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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Final report?
Date Thu, 10 Mar 2016 01:09:47 GMT
its generally preferable to just wait until next month, to give others time
to review.

With that said, it looks like Atlas is in.  Can someone w/ proper karma
submit the report?

John

On Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 2:21 PM Seetharam Venkatesh <venkatesh@innerzeal.com>
wrote:

> I'm adding the report for Apache Atlas now, sorry for the delay.
>
> On Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 10:24 AM John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > All,
> >
> > Unless there are any external changes, I believe this is the final
> report.
> >
> > I don't think I have access to file to the board, so someone else may
> need
> > to.
> >
> > = Incubator PMC report for March 2016 =
> > === Timeline ===
> > ||Wed March 02 ||Podling reports due by end of day ||
> > ||Sun March 06 ||Shepherd reviews due by end of day ||
> > ||Sun March 06 ||Summary due by end of day ||
> > ||Tue March 08 ||Mentor signoff due by end of day ||
> > ||Wed March 09 ||Report submitted to Board ||
> > ||Wed March 16 ||Board meeting ||
> >
> >
> > === Shepherd Assignments ===
> > ||Drew Farris ||Sirona ||
> > ||John Ament ||Streams ||
> > ||John Ament ||Wave ||
> > ||Justin Mclean ||Metron ||
> > ||P. Taylor Goetz ||Joshua ||
> > ||P. Taylor Goetz ||Zeppelin ||
> > ||P. Taylor Goetz ||log4cxx2 ||
> > ||Timothy Chen ||Impala ||
> > ||Timothy Chen ||Johnzon ||
> > ||Timothy Chen ||MRQL ||
> > ||[none] ||Atlas ||
> > ||[none] ||Climate Model Diagnostic Analyzer ||
> > ||[none] ||CommonsRDF ||
> > ||[none] ||Fineract ||
> > ||[none] ||HTrace ||
> > ||[none] ||Kudu ||
> > ||[none] ||Milagro ||
> > ||[none] ||Myriad ||
> > ||[none] ||OpenAz ||
> > ||[none] ||Ranger ||
> > ||[none] ||SAMOA ||
> > ||[none] ||Sentry ||
> > ||[none] ||Singa ||
> > ||[none] ||Taverna ||
> > ||[none] ||Toree ||
> > ||[none] ||Trafodion ||
> > ||[none] ||iota ||
> >
> >
> > === Report content ===
> > {{{
> > Incubator PMC report for March 2016
> >
> > 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 52 podlings currently undergoing incubation.
> >
> > * Community
> >
> >   New IPMC members:
> >
> >   - Kathey Marsden
> >   - Daniel John Debrunner
> >
> > * New Podlings
> >
> >   - Guacamole
> >   - Joshua
> >   - Quarks
> >
> > * Graduations
> >
> >   The board has motions for the following:
> >
> >   - Sentry
> >
> > * Releases
> >
> >   The following releases entered distribution during the month of
> >   February:
> >
> >   2016-02-06 Apache Geode 1.0.0-incubating.M1
> >   2016-02-07 Apache Apex v3.3.0-incubating
> >   2016-02-11 Apache Wave 0.4.0-incubating
> >   2016-02-11 Apache SystemML 0.9.0-incubating
> >   2016-02-11 Apache TinkerPop 3.1.1-incubating
> >   2016-02-20 Apache Johnzon 0.9.3-incubating
> >   2016-02-25 Apache Kudu (incubating) 0.7.0
> >   2016-02-26 Apache AsterixDB 0.8.8-incubating
> >
> > * IP Clearance
> >
> >   - No podling related IP Clearances were processed during this time.
> >
> > * Legal / Trademarks
> >
> >   - There was substantial discussion on general@incubator about how
> >     challenging it is to produce compliant LICENSE and NOTICE files.
> >
> >   - A couple of podlings with runtime LGPL dependencies pledged to remove
> >     those dependencies before graduation but were permitted to make
> >     incubating releases in the meantime.  There was uncertainty as to
> >     whether VP Legal's approval was required; ultimately VP Legal
> appeared
> >     on general@incubator and approved the plans.
> >
> > * Infrastructure
> >
> >   - The Freemarker podling had a long standing request to use their
> > existing
> >     domain as the primary domain.  This was approved by Shane Curcuru but
> >     closed by infra without comment, see INFRA-10787.
> >
> >   - The Kudu podling is currently running its website as
> http://getkudu.io
> > .
> >     The standard webpage of http://kudu.incubator.apache.org does not
> > work.
> >     An infra ticket has been created to do the conversion INFRA-11407.
> >
> > * Miscellaneous
> >
> >   - The Incubator's Retirement Guide has been substantially refreshed,
> and
> >     it should now be easier for a Mentor or other volunteer to perform
> the
> >     administrative steps to retire a podling.
> >
> >   - This month saw a large number of mentors resign from podlings.
> >
> >   - Brooklyn submitted an IP Clearance on the incubator mailing lists.
> >     Last that was seen about the incubators role in IP Clearance was that
> >     it shouldn't be the gatekeeper of top level projects.
> >
> >   - The current count of 52 podlings is likely the largest the incubator
> >     has ever seen.
> >
> > * Credits
> >
> >   - Report Manager: Marvin Humphrey
> >   - Interim Report Manager: John D. Ament
> >
> > -------------------- Summary of podling reports --------------------
> >
> > * Still getting started at the Incubator
> >
> >   - Impala
> >   - Joshua
> >   - Milagro
> >
> > * Not yet ready to graduate
> >
> >   No release:
> >
> >   - CMDA
> >   - Fineract
> >   - log4cxx2
> >   - Metron
> >   - Toree
> >
> >   Community growth:
> >
> >   - CommonsRDF
> >   - Kudu
> >   - Myriad
> >   - SAMOA
> >   - Singa
> >   - Taverna
> >   - Trafodion
> >   - Zeppelin
> >
> > * Ready to graduate
> >
> >   The Board has motions for the following:
> >
> >   - Sentry
> >
> > * Did not report, expected next month
> >
> >   - Atlas
> >   - HTrace
> >   - iota
> >   - Johnzon
> >   - OpenAz
> >   - Ranger
> >   - Sirona
> >   - Wave
> >
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >                        Table of Contents
> > Climate Model Diagnostic Analyzer
> > CommonsRDF
> > Fineract
> > Impala
> > Joshua
> > Kudu
> > log4cxx2
> > Metron
> > Milagro
> > MRQL
> > Myriad
> > SAMOA
> > Sentry
> > Singa
> > Streams
> > Taverna
> > Toree
> > Trafodion
> > Zeppelin
> >
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > --------------------
> > Climate Model Diagnostic Analyzer
> >
> > CMDA provides web services for multi-aspect physics-based and phenomenon-
> > oriented climate model performance evaluation and diagnosis through the
> > comprehensive and synergistic use of multiple observational data,
> > reanalysis
> > data, and model outputs.
> >
> > Climate Model Diagnostic Analyzer has been incubating since 2015-05-08.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Moving project communication to the mailing list;
> >   2. Moving development activities to be owned by Apache;
> >   3. Working on community building.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   * Started using the mailing list dev@cmda.incubator.apache.org
> >     to communicate project development issues;
> >   * Created a Docker container that will be used for our future
> >     development as well as deployment vehicle (in progress);
> >   * Working on a unified git repository to host both the CMU and
> >     the JPL code bases;
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   * The JPL team developed the following new services:
> >     * Time series for multiple datasets
> >     * Conditional probability density function calculation
> >     * Empirical orthogonal function calculation
> >     * Random forest feature importance calculation
> >     * Anomaly calculation
> >   * The JPL team improved these features:
> >     * A new color scheme of data visualization of some services
> >     * The URL for a RestFul service call has been constructed
> >   * The JPL team is working on
> >     * supporting a workflow with CMDA services. identified first examples
> > to
> >       work on.
> >     * modifying the CMDA services to be “chainable” (callable in a
> >       workflow).
> >   * The CMU team created a unified github repository that
> >     has both the CMU and JPL code bases. Needs cleanup;
> >   * The CMU team created a new Docker container that has
> >     the latest Ubuntu operating system and the run-time
> >     environment for the CMU deployment;
> >   * The JPL team installed the run-time environment in
> >     the Docker container for the JPL deployment.
> >     An integrated test is pending;
> >   * The JPL team acquired a GPU server that will be used
> >     as the testbed for speeding up their web services;
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   XXXX-XX-XX
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](climatemodeldiagnosticanalyzer) James W. Carman
> >   [ ](climatemodeldiagnosticanalyzer) Chris Mattmann
> >   [X](climatemodeldiagnosticanalyzer) Michael James Joyce
> >   [ ](climatemodeldiagnosticanalyzer) Kim Whitehall
> >   [ ](climatemodeldiagnosticanalyzer) Gregory D. Reddin
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> > Great news! The community wrote the report this month! Thank you to
> > Lei Pan for pushing forward and I have high hopes over the next few
> months
> > we can light a fire under this project.
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > CommonsRDF
> >
> > Commons RDF is a set of interfaces and classes for RDF 1.1 concepts and
> > behaviours.  The commons-rdf-api module defines interfaces and testing
> > harness.  The commons-rdf-simple module provides a basic reference
> > implementation to exercise the test harness and clarify API contracts.
> >
> > CommonsRDF has been incubating since 2015-03-06.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Re-engage and grow the Commons RDF community base
> >   2. Work with key target communities (initially within Apache) to ensure
> >      Commons RDF meets potential user requirements and expectations
> towards
> >      next versions of the Commons API.
> >   3. Find lateral target goals that could make the project viable.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   n/a
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Sleeper community in the last months; very few mails and no commits.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Project's development has completely stop in the last months. We
> expected
> >   a different engagement from major RDF toolkits. But since that does not
> >   happen, we have started to discuss options to find a viability for the
> >   project https://s.apache.org/oxqb
> >
> >   By the next reporting period we should have something more concrete
> >   towards the future, or we could think about a possible exit strategy.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2015-05-07
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   n/a (no PPMC or Committers have been elected yet)
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](commonsrdf) Rob Vesse
> >   [x](commonsrdf) John D Ament
> >   [ ](commonsrdf) Gary Gregory
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >   johndament: The report reflects current community engagement.
> >
> > --------------------
> > Fineract
> >
> > Fineract is an open source system for core banking as a platform.
> >
> > Fineract has been incubating since 2015-12-15.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Inform the non-technical part of the existing Mifos.org community of
> >      the change in project structure
> >   2. Getting licensing issues figured out for our first release
> >   3. Replacing dependencies that are not compliant with the license
> > policies
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   None, currently.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Since the code was initially pushed over, the community is working on
> the
> >   first release.
> >
> >   In addition to the initial committer new contributors started to work
> on
> >   the project.
> >
> >   There is a technical conference in Amsterdam in the second week of
> March
> >   during which some contributors and some community members will be
> >   introduced to developing under the Apache model.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   The initial code is now available and the work to meet the license
> >   policies has started.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   N/A
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   N/A
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](fineract) Ross Gardler
> >   [ ](fineract) Greg Stein
> >   [X](fineract) Roman Shaposhnik
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Impala
> >
> > Impala is a high-performance C++ and Java SQL query engine for data
> stored
> > in Apache Hadoop-based clusters.
> >
> > Impala has been incubating since 2015-12-03.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Movement of existing JIRA / Git / wiki resources to Apache
> >      equivalents
> >   2. Initial release as incubating project.
> >   3. Community growth
> >
> > 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 have been no additions to the committer or PMC lists since
> >   incubation began. However, we have seen an uptick in external
> >   contributions, both through code, and in discussion on the mailing
> list.
> >   One contributor has been attempting to port Impala to PPC, and has
> >   reported some success after asking many questions.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   We have made some slow progress with our initial infrastructure tasks.
> >   Code review traffic is now copied to dev@impala.incubator.apache.org,
> >   which means that developer discussions are now happening on the mailing
> >   lists.
> >
> >   We have a number of infrastructure tasks ahead of us which are blocked
> on
> >   the current Impala team at Cloudera being very busy with an internal
> >   release (this is one reason we look forward to a more diverse
> > community!).
> >   For example:
> >
> >   1. We would like to move our Git repository to .apache.org in short
> > order,
> >      but as it stands the existing repo is 10GB large and historically
> >      contains many binary artifacts that, while acceptably licensed, have
> > no
> >      useful place in Impala's repository. We need to strip these
> artifacts
> >      from the Git history, and then adjust Gerrit to commit to the new
> >      branch in the new repo. This is not hard but takes some time.
> >   2. We would also like to move our JIRA tickets from
> issues.cloudera.org
> > to
> >      issues.apache.org. Experience in a sister podling has shown that
> this
> >      isn't straightforward if we wish to preserve existing release
> labels,
> >      user assignments and so on, so requires some time.
> >
> >   We anticipate having much more time to work on these basic issues after
> >   the end of February. We look forward to getting Impala into a position
> >   where it is easier for the larger community to collaborate on these
> kinds
> >   of project management issues.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   None since entering incubation.
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   None since entering incubation.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](impala) Tom White
> >   [ ](impala) Todd Lipcon
> >   [ ](impala) Carl Steinbach
> >   [ ](impala) Brock Noland
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Joshua
> >
> > Joshua is a statistical machine translation toolkit
> >
> > Joshua has been incubating since 2016-02-13.
> >
> > The INFRA bootstrap ticket has been opened[1], and the PPMC and INFRA
> > are active in working through the setup tasks.
> >
> > No concerns for the board at this time.
> >
> >
> > [1] (https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-11264)
> >
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](joshua) Paul Ramirez
> >   [X](joshua) Lewis John McGibbney
> >   [X](joshua) Chris Mattmann
> >   [ ](joshua) Tom Barber
> >   [X](joshua) Henri Yandell
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> > --------------------
> > Kudu
> >
> > Kudu is a distributed columnar storage engine built for the Apache Hadoop
> > ecosystem.
> >
> > Kudu has been incubating since 2015-12-03.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Build a more diverse developer and user community
> >   2. Migrate our web site under apache.org
> >   3. Continue to make regular Apache releases
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >   - In February, we only received one patch from a new contributor (3
> total
> >     from non-committers). We're continuing to focus on building a more
> >     diverse developer community.
> >
> >     Although recruiting new contributors to Kudu itself have been slow,
> we
> >     had community members report beginnings of a Presto integration, an
> >     Apache Flume sink, and Rust language bindings. We are considering
> >     whether it makes sense to develop these things within the Kudu
> project
> >     or external locations.
> >
> >   - Overall development velocity continues to be pretty good: 94 patches
> >     committed since the last report, representing about 3.5kloc of new
> code
> >     and 4kloc of changes.  This is slightly down from last month, as we
> >     spent a bit more time on managing our first release and fixing bugs
> >     rather than adding new features.
> >
> >     Dev list traffic is similar to January (1032 messages vs 1144 in
> Jan).
> >
> >   - Community members continue to give public talks about Kudu at various
> >     conferences and meetups. Talks were delivered at conferences or
> meetups
> >     in Tokyo (x2), Sunnyvale, Krakow, San Francisco (x2), and Seattle.
> More
> >     are planned for March.
> >
> >     We are also encouraged that at least two Kudu meetup talks were
> >     delivered by new members of the community outside the core
> development
> >     team. We hope to see the "grassroots community" trend continue.
> >
> >   - The public Kudu Slack channel continues to be popular. It has grown
> > from
> >     116 members last month to 150 this month. Discussion between users
> and
> >     devs is quite active, with daily participation from a global
> community
> >     (USA, China, Poland, Japan, et al). Many users seem to prefer this
> >     method over the traditional user mailing list.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Since the last report, we've accomplished the following milestones:
> >
> >   - We successfully migrated our issue tracking to the Apache JIRA.
> Special
> >     thanks to Gavin on the infra team and Mike Percy on the Kudu project
> > for
> >     hard work on this transition.
> >
> >   - We cleaned up our license documentation and successfully published
> our
> >     first official release as an incubating project (0.7.0)!
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   Feb 25, 2016: Apache Kudu 0.7.0-incubating
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   None since initial incubation.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](kudu) Jake Farrell
> >   [ ](kudu) Brock Noland
> >   [X](kudu) Michael Stack
> >   [ ](kudu) Jarek Jarcec Cecho
> >   [X](kudu) Chris Mattmann
> >   [X](kudu) Julien Le Dem
> >   [ ](kudu) Carl Steinbach
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> > KUDU is very active. We need to get our website done and branded
> > as an Incubator and eventually TLP site. Good progress.
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > 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. Activate some community
> >   3.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   There's an ongoing discussion to move the project to attic unless it is
> >   able to release in the next few months.
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >   After the discussion about the activity of the project and the success
> of
> >   the incubation process, there's currently a member willing to step
> > through
> >   the release process. The initial plan on incubation anyway was to
> primary
> >   apply available patches and release those bug fixes.
> >
> >   Additionally, there's once more a discussion about the supported build
> >   platforms, because currently the project heavily focusses on cpptasks,
> >   which is not maintained and simply doesn't support current versions of
> > all
> >   formerly supported IDEs anymore.  The current focus is on dropping
> >   cpptasks and ANT for the build of the software and use autoconf and/or
> >   cmake instead.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2008-04-03 was the last official, pre-incubation 0.10.0
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](log4cxx2) Ralph Goers
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> >
> > Metron
> >
> > Metron integrates a variety of open source big data technologies in order
> > to
> > offer a centralized tool for security monitoring and analysis. Metron
> > provides capabilities for log aggregation, full packet capture indexing,
> > storage, advanced behavioral analytics and data enrichment, while
> applying
> > the most current threat-intelligence information to security telemetry
> > within a single platform.
> >
> > Metron has been incubating since 12-08-2015
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards
> > Graduation:
> >
> >   - Building a diverse community of developers for Metron
> >   - Getting security practitioners to provide feedback on requirements
> >   - Make an Apache release
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC or ASF Board might wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   - We are currently trying to produce the first Apache release of Metron
> >   - We would like to request Apache infrastructure (a Jenkins server) for
> > CI
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   - We voted to add one additional committer, Nick Allen
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   - We closed on 15 more Jiras and made our code base more compliant with
> >     Apache Licenses.  We are at the latest stages of cleaning up the code
> >     base to come up with the Apache build.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](metron) Billie Rinaldi
> >   [ ](metron) Chris Mattmann
> >   [ ](metron) Owen O'Malley
> >   [X](metron) P. Taylor Goetz
> >   [ ](metron) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli
> >
> > --------------------
> > Milagro
> >
> > Distributed Cryptography; M-Pin protocol for Identity and Trust
> >
> > Milagro has been incubating since 2015-12-21.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Import main project repos
> >   2. Work towards our first release
> >   3. Broaden the community
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   The Initial Committer list is being revised (see below).
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   We have identified shortcomings in the Initial Committer list, and
> > adopted
> >   a fast-track process to add new members, valid for the project's first
> >   three months (until March 20th).  We have welcomed our first genuinely
> > new
> >   committer and are inviting another.  Initial committers are
> familiarising
> >   with Apache.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Both companies MIRACL and NTT are now readying their initial
> > contributions
> >   into the Milagro repositories.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   n/a
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   We have no distinction between committers and PMC.
> >
> >   The following have accepted invitations during the period:
> >
> >     Peter Scanlon
> >     Tomasz Matecki
> >     Anthony Shaw
> >     Vladislav Mitov
> >     Nikolai Stoilov
> >
> >   All except Anthony Shaw are Miracl employees, and should have been on
> the
> >   Initial Committer list.  We anticipate improving diversity soon.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](milagro) Sterling Hughes
> >   [ ](milagro) Jan Willem Janssen
> >   [x](milagro) Nick Kew
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> >
> > 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 report.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> > We have released our fourth release under Apache incubation. There were
> > various bug fixes and performance improvements before the release. The
> > most important new feature in the new release is support for incremental
> > query processing in MRQL streaming, called Incremental MRQL.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-03-02
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   2014-04-17
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](mrql) Alan Cabrera
> >   [x](mrql) Edward J. Yoon
> >   [ ](mrql) Mohammad Nour El-Din
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Myriad
> >
> > Myriad enables co-existence of Apache Hadoop YARN and Apache Mesos
> together
> > on the same cluster and allows dynamic resource allocations across both
> > Hadoop and other applications running on the same physical data center
> > infrastructure.
> >
> > Myriad has been incubating since 2015-03-01.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Grow the Myriad user base.
> >   2. Expand the contributor community.
> >   3. Release Myriad 0.2.0 in April/May, with focus on multitenancy,
> >      security, and oversubscription.
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >   - Mailing list traffic went into a holiday lull after the 0.1.0
> release.
> >     Should pick up again as we plan the 0.2.0 release.
> >     http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-myriad-dev/
> >   - Our biweekly community syncs still get 6-12 participants, including
> new
> >     participants from Accenture. See minutes at: http://s.apache.org/8kF
> >   - Freenode #myriad IRC channel has been mostly quiet since the 0.1.0
> >     release, except for an occasional user question or discussion around
> a
> >     community sync. Chatter should pick up again leading up to the 0.2.0
> >     release, and moreso after we get a few more users. Archived by ASFBot
> >     at: http://wilderness.apache.org/channels/#logs-#myriad
> >   - Website and wiki were updated with the 0.1.0 release.
> >     http://myriad.incubator.apache.org
> >   - Presented at DockerConEU. Submitted talks for ApacheCon, MesosCon,
> >     Hadoop Summit, Container World.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   - Resolved 6 JIRAs and merged 6 PRs since Dec 2, 2015.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2015-12-10 myriad-0.1.0-incubating
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   2015-10-05 Darin J
> >   2015-10-14 Swapnil Daingade
> >   In the process of nominating the next committer.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](myriad) Benjamin Hindman
> >   [ ](myriad) Danese Cooper
> >   [x](myriad) Ted Dunning
> >   [ ](myriad) Luciano Resende
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > SAMOA
> >
> > SAMOA provides a collection of distributed streaming algorithms for the
> > most
> > common data mining and machine learning tasks such as classification,
> > clustering, and regression, as well as programming abstractions to
> develop
> > new algorithms that run on top of distributed stream processing engines
> > (DSPEs).  It features a pluggable architecture that allows it to run on
> > several DSPEs such as Apache Storm, Apache S4, and Apache Samza.
> >
> > SAMOA has been incubating since 2014-12-15.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Grow the community
> >   2. Elect new PMC members
> >   3. Release more often
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >   Mailing list activity (December 2015 - February 2016):
> >   * @dev: 114 messages
> >
> >   Jira issues backlog (December 2015 - February 2016):
> >   * Created:  7
> >   * Resolved: 4
> >
> >   We have a number of new users showing up on the mailing list, which is
> >   encouraging.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   The community has decided to drop support for S4, which is now
> inactive.
> >   There is also some continued interest by Apache Apex about a possible
> >   integration.  Internally, we have been working on strengthening our
> main
> >   classifier (VHT).  There has also been work on improving the connection
> >   with Avro and Kafka.  The adapted for Flink has been updated to the
> > latest
> >   stable version (0.10).
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2015-07-21
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   None
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](samoa) Alan Gates
> >   [ ](samoa) Ashutosh Chauhan
> >   [ ](samoa) Enis Soztutar
> >   [X](samoa) Ted Dunning
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > 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.Graduation vote has been passed, see below for details.
> >   2.
> >   3.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   1. Graduation vote has been passed and the resolution has been proposed
> > to
> >      the board for consideration in the board meeting.
> >      References:
> >      https://s.apache.org/dev_discuss
> >      https://s.apache.org/dev_vote_result
> >      https://s.apache.org/general_discuss
> >      https://s.apache.org/Incubator_vote
> >      Other:
> >      https://s.apache.org/general_notify
> >      https://s.apache.org/8rty (Maturity Model assessment)
> >   2. Olivier Lamy resigned as a mentor.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   1. We had ~500 messages on dev list in the past three months. (Got
> number
> >      from http://markmail.org/list/org.apache.sentry.dev)
> >   2. Community is continuing to do monthly hangouts.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   About 131 issues were created and about 87 resolved in the past 3
> >   months(Numbers from jira).
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2015-09-22, preparing for 1.7.0 release
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   Hao Hao was added as committer on 01/29/2016. On 2015-12-21, community
> >   voted to make Committer == PPMC.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](sentry) Arvind Prabhakar
> >   [ ](sentry) Joe Brockmeier
> >   [ ](sentry) David Nalley
> >   [X](sentry) Patrick Hunt
> >   [X](sentry) Thomas White
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Singa
> >
> > Singa is a distributed deep learning platform.
> >
> > Singa has been incubating since 2015-03-17.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Improve the system, including performance and features like
> > distributed
> >      GPU training over GPU clusters, R binding, etc.
> >   2. Add more examples and documentation to attach users
> >   3. Grow the community. We have been trying to reach out to a more
> diverse
> >      community of developers and users by presenting SINGA for various
> >      audiences. Completing items 1 and 2 above would attract more
> >      contributors and users.
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >   The Github repository has scored 540 stars and 190 forks.
> >
> >   There were 60, 180 and 7 commits in Dec 2015, Jan 2016 and Feb 2016
> >   respectively.
> >
> >   There were 77, 105, 13 emails from dev@ list in Dec 2015, Jan 2016 and
> > Feb
> >   2016 respectively.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   In Jan 2016, we released our second version, i.e., incubating-v0.2.0,
> > with
> >   the following major features:
> >
> >   * GPU support, which enables training of complex models on a single
> node
> >     with multiple GPU cards.
> >   * Hybrid neural net partitioning, which supports data and model
> >     parallelism at the same time.
> >   * Python wrapper, which makes it easy to configure the job, including
> >     neural net and SGD algorithm.
> >   * RNN model and BPTT algorithms, to support applications based on RNN
> >     models, e.g., GRU.
> >   * Cloud software integration includes Mesos, Docker and HDFS.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-01-14
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   N/A
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](singa) Daniel Dai
> >   [X](singa) Alan Gates
> >   [X](singa) Ted Dunning
> >   [ ](singa) Thejas Nair
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Streams
> >
> > Apache Streams (incubating) unifies a diverse world of digital profiles
> > and online activities into common formats and vocabularies, and makes
> > these datasets accessible across a variety of databases, devices,
> > and platforms for streaming, browsing, search, sharing, and analytics
> > use-cases.
> >
> > Streams has been incubating since 2012-11-20.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Community growth and PMC maturity.
> >   2. Demonstrate a consistent release schedule.
> >   3. Collaborate with other Apache projects to improve integrations
> >      with their software.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   # of contributors submitting and reviewing pull requests has remained
> >   low this quarter.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   no demonstrable progress in community growth.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   5 issues created / 1 resolved this quarter
> >   at mentors suggestion, this quarter the project focused on
> >   documenting project purpose, philosophies, place in ecosystem,
> >   how to get started, etc... as part of a web site overhaul.
> >   the new version is hosted at streams.staging.apache.org and will go
> >   live at streams.incubator.apache.org soon.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >    2015-04-26
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   2015-02-23: Robert Douglas elected as committer / PMC member
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](streams) Matt Franklin
> >   [X](streams) Ate Douma
> >   [ ](streams) Craig McClanahan
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > 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. Community growth
> >   2. Release more of the imported code to create engagement
> >   3. Move to a sustainable development pattern
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   Our mentors have reported they have little or no time
> >   available as Taverna is picking up pace.
> >
> >   Dan Debrunner volunteered from the incubator list and
> >   became a new mentor.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Welcomed new PPMC member.
> >
> >   GSOC 2016 project ideas are already getting interest.
> >
> >   dev@taverna mailing lists stats:
> >
> >   Dec 2015: 42
> >   Jan 2016: 128
> >   Feb 2016: 325
> >
> >   users@taverna:
> >
> >   Dec 2015: 2
> >   Jan 2016: 0
> >   Feb 2016: 2
> >
> >   JIRA issues over last 90 days:
> >
> >   50 created
> >   32 resolved
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Good buzz around release preparation, release candidate currently
> >   under vote.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2015-08-11 taverna-language-0.15.0-incubating
> >
> >   (new release currently under vote)
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   2015-12-04
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [x](taverna) Andy Seaborne
> >   [X](taverna) Chris Mattmann
> >   [ ](taverna) Suresh Srinivas
> >   [X](taverna) Suresh Marru
> >   [X](taverna) Marlon Pierce
> >   [ ](taverna) Dan Debrunner
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >   Andy:: It would be good to have a second active mentor in addition to
> > Dan.
> >   Chris: I have to retire as a Taverna mentor. That said - what's
> stopping
> > Taverna from being ready to graduate? If it's just mentor activity then
> > consider
> > graduating. The community looks active, looks like it's releasing, looks
> > like
> > involved in GSoC, etc.
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Toree
> >
> > Toree provides applications with a mechanism to interactively and
> remotely
> > access Apache Spark. It enables interactive workloads between
> applications
> > and a Spark cluster. As a Jupyter Notebook extension, it provides the
> user
> > with a preconfigured environment for interacting with Spark using Scala,
> > Python, R or SQL.
> >
> > Toree has been incubating since 2015-12-02.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Removal of LGPL dependency
> >   2. Ease of installation
> >   3. Documentation of APIs
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   TOREE-262 - Progress on removal of LGPL dependency
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   1. Work with Jupyter community to update their docker stacks to include
> >      the latest Toree
> >   2. Blog post at http://www.spark.tc/announcing-apache-toree/ to
> announce
> >      the incubation
> >   3. Active communication in mailing list and gitter with early adopters
> >   4. Work with Brunel project
> >      (https://github.com/Brunel-Visualization/Brunel) to make technology
> >      available on Toree
> >   5. Still working on transitioning users from Spark Kernel project into
> >      Toree.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   1. Source package have been renamed to org.apache.toree
> >   2. All original contributors are not actively developing and fixing
> > issues
> >      on the apache project
> >   3. Project can be published and installed through Pypi (only
> snapshot/dev
> >      packaged made available for testing)
> >   4. Added a plug-in framework to enable integration of 3rd party code to
> >      add capabilities
> >   5. Create Spark Streaming example notebook to feature many of the
> >      capabilities of Toree in collaboration with Jupyter ecosystem
> >      (dashboards and widgets)
> >   6. Misc bug fixes and features
> >   7. Actively working with JeroMQ community to further their transition
> > into
> >      MPL v2 and away from LGPL.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   None since incubation.
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   No new additions since incubation
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](toree) Luciano Resende
> >   [ ](toree) Reynold Xin
> >   [X](toree) Hitesh Shah
> >   [X](toree) Julien Le Dem
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Trafodion
> >
> > Trafodion is a webscale SQL-on-Hadoop solution enabling transactional or
> > operational workloads on Hadoop.
> >
> > Trafodion has been incubating since 2015-05-24.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Develop community and bring in more diverse contributors.
> >   2. Work on our second release, including convenience binaries and
> >      support for Apache HBase 1.x without a commercial distribution.
> >   3. Continue the momentum and become more integrated with the
> >      rest of the Apache community.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   * Lars Hofhansl and Andrew Purtell resigned as mentors.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   * Participation in public lists has been increasing:
> >     809 messages in the codereview forum, 1051@commits,
> >     561@dev, 1377@issues and 320@user.
> >   * Steve Varnau has agreed to be the release manager for
> >     our next release.
> >   * A logo for Apache Trafodion was adopted by vote in February.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   * Completed our first release in incubation, Trafodion 1.3.0,
> >     on Jan 11, 2016. Many thanks go to Roberta Marton, the release
> manager.
> >     See http://trafodion.apache.org/release-notes-1-3-0.html for
> details.
> >   * Completely redesigned the web page, http://trafodion.apache.org
> >     and moved content from the wiki to the site, following the example
> >     of other Apache projects.
> >   * Published documentation in form of HTML and PDF manuals.
> >   * 287 commits from 23 contributors.
> >   * 200 JIRAs filed and 139 resolved in the last three months.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-01-11
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   RuoYu Zuo was announced as a new committer in February.
> >   The last PMC members were announced in November 2015.
> >   In both cases the election happened a few weeks earlier
> >   but it took some time to get the necessary karma.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](trafodion) Devaraj Das
> >   [ ](trafodion) Enis Söztutar
> >   [x](trafodion) Michael Stack
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Zeppelin
> >
> > A collaborative data analytics and visualization tool for distributed,
> > general-purpose data processing systems such as Apache Spark, Apache
> Flink,
> > etc.
> >
> > Zeppelin has been incubating since 2014-12-23.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Prove PPMC's maturity by handling dispute in community gracefully
> >   2. Community growth: more committers from different organizations
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   Updating long term roadmap [1] to embrace community needs is in
> >   discussion.
> >
> >   [1] https://s.apache.org/Ksgm
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Traffic in users@ and dev@ grew: +38 subscribers in @dev, +83
> > subscribers
> >   in users@ since last report.
> >
> >   Talks at several conferences are scheduled [2].
> >
> >   [2] https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/ZEPPELIN/Community
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   209 patches have been merged from 42 different contributors since last
> >   report.
> >
> >   Integration to JDBC, Apache HBase, Elasticsearch, Scalding, Tachyon has
> >   been added.
> >
> >   Authentication and notebook authorization have implemented.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-01-22
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   2016-01-16
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](zeppelin) Konstantin Boudnik
> >   [X](zeppelin) Henry Saputra
> >   [X](zeppelin) Roman Shaposhnik
> >   [X](zeppelin) Ted Dunning
> >   [ ](zeppelin) Hyunsik Choi
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > }}}
> >
>

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