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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DRAFT] Incubator PMC Board Report - December 2016
Date Thu, 15 Dec 2016 23:18:27 GMT
Julian,

Thanks for taking care of that.  I was purposely waiting for Eagle to wrap
up :-)

John

On Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 6:03 PM Julian Hyde <jhyde@apache.org> wrote:

> John,
>
> The Eagle graduation vote has passed, so I have added “Establish Apache
> Eagle….” to the board agenda.
>
> Since you have apparently not filed the Incubator report yet, I took the
> liberty of adding Eagle to its 2 relevant sections:
>
> > The Board has motions for the following:
> >
> >  - Beam
> >  - Eagle
>
> Julian
>
>
> > On Dec 12, 2016, at 6:32 PM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, Dec 12, 2016 at 9:24 PM P. Taylor Goetz <ptgoetz@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> When I read the first draft, I was kind of alarmed at the lack of mentor
> >> sign offs, but wanted to give it a few days. I'm still concerned.
> >>
> >
> > Well I only sent that yesterday so... there's still time (but technically
> > was due yesterday).  It's unfortunately become the norm.  With the
> holidays
> > as well, I suspect more people will be out.
> >
> > There is for instance a report of a podling of mine that I've not signed
> > off on.  I believe they know why, but I may follow up.
> >
> >
> >>
> >> Do we need some sort of corrective measure?
> >>
> >
> > The corrective measure is the board's feedback every month.  I can only
> > encourage podlings to speak up.
> >
> > - Bring up to your mentors the fact that they don't sign off.
> > - Mentors bring up to each other when sign off is missing.
> > - IPMC members point out when it's happening, or missing (as in your
> > response).
> >
> >
> >>
> >> On a brighter note, I'm really impressed with the Streams turnaround.
> >> Kudos to the mentors, PPMC, and community for seemingly turning that
> >> project around from the brink of retirement to the brink of graduation.
> >> Nice work!
> >>
> >> -Taylor
> >>
> >>> On Dec 12, 2016, at 8:10 PM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Many projects are still missing sign offs, so I'll start some
> commentary
> >>> here.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> On Sun, Dec 11, 2016 at 6:57 PM John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
> >> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> All,
> >>>>
> >>>> Below is the current draft of the board report.  Please review at your
> >>>> convenience.
> >>>>
> >>>> 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
> >>>>
> >>>> 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
> >>>>
> >>>> * 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.
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> It's good to start to see progress, however it seems to have been going
> >> on
> >>> for a long time.  Also good to see access rights issues are being
> >> resolved.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>> 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
> >>>> [ ](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
> >>>> [ ](atlas) Chris Douglas
> >>>> [ ](atlas) Jakob Homan
> >>>> [ ](atlas) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli
> >>>>
> >>>> Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>> Is the inclusion of only a single item pending graduation an indication
> >>> that the podling is nearly ready to graduate?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>>
> >>>> 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
> >>>>
> >>>> Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>> 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/48a61eb44188d3f204e7c41ff7c102128e9325eed029ab41a23ff3a9@%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
> >>>> [ ](hivemall) Daniel Dai
> >>>>
> >>>> Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>> HTrace
> >>>>
> >>>> HTrace is a tracing framework intended for use with distributed
> systems
> >>>> written in java.
> >>>>
> >>>> HTrace has been incubating since 2014-11-11.
> >>>>
> >>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >>>>
> >>>> 1. Continue to grow the 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
> >>>>
> >>>> Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>> 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.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>> I've flagged this report in a new section, requiring further action.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>> 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
> >>>> [ ](mnemonic) Henry Saputra
> >>>>
> >>>> Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>> MRQL
> >>>>
> >>>> MRQL is a query processing and optimization system for large-scale,
> >>>> distributed data analysis, built on top of Apache Hadoop, Hama, Spark,
> >> and
> >>>> Flink.
> >>>>
> >>>> MRQL has been incubating since 2013-03-13.
> >>>>
> >>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >>>>
> >>>> 1. Increase the number of active committers
> >>>> 2. Increase adoption, expand user community, and increase user list
> >>>>    activity
> >>>>
> >>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> >>>> aware of?
> >>>>
> >>>> None
> >>>>
> >>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
> >>>>
> >>>> There 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:
> >>>>
> >>>> [ ](mrql) Alan Cabrera
> >>>> [ ](mrql) Edward J. Yoon
> >>>> [ ](mrql) Mohammad Nour El-Din
> >>>>
> >>>> Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>> Myriad
> >>>>
> >>>> Myriad enables co-existence of Apache Hadoop YARN and Apache Mesos
> >> together
> >>>> on the same cluster and allows dynamic resource allocations across
> both
> >>>> Hadoop and other applications running on the same physical data center
> >>>> infrastructure.
> >>>>
> >>>> Myriad has been incubating since 2015-03-01.
> >>>>
> >>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >>>>
> >>>> 1. 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
> >>>> [ ](myriad) Danese Cooper
> >>>> [ ](myriad) Ted Dunning
> >>>> [ ](myriad) Luciano Resende
> >>>>
> >>>> Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>> 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:
> >>>>
> >>>> [ ](netbeans) Ate Douma
> >>>> [ ](netbeans) Bertrand Delacretaz
> >>>> [X](netbeans) Emmanuel Lecharny
> >>>> [ ](netbeans) Daniel Gruno
> >>>> [ ](netbeans) Jim Jagielski
> >>>> [ ](netbeans) Mark Struberg
> >>>>
> >>>> Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>> 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.
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> Is it worth moving to a monthly reporting cycle? Or begin discussions
> >>> around potential retirement?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>> 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
> >>>> [ ](openwhisk) Isabel Drost-Fromm
> >>>> [X](openwhisk) Sergio Fernández
> >>>>
> >>>> Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>> 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
> >>>>
> >>>> Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>> 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
> >>>>
> >>>> Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>> Ranger
> >>>>
> >>>> The Ranger project is a framework to enable, monitor and manage
> >>>> comprehensive
> >>>> data security across the Hadoop platform.
> >>>>
> >>>> Ranger has been incubating since 2014-07-24.
> >>>>
> >>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >>>>
> >>>> 1. 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.
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> Always great to hear about potential graduations.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>> 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
> >>>>
> >>>> Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>> 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
> >>>> [ ](spot) Andrei Savu
> >>>> [ ](spot) Uma Maheswara Rao G
> >>>>
> >>>> Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>> Streams
> >>>>
> >>>> Apache Streams (incubating) unifies a diverse world of digital
> profiles
> >> and
> >>>> online activities into common formats and vocabularies, and makes
> these
> >>>> datasets accessible across a variety of databases, devices, and
> >> platforms
> >>>> for
> >>>> streaming, browsing, search, sharing, and analytics use-cases.
> >>>>
> >>>> Streams has been incubating since 2012-11-20.
> >>>>
> >>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >>>>
> >>>> 1. Community growth and PMC maturity.
> >>>> 2. Demonstrate a consistent release schedule.
> >>>> 3. 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
> >>>>
> >>>> Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>> The use of stats here is OK, but to provide better context should
> include
> >>> how they compare to prior quarter.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>> 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
> >>>> [ ](trafodion) Michael Stack
> >>>>
> >>>> Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>> For the last committers comment, would be great to include the exact
> >> date.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------
> >>>> 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.
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Its great to hear about this podling bouncing back.  Considering the
> >> notes
> >>> about SwellRT, are there any potential licensing issues by integrating
> >> the
> >>> code?
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