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From Myrle Krantz <mkra...@mifos.org>
Subject Re: [DRAFT] Board Report - May 2016 - Please Review
Date Mon, 09 May 2016 10:09:23 GMT
With respect to the Fineract report, and speaking only for myself: We've
already put together the report, so let's finish submitting it.

Greets from the Voreifel in Germany,
Myrle


*Myrle Krantz*
Solutions Architect
RɅĐɅЯ, The Mifos Initiative
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On Mon, May 9, 2016 at 2:26 AM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org> wrote:

> One general call out.  It's been noted in the board feedback that most
> podling reports only have a single mentor sign off.  Most of the current
> podling reports fall into that categories, so mentors please review your
> podlings' reports and sign off on them.
>
> Some more comments in line.
>
> On Sun, May 8, 2016 at 8:02 PM John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > All,
> >
> > Below is the current draft of the board report.  We currently have one
> > non-reporting/non-responding podling, CMDA.  I would ask the mentors of
> > that podling to step in at this point, since my emails were delivered but
> > not responded to.
> >
> > Please review the report, there's some areas to be removed though
> Marvin's
> > taken the liberty to reformat the report.
> >
> > John
> >
> > Incubator PMC report for May 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 54 podlings currently undergoing incubation.  We have two
> > podlings planning to graduate this month, had one podling retire and
> > added one podling to the roster.  April was a generally quiet month,
> > losing a single IPMC member, adding none, and completing nine releases.
> >
> > * Community
> >
> >   New IPMC members:
> >
> >
> >
> >   People who left the IPMC:
> >
> >   - Rob Vesse
> >
> > * New Podlings
> >
> >   - Gossip
> >
> > * Retired Podlings
> >
> >   - Concerted
> >
> > * Graduations
> >
> >   The board has motions for the following:
> >
> >   - TinkerPop
> >   - Zeppelin
> >
> > * Releases
> >
> >   The following releases entered distribution during the month of
> >   April:
> >
> >   - 2016-04-07 Apache MADlib 1.9-incubating
> >   - 2016-04-11 Apache Eagle 0.3.0-incubating
> >   - 2016-04-12 Apache Metron 0.1BETA-incubating
> >   - 2016-04-15 Apache Tamaya 0.2-incubating
> >   - 2016-04-19 Apache Singa incubating-0.3.0.tar.gz
> >   - 2016-04-20 Apache TinkerPop 3.1.2-incubating
> >   - 2016-04-20 Apache TinkerPop 3.2.0-incubating
> >   - 2016-04-20 Apache Apex Core v3.2.1-incubating
> >   - 2016-04-21 Apache Geode 1.0.0-incubating.M2
> >
> > * IP Clearance
> >
> >
> >
> > * Legal / Trademarks
> >
> >
> >
> > * Infrastructure
> >
> >   - Kudos to the infra team for assisting with troubleshooting the new
> >     Marvin Jr. Podling reminder email script.
> >
> > * Miscellaneous
> >
> >
> >
> > * Credits
> >
> >   - Report Manager: Marvin Humphrey/John Ament
> >
> > -------------------- Summary of podling reports --------------------
> >
> > * Still getting started at the Incubator
> >
> >   - Airflow
> >   - Beam
> >   - Gearpump
> >   - Mnemonic
> >   - Quickstep
> >   - Tephra
> >
> > * Not yet ready to graduate
> >
> >   No release:
> >
> >   - Fineract
> >   - Guacamole
> >   - iota
> >   - S2Graph
> >   - Toree
> >
> >   Community growth:
> >
> >   - Blur
> >   - Eagle
> >   - Joshua
> >   - Kudu
> >   - OpenAz
> >   - Quarks
> >   - Slider
> >   - SystemML
> >   - Tamaya
> >   - TinkerPop
> >   - Twill
> >   - Unomi
> >
> > * Ready to graduate
> >
> >   The Board has motions for the following:
> >
> >   - TinkerPop
> >   - Zeppelin
> >
> > * Did not report, expected next month
> >
> >   - Climate Model Diagnostic Analyzer
> >
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >                        Table of Contents
> > Airflow
> > Beam
> > Blur
> > Climate Model Diagnostic Analyzer
> > Eagle
> > Fineract
> > Gearpump
> > Guacamole
> > iota
> > Joshua
> > Kudu
> > Mnemonic
> > OpenAz
> > Quarks
> > Quickstep
> > S2Graph
> > Slider
> > SystemML
> > Tamaya
> > Tephra
> > TinkerPop
> > Toree
> > Twill
> > Unomi
> >
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > --------------------
> > Airflow
> >
> > Airflow is a workflow automation and scheduling system that can be used
> to
> > author and manage data pipelines.
> >
> > Airflow has been incubating since 2016-03-31.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Continued releases
> >   2. Grow up user and contributor communities
> >   3. Improve and extend documentation and samples on the website
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >   * Since we applied to the incubator in March 17 (proposal email), we
> grew
> >     our contributors from 100 to 137
> >   * Since we applied to the incubator in March 17 (proposal email), we
> >     accepted/merged 119 PRs
> >   * Dev mailing lists activity increased
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   * All resources have been created (website, Jira, git & github mirror,
> > ...)
> >     but not all migrations are complete
> >   * The code donation (and Pull Request migration) is in progress
> >   * The website is in progress
> >   * The previous wiki has been migrated to confluence, Jira is now used
> >     instead of the old Github issues, and the old google group is being
> > EOLd
> >     on May 2 as users migrate to the dev mailing list
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   N/A - we are still working out releases as we are new to Apache.
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   N/A - we are still new to Apache and have not gotten to the point of
> >   electing new committers/PMC members.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](airflow) Chris Nauroth
> >   [ ](airflow) Hitesh Shah
> >   [x](airflow) Jakob Homan
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Beam
> >
> > Apache Beam is an open source, unified model and set of language-specific
> > SDKs for defining and executing data processing workflows, and also data
> > ingestion and integration flows, supporting Enterprise Integration
> Patterns
> > (EIPs) and Domain Specific Languages (DSLs). Dataflow pipelines simplify
> > the
> > mechanics of large-scale batch and streaming data processing and can run
> > on a
> > number of runtimes like Apache Flink, Apache Spark, and Google Cloud
> > Dataflow
> > (a cloud service). Beam also brings DSL in different languages, allowing
> > users to easily implement their data integration processes.
> >
> > Beam has been incubating since 2016-02-01.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Continued releases
> >   2. Grow up user and contributor communities
> >   3. Improve and extend documentation and samples on the website
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >   * Both user and dev mailing lists activity increased
> >   * We sustain a high level of activity on the pull request cycles
> (submit,
> >     review, ...)
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   * All resources have been created (website, Jira, git & github mirror,
> > ...)
> >   * The code donation has been completed
> >   * The website has been published, we are still in the process of
> donated
> >     documentation and samples resources
> >   * We renamed all package to match the Apache convention
> >   * We started the re-organization and refactoring of the project
> structure
> >     (isolating and moving some modules)
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   N/A
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   N/A
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](beam) Jean-Baptiste Onofre
> >   [ ](beam) Jim Jagielski
> >   [ ](beam) Venkatesh Seetharam
> >   [ ](beam) Bertrand Delacretaz
> >   [ ](beam) Ted Dunning
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Blur
> >
> > Blur is a search platform capable of searching massive amounts of data
> > in a cloud computing environment.
> >
> > Blur has been incubating since 2012-07-24.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Greater community involvement.
> >   2. Produce releases.
> >   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?
> >
> >  - Subscriptions: user@ - 61[+5]; dev@ - 78[+6]
> >  - The community involvement has not really changed over the past few
> >    months.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >  - Software bug fixes and performance enhancements.
> >  - An announcement was made of a production release of Apache Blur (very
> >    cool!)
> >
> >
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-blur-user/201604.mbox/%3CCAGW2whTUEFLYCUeyAdT3_KH9FczdrBJ6SLV3YMuuSA-4XBfR%3DA%40mail.gmail.com%3E
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2014-07-29
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   2014-07-28
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](blur) Doug Cutting
> >   [X](blur) Patrick Hunt
> >   [ ](blur) Tim Williams
> >
> > 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:
> >
> >
> >
> I've reached out to this podling multiple times, all manual.  I received no
> response even though there's some other activities going on in the mailing
> lists.
>
>
> >
> > --------------------
> > Concerted
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >   Julian Hyde (jhyde):
> >
> >     Concerted voted to retire, and on 2016-04-25 the IPMC voted to
> >     retire Concerted.
> >
> >     Retirement steps are complete;
> >     see https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-11752
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Eagle
> >
> > Eagle is a Monitoring solution for Hadoop to instantly identify access to
> > sensitive data, recognize attacks, malicious activities and take actions
> in
> > real time.
> >
> > Eagle has been incubating since 2015-10-26.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Release of Apache Eagle 0.3v
> >   2. Growing the community by adding contributors from different areas
> >   3. We are working on making changes to the public site to include more
> >      developer friendly information
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   NIL
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   We have companies in banking, gov and other domains starting to use
> >   the product and are actively contributing.
> >
> >   • Presented at QCon Software Conference Beijing 2016
> >   • Shared at Shanghai Java User Group
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   We presented at the Hadoop Summit in Dublin and garnered more interests
> >   from different companies. We are having more outreach by participating
> in
> >   conferences and we are presenting in Apache Con, Strata + Hadoop World.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >  2016-03-28
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   NIL
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](eagle) Owen O'Malley
> >   [ ](eagle) Henry Saputra
> >   [X](eagle) Julian Hyde
> >   [ ](eagle) P. Taylor Goetz
> >   [X](eagle) Amareshwari Sriramdasu
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >   Julian Hyde (jhyde):
> >
> >     The project made its first release this quarter, which is a great
> >     achievement. As such, release 0.3 should no longer be listed as a
> >     goal, but nevertheless it is good that they are aiming to show that
> >     the release process is repeatable.
> >
> > --------------------
> > 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. Finalizing the initial release
> >   2. Addressing with the VP of Legal our Hibernate dependency and how to
> >      remedy (removal, exception, etc.)
> >   3. Continue to encourage participation in Fineract collaboration and
> >      communication infrastructure by bringing offline interactions online
> >      and directing collaboration to occur in right channels.
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >   - Participated in and selected one intern for Google Summer of Code
> >     working on the India Unified Payments Interface.
> >   - Community members attended LinuxFest Northwest in Bellingham, WA and
> >     encouraged developers to get involved in the Apache Fineract
> > community.
> >   - Discussion of requirements is taking place via mailing lists for
> major
> >     enhancements community is anticipating over next quarter.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   More communications are happening on the appropriate lists as we have
> > been
> >   directing conversations to happen in the public mailing lists and
> outside
> >   of previous community silos.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   N/A
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   N/A
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
>
> This report came out of order, due to an error on my part.  I attempted to
> follow up with the podling but no response.  I'm going to leave it in
> assuming a mentor wants to sign off on it.
>
>
> >
> > --------------------
> >
> > 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 and release on a regular
> schedule.
> >   2. Build community interest and support.
> >   3. Complete apache branded website with compelling examples and
> roadmap.
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >   - High amount of activity and discussion on dev mailing list (april
> 604)
> >   - Increased participation and interest from developers to provide new
> >     sources and examples
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   - All outstanding issues from old github repo have been reopened as
> > JIRAs.
> >   - All prior merges in old repo have been converted to PR's and merged
> to
> >     master within apache gearpump repo.
> >   - Branded apache website is completed and reviewed. Publishing to
> >     https://s.apache.org/T86l
> >   - INFRA tickets required to publish to repository.apache.org
> completed,
> >     travis build scripts updated
> >
> > 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:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Guacamole
> >
> > Guacamole is an enterprise-grade, protocol-agnostic, remote desktop
> > gateway.
> > Combined with cloud hosting, Guacamole provides an excellent alternative
> to
> > traditional desktops. Guacamole aims to make cloud-hosted desktop access
> > preferable to traditional, local access.
> >
> > Guacamole has been incubating since 2016-02-10.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Finalizing the move to Apache infrastructure
> >   2. Making the first Guacamole release under the Apache Incubator
> >   3. Accepting additional committers
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   The PPMC has had difficulty fully engaging mentors to finish the
> >   migration of Apache Guacamole to Apache infrastructure and processes.
> >   Though the project has successfully moved to Apache-hosted git
> >   repositories, the processes for importing our existing JIRA issues and
> >   adding our first non-founding committer (Frode Langelo) were stagnated
> >   until very recently.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   While our community of users continues to grow, this is mainly the
> >   established pattern of growth that existed prior to acceptance in the
> >   Apache Incubator. We are expecting this to change once the Apache
> >   Guacamole website is up, public announcement of the move to the
> >   Incubator is made, and users of the old SourceForge forums are
> >   directed to the mailing lists.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   The project has accepted its first committer outside the original
> >   founding developers, Frode Langelo, and development has moved onto
> >   Apache-hosted git repositories. Development of new Apache Guacamole
> >   website is nearing completion.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2015-12-18 (0.9.9, prior to Apache Incubator)
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   The most recent committer, Frode Langelo, was accepted into the
> >   project by VOTE on 2016-04-03, with the required ICLA received on
> >   2016-04-05.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](guacamole) Jean-Baptiste Onofre
> >   [ ](guacamole) Daniel Gruno
> >   [ ](guacamole) Olivier Lamy
> >   [ ](guacamole) Jim Jagielski
> >   [ ](guacamole) Greg Trasuk
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >   Jean-Baptiste Onofre (jbonofre):
> >
> >     Frode's account should be OK now. For the Jira, the difficulty was
> that
> >     the project wanted to import existing Jira content. Not sure it's a
> > good
> >     idea as bunch of users don't exist in the Apache Jira and there's lot
> > of
> >     "noise". I would recommend to start by creating the highest priority
> >     tasks and issues in the Apache Jira.
> >
>
> If you continue to run into issues getting assistance on getting your setup
> complete, don't hesitate to drop a mail on the general list, someone here
> can help.
>
>
> >
> > --------------------
> >
> > 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. Transitioning code, website and Jira issues to the Apache
> > repositories.
> >   2. Continuing iota website and code development using the Apache
> > infrastructure.
> >   3. Building an iota community via a variety of means including
> > presentations at series of conferences beginning with ApacheCon followed
> by
> > 7x24 Spring Conference, Data center Dynamics and others throughout the
> > summer. We will work with our mentors to find other means of community
> > building.
> >
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> > This project has been slower to start than we anticipated. Why? Based on
> > experience in the field with we questioned the scalability of our
> original
> > architecture. We made the difficult decision that we needed a more
> scalable
> > architecture and we on the design of a baseline architecture. WE now feel
> > we have a good starting point and with the help of the iota community we
> > can move forward with.
> >
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> > None
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> > None
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> > None
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> > None yet.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](iota) Daniel Gruno
> >   [ ](iota) Sterling Hughes
> >   [X](iota) Justin Mclean
> >   [ ](iota) Hadrian Zbarcea
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> Some of the prior concerns seem to be problems still.  If the prior
> architectural issues are resolved, do we expect to see changes beginning to
> happen more on the ASF side?
>
>
> >
> > --------------------
> >
> > 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. Ensure first release of Joshua Incubating artifacts (6.1)
> >   2. Continue to build the Joshua PPMC and user community
> >   3. Investigate targeted user communities within Apache
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >   Joshua is being represented at ApacheCon. Currently one presentation is
> >   taking place in addition to a meetup.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   The project team have been working on development code as well as
> > official
> >   branding. All infrastructure has been migrated over to Apache. We are
> >   aiming for our first release some time after ApacheCon.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   N/A
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   Kellen Sunderland and Felix Hieber joined the PPMC and as committers on
> >   April 11th, 2016.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](joshua) Paul Ramirez
> >   [X](joshua) Lewis John McGibbney
> >   [ ](joshua) Chris Mattmann
> >   [ ](joshua) Tom Barber
> >   [ ](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?
> >
> >   The PPMC invited Binglin Chang as a new committer and PPMC member.
> > Binglin
> >   has continued to increase his involvement and some of his colleagues
> are
> >   now becoming more involved as well.
> >
> >   Since the last report, we had contributions from several new
> > contributors,
> >   including five new contributors from outside Cloudera (the initial code
> >   grantor). Of those, two were substantial pieces of new functionality: a
> >   new sink to ingest data from Apache Flume, and an improved integration
> >   with Apache Spark. We hope that the authors of these contributions will
> >   continue to be involved in the community and grow into committers.
> >
> >   In March, one of our mentors approached the development community with
> >   some ideas to make the project more approachable for developers. As a
> >   result of this, we've been working on a few action items:
> >
> >   1) We started a project blog and have been posting weekly updates on
> >      development progress as well as more detailed posts on new features
> or
> >      project news.  We've heard from community members that this is an
> easy
> >      way to track the project without subscribing to high-volume dev
> lists.
> >
> >   2) Our dev@ list is currently very noisy with a lot of code review
> >      comments.  For more casual contributors this can be overwhelming as
> >      code review is intermingled with higher level project discussions.
> The
> >      community discussed the issue and decided to split the code review
> >      traffic to a new mailing list (currently awaiting infra to create
> it)
> >
> >   3) We've started an informal policy of emailing the dev list with a
> >      heads-up whenever any new larger feature first shows up on gerrit or
> >      JIRA, to make it easier for people to give input on large items
> > without
> >      having to see every bug fix or small improvement. For example,
> > whenever
> >      design discussion starts on a new feature, the contributor sends a
> >      'heads-up' email to dev@.
> >
> >   Development activity continues to be healthy. Mailing list traffic for
> > the
> >   dev list in April and May was similar to the preceding months. Patch
> >   contribution level is also fairly stable (50-80 commits/month) with
> lulls
> >   around releases as people focus on release testing, documentation, etc.
> >
> >   User mailing list traffic is steadily increasing in quantity and
> >   diversity: 108 messages in April vs 51 in March, 40 in Feb. April saw
> 26
> >   distinct people contribute to the user list discussion vs 15 in Feb.
> >   Website traffic also indicates growing interest, with April having 30%
> >   more traffic than Feb.
> >
> >   In the last two months, Kudu-related talks were delivered in San
> >   Francisco, San Jose, Beijing, Boston, DC, Detroit, London, and Dublin.
> >   More talks are scheduled for the upcoming months at ApacheCon Big Data,
> >   Strata/Hadoop World, Berlin Buzzwords, and various local meetups.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Since the last report, we've accomplished the following milestones:
> >
> >   - We released Apache Kudu 0.7.1-incubating on 3/9/2016 to fix a few
> > issues
> >     found in the 0.7.0 release.
> >   - We released Apache Kudu 0.8.0-incubating on 4/10/2016 with various
> new
> >     features and improvements.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   April 10, 2016: Apache Kudu 0.8.0-incubating
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   - Binglin Chang was added as a committer and PPMC member on April 4,
> > 2016.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](kudu) Jake Farrell
> >   [ ](kudu) Brock Noland
> >   [ ](kudu) Michael Stack
> >   [ ](kudu) Jarek Jarcec Cecho
> >   [ ](kudu) Chris Mattmann
> >   [ ](kudu) Julien Le Dem
> >   [ ](kudu) Carl Steinbach
> >
> > 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 April are as follows:
> >
> >   +--------------------------------------------+
> >   |   Metric                         | counts  |
> >   +--------------------------------------------+
> >   | Non Merge Commits                |  16     |
> >   | Contributors                     |   4     |
> >   | Jira New Issues                  |  20     |
> >   | Resolved Issues                  |  24     |
> >   | Pull Requests merged             |   6     |
> >   | Pull Requests proposed           |   7     |
> >   +--------------------------------------------+
> >
> > 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
> >      a. Mnemonic website is up: http://mnemonic.incubator.apache.org/
> >      b. Mnemonic cwiki is up:
> >
> >
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/MNEMONIC/Apache+Mnemonic+Home
> >   3. Develop new features: We are working in Native computing layer
> design.
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >   1. We completed setting up infrastructure. Both project website and
> cwiki
> >      are up running. We are working on adding contents and documentation
> to
> >      the sites so new contributors and community members can get better
> > view
> >      of what this project is and how to get involved.
> >   2. We realized, unlike other application level projects, library (or
> API)
> >      projects traditionally had less contributors until certain amount of
> >      adopters successfully integrated those libraries. We plan to help
> some
> >      integrations, such as HBase, Arrow, etc. after our first official
> code
> >      release.
> >   3. We submitted 2 proposals for Strata Hadoop World NYC.
> >   4. We will present Mnemonic project in upcoming ApacheCon Big Data
> >      conference on 5/11.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   We are designing the native computing infrastructure, built native
> >   computing interface code.
> >
> >   In preparing first official release:
> >
> >   1. Defined coding guidelines for the project. Reformatted all code
> based
> >      on defined coding style.
> >   2. Added the checkstyle to automate the checking process.
> >   3. Formalized the names of annotations, classes and methods.
> >   4. Removed the dependency of property mnemonic.core.version.
> >   5. Added a new profile for artifacts releasing and signing.
> >   6. Added release plugin and configuration for releasing.
> >
> > 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 still in early stage of developing.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](mnemonic) Patrick Hunt
> >   [X](mnemonic) Andrew Purtell
> >   [x](mnemonic) James Taylor
> >   [ ](mnemonic) Henry Saputra
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > 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. Increasing community involvement: We are focusing on getting
> >      information published on the website to aid the acquisition and
> >      orientation of new contributors, as well increasing the number of
> >      committers, in order to reduce individual member workload, reduce
> >      reliance on any particular member, and to increase project velocity.
> >   2. Merging the source code from AT&T, JP Morgan and Oracle and creating
> >      POM's. AT&T and JP Morgan source code has been merged and POM's
> >      created, it needs uploading into the Apache repository.
> >   3. Get our first release done.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   There have been multiple slowdowns and votes toward retiring the
> project.
> >   Though we have a small team and there has been less than ideal
> community
> >   involvement, we have recently increased the number of active members
> and
> >   are directing focused efforts towards increasing community involvement.
> >
> >   We will be checking the status next month to determine whether efforts
> >   contributed by this new group will be sufficient for recovering the
> >   project.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   There was talk of retiring, but a group of folks have stepped up and
> >   expressed interest in helping OpenAZ get off the ground. We are working
> > on
> >   getting those interested folks voted as committers and getting the
> > website
> >   running. One new committer has actually been voted in (David Ash).
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   We have merged in a port of the administrative portion of AT&T's
> >   contributed code, which was the last remaining piece of that code base.
> >   More work needs to be done on this front, but it's a major part of the
> >   code base and this is a good start toward making it happen.
> >
> >   We have also merged a fix for configuration and policy files, which
> >   updated class names and removed duplicate xml declarations from policy
> >   files.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   n/a
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   One new committer was elected Tuesday, May 3rd.
> >
> >   We have several interested folks in working on the project:
> >
> >   - Yannick Grignon
> >   - Farasath  Ahamed
> >   - Inge Olaisen
> >   - Carlos Perez
> >   - Remon Sinnema
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](openaz) Emmanuel Lecharny
> >   [ ](openaz) Colm O Heigeartaigh
> >   [ ](openaz) Hadrian Zbarcea
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> Its great to see this podling bounce back.  We should continue to monitor
> to make sure it stays on track.  Kudos to the community for restarting
> itself.
>
>
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > 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?
> >
> >   We have added a new committer and PPMC member, Cazen Lee.  Cazen
> started
> >   making valuable contributions almost immediately when Quarks went into
> >   incubation. The Quarks community is still small, as Quarks has just
> >   recently incubated, therefore we aim to continue growing our list in
> the
> >   near future.
> >
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   * According to JIRA, the project has added 59 new issues in April, and
> 34
> >     issues have been resolved.
> >   * On April 13th, the committers hosted an "Introduction to Quarks"
> > webcast
> >     where they presented a high-level overview of the project and
> > demonstrated
> >     how to write, monitor and debug Quarks applications.
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >   In April we added a new committer and PPMC member, Cazen Lee.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](quarks) Daniel Debrunner
> >   [x](quarks) Luciano Resende
> >   [X](quarks) Katherine Marsden
> >   [X](quarks) Justin Mclean
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Quickstep
> >
> > Quickstep is a high-performance data processing platform based on a core
> > relational kernel.
> >
> > Quickstep has been incubating since 2016-03-29.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Find, nurture, and collaborate with an expanded cadre of
> contributors
> >      from different organizations, electing the most dedicated as
> > additional
> >      committers.
> >   2. Demonstrate open collaboration and decision making among
> contributors,
> >      committers and the PPMC in The Apache Way
> >   3. Create one or more usable official releases of Apache Quickstep.
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >   This is the first report for this project.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   This is the first report for this project.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   N/A as the project was just incubated.
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   April 2016.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](quickstep) Konstantin Boudnik
> >   [X](quickstep) Julian Hyde
> >   [ ](quickstep) Roman Shaposhnik
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >   Julian Hyde (jhyde):
> >
> >     Most of the initial committers have submitted CLAs and joined the
> >     mailing lists, and activity on the dev list is looking healthy.
> >
> > --------------------
> >
> > S2Graph
> >
> > S2Graph is a distributed and scalable OLTP graph database built on Apache
> > HBase to support fast traversal of extremely large graphs.
> >
> > S2Graph has been incubating since 2015-11-29.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Make a release
> >   2. Attract users and contributors
> >   3. Foster more and diverse committers
> >
> > 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 has been concerns about s2graph community, and we have decided
> >     that committers in the same company will avoid face-to-face
> discussion
> >     and start out on the dev mailing list. we opened up 11 discussions on
> >     the dev mailing list afterwards.
> >   * There are two new contributors, one is working on packaging and other
> > is
> >     working on bug fix.
> >   * We will present about Apache S2Graph in
> apache-big-data-north-america.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   * We started out the discussion on first release plan and project road
> > map.
> >   * We opened up the discussion on the project logo.
> >   * 45 issues are created, 31 issues are resolved, 34 commits merged.
> >   * We deprecated our old github repository under kakao and made it point
> > to
> >     ASF github repository.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   No yet
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   No
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](s2graph) Andrew Purtell
> >   [ ](s2graph) Seetharam Venkatesh
> >   [X](s2graph) Sergio Fernández
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> Converting from in house to open community development is tough, so its
> great to see the podling picking up on it early and resolving any issues
> before they are realized.
>
>
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> >
> > Slider
> >
> > Slider is a collection of tools and technologies to package, deploy, and
> > manage long running applications on Apache Hadoop YARN clusters.
> >
> > Slider has been incubating since 2014-04-29.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Getting more external users
> >   2. Getting more diverse set of developers
> >   3. Getting more diverse set of committers/PMC
> >
> > 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 continue to see regular interaction with users who are trying out
> >   Apache Slider (incubating). Questions range from introductory "I'm
> >   trying to do $x" to bug reports "I did $a and encountered an issue $b".
> >   The committers try their best to keep people involved and steer them
> >   toward contributions. The strong majority of contributions continue to
> >   come from existing podling members.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   The IP clearance for the Apache Kafka Slider "app-package" process
> >   was addressed (after discussion on general@i.a.o) and this codebase
> was
> >   merged in. This was a great contribution by a few external developers
> >   and very much appreciated.
> >
> >   Work continues on "phase 2" of some long-term work to include support
> >   for running Docker containers in Slider. The intent behind this work is
> >   that we will make it easier for (prospective) users to build
> >   applications that can run on Slider. There is a tentative patch on
> >   SLIDER-906 and some related documentation updates.
> >
> >   We have agreed upon a next release (0.91) happening in May, but have
> >   not made any significant progress towards that release yet.
> >
> >   We had a discussion put forth about the future of Slider by a podling
> >   member. At the inception of Slider, Apache Hadoop's YARN was not ready
> >   to support long-lived services "natively". While Slider has been in
> >   incubation, YARN has continued to grow towards treating these services
> >   natively, partly as a result of requirements necessary of Slider to
> >   work. As such, we discussed whether it would make sense to ask the YARN
> >   project if they would be interesting in combining efforts, moving the
> >   core of Slider into YARN itself. The Slider community reacted
> >   positively, noting that YARN is likely a better long-term home for the
> >   core of Slider; however, there were a few points raised that would need
> >   to be addressed before any action was actually taken. The mail
> discussion
> >   can be found at https://s.apache.org/3ywX
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-01-09 slider-0.90.2-incubating
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   2015-07-07: Yu (Thomas) Liu
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](slider) Arun C Murthy
> >   [ ](slider) Devaraj Das
> >   [X](slider) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
> >   [ ](slider) Mahadev Konar
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >   Drew Farris (drew)
> >   - No apparent mentor activity on the dev/private mailing lists over the
> > past
> >     few months for the Slider podling. Active committers and a reasonable
> > amount of
> >     JIRA and mailing list activity.
> >
> > --------------------
> > SystemML
> >
> > SystemML provides declarative large-scale machine learning (ML) that aims
> > at
> > flexible specification of ML algorithms and automatic generation of
> hybrid
> > runtime plans ranging from single node, in-memory computations, to
> > distributed computations running on Apache Hadoop MapReduce and Apache
> > Spark.
> >
> > SystemML has been incubating since 2015-11-02.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   - Grow SystemML community: increase mailing list activity,
> >     increase adoption of SystemML for scalable machine learning,
> encourage
> >     data scientists to adopt DML and PyDML algorithm scripts, respond to
> >     user feedback to ensure SystemML meets the requirements of real-world
> >     situations, write papers, and present talks about SystemML.
> >   - Continue to produce releases.
> >   - Increase the diversity of our project's contributors and committers.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   NONE.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Our mailing list from February through April had 199 messages involving
> >   topics such as algorithms, DML functionality, usability, and bug fixes.
> > In
> >   addition, we have had many discussions on our JIRA site and in pull
> >   request conversations. Fred Reiss presented at Spark Summit East on
> >   February 17 about SystemML internals. Berthold Reinwald spoke at the
> > Spark
> >   Technology Center on March 9 about scalable machine learning with
> >   SystemML. Niketan Pansare spoke on April 28 at Datapalooza in Austin
> and
> >   on April 29 at Rice University about declarative machine learning at
> > scale
> >   with SystemML. Researchers in Germany are working to add Flink as an
> >   additional SystemML backend. On GitHub, the project has been starred
> 267
> >   times and forked 92 times. We have gained two new contributors since
> >   February 1st.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   We produced our first Apache release, version 0.9.0-incubating.
> Numerous
> >   additions have been made to the project, including core functionality,
> >   usability improvements, and documentation. The project has had 204
> > commits
> >   since February 1. In the same time frame, 155 new issues have been
> >   reported on our JIRA site and 77 issues have been resolved. 114 pull
> >   requests opened since Febrary 1 have been closed. We are preparing to
> >   produce our second incubator release.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-02-15 (version 0.9.0-incubating)
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   NONE
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [x](systemml) Luciano Resende
> >   [ ](systemml) Patrick Wendell
> >   [ ](systemml) Reynold Xin
> >   [ ](systemml) Rich Bowen
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Tamaya
> >
> > Tamaya is a highly flexible configuration solution based on an modular,
> > extensible and injectable key/value based design, which should provide a
> > minimal but extendible modern and functional API leveraging SE, ME and EE
> > environments.
> >
> > Tamaya has been incubating since 2014-11-14.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. We released Tamaya 0.2-incubating on 2016-04-06.
> >   2. Attract more community members.
> >   3. Create a fully ASF compliant release (both source and binary,
> >      since the source one was good this time around)
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   There are no such items.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   - We elected a new committer.
> >   - Some people expressed their interest to use Tamaya in their projects.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   - Release 0.2-incubating has been released.
> >   - New features based on community input have been added to the roadmap.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-04-06 (0.2-incubating)
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   Philipp Ottlinger has been elected on 2016-04-22 as new committer.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](tamaya) John D. Ament
> >   [ ](tamaya) Mark Struberg
> >   [ ](tamaya) Gerhard Petracek
> >   [ ](tamaya) David Blevins
> >
> > 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. Complete project setup
> >   2. Regular releases
> >   3. Improve community engagement
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >  - Mailing lists have been created.
> >  - Working on the project page.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >  - Project is in initial setup phase.
> >  - SGA has been submitted, and git repo is set up.
> >  - Waiting for other bootstrapping tasks like JIRA import to be done.
> >  - Working towards the first release.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   None
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >  - None since coming to incubation
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](tephra) Alan Gates
> >   [X](tephra) Andrew Purtell
> >   [ ](tephra) Henry Saputra
> >   [x](tephra) James Taylor
> >   [ ](tephra) Lars Hofhansl
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> >
> > TinkerPop
> >
> > TinkerPop is a graph computing framework written in Java
> >
> > TinkerPop has been incubating since 2015-01-16.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   The outstanding issues have been addressed.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   Nothing at this time.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   We have 4 new committers: Ketrina Yim, Pieter Martin, Jean-Baptiste
> > Musso,
> >   and Michael Pollmeier
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Since the last status report, 172 new JIRA issues have been created and
> >   126 have been resolved.  Open discussions of the project related
> >   activities and decisions continue on the TinkerPop dev mailing list.
> The
> >   committer count has been growing and various other TinkerPop community
> >   members have shown an increased amount of participation on tickets and
> in
> >   discussion.  Excellent work is being performed by a variety of folks
> on a
> >   consistent basis that has resulted in two releases since the last
> report.
> >
> >   Over the past few months, work was performed to stand up a new DataStax
> >   hosted website, Planet TinkerPop.  This raised concerns in the Apache
> >   community and it was determined that the best course of action was to
> >   request that Planet TinkerPop be taken down, and some of the
> >   vendor-neutral TinkerPop content be donated to TinkerPop for usage on
> the
> >   TinkerPop incubator site.  Efforts were made to avoid running afoul of
> >   Apache guidelines prior to the Planet TinkerPop launch, but the PPMC
> did
> >   not have a complete understanding of Apache brand management
> > expectations.
> >   Over the past weeks, the transition of DataStax donated content to the
> >   TinkerPop site has been completed.  In the process, the PPMC has
> received
> >   guidance and clarification from mentors and the wider Apache community.
> >   We feel that the Apache TinkerPop site is stronger now than ever and
> will
> >   continue to serve as a great vendor neutral resource going forward. The
> >   lessons learned throughout this process will serve the TinkerPop PPMC
> > well
> >   going forward.
> >
> >   Since the last status report, 166 new JIRA issues have been created and
> >   127 have been resolved.  Open discussions of project related activities
> >   and decisions continue on the TinkerPop dev mailing list.
> >
> > Date of last release(s):
> >
> >   * 2016-04-21 - Apache TinkerPop 3.1.2
> >   * 2016-04-21 - Apache TinkerPop 3.2.0
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   * Ketrina Yim - committer (2016-03-14)
> >   * Pieter Martin - committer (2016-02-21)
> >   * Jean-Baptiste Musso - committer (2016-03-28)
> >   * Michael Pollmeier - committer (2016-03-26)
> >
> >   Please see our Project Status page as we have been diligent to update
> it
> >   accordingly.
> >
> >   http://incubator.apache.org/projects/tinkerpop.html
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](tinkerpop) Rich Bowen
> >   [X](tinkerpop) Daniel Gruno
> >   [ ](tinkerpop) Hadrian Zbarcea
> >   [ ](tinkerpop) Matt Franklin
> >   [ ](tinkerpop) David Nalley
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >   Daniel Gruno (humbedooh):
> >
> >     I am satisfied that the issues raised last month have been amicably
> >     resolved.
> >
> > --------------------
> > 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. More external contributions being made
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   1. Contrinue working with JeroMQ community to further their transition
> >      into MPL v2 and away from LGPL. 3 committers to go.
> >   2. Substantial effort in our build system to make Apache compliant
> >      releases.
> >   3. Addressing issues opened by community
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   None since incubation.
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   No new additions since incubation
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [x](toree) Luciano Resende
> >   [ ](toree) Reynold Xin
> >   [ ](toree) Hitesh Shah
> >   [ ](toree) Julien Le Dem
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> >
> > Twill
> >
> > Twill is an abstraction over Apache Hadoop® YARN to reduce the complexity
> > of developing distributed applications.
> >
> > Twill has been incubating since 2013-11-14.
> >
> > Top three items to resolve before graduation:
> >
> >  - More engagement from the community.
> >  - Improve documentations and examples.
> >  - Increase adoption.
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >  - Fluo, being proposed for Apache incubation uses Twill
> >  - Twill talk scheduled in Apache Big Data Conference 2016
> >  - 7 new JIRA issues filed since last report
> >  - 2 JIRA issues resolved since last report
> >  - 1 new contributors submitted patches
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >  - Version 0.8.0-incubating is being worked upon
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >  - 2016-01-26: 0.7.0-incubating
> >
> > What are the plans for the next period?
> >
> >  - Encourage contributions from active users
> >  - Identify potential committers
> >  - Engage more on social channels (IRC and Twitter)
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >  - August 4, 2015 : Henry Saputra
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >  [ ](twill) Vinod K
> >  [ ](twill) Arun C Murthy
> >  [ ](twill) Tom White
> >  [X](twill) Patrick Hunt
> >  [ ](twill) Andrei Savu
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Unomi
> >
> > Unomi is a reference implementation of the OASIS Context Server
> > specification
> > currently being worked on by the OASIS Context Server Technical
> Committee.
> > It
> > provides a high-performance user profile and event tracking server.
> >
> > Unomi has been incubating since 2015-10-05.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Continued releases, and updated dependencies
> >   2. Grow up user and contributor communities, seeing more
> contribution/PR
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   None
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   The activity of the dev mailing list smoothly increased, discussing key
> >   enhancements in the project.
> >
> >   We are now targeting the development of the user community.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   The first Apache Unomi 1.0.0-incubating has been released.
> >
> >   We are now preparing a serie of dependency updates, heading to the
> >   1.1.0-incubating release.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-03-09
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   N/A
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](unomi) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
> >   [X](unomi) Bertrand Delacretaz
> >   [ ](unomi) Chris Mattmann
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
>

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