create, Read, Update, Delete and Scan API with no current plans to
>>>> > extend beyond these bounds.
>>>> >
>>>> > S2Graph complements this with a higher level API for a property graph
>>>> > model.
>>>> >
>>>> > S2Graph was designed to offer a scalable distributed graph database
>>>> > skin over HBase from the beginning in order to provide a property
>>>> > graph model and breadth first search, and will continue to focus on
>>>> > providing the graph model.
>>>> >
>>>> > == Known Risks ==
>>>> > === Orphaned Products ===
>>>> > The core developers of S2Graph team plan to work full time on this
>>>> > project. There is very little risk of S2Graph getting orphaned since
>>>> > at least one large company (Kakao) is extensively using it in their
>>>> > production HBase clusters. For example, currently there are 20+ use
>>>> > cases with more than 1+Trillion edges and 140 million breadth first
>>>> > search query requests per minute using S2Graph in production. We plan
>>>> > to extend and diversify this community further through Apache.
>>>> >
>>>> > === Inexperience with Open Source ===
>>>> > The core developers are all active users and followers of open source.
>>>> > They are already committers and contributors to the S2Graph Github
>>>> > project. All have been involved with the source code that has been
>>>> > released under an open source license. Though the core set of
>>>> > Developers do not have Apache Open Source experience, there are plans
>>>> > to onboard individuals with Apache open source experience to the
>>>> > project.
>>>> >
>>>> > === Homogenous Developers ===
>>>> > Most committers in this proposal belong to the same institution
>>>> > (Kakao). The engagement of these committers goes well beyond the
>>>> > necessary development to support research, and all committers work on
>>>> > S2Graph full time. Several people from other institutions are working
>>>> > on and are familiar with the S2Graph codebase. We will work to attract
>>>> > them as future committers during the incubation phase, following a
>>>> > merit-based approach.
>>>> >
>>>> > === Reliance on Salaried Developers ===
>>>> > Kakao invested in S2Graph as the distributed graph database solution
>>>> > on top of HBase and some of its key engineers are working full time
on
>>>> > the project. We look forward to other Apache developers and
>>>> > researchers contributing to the project. Also key to addressing the
>>>> > risk associated with relying on Salaried developers from a single
>>>> > entity is to increase the diversity of the contributors and actively
>>>> > lobby for Domain experts in the graph database space to contribute.
>>>> > Apache S2Graph intends to do this.
>>>> >
>>>> > === Relationships with Other Apache Products ===
>>>> > S2Graph has a strong relationship and dependency with Apache HBase and
>>>> > Apache Spark. Being part of Apache’s Incubation community, could help
>>>> > with a closer collaboration among these two projects and as well as
>>>> > others.
>>>> >
>>>> > In terms of graph processing frameworks, S2Graph and Apache Giraph
>>>> > look similar. However, their goals are apparently different to each
>>>> > other. Giraph aims at analytical batch processing on immutable graph
>>>> > data sets. In contrast, S2Graph is designed for OLTP-like workloads
on
>>>> > graph data sets, and S2Graph provides INSERT/UPDATE operations too.
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> > === An Excessive Fascination with the Apache Brand ===
>>>> > S2Graph is proposing to enter incubation at Apache in order to help
>>>> > efforts to diversify the committer-base, not so much to capitalize on
>>>> > the Apache brand. The S2Graph project is in production use already
>>>> > inside Kakao, but is not expected to be a Kakao product for external
>>>> > customers. As such, the S2Graph project is not seeking to use the
>>>> > Apache brand as a marketing tool.
>>>> >
>>>> > == Documentation ==
>>>> > Information about S2Graph can be found at
>>>> > https://github.com/kakao/s2graph. The following links provide more
>>>> > information about S2Graph in open source:
>>>> >  * S2Graph web site: https://steamshon.gitbooks.io/s2graph-book/content/
>>>> >  * Codebase at Github: https://github.com/kakao/s2graph
>>>> >  * Issue Tracking: https://github.com/kakao/s2graph/issues
>>>> >  * User community: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/s2graph
>>>> >
>>>> > == Initial Source ==
>>>> >
>>>> > The S2Graph codebase is currently hosted on Github:
>>>> > https://github.com/kakao/s2graph.
>>>> >
>>>> > === Source and Intellectual Property Submission Plan ===
>>>> >
>>>> > Currently, the S2Graph codebase is distributed under the Apache 2.0
>>>> > License.
>>>> >
>>>> > == External Dependencies ==
>>>> >
>>>> > Beyond relying on Apache HBase, S2Graph has the following external
>>>> > dependencies:
>>>> >  * Asynchbase (BSD)
>>>> >  * Play Framework (Apache 2.0 license)
>>>> >  * Scala (http://www.scala-lang.org/license.html)
>>>> >  * Spark (Apache 2.0 license)
>>>> >  * Kafka (Apache 2.0 license)
>>>> >
>>>> > == Required Resources ==
>>>> >
>>>> > === Mailing list ===
>>>> >
>>>> > We will migrate our mailing lists to the following:
>>>> >  * users@s2graph.incubator.apache.org
>>>> >  * dev@s2graph.incubator.apache.org
>>>> >  * private@s2graph.incubator.apache.org
>>>> >  * commits@s2graph.incubator.apache.org
>>>> >
>>>> > === Source control ===
>>>> >
>>>> > The S2Graph team would like to use Git for source code control, due
to
>>>> > our current use of Git. We request a writeable Git repo for S2Graph,
>>>> > and mirroring to be set up to Github through INFRA.
>>>> >
>>>> > === Issue Tracking ===
>>>> >
>>>> > S2Graph currently uses the github issue tracking system associated
>>>> > with its github repo (https://github.com/kakao/s2graph/issues). We
>>>> > will migrate to the Apache JIRA
>>>> > (http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/S2Graph).
>>>> >
>>>> > === Other Resources ===
>>>> >
>>>> >  * Jenkins/Hudson for builds and test running.
>>>> >  * Wiki for documentation purposes.
>>>> >  * Blog to improve project dissemination.
>>>> >
>>>> > == Initial Committers ==
>>>> >
>>>> >  * Doyung Yoon <shom83 at gmail dot com>
>>>> >  * Daewon Jeong <blueiur at gmail dot com>
>>>> >  * Jaesang Kim <honeysleep at gmail dot com>
>>>> >  * Hwansung Yu <deejayfwan at gmail dot com>
>>>> >  * Min-Seok Kim <mskim.org at gmail dot com>
>>>> >  * Chul Kang <miralchul at gmail dot com>
>>>> >  * Luke Han <lukehan at apache dot org>
>>>> >  * Alexander Bezzubov <bzz at apache dot org>
>>>> >
>>>> > == Affiliations ==
>>>> >
>>>> >  * Doyung Yoon, Kakao
>>>> >  * Daewon Jeong, Kakao
>>>> >  * Jaesang Kim, Kakao
>>>> >  * Hwansung Yu, Kakao
>>>> >  * Min-Seok Kim, Kakao
>>>> >  * Chul Kang, Kakao,
>>>> >  * Luke Han, Ebay Inc.
>>>> >  * Alexander Bezzubov, NFLabs
>>>> >
>>>> > == Sponsors ==
>>>> >
>>>> > === Champion ===
>>>> > Hyunsik Choi
>>>> >
>>>> > === Nominated Mentors ===
>>>> >  * Andrew Purtell - Apache Member, Salesforce
>>>> >  * Sergio Fernández - Apache Member, Redlink
>>>> >  * Hyunsik Choi - Apache Member, Gruter Inc.
>>>> >  * Seetharam Venkatesh - IPMC, Hortonworks Inc.
>>>> >
>>>> > === Sponsoring Entity ===
>>>> >
>>>> >  * The Apache Incubator
>>>> >
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