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From Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache Beam podling graduation readiness
Date Sun, 04 Dec 2016 02:57:16 GMT
On Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 11:36 AM, Davor Bonaci <davor@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Apache Beam entered incubation in early February. Over the past 10 months,
> the podling has made great progress across various areas: refactoring the
> project to remove any special treatment given to a runner or a vendor,
> building processes that encourage open development, evangelizing the
> project, and growing the community.
>
> Now, with the support of our mentors and overwhelming support from the
> wider Beam community [1], I’d like start a discussion on the progress we
> have made and a possible graduation recommendation as a new top-level
> project.
>
> To prepare for the discussion, we have published our self-assessment [2]
> against the Apache Maturity Model. We tried to include links and evidence
> whenever applicable. I’ll summarize the commonly asked questions here, but
> please see the self-assessment for additional information, various details,
> graphs, evidence, etc.
>
>> Releases?
>
> Three -- all unanimously approved, all driven by different release
> managers, across different organizations. A detailed release guide is
> available on the website.
>
>> Community growth?
>
> There has been a clear growth month-over-month. We have had 1500+ pull
> requests on GitHub and 110+ individual code contributors. In terms of
> mailing list activity, over the past 30 days, we have had 50+ individual
> participants on dev@ and 35+ on user@.
>
>> Organizational influence?
>
> We have worked hard to remove any special treatment given to any
> organization. The bulk of the initial code donation came from Google, but
> now both the project’s code and branding have a clean separation between
> the project and Google Cloud Dataflow (which has become just one of many
> runners that can be used within Beam).
>
> While it is true that Googlers continue to provide the majority of commits,
> over the last three months no single organization has had more than ~50% of
> unique monthly contributors. (Please see the graph in the self-assessment.)
> Diverse influences are also particularly clear when you look across modules
> within the project. Beam has about ~22 large modules in the codebase, at
> least 10 modules have been developed with little to no contribution from
> Googlers.
>
> Now, if we were to graduate, the Beam PPMC recommends the following
> information for the Board resolution:
>     * Project name: Apache Beam
>     * Project description and scope: a unified programming model for both
> batch and streaming data processing, enabling efficient execution across
> diverse distributed execution engines and providing extensibility points
> for connecting to different technologies and user communities.
>     * PMC composition:
>          * Tyler Akidau <takidau@apache.org>
>          * Davor Bonaci <davor@apache.org>
>          * Robert Bradshaw <robertwb@apache.org>
>          * Ben Chambers <bchambers@apache.org>
>          * Luke Cwik <lcwik@apache.org>
>          * Stephan Ewen <sewen@apache.org>
>          * Dan Halperin <dhalperi@apache.org>
>          * Kenneth Knowles <kenn@apache.org>
>          * Aljoscha Krettek <aljoscha@apache.org>
>          * Maximilian Michels <mxm@apache.org>
>          * Jean-Baptiste Onofré <jbonofre@apache.org>
>          * Frances Perry <frances@apache.org>
>          * Amit Sela <amitsela@apache.org>
>          * Josh Wills <jwills@apache.org>
> (The ratification of the full text of the draft resolution is nearing
> completion.)

Can you please provide current company affiliations of the proposed
PMC members?

Question #2: who are you proposing as a PMC chair?

Thanks,
Roman.

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