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From Dave Fisher <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache Metron podling Graduation
Date Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:19:29 GMT
This is not a VOTE thread. There is a misstatement to clear up. What part of the maturity model
is ongoing?


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> On Mar 23, 2017, at 5:05 PM, Niclas Hedhman <> wrote:
> +1 (binding)
>> On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 2:32 AM, Casey Stella <> wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>> The incubating Apache Metron community believes it is time to graduate
>> to TLP.
>> Apache Metron entered incubation in December of 2015. Since then, we've
>> overcome technical challenges to remove Category X dependencies, and
>> made 3 releases. Our most recent release contains binary convenience
>> artifacts. We are a very helpful and engaged community, ready to answer
>> all questions and feedback directed to us via the user list. Through our
>> time in incubation we've added a number of committers and promoted some
>> of them to PPMC membership. We are actively pursuing others. While we do
>> still have issues to address raised by means of the maturity model, all
>> projects are ongoing processes, and we believe we no longer need the
>> incubator to continue addressing these issues.
>> To inform the discussion, here is some basic project information:
>> Project status:
>> Project website:
>> Project documentation:
>> Maturity assessment:
>> Apache+Project+Maturity+Model
>> Community Vote to Graduate:
>> DRAFT of the board resolution is at the bottom of this email
>> Proposed PMC size: 24 members
>> Total number of committers: 6 members
>> 516 commits on develop
>> 34 contributors across all branches
>> dev list averaged ~650 msgs/month for the last 3 months
>> Resolution:
>> Establish the Apache Metron Project
>> WHEREAS, the Board of Directors deems it to be in the best
>> interests of the Foundation and consistent with the
>> Foundation's purpose to establish a Project Management
>> Committee charged with the creation and maintenance of
>> open-source software, for distribution at no charge to the
>> public, related to a security analytics platform for big data use cases.
>> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management
>> Committee (PMC), to be known as the "Apache Metron Project",
>> be and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the
>> Foundation; and be it further
>> RESOLVED, that the Apache Metron Project be and hereby is
>> responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
>> related to:
>> (a) A mechanism to capture, store, and normalize any type of security
>> telemetry at extremely high rates.
>> (b) Real time processing and application of enrichments
>> (c) Efficient information storage
>> (d) An interface that gives a security investigator a centralized view
>> of data and alerts passed through the system.
>> RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Metron" be
>> and hereby is created, the person holding such office to
>> serve at the direction of the Board of Directors as the chair
>> of the Apache Metron Project, and to have primary responsibility
>> for management of the projects within the scope of
>> responsibility of the Apache Metron Project; and be it further
>> RESOLVED, that the persons listed immediately below be and
>> hereby are appointed to serve as the initial members of the
>> Apache Metron Project:
>> PPMC:
>> Mark Bittmann (mbittmann)
>> Sheetal Dolas (sheetal_dolas)
>> Debo Dutta (ddutta)
>> Discovery Gerdes (discovery)
>> Andrew Hartnett (dev_warlord)
>> Dave Hirko (dbhirko)
>> Paul Kehrer (reaperhulk)
>> Brad Kolarov (bjkolly)
>> Kiran Komaravolu (kirankom)
>> Larry McCay (lmccay)
>> P. Taylor Goetz (ptgoetz)
>> Ryan Merriman (rmerriman)
>> Michael Perez (mperez)
>> Charles Porter (cporter)
>> Phillip Rhodes (prhodes)
>> Sean Schulte (sirsean)
>> James Sirota (jsirota)
>> Casey Stella (cstella)
>> Ray Urciuoli(rurcioli)
>> Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli (vinodkv)
>> George Vetticaden (gvetticaden)
>> Oskar Zabik (smogg)
>> David Lyle (lyle)
>> Nick Allen (nickallen)
>> be appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache Metron, to
>> serve in accordance with and subject to the direction of the
>> Board of Directors and the Bylaws of the Foundation until
>> death, resignation, retirement, removal or disqualification,
>> or until a successor is appointed; and be it further
>> RESOLVED, that the initial Apache Metron PMC be and hereby is
>> tasked with the creation of a set of bylaws intended to
>> encourage open development and increased participation in the
>> Apache Metron Project; and be it further
>> RESOLVED, that the Apache Metron Project be and hereby
>> is tasked with the migration and rationalization of the Apache
>> Incubator Metron podling; and be it further
>> RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache
>> Incubator Metron podling encumbered upon the Apache Incubator
>> Project are hereafter discharged.
> -- 
> Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
> <> - New Energy for Java

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