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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [FINAL DRAFT] Incubator PMC Board Report - December 2016
Date Sat, 17 Dec 2016 19:46:09 GMT
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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