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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [FINAL DRAFT] Incubator PMC Board Report - December 2016
Date Sat, 17 Dec 2016 23:34:37 GMT
Thanks.

Done.

Will send it shortly.



On Sat, Dec 17, 2016 at 11:46 AM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
wrote:

> Ted, I'll leave it to you to submit when you're done.
>
> John
>
> On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 7:30 PM Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I need to do some sign-offs.
> >
> > Otherwise looks good.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 2:47 PM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > All,
> > >
> > > Please find the final draft below.  Unless there are changes, I expect
> to
> > > submit this to the board tomorrow.
> > >
> > > Incubator PMC report for December 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 currently 65 podlings incubating, another record high.
> > > There were seven releases published in the month of November.
> > > There were seven new IPMC members elected and one member who left.
> > >
> > > * Community
> > >
> > >   New IPMC members:
> > >
> > >   - Kasper Sørensen
> > >   - Willem Ning Jiang
> > >   - Luke Han
> > >   - Par Niclas Hedhman
> > >   - Jukka Zitting
> > >   - Stian Soiland-Reyes
> > >   - Kasper Sørensen
> > >
> > >   People who left the IPMC:
> > >
> > >   - Sean Busbey
> > >
> > > * New Podlings
> > >
> > >   - RocketMQ
> > >   - OpenWhisk
> > >   - Weex
> > >
> > > * Graduations
> > >
> > >   The board has motions for the following:
> > >
> > >   - Beam
> > >   - Eagle
> > >
> > >   The following have already graduated into sub-projects:
> > >
> > >   - CommonsRDF -> Apache Commons RDF
> > >
> > > * Releases
> > >
> > >   The following releases entered distribution during the month of
> > >   November:
> > >
> > >   - Apache Ranger     0.6.2-incubating  2016-11-08
> > >   - Apache Streams    0.4-incubating    2016-11-10
> > >   - Apache SystemML   0.11.0-incubating 2016-11-12
> > >   - Apache CommonsRDF 0.3.0-incubating  2016-11-15
> > >   - Apache CarbonData 0.2.0-incubating  2016-11-19
> > >   - Apache Metron     0.3.0-incubating  2016-11-28
> > >   - Apache Gearpump   0.8.2-incubating  2016-11-28
> > >
> > > * IP Clearance
> > >
> > >   - None
> > >
> > > * Legal / Trademarks
> > >
> > >   - None
> > >
> > > * Infrastructure
> > >
> > >   - None
> > >
> > > * Miscellaneous
> > >
> > >   - Work has begun on updating Apache Incubator documentation to better
> > > align
> > >     with current infrastructure requirements and provide better
> > guidelines
> > > to
> > >     new podlings on how to get setup.
> > >
> > > * Credits
> > >
> > >   - Report Manager: John D. Ament
> > >
> > > -------------------- Summary of podling reports --------------------
> > >
> > > * Still getting started at the Incubator
> > >
> > >   - Annotator
> > >   - AriaTosca
> > >   - NetBeans
> > >   - OpenWhisk
> > >   - Spot
> > >
> > > * Not yet ready to graduate
> > >
> > >   No release:
> > >
> > >   - MRQL
> > >   - Myriad
> > >   - Pirk
> > >   - SAMOA
> > >   - Trafodion
> > >   - Wave
> > >
> > >   Community growth:
> > >
> > >   - Atlas
> > >   - Gearpump
> > >   - Hivemall
> > >   - HTrace
> > >   - Mnemonic
> > >   - Pony Mail
> > >   - Quickstep
> > >   - Singa
> > >   - Tephra
> > >
> > > * Ready to graduate
> > >
> > >   - Ranger
> > >   - Streams
> > >   - Taverna
> > >
> > >   The Board has motions for the following:
> > >
> > >   - Beam
> > >   - Eagle
> > >
> > > * In trouble, further actions required
> > >
> > >   - log4cxx2
> > >   - Omid
> > >
> > > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >                        Table of Contents
> > > Annotator
> > > AriaTosca
> > > Atlas
> > > Gearpump
> > > Hivemall
> > > HTrace
> > > log4cxx2
> > > Mnemonic
> > > MRQL
> > > Myriad
> > > NetBeans
> > > Omid
> > > OpenWhisk
> > > Pirk
> > > Pony Mail
> > > Quickstep
> > > Ranger
> > > SAMOA
> > > Singa
> > > Spot
> > > Streams
> > > Taverna
> > > Tephra
> > > Trafodion
> > > Wave
> > >
> > > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Annotator
> > >
> > > Annotator provides annotation enabling code for browsers, servers, and
> > > humans.
> > >
> > > Annotator has been incubating since 2016-08-30.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Achieving active development cadence
> > >   2. Attracting new contributors
> > >   3. Establishing presence (web, repo, activity)
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware
> > > of?
> > >
> > >   Beginning work within the ASF has been slow (and rather confusing).
> > > Mailing
> > >   list activity has improved, but still low volume. Development
> > priorities
> > >   are still being discussed. We do now have repositories for code and
> the
> > >   website, but are blocked by needing access to them--the request as
> been
> > >   made to the general@incubator list. However, we have successfully
> > gotten
> > >   Jira and Confluence setup for the project and have a promotional web
> > page
> > >   ready and waiting once access has been granted. Making the incubation
> > >   process clearer (and ideally more automated) would have saved a lot
> of
> > > time
> > >   and confusion.  That said, our Champion (Daniel Gruno), has been most
> > >   helpful in helping us navigate.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Discussions have begun on development priorities. Infrastructure
> helped
> > > us
> > >   resolve some outstanding project setup needs (Jira, Confluence, and
> git
> > > for
> > >   the web site and code). Once the site is online, we intend to promote
> > the
> > >   community more and make concrete plans out of the proposals made on
> the
> > >   mailing list so far.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Same as above. Mostly discussion and infrastructure/access
> setup--some
> > >   still in progress.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   None.
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   None since start of incubation.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [*](annotator) Nick Kew
> > >   [ ](annotator) Brian McCallister
> > >   [ ](annotator) Daniel Gruno
> > >   [ ](annotator) Jim Jagielski
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > > Drew Farris (shepherd): One mentor active on mailing lists and
> another's
> > > assistance is
> > >   referenced in the board report. Annotator is still getting off the
> > > ground. Observed
> > >   recent mailing list activity seeking to set a path forward for the
> > > project.
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > AriaTosca
> > >
> > > ARIA TOSCA project offers an easily consumable Software Development
> > > Kit(SDK)
> > > and a Command Line Interface(CLI) to implement TOSCA(Topology and
> > > Orchestration Specification of Cloud Applications) based solutions.
> > >
> > > AriaTosca has been incubating since 2016-08-27.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Grow the community and enroll new committers.
> > >   2. Have frequent Release cycles to be compliant with the Apache Way.
> > >   3. Publish "How To Contribute" guide at ARIA-TOSCA Website.
> > >   4. Update ARIA website acording to ASF guideline(Include release
> > process
> > >      for ARIA-TOSCA Project)
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   There's an INFRA jira we created over a month ago which has yet to be
> > >   addressed - please see here INFRA-12733 - Ability to create a Sprint
> > > Board
> > >   for AriaTosca WAITING FOR USER
> > >
> > >   It is not entirely critical for the project's progress, but it could
> be
> > >   helpful if we indeed get a sprint board and the other things
> requested
> > in
> > >   that issue.
> > >
> > >   Update: the ticket is now in progress.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   * Open-O is in process for consuming the ARIA ASF package
> > >   * Cloudfiy is in process for consuming the ARIA ASF package as well.
> > >   * Need to work on building the community and accepting external
> > >     contributions.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   * TOSCA parser migrated into ASF
> > >   * CI on Appveyor, Jenkins
> > >   * Sphinx documentation added to the project
> > >   * CLIs of workflow engine and parser coalesced
> > >   * TOSCA CSAR packager added
> > >   * APIs for workflows, operations
> > >   * Workflow engine task retry support
> > >   * Workflow engine execution cancel support
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   No Releases yet
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   Project is still functioning with the initial set of committers.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](ariatosca) Suneel Marthi
> > >   [X](ariatosca) John D. Ament
> > >   [ ](ariatosca) Jakob Homan
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   John D. Ament:
> > >
> > >     The podling is still getting its feet wet.  Discussions are
> starting
> > to
> > >     happen on the mailing lists rather than in physical offices which
> is
> > > good
> > >     and will help to bring about a more diverse community.  I would
> also
> > >     strongly encourage the podling to work with their mentors to get
> > infra
> > >     changes in to avoid confusion.
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Atlas
> > >
> > > Apache Atlas is a scalable and extensible set of core foundational
> > > governance
> > > services that enables enterprises to effectively and efficiently meet
> > their
> > > compliance requirements within Hadoop and allows integration with the
> > > complete enterprise data ecosystem.
> > >
> > > Atlas has been incubating since 2015-05-05.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Podling name search is pending.
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   No specific issues at this time to report.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   1. We have added 3 new committers since the last report from
> different
> > >      organizations.  About 10 new contributors have been added since
> the
> > > last
> > >      report. The current number of contributors is around 70.
> > >   2. The activity on the atlas-dev mailing list stands at around 610
> > > messages
> > >      per month between September and November [1]
> > >   3. People across various organizations are interested in exploring
> > Atlas.
> > >      We have received comments and suggestions from people who are
> > > evaluating
> > >      Atlas for their governance requirements [5]
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   1. We are working towards a 0.8-incubating release in the next couple
> > of
> > >      months.  This upcoming release would include major features like
> > >      structured high level REST APIs, entity creation/updation from
> Atlas
> > >      UI,DSL Search improvements, Atlas Hook support for Hive2, Knox SSO
> > >      support for Atlas, addition of user defined and system attributes
> to
> > >      entities
> > >
> > >   2. An abstraction layer has been added to make Atlas agnostic to the
> > >      underlying graph database version
> > >
> > >   3. A total of 186 issues were reported between Sep 1st 2016 and Nov
> > 30th
> > >      2016.  122 issues have been resolved in the same time [2][3]
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-07-09: 07-incubating [4]
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   1. The PPMC voted and elected 3 new members as committers to the
> > project
> > > on
> > >      2016-10-20: Madhan Neethiraj, Jeffrey Hagelberg and Vimal Sharma.
> > >
> > > Links
> > >
> > >   [1] http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-atlas-dev/
> > >
> > >   [2]
> > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ATLAS-1341?jql=
> > > project%20%3D%20ATLAS%20AND%20created%20%3E%3D%20%272016-
> > > 09-01%27%20and%20created%20%3C%3D%20%272016-11-30%27
> > >
> > >   [3]
> > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ATLAS-1335?jql=
> > > project%20%3D%20ATLAS%20AND%20resolved%20%3E%3D%20%272016-
> > > 09-01%27%20and%20resolved%20%3C%3D%20%272016-11-30%27
> > >
> > >   [4]
> > > https://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201607.mbox/%
> > > 3CCAAbv78fuzCv51E4Pn8fg7nwkJyOUQo9z2WNhsiz2EstbTvj1Gw@mail.gmail.com
> %3E
> > >
> > >   [5] http://www.ibmbigdatahub.com/blog/case-open-metadata
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](atlas) Arun Murthy
> > >   [x](atlas) Chris Douglas
> > >   [ ](atlas) Jakob Homan
> > >   [ ](atlas) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > >
> > > Gearpump
> > >
> > > Gearpump is a reactive real-time streaming engine based on the
> > > micro-serviceActor 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. Continue to evolve community interest and support.
> > > 3. Integrate within Apache Beam and akka-streams frameworks.
> > >
> > > - Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to
> > > beaware
> > > of?
> > > - None
> > >
> > >
> > > - How has the community developed since the last report?
> > > - Increased community contribution on integration with Apache
> Cassandra.
> > >
> > > - How has the project developed since the last report?
> > > - Two Apache source releases and one binary release
> > > - Added Window DSL and Triggers.
> > > - Continued integration within Apache Beam (Gearpump Runner).
> > > Codes have been merged to runner-gearpump branch on Beam and Beam
> > > capabilities are being built into Gearpump.
> > > - Continued integration within akka-streams (Gearpump Materializer).
> > > 4 PRs have been committed to akka and an akka-stream feature branch has
> > > been created on Gearpump.
> > > - 75 issues created and 55 resolved
> > > - Manu presented Gearpump at Strata Beijing 2016
> > > - Kam presented Gearpump Materializer at Reactive Summit 2016
> > > - Huafeng and Karol co-presented Gearpump at ApacheCon Big Data Europe
> > 2016
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > > 2016-11-30
> > >
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected? No new committers
> > or
> > > PMC members elected yet.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > > [ ](gearpump) Andrew Purtell
> > > [ ](gearpump) Jarek Jarcec Cecho
> > > [ ](gearpump) Reynold Xin
> > > [ ](gearpump) Todd Lipcon
> > > [ ](gearpump) Xuefu Zhang
> > > [X](gearpump) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Hivemall
> > >
> > > Hivemall is a library for machine learning implemented as Hive
> > > UDFs/UDAFs/UDTFs.
> > >
> > > Hivemall has been incubating since 2016-09-13.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Create the first Apache release
> > >   2. Community growth (committers and users)
> > >   3. Migrate the development community from Github to ASF infra
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   * All SGAs and I-CLA has been submitted and recorded
> > >   * Daniel Dai is elected as a new Mentor on Nov 22
> > >
> > > https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/48a61eb44188d3f204e7c41ff7c102
> > > 128e9325eed029ab41a23ff3a9@%3Cdev.hivemall.apache.org%3E
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   * Presented a talk in Cloudera World Tokyo on Nov 8.
> > >   * Created Twitter Account: @ApacheHivemall
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   * Collected and submitted all SGAs and I-CLA required for IP
> clearance
> > >     https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVEMALL-9
> > >   * Finished updating License headers and NOTICE
> > >     https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVEMALL-12
> > >   * Finished the initial code dump on Dec 1 and the development moved
> to
> > > ASF
> > >     infra
> > >     https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVEMALL-6
> > >     https://github.com/apache/incubator-hivemall
> > >   * Created 5 JIRA Issues and resolved 4 issues in the last 30 days
> > >     https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVEMALL/
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   No release yet (planning the first Apache release in Q1, 2017)
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   * Daniel Dai (Mentor) on Nov 22
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](hivemall) Reynold Xin
> > >   [ ](hivemall) Markus Weimer
> > >   [ ](hivemall) Xiangrui Meng
> > >   [X](hivemall) Daniel Dai
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > 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 Apache HTrace community
> > >   2. Continue to explore projects integrating Apache HTrace
> > >   3. Continue to develop and release stable Apache HTrace incubating
> > >      artifacts
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Mailing lists have been quiet. Little activity during this period.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Released htrace-4.2.0 and added a new committer.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   htrace-4.2.0 October 6th, 2016
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   +Mike Drob (mdrob) October 3rd, 2016 - Committer+PMC Member
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [x](htrace) Jake Farrell
> > >   [ ](htrace) Todd Lipcon
> > >   [ ](htrace) Lewis John Mcgibbney
> > >   [ ](htrace) Andrew Purtell
> > >   [x](htrace) Billie Rinaldi
> > >   [x](htrace) Michael Stack
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > log4cxx2
> > >
> > > Logging for C++. N.B. This is a reboot of the Log4cxx podling which
> > > previously graduated.
> > >
> > > log4cxx2 has been incubating since 2013-12-09.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Create a release
> > >   2. Activate some community
> > >   3.
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   There was a discussion in the first quarter of the year to move the
> > >   project to attic unless it is able to release in the next few months.
> > No
> > >   release happened since then.
> > >
> > >   Currently it seems that there's only one official project member with
> > >   commit access left and even though some contributor worked on fixing
> > the
> > >   release process, that project member was unable to invest the
> necessary
> > >   time to create a release yet.
> > >
> > >   For that reason, the left member decided to not even care anymore
> > about a
> > >   release and published this decision on the dev mailing list of the
> > > project.
> > >   While the member is still willing to provide some support and would
> > > regret
> > >   a move of the project to attic, creating a release has no priority
> nor
> > is
> > >   seen as strictly necessary and will therefore most likely always
> > > prioritize
> > >   lower than other tasks.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   3 support questions, no new project members. There was a lengthy
> > > discussion
> > >   about switching to C++ standard smart pointers with possibly breaking
> > the
> > >   API, the influence of such an approach on a release etc. Some bugs
> have
> > >   been created to coordinate that work.
> > >
> > >   Robert Middleton started to move the project to smart pointers using
> > > boost
> > >   or std::shared_ptr in a private GitHub repo. He's actually changing
> > more
> > >   code than the one left official project member.
> > >
> > >   https://github.com/rm5248/log4cxx-testing/tree/smart_pointers
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2008-04-03 was the last official, pre-incubation 0.10.0
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](log4cxx2) Ralph Goers
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   Ralph Goers:
> > >
> > >     The Log4j PMC will need to have a discussion about the state of
> this
> > >     project. Since Log4cxx2 was always intended to be a subproject of
> the
> > >     Logging project moving it to the attic may or may not be the right
> > > move.
> > >     Instead, it might just become a "dormant" subproject.
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Mnemonic
> > >
> > > Apache Mnemonic is an advanced hybrid memory storage oriented library,
> > > we've
> > > proposed a non-volatile/durable Java object model and durable computing
> > > service that bring several advantages to significantly improve the
> > > performance of massive real-time data processing/analytics. developers
> > are
> > > able to use this library to design their cache-less, SerDe-less and
> > > native-direct computing high performance applications.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Apache releases: we have release version 0.3.0-incubating
> > >   2. Improved dev. docker to facilitate development.
> > >   3. provided information to potential customers e.g. bank user, other
> > >      project's Apache committers
> > >
> > > 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?
> > >
> > >   Our last report was in April. Since then
> > >
> > >   * Two more developers are going to join our community.
> > >   * We need to encourage more discussion on the dev list in the coming
> > > months
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   * Added durable native sorting service (n-dim linked data) with
> > testcases
> > >   * Removed the 3rd Maven repository and use Maven central repository
> > only
> > >   * DOM and DNCS could apply to volatile memory service except fixed
> k-v
> > >     store
> > >   * Added a bench workload to verify the benefits from DNCS with
> scripts,
> > >     generator
> > >   * Added a sys-vmem service that makes it possible to utilize system
> > > memory
> > >     for DNCS in an unified way
> > >   * Added a script to bundle signed portable artifacts for maven
> > repository
> > >     submitting
> > >   * and other bugfixes, features, improvements
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-10-21
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   None
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](mnemonic) Patrick Hunt
> > >   [ ](mnemonic) Andrew Purtell
> > >   [ ](mnemonic) James Taylor
> > >   [X](mnemonic) Henry Saputra
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > MRQL
> > >
> > > MRQL is a query processing and optimization system for large-scale,
> > > distributed data analysis, built on top of Apache Hadoop, Hama, Spark,
> > and
> > > Flink.
> > >
> > > MRQL has been incubating since 2013-03-13.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Increase the number of active committers
> > >   2. Increase adoption, expand user community, and increase user list
> > >      activity
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   None
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   There was one new developer who developed the new evaluation mode for
> > > MRQL
> > >   that runs on top of Apache Storm. There were no new committers since
> > our
> > >   last report.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   A new evaluation mode for MRQL queries was developed based on Apache
> > > Storm
> > >   (using the Trident API). MRQL can now process stream queries on a
> > single
> > >   stream using Storm, but will be soon be extended to support multiple
> > >   streams.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-03-02
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   2014-04-17
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](mrql) Alan Cabrera
> > >   [ ](mrql) Edward J. Yoon
> > >   [ ](mrql) Mohammad Nour El-Din
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   Alan Cabrera: Not a huge amount of activity but at least there's a
> > small
> > >   consistent trickle.  I think that the fact that someone was
> interested
> > >   in adding an Apache Storm adapter speaks somewhat to the viability of
> > the
> > >   project.
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Myriad
> > >
> > > Myriad enables co-existence of Apache Hadoop YARN and Apache Mesos
> > together
> > > on the same cluster and allows dynamic resource allocations across both
> > > Hadoop and other applications running on the same physical data center
> > > infrastructure.
> > >
> > > Myriad has been incubating since 2015-03-01.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Expand user/contributor/committer community
> > >   2. Gather more support from Hadoop and Mesos vendors
> > >   3. Release new versions (0.3 in progress), with more enterprise
> > features
> > >
> > > 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?
> > >
> > >   * dev@ mailing list had 73 messages since the last report. 2 new
> > >     correspondents.
> > >   * Bi-weekly dev syncs with 2-3 participants. Some cancelled due to
> lack
> > > of
> > >     attendance. Minutes at http://s.apache.org/8kF
> > >   * Myriad presented at HadoopWorld/Strata NYC.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   * Myriad 0.3.0 in progress.
> > >   * 1 commit/PR merged and 2 JIRAs resolved.
> > >   * Myriad submitted to DC/OS Universe:
> > >     https://github.com/mesosphere/universe/pull/841
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-06-20 myriad-0.2.0-incubating
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   2016-06-16 Yuliya Feldman
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](myriad) Benjamin Hindman
> > >   [x](myriad) Danese Cooper -
> > > https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/f7635ace681984cacfca6692a35221
> > > ede0000bcc70f4fcfc990433e9@%3Cdev.myriad.apache.org%3E
> > >   [ ](myriad) Ted Dunning
> > >   [ ](myriad) Luciano Resende
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   johndament: I am concerned about lack of engagement in this podling.
> > > Mentors need to be a bit more engaged and repsonsive.
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > NetBeans
> > >
> > > NetBeans is a development environment, tooling platform and application
> > > framework.
> > >
> > > NetBeans has been incubating since 2016-10-01.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Licensing, i.e., identifying and solving GPL-related code.
> > >   2. Coming up with a process of contributing code that makes sense to
> > >      everyone.
> > >   3. Working on roadmaps, features, and plans together as a community.
> > >
> > > 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?
> > >
> > >   Discussed CCLA/SGA on the dev mailing list.
> > >
> > >   Discussed existing mailing lists migration plan to Apache:
> > >
> > > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/
> > > Mailing+lists+migration
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   CCLA and SGA still in the process of being approved and signed by
> > Oracle,
> > >   which will also apply the copyright headers as instructed on the dev
> > >   mailing list.
> > >
> > >   Started initial code cleanup analysis
> > >
> > > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/
> > > Overview%3A+NetBeans+Structure
> > >
> > >   Oracle has already agreed to relicense the Graal.js parser under the
> > >   Apache license.  Resolved in LEGAL-279 the nb-javac dependency
> license.
> > >
> > >   Almost finished new static website for Apache NetBeans.
> > >
> > >   Experimented Mercurial to Git repository migration with a focus on
> > >   repository size. Solution found, size not an issue anymore.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   No releases yet.
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   No one has been elected so far.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](netbeans) Ate Douma
> > >   [X](netbeans) Bertrand Delacretaz
> > >   [X](netbeans) Emmanuel Lecharny
> > >   [X](netbeans) Daniel Gruno
> > >   [ ](netbeans) Jim Jagielski
> > >   [ ](netbeans) Mark Struberg
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Omid
> > >
> > > Omid is a flexible, reliable, high performant and scalable ACID
> > > transactional
> > > framework that allows client applications to execute transactions on
> top
> > of
> > > MVCC key/value-based NoSQL datastores (currently Apache HBase)
> providing
> > > Snapshot Isolation guarantees on the accessed data.
> > >
> > > Omid has been incubating since 2016-03-28.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Boost project dissemination in the Apache community.
> > >   2. Collaborate/integrate Omid with other Apache projects.
> > >   3. Get positive feedback from other projects currently
> > integrating/using
> > >      Omid.
> > >
> > > 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?
> > >
> > >   Initiated contact with Apache Phoenix community to integrate Omid.
> > >   Blog entries published in Yahoo Engineering and Hadoop blogs.
> > >   Article about Apache Omid incubation published in Datanami.
> > >   Talk proposal on Omid sent to DataWorks Summit EU 2017
> > >   Quarter Stats (from: 2016-09-01 to: 2016-11-30):
> > >     +---------------------------------------------+
> > >     |   Metric                          | counts  |
> > >     +---------------------------------------------+
> > >     | # of msgs in dev list             |   20    |
> > >     | Active Contributors (incl mentors)|    6    |
> > >     | Jira New Issues                   |    2    |
> > >     | Resolved Issues                   |    1    |
> > >     | Pull Requests merged              |    0    |
> > >     | Pull Requests proposed            |    0    |
> > >     +---------------------------------------------+
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   In the process of completing its second release under in the Apache
> > > incubator.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-06-24
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   At incubation acceptance (2016-03-28)
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](omid) Alan Gates
> > >   [ ](omid) Lars Hofhansl
> > >   [x](omid) Flavio P. Junqueira
> > >   [ ](omid) Thejas Nair
> > >   [ ](omid) James Taylor
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   Alan Gates:
> > >
> > >     I'm concerned about this podling.  The last commit was on August
> 15.
> > >     Discounting broadcast and reminders, there have been no emails on
> the
> > > dev
> > >     list since October, and there were only 3 that month.  I've sent
> > email
> > > on
> > >     the dev list asking if people are still actively involved.
> > >
> > >   Flavio Junqueira:
> > >     I second Alan's concern, there has been very little activity in the
> > > last
> > >     period for this podling.
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > OpenWhisk
> > >
> > > OpenWhisk is an open source, distributed Serverless computing platform
> > able
> > > to execute application logic (Actions) in response to events (Triggers)
> > > from
> > > external sources (Feeds) or HTTP requests governed by conditional logic
> > > (Rules). It provides a programming environment supported by a REST
> > > API-based
> > > Command Line Interface (CLI) along with tooling to support packaging
> and
> > > catalog services.
> > >
> > > OpenWhisk has been incubating since 2016-11-23.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. The project just entered the Incubator and infrastructure is in
> > > progress
> > >      to be setup.
> > >   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:
> > >
> > >   None yet.
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   -
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](openwhisk) Felix Meschberger
> > >   [X](openwhisk) Isabel Drost-Fromm
> > >   [X](openwhisk) Sergio Fernández
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Pirk
> > >
> > > Pirk is a framework for scalable Private Information Retrieval (PIR).
> > >
> > > Pirk has been incubating since 2016-06-17. The initial code for Pirk
> was
> > > granted on 2016-07-11.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Grow the community to establish diversity of background and
> > expertise.
> > >   2. Establish a formal release process and schedule, allowing for
> > > dependable
> > >      release cycles in a manner consistent with the Apache development
> > >      process.
> > >   3. Add to and improve the Pirk user documentation and examples both
> on
> > > the
> > >      website and in the codebase
> > >
> > > 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 attracted a couple of new contributors since the last report.
> > The
> > >   mailing list activity, pull requests, and page views to the Apache
> Pirk
> > >   website (via Google Analytics) have also increased since the last
> > report.
> > >   An 'Introducing Pirk' talk was presented at ApacheCon Europe on
> > November
> > >   15, 2016.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   The project is in the process of completing its second release,
> > >   0.2.0-incubating. The project has also undertaken a refactor of some
> of
> > > the
> > >   packages and drivers and added additional user/developer
> documentation
> > on
> > >   the website.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   August 29, 2016
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   Pirk elected two new committers (Tim Ellison and Suneel Marthi, both
> > >   mentors) on August 18, 2016.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [x](pirk) Billie Rinaldi
> > >   [x](pirk) Joe Witt
> > >   [x](pirk) Josh Elser
> > >   [X](pirk) Suneel Marthi
> > >   [ ](pirk) Tim Ellison
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   Josh Elser:
> > >
> > >     Dev traffic appears to have slowed down a little in the past month,
> > but
> > >     nothing really to be concerned about yet, IMO.
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Pony Mail
> > >
> > > Pony Mail is a mail-archiving, archive viewing, and interaction
> service,
> > > that
> > > can be integrated with many email platforms.
> > >
> > > Pony Mail has been incubating since 2016-05-27.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Grow the community
> > >   2. Grow awareness of the project
> > >   3. Master releases and project management
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   None that we know of.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   One new committer (Sebastian Bazley) was invited to the project.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Email traffic has been roughly the same, 75-ish mails per month to
> the
> > >   lists.  Quite a few bugs have been worked on.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-08-02
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   - Sebastian Bazley was elected committer on October 9th, 2016.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](ponymail) Andrew Bayer
> > >   [X](ponymail) John D. Ament
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Quickstep
> > >
> > > Quickstep is a high-performance database engine.
> > >
> > > Quickstep has been incubating since 2016-03-29.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Make the first release of the system.
> > >   2. Write blogs/papers on the release.
> > >   3. Help foster a user community to try out the project.
> > >
> > > 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 developer community is actively working on having more
> discussions
> > on
> > >   line both on code and larger project related work. In other words,
> > >   embracing the Apache way both mechanistically and philosophically.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   The code continues to make progress and is close to the point where a
> > >   release can be created.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   None so far.
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   Tarun Bansal was elected as a committer on Oct 27, 2016.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](quickstep) Konstantin Boudnik
> > >   [x](quickstep) Julian Hyde
> > >   [x](quickstep) Roman Shaposhnik
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > 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. Working with Mentors on all action/preparation for Graduation
> > >   2. Re-organize documentation for easier access to end-users, new
> users
> > > and
> > >      contributors.
> > >   3. Expanding user/dev community
> > >
> > > 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. Mailing list activity since last report (September-01-2016 to
> > >      November-30-2016):
> > >             @dev              648
> > >             @user              96
> > >             @commit           140
> > >
> > >   2. Issues (JIRAs) created/resolved since last report (after
> > >      September-01-2016 before November-30-2016):
> > >             Created:         71
> > >             Resolved:        48
> > >
> > >   3. Adding more community members to involve in Apache Ranger
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   1. Released one minor release:
> > >      0.6.2 released on 11/08/2016
> > >
> > >   2. Members have been working on a next major release of 0.7.0
> > >      a. Working on the roadmap features to be delivered soon.
> > >
> > >   3. Members are actively involved in Graduation process in the dev
> > > community
> > >      * "Graduation Maturity Assessment" is being discussed in the
> > community
> > >      * Elected VP/PMC Chair for Ranger:  Selvamohan Neethiraj
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   November-08-2016
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   1. Velmurugan Periasamy has been added as PMC member on
> > September-05-2016
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](ranger) Alan Gates
> > >   [ ](ranger) Daniel Gruno
> > >   [ ](ranger) Devaraj Das
> > >   [ ](ranger) Jakob Homan
> > >   [ ](ranger) Owen O'Malley
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   Alan Gates:
> > >
> > >     The community is actively working on graduating.  They have been
> > >     discussing a draft proposal on the dev list and are working out a
> few
> > >     final details before taking it to the Incubator PMC.  Based on
> their
> > > self
> > >     assessment against the maturity model, community growth, and
> several
> > >     Apache releases I believe they are ready to graduate.
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > SAMOA
> > >
> > > SAMOA provides a collection of distributed streaming algorithms for the
> > > most
> > > common data mining and machine learning tasks such as classification,
> > > clustering, and regression, as well as programming abstractions to
> > develop
> > > new algorithms that run on top of distributed stream processing engines
> > > (DSPEs).  It features a pluggable architecture that allows it to run on
> > > several DSPEs such as Apache Flink, Apache Storm, Apache Apex and
> Apache
> > > Samza.
> > >
> > > SAMOA has been incubating since 2014-12-15.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Grow the developer base
> > >   2. Grow the user base
> > >   3. Add some more ML techniques
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   None
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Mailing list activity (September 2016 - November 2016):
> > >   * @dev: 87 messages
> > >
> > >   Jira issues backlog (September 2016 - November 2016):
> > >   * Created:  0
> > >   * Resolved: 1
> > >
> > >   - We manage to resolve the pending issue regarding the integration of
> > >     Apache Apex with Samoa.
> > >   - Also, we made some testing progress with Apache Gearpump.
> > >   - We also had a presentation of Apache Samoa and its integration with
> > >     Apache Apex in Apache BigData Europe 2016
> > >   - We also published a scientific paper using Apache Samoa and one of
> > its
> > >     machine learning techniques (Vertical Hoeffding Tree) (to be
> > presented
> > > in
> > >     IEEE BigData Conference in December 2016)
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   - We have performed a new release with several bug fixes and new
> > features
> > >     (0.4.0)
> > >   - We are looking into new ML techniques for development.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-09-30
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   None
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](samoa) Alan Gates
> > >   [ ](samoa) Ashutosh Chauhan
> > >   [ ](samoa) Enis Soztutar
> > >   [ ](samoa) Ted Dunning
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   Alan Gates:
> > >
> > >     Very low activity on this project over the last few months, with
> last
> > >     commit showing as Sept 22 and very few commits since last March.  A
> > big
> > >     need here beyond activity is to grow the community.  There is a one
> > >     individual who made several contributions last spring; I sent an
> > email
> > > to
> > >     the mailing list asking if it made sense to invite him to become a
> > >     committer.
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Singa
> > >
> > > Singa is a distributed deep learning platform.
> > >
> > > Singa has been incubating since 2015-03-17.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Add more documentations and tutorials, to make the installation
> and
> > > use
> > >      of SINGA easier. We have done some work as described below in the
> > > answer
> > >      of 'how has the project developed since the last report'.
> > >   2. Grow the community. We added one more committer after the last
> > report
> > >      and are getting more user feedbacks. We want to further grow the
> > >      community and to graduate in early 2017.
> > >
> > > 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?
> > >
> > >   There were 68, 125 and 61 emails from dev@ list in September 2016,
> > > October
> > >   2016 and November 2016 respectively.
> > >
> > >   There are 100 more commits since the last report.
> > >
> > >   One new committer was added into SINGA committer list.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   We released the v1.0 shortly after the last report, which include
> major
> > >   changes in terms of the programming model and other aspects:
> > >
> > >     + Tensor abstraction for supporting more machine learning models.
> > >     + Device abstraction for running on different hardware devices,
> > > including
> > >       CPU, (Nvidia/AMD) GPU and FPGA (to be tested in later versions).
> > >     + Replace GNU autotool with cmake for compilation.
> > >     + Support Mac OS.
> > >     + Improve Python binding, including installation and programming
> > >     + More deep learning models, including VGG and ResNet
> > >     + Replace website building tool from maven to Sphinx and updated
> the
> > >       documentations.
> > >     + Integrate Travis-CI
> > >
> > >   We also added python notebooks and windows support, and are working
> on
> > > the
> > >   model zoo, python whl files and Docker images to make it easier for
> > users
> > >   to get started with SINGA.
> > >
> > >   We are focusing on our niches, including distributed training at the
> > > system
> > >   level and health-care models at the application level.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-09-09
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   2016-10-21
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](singa) Daniel Dai
> > >   [X](singa) Alan Gates
> > >   [ ](singa) Ted Dunning
> > >   [ ](singa) Thejas Nair
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Spot
> > >
> > > Apache Spot is a solution stack that provides the capability to ingest
> > > network related telemetry (network flows, domain name service
> information
> > > and proxy server logs) and provide unsupervised machine learning
> > > capabilities to identify suspicious activity.  The information is
> > organized
> > > and presented using operational analytics so that a security analyst
> can
> > > investigate the most suspicious connections. Apache Spot is built on an
> > > open data model using Apache Spark and Apache Hadoop.
> > >
> > >
> > > Spot has been incubating since 2016-09-23.
> > >
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >
> > >   1.  Move infrastructure and development to ASF (code, issues, mailing
> > > list, ...)
> > >   2.  Build diverse community
> > >   3.  Demonstrate ability to create releases
> > >
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware
> > > of?
> > > Please elaborate on the process for code scanning and IP reviews.
> > >
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > > Community interaction has ramped velocity, as new adopters of the
> project
> > > have been posting questions through Twitter and Slack. We have added
> > > approximately 20% to our Slack channel and added several contributors
> > > through the ICLA.
> > >
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > > We have moved our repo to ASF as of December 8, 2016.
> > > We have removed our LDA-C dependencies by switching to Spark LDA,
> > > eliminating licensing issues on this particular branch.
> > >
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > > N/A
> > >
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > > N/A
> > >
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >
> > >  [ ](spot) Jarek Jarcec Cecho
> > >  [ ](spot) Brock Noland
> > >  [X](spot) Andrei Savu
> > >  [X](spot) Uma Maheswara Rao G
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Streams
> > >
> > > Apache Streams (incubating) unifies a diverse world of digital profiles
> > and
> > > online activities into common formats and vocabularies, and makes these
> > > datasets accessible across a variety of databases, devices, and
> platforms
> > > for
> > > streaming, browsing, search, sharing, and analytics use-cases.
> > >
> > > Streams has been incubating since 2012-11-20.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >  1. Community growth and PMC maturity.
> > >  2. Demonstrate a consistent release schedule.
> > >  3. Participation of project community within related standards-bodies
> > and
> > >     Apache projects.
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   The community has begun an internal assessment using the Apache
> > Maturity
> > >   Model to identify gaps that should be addressed before graduation.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Dev List
> > >   117 emails sent by 16 people, divided into 32 topics.
> > >
> > >   Web Page
> > >   498 Sessions (up ~150%), 341 Users (up ~35%), 1178 Pageviews (up
> 10%).
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Source Control
> > >   https://github.com/apache/incubator-streams
> > >
> > >   Excluding merges, 2 authors have pushed 17 commits to master and 17
> > > commits
> > >   to all branches. On master, 816 files have changed and there have
> been
> > >   36,280 additions and 38,567 deletions.
> > >
> > >   https://github.com/apache/incubator-streams-examples
> > >
> > >   Excluding merges, 2 authors have pushed 2 commits to master and 2
> > commits
> > >   to all branches. On master, 8 files have changed and there have been
> > 323
> > >   additions and 301 deletions.
> > >
> > >   Steve Blackmon presented Apache Streams at Shark Tank, ApacheCon
> > Europe,
> > >   Seville, Spain on Nov 18, 2016.
> > >
> > >   Team is presently working on 0.4.1-incubating release scheduled for
> the
> > >   week of Dec 5, 2016.
> > >
> > >   Work has been scoped out for an upcoming 0.5-incubating release
> > scheduled
> > >   for later this year.
> > >
> > >   JIRA
> > >
> > >   52 issues closed with 0.4-incubating release
> > >   12 issues closed after 0.4-incubating release
> > >   16 new issues opened in November.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-11-11 : 0.4-incubating release
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   2016-10-27: Joey Frazee elected as committer / PPMC member
> > >   2016-09-28: Suneel Marthi elected as mentor / PPMC member
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](streams) Matt Franklin
> > >   [X](streams) Ate Douma
> > >   [X](streams) Suneel Marthi
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   Suneel Marthi:
> > >
> > >     There's been lot of activity on the project since Sep 2016 and the
> > >     project has had 2 releases since then. The project's on track for
> TLP
> > >     graduation.
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Taverna
> > >
> > > Taverna is a domain-independent suite of tools used to design and
> execute
> > > data-driven workflows.
> > >
> > > Taverna has been incubating since 2014-10-20.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Project maturity evaluation
> > >   2. IP/licence review of unreleased repositories
> > >   3. Graduate!
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   Preparing to graduate.
> > >
> > >   Stian added as new mentor.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Added 3 new committers who were introduced via the Google Summer of
> > Code.
> > > 2
> > >   of them did not directly work on Apache Taverna through GSoC but this
> > was
> > >   where they heard about the project.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   The Taverna Mobile Android application is nearing release standard
> with
> > > all
> > >   licence checks passed.
> > >
> > >   Most of the codebases under the Taverna banner are also nearing
> release
> > >   standard with an extensive licence review currently underway.
> > >
> > >   Preparing maturity report, almost ready for graduation vote.
> > >
> > > Email stats dev@taverna:
> > >
> > >   2016-09: 190 emails
> > >   2016-10: 69 emails
> > >   2016-11: 78 emails
> > >
> > > Email stats users@taverna:
> > >
> > >   2016-09: 0 emails
> > >   2016-10: 3 emails
> > >   2016-11: 16 emails
> > >
> > > Jira stats:
> > >
> > >   2016-09 (6 created, 0 resolved)
> > >   2016-10 (3 created, 7 resolved)
> > >   2016-11 (0 created, 15 resolved)
> > >
> > > Git stats:
> > >   2016-09: 158 commits
> > >   2016-10: 165 commits
> > >   2016-11: 34 commits
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-07-01 taverna-engine-3.1.0-incubating
> > >   2016-07-01 taverna-common-activities-2.1.0-incubating
> > >   2016-07-01 taverna-commandline-3.1.0-incubating
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   2016-10-20
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [x](taverna) Andy Seaborne
> > >   [ ](taverna) Daniel J Debrunner
> > >   [x](taverna) Stian Soiland-Reyes
> > >   [ ](taverna) Suresh Srinivas
> > >   [ ](taverna) Suresh Marru
> > >   [ ](taverna) Marlon Pierce
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > 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. Regular releases
> > >   2. Improve community engagement
> > >   3. 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?
> > >
> > >   - 18 subscribers in dev mailing list
> > >   - 21 new JIRAs filed since the last report
> > >   - 4 external contributors submitted patches since the last report
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   - Working on 0.10.0 release
> > >   - Released 0.9.0
> > >
> > > Date of the last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-09-18
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   - None since coming to incubation
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](tephra) Alan Gates
> > >   [ ](tephra) Andrew Purtell
> > >   [x](tephra) James Taylor
> > >   [ ](tephra) Lars Hofhansl
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > > - Drew Farris (Shepherd): Two mentors active on mailing lists. Project
> is
> > > building towards
> > >   a healthy community.
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Trafodion
> > >
> > > Trafodion is a webscale SQL-on-Hadoop solution enabling transactional
> or
> > > operational workloads on Hadoop.
> > >
> > > Trafodion has been incubating since 2015-05-24.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Develop community and bring in more diverse contributors.
> > >   2. Continue the momentum and become more integrated with the
> > >      rest of the Apache community.
> > >   3. Continue to create software 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?
> > >
> > >   * Participation in public lists has been relatively steady:
> > >     715 messages in the codereview forum, 728@commits,
> > >     257@dev, 1155@issues and 61@user.
> > >   * We are working towards our next release, 2.1.
> > >   * Gunnar Tapper has volunteered to be the Release Manager.
> > >   * Identified items for the roadmap of our next release:
> > >      - TRAFODION-2067 Support CDH 5.7
> > >      - TRAFODION-1988 Better java exception handling in the
> > >                       java layer of Trafodion
> > >      - TRAFODION-2117 Add support of SQL extension 'EXCEPT'
> > >      - TRAFODION-2060 Add support for native tinyint datatype
> > >      - TRAFODION-1931 ODB tool support on Windows platform
> > >      - TRAFODION-1861 Support Trafodion running on CentOS 7
> > >      - TRAFODION-1673 Implement the WITH clause in Trafodion
> > >                       SQL for simple use cases
> > >      - TRAFODION-2047 add SQL syntax support to INTERSECT
> > >      - TRAFODION-2127 enhance Trafodion implementation of
> > >                       WITH clause
> > >   * The community continues to be active in China, with
> > >     some communications happening outside the Apache dev lists,
> > >     we had a discussion on the Incubator general list about that.
> > >   * Community members speaking at public events:
> > >      - Liu Ming had a Trafodion open-class for undergraduates
> > >        at FuDan University, Shanghai on Nov 10.
> > >      - Jin Jian had a Trafodion open-class for post-graduate
> > >        students at FuDan University, Shanghai on Nov 24
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   * 253 commits from 27 contributors.
> > >   * 182 JIRAs filed and 113 resolved Sep 1 - Nov 30.
> > >   * Many of the roadmap items listed above have been
> > >     implemented, plus many more enhancements not listed
> > >     above.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-07-07 2.0.1
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   in August
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](trafodion) Devaraj Das
> > >   [ ](trafodion) Enis Söztutar
> > >   [x](trafodion) Michael Stack
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > 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?
> > >
> > >   None
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   The community has several new/re-activated contributors and
> > participants
> > >   across different disciplines since last report.  The most significant
> > >   developments for our community have come about since September.
> > >
> > >   After an open community conference call on Sept 28th, a joint effort
> > >   between Wave and SwellRT development was initiated. SwellRT API has
> > been
> > >   tried out by some members of the community and a branch containing
> the
> > >   SwellRT code is now in the repository. Discussions are still taking
> > place
> > >   to determine the full extent of the integration as the projects
> share a
> > >   common goal but have side plans as well.
> > >
> > >   SwellRT is a fork of Wave resolving some complexity issues of the
> Wave
> > > code
> > >   that have prevented community growth and adoption issues.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Some members of Wave community have tried SwellRT API and some common
> > > tasks
> > >   have been performed, such as:
> > >
> > >   - Cleaned up some obsolete dependencies.
> > >   - New branch created on wave repo containing a mirror of SwellRT
> code.
> > >   - Updated major dependencies and fixed minor bugs, some taken from
> > > SwellRT.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   March 2016
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   February 2016
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](wave) Christian Grobmeier
> > >   [x](wave) Upayavira
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   Upayavira:
> > >
> > >     SwellRT appears to be a useful addition to Wave - it was
> originally a
> > >     fork of Wave that has been improved/simplified. The Wave community
> > > still
> > >     needs to handle IP Clearance for the SwellRT codebase.
> > >
> >
>

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