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From Chris Nauroth <cnaur...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: Draft Report April 2016 - please review
Date Fri, 08 Apr 2016 15:38:33 GMT
Perfect, thank you.  I made the edits in wiki.

--Chris Nauroth




On 4/8/16, 8:33 AM, "John D. Ament" <johndament@apache.org> wrote:

>Chris,
>
>Here's the relevant sections of the pending report to help you see when
>things are due:
>
>Sun April 10
>Shepherd reviews due by end of day
>Sun April 10
>Summary due by end of day
>Tue April 12
>Mentor signoff due by end of day
>
>So you should be good until Tuesday as a mentor.
>
>John
>
>On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 11:18 AM Chris Nauroth <cnauroth@hortonworks.com>
>wrote:
>
>> John, I apologize, but I'm delayed in entering my mentor notes for this
>> month.  Is it too late to add the notes below?
>>
>> Otherwise, +1 for the report, and thank you for doing this.
>>
>>
>>
>> Apex
>>   [X](apex) Chris Nauroth
>>
>> Concerted
>>   Chris Nauroth (cnauroth):
>>     There has been no activity on the project for several months, and we
>> don't see a viable way to salvage it.  We are discussing closing it
>>down.
>>
>>
>>
>> --Chris Nauroth
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 4/7/16, 6:04 PM, "John D. Ament" <johndament@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>> >All,
>> >
>> >Below is the current draft of the April 2016 report.  I'm sending it
>> >early,
>> >and likely often, to help muster community input on the various
>>sections
>> >of
>> >the report.  As of now, 1 day past due, we are still missing 4 podling
>> >reports.  I have doubts that they'll be completed, but hopefully this
>> >email
>> >will server as hope to those podlings to report.
>> >
>> >We have 1 confirmed graduation, 1 likely confirmed graduation and a
>>third
>> >vote in progress (also likely to pass as of now).
>> >
>> >Incubator PMC report for April 2016
>> >
>> >The Apache Incubator is the entry path into the ASF for projects and
>> >codebases wishing to become part of the Foundation's efforts.
>> >
>> >< narrative >
>> >
>> >* Community
>> >
>> >  New IPMC members:
>> >
>> >  - Marvin Humphrey
>> >  - Suneel Marthi
>> >  - Uma Gangumalla
>> >  - Henri Yandell
>> >
>> >  People who left the IPMC:
>> >
>> >  - Jukka Zitting
>> >
>> >* New Podlings
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >* Graduations
>> >
>> >  The board has motions for the following:
>> >
>> >  - Apex
>> >  - Johnzon
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >* Releases
>> >
>> >  The following releases entered distribution during the month of
>> >  March:
>> >
>> >  2016-03-02 Apache MRQL 0.9.6-incubating
>> >  2016-03-03 Apache Apex Malhar 3.3.1-incubating
>> >  2016-03-03 Apache Htrace 4.1.0-incubating
>> >  2016-03-04 Apache Mynewt-0.8.0-b1-incubating
>> >  2016-03-09 Apache Kudu 0.7.1-incubating
>> >  2016-03-10 Apache Ranger 0.5.2-incubating
>> >  2016-03-11 Apache Taverna-language 0.15.1-incubating
>> >  2016-03-11 Apache Taverna-osgi 0.2.1-incubating
>> >  2016-03-14 Apache MADlib v1.9alpha-rc2-incubating
>> >  2016-03-21 Apache Unomi 1.0.0-incubating
>> >  2016-03-25 Apache Mynewt 0.8.0-b2-incubating
>> >  2016-03-27 Apache FreeMarker 2.3.24-incubating
>> >
>> >
>> >* IP Clearance
>> >
>> >  - Apache Sling Dynamic Includes
>> >
>> >* Legal / Trademarks
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >* Infrastructure
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >* Miscellaneous
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >* Credits
>> >
>> >  - Report Manager:
>> >
>> >------------------- Summary of podling reports --------------------
>> >
>> >* Still getting started at the Incubator
>> >
>> >  - Gearpump
>> >  - iota
>> >  - Joshua
>> >  - Metron
>> >  - Milagro
>> >  - Mnemonic
>> >  - Quarks
>> >
>> >* Not yet ready to graduate
>> >
>> >  No release:
>> >
>> >  - Hawq
>> >  - Horn
>> >  - Impala
>> >  - Rya
>> >  - Toree
>> >
>> >  Community growth:
>> >
>> >  - Fineract
>> >  - Geode
>> >  - MADlib
>> >  - Ranger
>> >  - Wave
>> >
>> >* Ready to graduate
>> >
>> >  The Board has motions for the following:
>> >
>> >  - Apex
>> >  - Johnzon
>> >
>> >* Did not report, expected next month
>> >
>> >  - Climate Model Diagnostic Analyzer
>> >  - Concerted
>> >  - OpenAz
>> >  - Tephra
>> >
>> >----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> >                       Table of Contents
>> >Apex
>> >BatchEE
>> >Climate Model Diagnostic Analyzer
>> >Concerted
>> >DataFu
>> >Fineract
>> >FreeMarker
>> >Gearpump
>> >Geode
>> >HAWQ
>> >HORN
>> >HTrace
>> >Impala
>> >iota
>> >Johnzon
>> >Joshua
>> >MADlib
>> >Metron
>> >Milagro
>> >Mnemonic
>> >Mynewt
>> >ODF Toolkit
>> >OpenAz
>> >Quarks
>> >Ranger
>> >Rya
>> >Sirona
>> >Tephra
>> >Toree
>> >
>> >----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >Apex
>> >
>> >Apex is an enterprise grade native YARN big data-in-motion platform
>>that
>> >unifies stream processing and batch processing.
>> >
>> >Apex has been incubating since 2015-08-17.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  None. Incubator graduation VOTE passed: https://s.apache.org/qhTf
>> >
>> >Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>> >aware
>> >of?
>> >
>> >  Resolution to establish Apache Apex as TLP submitted to board.
>> >
>> >How has the community developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  The community is very engaged with the development of the project.
>>We
>> >see
>> >  continious uptick in mailing list participaton (2180 messages on dev@
>> >for
>> >  March, 122+ subscribers).
>> >
>> >  The community discussed graduation, addressed outstanding issues and
>> >  completed VOTE.
>> >
>> >  The community has been active building additional meetup groups:
>> >  http://s.apache.org/jKT
>> >  Many presentations and uptick in engagement.
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  Release 3.3.1-icubating of Malhar on 2016-03-02
>> >
>> >  Various metrics for March are as follows:
>> >  +---------------------------------------------------+
>> >  |   Metric                         | Core  | Malhar |
>> >  +---------------------------------------------------+
>> >  | Non Merge Commits                |  52   |   22   |
>> >  | Contributors                     |  10   |   11   |
>> >  | Jira New Issues                  |  40   |   31   |
>> >  | Resolved Issues                  |  43   |   20   |
>> >  | Pull Requests merged             |  33   |   12   |
>> >  | Pull Requests proposed           |   2   |   11   |
>> >  +---------------------------------------------------+
>> >
>> >  We are anticipating patch release 3.2.1 in April.
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  2016-03-02 Apex (Malhar) 3.3.1-incubating
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  2 PPMC members and 1 committer were added since December.
>> >  PPMC and committer list was updated on the status page.
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [ ](apex) Chris Nauroth
>> >  [ ](apex) Alan Gates
>> >  [X](apex) Hitesh Shah
>> >  [X](apex) Justin Mclean
>> >  [ ](apex) P. Taylor Goetz
>> >  [ ](apex) Ted Dunning
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >BatchEE
>> >
>> >BatchEE projects aims to provide a JBatch implementation (aka JSR352)
>>and
>> >a
>> >set of useful extensions for this specification.
>> >
>> >BatchEE has been incubating since 2013-10-03.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. Increase the community a bit
>> >  2. Enhance the website
>> >  3.
>> >
>> >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?
>> >
>> >  Not that much but we got some good interaction with JBatch
>>specification
>> >  to enhance the product.
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  BatchEE contributes to JBatch to make the project moving forward in
>>the
>> >  right way.
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  2015-12-08
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  2015-12-11
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [ ](batchee) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
>> >  [ ](batchee) Olivier Lamy
>> >  [ ](batchee) Mark Struberg
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >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.
>> >  2.
>> >  3.
>> >
>> >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?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  XXXX-XX-XX
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [ ](climatemodeldiagnosticanalyzer) James W. Carman
>> >  [ ](climatemodeldiagnosticanalyzer) Chris Mattmann
>> >  [ ](climatemodeldiagnosticanalyzer) Michael James Joyce
>> >  [ ](climatemodeldiagnosticanalyzer) Kim Whitehall
>> >  [ ](climatemodeldiagnosticanalyzer) Gregory D. Reddin
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >Concerted
>> >
>> >Apache Concerted is a Do-It-Yourself toolkit for building in-memory
>>data
>> >engines.
>> >
>> >Concerted has been incubating since 2015-10-14.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1.
>> >  2.
>> >  3.
>> >
>> >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?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  XXXX-XX-XX
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [ ](concerted) Chris Nauroth
>> >  [ ](concerted) Daniel Dai
>> >  [ ](concerted) Jake Farrell
>> >  [ ](concerted) Julian Hyde
>> >  [ ](concerted) Lars Hofhansl
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >  Julian Hyde (jhyde):
>> >
>> >    No report, despite prodding from Chris, and no activity on lists.
>> >    I think this one's dead.
>> >
>> >  Jake Farrell (jfarrell):
>> >
>> >    No activity so far in 2016.
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >DataFu
>> >
>> >DataFu provides a collection of Hadoop MapReduce jobs and functions in
>> >higher
>> >level languages based on it to perform data analysis. It provides
>> >functions
>> >for common statistics tasks (e.g. quantiles, sampling), PageRank,
>>stream
>> >sessionization, and set and bag operations. DataFu also provides Hadoop
>> >jobs
>> >for incremental data processing in MapReduce.
>> >
>> >DataFu has been incubating since 2014-01-05.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. Grow user and contributor base
>> >  2. Increased committer activity
>> >  3. Continued 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?
>> >
>> >  * A new contributor opened several JIRAs regarding improvements and
>> >    contributed patches.  Two have been committed so far.
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  * Improved instructions on loading projects in Eclipse based on
>> >discussion
>> >    in JIRA.
>> >  * Added checks in build system to catch issues using wrong JDK
>>version.
>> >  * Some UDFs were improved to be more efficient.
>> >  * A new UDF is pending review.
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  2015-11-14
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected
>> >
>> >  November 2014
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [ ](datafu) Ashutosh Chauhan
>> >  [ ](datafu) Roman Shaposhnik
>> >  [ ](datafu) Ted Dunning
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >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. Finalising the initial release
>> >  2. Improve the communication around the differences between the
>>previous
>> >     MifosX project and the new Fineract project, especially in the
>>MifosX
>> >     community, website etc.
>> >  3. With the first initial release, encourage the community to use the
>> >     proper infastructure (mailing lists, issue tracker) for the
>>ongoing
>> >     collaboration within the community.
>> >  4. Change management towards less 'key-man' dependency on previous
>> >     tech/community leaders from MifosX, more towards community driven
>> >     consensus.
>> >  5. Reduce clutter on mailinglist from JIRA updates etc.
>> >
>> >Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>> >aware of?
>> >
>> >  On the mailinglist there have been discussions around the lack of
>> >traffic
>> >  on it. This is part of the switchover from the current MifosX
>>community
>> >  and mailinglists towards the new Fineract lists. At the same time the
>> >  recent meet-up of Mifosx and Fineract devs and people interested in
>>it
>> >  (see community development), has also triggered a lot of offline
>> >  interaction.
>> >
>> >How has the community developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  While activity on the mailinglist has been pretty low, we've had a
>>great
>> >  meet-up in Amsterdam where a nice mix of existing MifosX community
>> >members
>> >  and a group of new interested people was present. This has boosted
>> >  interest in Fineract.
>> >
>> >  We have a high level of interest from new contributors throughout
>> >Africa -
>> >  we are working to properly engage them and guide them to the correct
>> >  collaboration channels in our Fineract community.
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  Individual members of the leading partner organizations building
>> >solutions
>> >  using the Fineract platform have begun to effectively use the
>>Fineract
>> >  issue tracker to communicate and track the requirements and
>>enhancements
>> >  they're building and contributing to Fineract. These individuals are
>> >  setting a good example that other individuals from our partner
>>community
>> >  should follow.
>> >
>> >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
>> >  [ ](fineract) Roman Shaposhnik
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >FreeMarker
>> >
>> >FreeMarker is a template engine, i.e. a generic tool to generate text
>> >output
>> >based on templates. FreeMarker is implemented in Java as a class
>>library
>> >for
>> >programmers.
>> >
>> >FreeMarker has been incubating since 2015-07-01.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. Finding more active contributors
>> >
>> >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 changes
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  FreeMarker had two public releases: A Release Candidate (so that
>>users
>> >can
>> >  test it), and one final release. Apart from the new features and
>>fixes,
>> >we
>> >  have adjusted the source code and build process to follow Apache best
>> >  practices more closely, and to be more appealing for contributors
>> >  (switching to Java 5, fixing formatting where it didn't fit the
>>modern
>> >  Java conventions).
>> >
>> >  The legal/policy issue with the web site domain (INFRA-10787) was
>> >settled,
>> >  and we are using our historical domain again (freemarker.org) until
>> >  graduation.
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  2016-03-28
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  2015-10-21 Nan Lei, committer (non-PMC)
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [X](freemarker) Jacopo Cappellato
>> >  [ ](freemarker) Jean-Frederic Clere
>> >  [ ](freemarker) David E. Jones
>> >  [X](freemarker) Ralph Goers
>> >  [X](freemarker) Sergio Fernández
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >Gearpump
>> >
>> >Gearpump is a reactive real-time streaming engine based on the
>> >micro-service
>> >Actor model.
>> >
>> >Gearpump has been incubating since 2016-03-08.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. Make initial Apache branded release
>> >  2. Initial community process definition and practice enforcement by
>> >     following Apache policies
>> >  3. Build the first Apache branded informative website to make
>>Gearpump
>> >     contributor and end-user friendly.
>> >
>> >Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>> >aware of?
>> >
>> >  The rights holder of the Gearpump copyright filed a CCLA including a
>> >  Schedule B granting the Gearpump codebase to the Foundation. We are
>> >  awaiting assistance from Infrastructure on INFRA-11435 to perform the
>> >  import.
>> >
>> >How has the community developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  All of the initial committers/PPMC have set up with Apache accounts
>>and
>> >  Apache JIRA accounts.
>> >
>> >  Discussion among developers has started on
>> >  dev@gearpump.incubator.apache.org
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  The JIRA for the podling is active at
>> >  https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GEARPUMP and seeing activity.
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  No release yet.
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  No new committers or PMC members elected yet.
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [X](gearpump) Andrew Purtell
>> >  [ ](gearpump) Jarek Jarcec Cecho
>> >  [ ](gearpump) Reynold Xin
>> >  [ ](gearpump) Todd Lipcon
>> >  [ ](gearpump) Xuefu Zhang
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >Geode
>> >
>> >Geode is a data management platform that provides real-time, consistent
>> >access
>> >to data-intensive applications throughout widely distributed cloud
>> >architectures.
>> >
>> >Geode has been incubating since 2015-04-27.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. Rename packages to org.apache
>> >  2. Expanding the community to include contributors and committers
>> >outside
>> >     of Pivotal.
>> >  3. Establish a release cadence.
>> >
>> >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?
>> >
>> >  - We have been able to address the “Three most important issues to
>>move
>> >    towards graduation” from the previous report
>> >    1. We had our first public release
>> >    2. We Added 4 new committers, one of which is outside Pivotal
>> >    3. We are about to have a second release, establishing a regular
>> >release
>> >       cadence
>> >  - We had a GeodeSummit http://geodesummit.com/
>> >    - 22 sessions (including Keynote)
>> >    - Sessions included current use cases as well as integrations with
>> >other
>> >      Apache projects
>> >    - Over 100 attendees
>> >    - Received project proposal after the summit.
>> >  - The Geode Clubhouse hosted a meeting covering a walk through the
>> >    different approaches for caching data in a Spring based application
>> >with
>> >    Apache Geode by Luke Shannon
>> >  - The breakdown of JIRA tickets is the following:
>> >    Q3 / 2015 - 65 created, 19 resolved.
>> >    Q4 / 2015 - 342 created, 227 resolved.
>> >    Q1 / 2016 - 438 created, 362 resolved.
>> >    Q2 / 2016 - 8 created, 12 resolved (As of Apr 4th)
>> >  - There was a total of 123 pull requests on GitHub with 6 still open.
>> >  - The breakdown of the mailing lists messages for January, Feb,
>>March of
>> >    2016:
>> >    org.apache.geode.issues 4300
>> >    org.apache.geode.commits 3731
>> >    org.apache.geode.dev 2154
>> >    org.apache.geode.user 294
>> >  - There are now 153 subscribers on the dev and 145 on the user
>>mailing
>> >    lists.
>> >  - Community events:
>> >    - January 2016:
>> >      -  FOSDEM 2016 in Brussels:
>> >      - Taxi trip analysis (DEBS grand-challenge) with Apache Geode
>> >        (incubating)
>> >      - Big Data meets Fast Data: an scalable hybrid real-time
>> >transactional
>> >        and analytics solution
>> >    - February 2016:
>> >      - Seattle Java User’s Group (Talk about Introduction to Apache
>> >Geode)
>> >    - March 2016:
>> >      - Geode Summit in Palo Alto, California
>> >      - Geode meetup in Palo Alto
>> >        
>>(http://www.meetup.com/Pivotal-Open-Source-Hub/events/228983898/)
>> >      - Apache Apex (incubating) meetup featuring Geode integration
>> >        (http://www.meetup.com/Apex-Bay-Area-Chapter/events/228593080/)
>> >
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  - Had first release, close to the second release (with 134 out of 138
>> >    issues resolved)
>> >  - We elected a release manager for the first release and have rotated
>> >that
>> >    responsibility for the second release
>> >  - Had a discussion about how to number the releases
>> >  - Voted on the Release candidates, rejected the first but the second
>> >    release candidate was voted as the final release
>> >  - The community discussed the criteria for becoming a committer and
>> >    learned the correct way of nominating new committers.
>> >  - JIRA components were refined after a discussion on the mailing
>>list.
>> >  - Consensus was achieved for the scope for the releases on the
>>mailing
>> >    list.
>> >  - Decision was made not to rename the command line tool on the
>>mailing
>> >    list.
>> >  - Each commit and pull request is run through CI using Travis CI
>> >  - Removed @author tags
>> >  - First release published to maven central
>> >  - Javadocs hosted on the project website.
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  2016-02-06
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  - Jinmei Liao (2016-01-26)
>> >  - Sai Boorlagadda (2016-02-19)
>> >  - Nitin Lamba (2016-03-08)
>> >  - Dave Barnes (2016-03-30)
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [ ](geode) Konstantin Boudnik
>> >  [ ](geode) Chip Childers
>> >  [ ](geode) Justin Erenkrantz
>> >  [ ](geode) Jan Iversen
>> >  [ ](geode) Chris Mattmann
>> >  [ ](geode) William A. Rowe Jr.
>> >  [ ](geode) Roman Shaposhnik
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >HAWQ
>> >
>> >Apache HAWQ is a Hadoop native SQL query engine that combines the key
>> >technological advantages of MPP database with the scalability and
>> >convenience of Hadoop. HAWQ reads data from and writes data to HDFS
>> >natively.  HAWQ delivers industry-leading performance and linear
>> >scalability. It provides users the tools to confidently and
>>successfully
>> >interact with petabyte range data sets. HAWQ provides users with a
>> >complete,
>> >standards compliant SQL interface.
>> >
>> >HAWQ has been incubating since 2015-09-04.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. Produce our first Apache Release
>> >  2. Expand the community, by adding new contributors and focusing on
>> >making
>> >     sure that there's a much more robust level of conversations and
>> >     discussions happening around roadmaps and feature development on
>>the
>> >     public dev mailing list
>> >  3. Infrastructure migration: create Jenkins projects that build HAWQ
>> >     binary, source tarballs, and run feature tests including at least
>> >     installcheck-good tests for each commit (HAWQ-127).
>> >
>> >Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>> >aware
>> >of?
>> >
>> >  Everything seems to be smooth, nothing urgent at this time.
>> >
>> >How has the community developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  1. One HAWQ Nest community meeting (topic: GPORCA: Query Optimization
>> >as a
>> >     Service) Video: http://bit.ly/HAWQNest0223yt
>> >  2. The community shows pretty high activities. In Dev, there have
>>been
>> >816
>> >     messages on dev@/user@ in March 2016.
>> >  3. Got around 29 pull requests from contributors that are not in the
>> >     initial committer team.
>> >  4. GSoC 2016: 6 topics created for it.
>> >  5. FOSDEM 2016 event:
>> >     https://fosdem.org/2016/schedule/event/hpc_bigdata_hadoopsql/
>> >
>> >
>> 
>>https://fosdem.org/2016/schedule/event/postgresql_unified_framework_for_b
>>i
>> >g_data_foreign_data_wrappers/
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  1. Main features/improvements added include:
>> >     a) Hawq-473 Add fault reason and history into hawq catalog
>> >     b) HAWQ-404 Add sort during INSERT of append only row oriented
>> >        partition tables
>> >     c) HAWQ-558 Improve performance of truncate on small tables
>> >     d) HAWQ-532 HAWQ-580 HAWQ-587 Enhance the virtual segment number
>> >        selection method
>> >     e) HAWQ-551 Enhance explain analyze with more information on data
>> >        locality and resource manager
>> >     f) HAWQ-546 Enhance \d for HCatalog tables
>> >     g) HAWQ-144 Support HAWQ build on MAC
>> >     h) HAWQ-597 Add Travis CI(OSX) for MAC
>> >     i) Critical bug fixes.
>> >  2. 135 new JIRAs filed, 116 resolved (In Mar 2016)
>> >  3. 134 code commits (In Mar 2016)
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  We have not had a release yet.
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  No new committers/members from initial.
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [](hawq) Alan Gates
>> >  [](hawq) Konstantin Boudnik
>> >  [](hawq) Justin Erenkrantz
>> >  [](hawq) Thejas Nair
>> >  [](hawq) Roman Shaposhnik
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >JM (shepherd): A couple on minor issues around communication on list
>>and
>> >releases but mentors are on top on it.
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >HORN
>> >
>> >HORN is a neuron-centric programming APIs and execution framework for
>> >large-
>> >scale deep learning, built on top of Apache Hama.
>> >
>> >HORN has been incubating since 2015-09-04.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. Increase development velocity
>> >  2. Make a 0.1 release
>> >  3. Refocus the direction we want to take this project.
>> >
>> >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?
>> >
>> >  Number of subscribers has increased slightly, development has however
>> >been
>> >  slow.
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  We have decided that we need to refocus on what we want HORN to look
>> >like
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  XXXX-XX-XX
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  October
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [ ](horn) Luciano Resende
>> >  [ ](horn) Robin Anil
>> >  [x](horn) Edward J. Yoon
>> >  [ ](horn) Rich Bowen (Note that Rich Bowen dropped off the project)
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >HTrace
>> >
>> >HTrace is a tracing framework intended for use with distributed systems
>> >written in java.
>> >
>> >HTrace has been incubating since 2014-11-11.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. Continue to grow the HTrace community
>> >  2. Continue to explore projects integratiing HTrace
>> >  3. Continue to develop and release stable HTrace incubating artifacts
>> >
>> >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?
>> >
>> >  * YCSB community are working on integrating HTrace.
>> >  * Google Summer of Code 2016 projects for Apache HTrace are being
>> >planned.
>> >    There are proposals such as
>> >    * distributed tracing for s3 and other alternative Hadoop FS
>> >    * Kudu span receiver
>> >    * integrating HTrace into Hadoop YARN
>> >    * HTrace'ing in Apache Nutch
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  * +70 issues were fixed and released as part of 4.1.0-incubating.
>> >    * Improved htraced a lot in Web-UI, robustness, metrics and logging
>> >    * Added Docker support for development
>> >  * Added Documentation for developers
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  * htrace-4.1.0-incubating on March 5th, 2016
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  * None this period. Last added committer: Abraham Elmahrek - 2.11.15
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [X](htrace) Jake Farrell
>> >  [ ](htrace) Todd Lipcon
>> >  [X](htrace) Lewis John Mcgibbney
>> >  [ ](htrace) Andrew Purtell
>> >  [X](htrace) Billie Rinaldi
>> >  [ ](htrace) Michael Stack
>> >
>> >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. Transition of development workflows to ASF (see
>> >     https://issues.cloudera.org/browse/IMPALA-3221)
>> >  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. We continue to see an uptick in external
>> >contributions,
>> >  with two patches from new contributors this month. One contributor
>> >  pleasingly reported it was "great to work closely with Impala
>> >community".
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  We have put together a list of tasks required to move development of
>> >  Impala from Cloudera's infrastructure to the ASF. Since Impala was
>> >already
>> >  a well-established project before the Incubator proposal, there is
>> >perhaps
>> >  more decoupling required than for more nascent projects. The list is
>>at
>> >  https://issues.cloudera.org/browse/IMPALA-3221, and is being actively
>> >  worked on. Note that this doesn't cover the standard podling tasks
>>(like
>> >  name search, etc).
>> >
>> >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:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >iota
>> >
>> >Open source system that enables the orchestration of IoT devices.
>> >
>> >iota has been incubating since 2016-01-20.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. Overcome current technical difficulties. You might be asking what
>>is
>> >     happening with Apache iota. The initial architecture that we
>>wanted
>> >to
>> >     upload was not as scalable as we required it to be. Rather than
>> >upload
>> >     an architecture that we wanted to fundamentally change we have
>>been
>> >     developing a new backend architecture and code based that
>>implements
>> >a
>> >     significantly more scalable solution using Apache, Spark, Spark
>> >     Streaming and Cassandra. We are still using Python and Django for
>>our
>> >     APIs and authentication (session and token based). Consequently,
>>you
>> >     haven’t seen any activity on the Apache iota site and repository.
>> >This
>> >     will be changing soon. Litbit (the contributing company whose
>> >business
>> >     runs on iota) has been working around the clock to remake the
>>backend
>> >     using additional Apache components that makes the solution far
>>more
>> >     scalable.
>> >  2. Set up web site and import code. We will be setting up the Apache
>> >iota
>> >     website to reflect the new architecture and uploading the initial
>> >     source code as quickly as we can.
>> >  3. Promote Iota to a wider user base / grow the community. We are
>> >planning
>> >     to promoting iota at an upcoming keynote being given by Scott
>> >Noteboom
>> >     (Litbit's CEO). In addition we will be presenting iota at Apache 
>>Con
>> >in
>> >     May 2016. Our goal in promoting iota will be to start building a
>> >     community that will contribute to moving iota to it’s first 
>>release
>> >as
>> >     an Apache incubator project
>> >
>> >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?
>> >
>> >  * This is the first submitted report
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  * This is the first submitted report
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  * None
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [ ](iota) Daniel Gruno
>> >  [ ](iota) Sterling Hughes
>> >  [X](iota) Justin Mclean
>> >  [X](iota) Hadrian Zbarcea
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >  johndament:
>> >    Its a bit concerning to see that the project is starting off in a
>> >non-ASF way.
>> >    Even if the code isn't quite right for donation, may be better to
>> >start
>> >off
>> >    writing new code in the ASF repos.
>> >
>> >  jmclean:
>> >    I too have concerns about why they are developing outside of the 
>>ASF.
>> >I've
>> >    contacted them a few times with a please explain and have 
>>assurances
>> >that
>> >    this will be fixed. I'd suggest placing the podling on monthly 
>>reports
>> >for a
>> >    few more months.
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >Johnzon
>> >
>> >Implementation of JSR-353 JavaTM API for JSON Processing.
>> >
>> >Johnzon has been incubating since 2014-06-09.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. Currently graduation, so nothing but issues necessary for 
>>graduation
>> >
>> >Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>> >aware of?
>> >
>> >  * Currently graduating to a TPL
>> >
>> >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. 20 msgs (on
>> >  average) messages per month.
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  The project did its 10th incubator release.  During the last three
>> >month 9
>> >  jira issues were reported and 6 of them fixed.  Project has also 
>>started
>> >  to implement the upcoming JSR-374 and JSR-367 specification.  The
>> >project
>> >  has also voted for a logo.
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  2016-FEB-17 (0.9.3-incubating)
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  Last committer was elected 2014-08-23, last PMC member was elected
>> >  2015-04-09 (Hendrik Saly)
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [X](johnzon) Justin Mclean
>> >  [ ](johnzon) Daniel Kulp
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >JM: IPMC hasn't come to consensus if the project is ready to graduate 
>>as
>> >some IPMC members would like to see more community growth.
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >Joshua
>> >
>> >Joshua is a statistical machine translation toolkit
>> >
>> >Joshua has been incubating since 2016-02-13.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. Migration of the entire project over to Apache infrastructure 
>>(nearly
>> >complete)
>> >  2. Building up community and attracting developers
>> >  3. Putting out regular Joshua releases
>> >
>> >Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>> >aware of?
>> >
>> >  None that come to mind. We are occupied with the issues above, and
>> >  things are proceeding nicely.
>> >
>> >How has the community developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  We have voted in two new committers and invitations have been
>> >  extended to them.
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  A large pull request was accepted reporting large speed increases 
>>due to
>> >  caching, and increasing the usability of Joshua as a library.
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  2015-11-05 (prior to incubation)
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> > - Felix Hieber (2016-04-01)
>> > - Kellen Sunderland (2016-04-01)
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [ ](joshua) Paul Ramirez
>> >  [X](joshua) Lewis John McGibbney
>> >  [ ](joshua) Chris Mattmann
>> >  [ ](joshua) Tom Barber
>> >  [ ](joshua) Henri Yandell
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >
>> >MADlib
>> >
>> >Big Data Machine Learning in SQL for Data Scientists.
>> >
>> >MADlib has been incubating since 2015-09-15.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. Continue to produce regular Apache (incubating) releases.
>> >  2. Expand the community, increase dev list activity and add new
>> >     contributors.
>> >  3. Execute and manage the project according to governance model 
>>required
>> >     by the "Apache Way”.
>> >
>> >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?
>> >
>> >  1. Held three community calls in Q1 2016.  Each call featured a
>> >different
>> >     member of the Apache MADlib community presenting on a topic of
>> >interest
>> >     to them:
>> >     * Jan 15th - Bayesian Analysis of Binomial Response Models on MPP
>> >       Databases (Gautam Muralidhar)
>> >     * Feb 16th - An Overview of GWR Analysis of Spatial Data 
>>(Chenliang
>> >       Wang)
>> >         * Mar 16th - MADlib on PostgreSQL and PGXN (AJ Welch)
>> >  2. One new committer has been added to the project (Xiaocheng Tang)
>> >  3. Presentation of Apache MADlib at FOSDEM’16 in Brussels (Frank
>> >     McQuillan)
>> >  4. Material technical conversations on dev mailing lists and in the
>> >     appropriate JIRAs (e.g., 111 emails on dev@ mailing list in Feb)
>> >  5. Several Google Summer of Code (GSoC) candidates have expressed
>> >interest
>> >     in working on MADlib projects via dev@ mailing list.
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  1. 1st ASF release MADlib v1.9alpha on 3/11/16 which was intended to
>> >clear
>> >     all potential IP issues in the code base and make it legally 
>>ready to
>> >     be adopted by the community.
>> >  2. 2nd ASF release MADlib v1.9 is currently in IPMC voting as of this
>> >     writing on 4/6/16.  The goal of this 2nd release is general
>> >     availability of MADlib v1.9 for community use.
>> >  3. Some features in the latest release:  path functions, support 
>>vector
>> >     machines, advanced matrix operations, covariance matrix, 
>>proportion
>> >of
>> >     variance for PCA, support for Apache HAWQ (incubating) 2.0.
>> >  4. 15 JIRAs created and 27 resolved in last 30 days.
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  Apache MADlib (incubating) v1.9alpha on 3/11/16.
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  Xiaocheng Tang on 1/14/16.
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [ ](madlib) Konstantin Boudnik
>> >  [ ](madlib) Ted Dunning
>> >  [ ](madlib) Roman Shaposhnik
>> >
>> >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 2015-12-06.
>> >
>> >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
>> >
>> >* How has the community developed since the last report
>> >
>> >  - We added one additional committer, David Lyle
>> >  - We accepted 2 separate contributions from non-committers interested
>> >    in Metron
>> >  - We saw an uptick in interest from the community on the dev boards
>> >which
>> >    corresponds to people trying the product prior to an official 
>>release,
>> >    which is a good sign.
>> >
>> >* How has the project developed since the last report
>> >
>> >  - We closed 20 more Jiras and are in the latest stages of releasing 
>>an
>> >    Apache release.
>> >  - We added deployment automation for EC2 so trying out Metron in a
>> >    multi-node environment is even easier
>> >  - We integrated the CI environment that infra set up for us at our
>> >request
>> >    so that unit tests and apache rat license checks are run on every 
>>pull
>> >    request submitted
>> >  - We added support for indexing enriched sensor capture data into 
>>Apache
>> >    Solr indexing as well as Elasticsearch
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  --
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  --
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> > [X](metron) Billie Rinaldi
>> > [ ](metron) Chris Mattmann
>> > [ ](metron) Owen O'Malley
>> > [ ](metron) P. Taylor Goetz
>> > [ ](metron) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >Milagro
>> >
>> >Distributed Cryptography;
>> >M-Pin and other pairing protocols 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 the software: The source code is already prepared and 
>>placed
>> >in
>> >     repositories on GitHub – soon to be imported to Apache 
>>repositories.
>> >     This includes a full Milagro MFA implementation.
>> >  2. Awareness among developers: Milagro announcement – during 
>>ApacheCon
>> >     North America – May 2016
>> >  3. General Awareness
>> >
>> >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?
>> >
>> >  No substantial developments to report.  The project is targeting
>> >community
>> >  development following Apachecon presentations.
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  Project members are preparing to present the project at ApacheCon 
>>with a
>> >  view to connecting with the wider Apache community and finding 
>>synergies
>> >  with other projects.
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  n/a
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  February, as reported.
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [ ](milagro) Sterling Hughes
>> >  [ ](milagro) Jan Willem Janssen
>> >  [x](milagro) Nick Kew
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >Mnemonic
>> >
>> >Mnemonic is a Java based non-volatile memory library for in-place
>> >structured
>> >data processing and computing.
>> >
>> >Mnemonic has been incubating since 2016-03-03.
>> >Mnemonic code was moved into ASF on 3/24
>> >
>> >  Various metrics for March are as follows:
>> >
>> >  +--------------------------------------------+
>> >  |   Metric                         | counts  |
>> >  +--------------------------------------------+
>> >  | Non Merge Commits                |  82     |
>> >  | Contributors                     |  10     |
>> >  | Jira New Issues                  |  13     |
>> >  | Resolved Issues                  |   4     |
>> >  | Pull Requests merged             |   8     |
>> >  | Pull Requests proposed           |   8     |
>> >  +--------------------------------------------+
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. Apache releases: we are preparing 0.1.0 release
>> >  2. Expand and build strong community, keep active dev list 
>>discussions,
>> >     adding new contributors
>> >  3. Develop new features
>> >
>> >Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>> >aware of?
>> >
>> >  Everything is on track, nothing urgent at this time.
>> >
>> >
>> >How has the community developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  The project is in early stage in setting up the infra. In addition to
>> >  contributors listed in Mnemonic proposal, we had one new contributor
>> >  joined us. We are actively discuss with Arrow community in dev list 
>>for
>> >  the idea on integration. Apache Arrow community is very interested in
>> >  Mnemonic integration for extending Arrow into persistent memory and
>> >  storage.
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  We ported source code in Apache on 3/24 after SGA was filed on 3/23. 
>>We
>> >  are doing several refactorings and defining coding guidelines to fit
>> >  Apache project standard.
>> >
>> >  We are working on enabling Apache Arrow to use Mnemonic as underlying
>> >  pooling mechanism.
>> >
>> >  We are designing the native computing infrastructure, built native
>> >  computing interface code.
>> >
>> >  Bug tracking JIRA setup was done, 13 issues were filed. 4 issues were
>> >  solved.
>> >
>> >  Mailing list discussions are happening actively related to
>> >infrastructure,
>> >  code standard, features for the project.
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  No release yet, working on 0.1.0 release
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  No election, since the project is just starting.  As part of 
>>incubation
>> >  process, initial committers and contributors were proposed and added.
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [ ](mnemonic) Patrick Hunt
>> >  [ ](mnemonic) Andrew Purtell
>> >  [ ](mnemonic) James Taylor
>> >  [ ](mnemonic) Henry Saputra
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >Mynewt
>> >
>> >Mynewt is a real-time operating system for constrained embedded systems
>> >like
>> >wearables, lightbulbs, locks and doorbells. It works on a variety of
>> >32-bit
>> >MCUs (microcontrollers), including ARM Cortex-M and MIPS architectures.
>> >
>> >Mynewt has been incubating since 2015-10-20.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. Make further releases capable of producing a downloadable RTOS 
>>image
>> >     with support for multiple peripherals and network connectivity. Do
>> >     subsequent releases to indicate thorough understanding,
>> >repeatability,
>> >     and maturity of process.
>> >  2. Continue to develop and execute policies that enable project
>> >     contributors to achieve self-governance
>> >  3. Expand community - attract new project contributors and users, 
>>grow
>> >     committer base
>> >
>> >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?
>> >
>> >  1. Healthy, active mailing lists with increasing numbers of 
>>subscribers
>> >  2. Continual outside interest by 3rd parties. Outreach via 
>>conferences,
>> >     exhibits, one on one meetings, beta testers, GSoC participation.
>> >  3. Vigorous discussions and implementation decisions via proposals 
>>and
>> >     voting on @dev mailing list.
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  1. Releases:  Two releases so far - first on 22nd Feb, next on 18th
>> >March
>> >     - Identified and fixed license issues, regular process 
>>established to
>> >       check for license issues esp. with third party software
>> >     - Tagging process and release candidate naming process tested and
>> >used
>> >     - Voting process and timelines established and used
>> >  2. Documentation support: Several committers added documentation 
>>either
>> >     through direct git pushes or pull requests on github mirror.
>> >  3. Effort towards self governance:
>> >     - Two releases completed successfully.
>> >     - Two committer candidates going through voting for committer 
>>status
>> >       after meeting threshold of patch submissions.
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  2016-03-18
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  At the start
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [ ](mynewt) Sterling Hughes
>> >  [ ](mynewt) Jim Jagielski
>> >  [ ](mynewt) Justin Mclean
>> >  [ ](mynewt) Greg Stein
>> >  [ ](mynewt) P. Taylor Goetz
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >ODF Toolkit
>> >
>> >Java modules that allow programmatic creation, scanning and 
>>manipulation
>> >of
>> >OpenDocument Format (ISO/IEC 26300 == ODF) documents
>> >
>> >ODF Toolkit has been incubating since 2011-08-01.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. Attract more developers
>> >  2. Have frequent releases
>> >  3. Decide on possible ways to graduate
>> >
>> >Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>> >aware of?
>> >
>> >  Not many developers are active currently.
>> >
>> >How has the community developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  Several patches have been added to JIRA by community members. Issues
>> >have
>> >  been reported.
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  Several patches have been applied, a new release is planned.
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  2014-06-02
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  2012-10-29
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [ ](odftoolkit) Sam Ruby
>> >  [X](odftoolkit) Nick Burch
>> >  [ ](odftoolkit) Yegor Kozlov
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >Hopefully the new release will generate a little more interest. I'd
>> >suggest
>> >we wait a few more months to see the effect of that, before deciding on
>> >what to do with the podling (staying in the incubator for ever isn't an
>> >option!)
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >OpenAz
>> >
>> >Tools and libraries for developing Attribute-based Access Control 
>>(ABAC)
>> >Systems in a variety of languages.
>> >
>> >OpenAz has been incubating since 2015-01-20.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1.
>> >  2.
>> >  3.
>> >
>> >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?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  XXXX-XX-XX
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [ ](openaz) Emmanuel Lecharny
>> >  [ ](openaz) Colm O Heigeartaigh
>> >  [ ](openaz) Hadrian Zbarcea
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >Quarks
>> >
>> >Apache Quarks is a programming model and micro-kernel style runtime 
>>that
>> >can
>> >be embedded in gateways and small footprint edge devices enabling 
>>local,
>> >real-time, analytics on the continuous streams of data coming from
>> >equipment, vehicles, systems, appliances, devices and sensors of all 
>>kinds
>> >(for example, Raspberry Pis or smart phones). Working in conjunction 
>>with
>> >centralized analytic systems, Apache Quarks provides efficient and 
>>timely
>> >analytics across the whole IoT ecosystem: from the center to the edge.
>> >
>> >Quarks has been incubating since 2016-02-29.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. Create and expand a diverse community of contributors and 
>>committers
>> >     around Quarks project
>> >  2. Create the first Apache release of Quarks
>> >  3. Complete migration of website to host all content at Apache 
>>(javadoc
>> >is
>> >     still on Github).
>> >
>> >Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>> >aware of?
>> >
>> >  Nothing jumps to mind.
>> >
>> >How has the community developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  The Quarks community is keeping dev-related conversations on the 
>>mailing
>> >  list. Because of this, it's allowed for the participation of 
>>independent
>> >  contributors in mailing list discussions. Although our list of
>> >independent
>> >  contributors is small, Quarks is still very new as an Apache project 
>>and
>> >  we aim to actively grow our list in the near future.
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  * The project has successfully migrated from Github-based 
>>development to
>> >    using the Apache git repo, Jira, and the mailing lists.
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  Quarks is still new, so we haven't created an Apache release as of 
>>yet.
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  No changes from the initial committers.
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [ ](quarks) Daniel Debrunner
>> >  [ ](quarks) Luciano Resende
>> >  [X](quarks) Katherine Marsden
>> >  [X](quarks) Justin Mclean
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >Ranger
>> >
>> >The Ranger project is a framework to enable, monitor and manage
>> >comprehensive data security across the Hadoop platform.
>> >
>> >Ranger has been incubating since 2014-07-24.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. Increase the community participants for Apache Ranger
>> >  2. Re-organize documentation for easier access to end-users, new 
>>users
>> >and
>> >     contributors.
>> >  3. Integration of Apache Ranger with other Apache Security 
>>Initiatives
>> >
>> >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?
>> >
>> >  1. Added new contributors:
>> >        (Bolke de Bruin,Deepak Sharma,Colm O hEigeartaigh,Tushar
>> >        Dudhatra,mugdha.varadkar,pradeep.agrawal,mehul,ankita.sinha)
>> >        Total Contributor Count: 23
>> >  2. Mailing list activity since last report (Dec-01-2015 to 
>>Mar-31-2016):
>> >        @dev          1534
>> >        @user          153
>> >        @commit        345
>> >  3. Issues (JIRAs) created/resolved since last report (after 
>>Dec-01-2015
>> >     before Mar-31-2016):
>> >        Created:       153
>> >        Resolved:      140
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  1. Released two minor releases :
>> >        0.5.1 release on 01/26/2016
>> >        0.5.2 release on 02/29/2016
>> >  2. Members have been working on a next major release of 0.6.0
>> >     a. Working with new contributors to add HSM support for Apache 
>>Ranger
>> >        KMS.
>> >     b. Working to provide both Column-level-masking and
>> >Row-level-filtering
>> >        support for data security
>> >     c. Working to add Tag-Based authorization policies
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  Feb-29-2016
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  1. Gautam Borad has been added as committer on June-29-2015
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [ ](ranger) Alan Gates
>> >  [ ](ranger) Daniel Gruno
>> >  [ ](ranger) Devaraj Das
>> >  [ ](ranger) Jakob Homan
>> >  [ ](ranger) Owen O'Malley
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >Rya
>> >
>> >Rya (pronounced "ree-uh" /rēə/) is a cloud-based RDF triple store that
>> >supports SPARQL queries. Rya is a scalable RDF data management system
>> >built
>> >on top of Accumulo. Rya uses novel storage methods, indexing schemes, 
>>and
>> >query processing techniques that scale to billions of triples across
>> >multiple nodes. Rya provides fast and easy access to the data through
>> >SPARQL, a conventional query mechanism for RDF data.
>> >
>> >Rya has been incubating since 2015-09-18.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. Become familiar with the release process and have a first release 
>>as
>> >     part of the Apache Foundation
>> >  2. Expand the "how to" document to explain the ways new contributors 
>>can
>> >     become involved in the project, so we increase the size of the
>> >     community.
>> >  3. Add new committers to the project.
>> >
>> >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?
>> >
>> >   * We have a Rya "office hour" teleconference every other week. We 
>>had
>> >     some technical difficulties with screen sharing, but we had a 
>>working
>> >     solution for the last meeting. Users and developers can ask
>> >questions,
>> >     receive answers, discuss ideas for future developments. The 
>>minutes
>> >are
>> >     sent to the dev@ list.
>> >   * We have more PRs from non-committers which are integrated into the
>> >     repository. We expect some of these non-committers to continue to
>> >     submit PRs and become committers.
>> >   * There were several ideas from Rya for Google Summer of Code, and a
>> >few
>> >     students expressed interest; one of them submitted a proposal
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  * Created a quick-start VM for users to try out Rya.
>> >  * Created a website for the project.
>> >  * Resolved a handful of issues that users have encountered.
>> >  * Committed features: incremental update for precomputed join 
>>indices,
>> >    extensions to query planning to support more complex precomputed 
>>join
>> >    indices, free text search support for MongoDB, additional Geo 
>>indexing
>> >    for MongoDB, extensions of examples for both Accumulo and MongoDB
>> >backed
>> >    Rya
>> >
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  Not applicable
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  Not applicable
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [x](rya) Josh Elser
>> >  [x](rya) Edward J. Yoon
>> >  [x](rya) Sean Busbey
>> >  [x](rya) Venkatesh Seetharam
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >sb: project activity was a little slow, due to other time commitments 
>>for
>> >    the dev community, but folks had a great discussion around next 
>>steps
>> >    when it came time for a draft report.
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >Sirona
>> >
>> >Monitoring Solution.
>> >
>> >Sirona has been incubating since 2013-10-15.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1. increase the community
>> >  2. do more releases
>> >  3. make the community more active
>> >
>> >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?
>> >
>> >  No change but some more user feedbacks.
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  Several fixes have been done and enhancements in instrumentation 
>>side.
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  2015-11-18
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [X](sirona) Olivier Lamy
>> >  [ ](sirona) Henri Gomez
>> >  [ ](sirona) Jean-Baptiste Onofre
>> >  [ ](sirona) Tammo van Lessen
>> >  [ ](sirona) Mark Struberg
>> >  [X](sirona) Romain Manni-Bucau
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >Tephra
>> >
>> >Tephra is a system for providing globally consistent transactions on 
>>top
>> >of
>> >Apache HBase and other storage engines.
>> >
>> >Tephra has been incubating since 2016-03-07.
>> >
>> >Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>> >
>> >  1.
>> >  2.
>> >  3.
>> >
>> >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?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  XXXX-XX-XX
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >  [ ](tephra) Alan Gates
>> >  [ ](tephra) Andrew Purtell
>> >  [ ](tephra) Henry Saputra
>> >  [ ](tephra) James Taylor
>> >  [ ](tephra) Lars Hofhansl
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >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. Resolve LGPL dependency: This is in progress, and hopefully we 
>>will
>> >     have the dependency license changed to a license that is 
>>compatible
>> >     with AL2.
>> >  2. Make a release: nearing completion
>> >  3. Grow a diverse community: We should put some emphasis on growing 
>>the
>> >     community and making it diverse (the rule is at least three
>> >independent
>> >     contributors)
>> >
>> >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. Active communication in mailing list and gitter with early 
>>adopters
>> >  2. Still working on transitioning users from Spark Kernel project 
>>into
>> >     Toree.
>> >  3. First external contribution made by user @dongjoon-hyun
>> >  4. Apache Toree was featured at SF Data Science meetup
>> >     https://github.com/asimjalis/apache-toree-quickstart
>> >
>> >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
>> >  [ ](toree) Julien Le Dem
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>> >
>> >--------------------
>> >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. Growing community
>> >  2. Improving code base.
>> >
>> >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?
>> >
>> >  - We made our first release.
>> >  - Elected new committer.
>> >  - Previously private fork (wiab.pro) opened the source code that
>> >includes
>> >    many improvements that can be integrated back into main project.
>> >  - Also, there's an active development in additional open source fork
>> >    (swellrt) that potentially allows us to integrate back important
>> >    features.
>> >
>> >How has the project developed since the last report?
>> >
>> >  - Replaced the old ANT build system with a new Gradle one.
>> >  - Fixed a few bugs
>> >  - Made a few code improvements
>> >
>> >Date of last release:
>> >
>> >  March 2016
>> >
>> >When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>> >
>> >  February 2016
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by:
>> >
>> >[ ](wave) Upayavira
>> >
>> >Shepherd/Mentor notes:
>>
>>


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