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From Pierre Smits <pierre.sm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [FINAL DRAFT] Incubator PMC Board Report - June 2016
Date Sat, 17 Jun 2017 07:23:19 GMT
Thank you for your hard work, John.

Best regards,

Pierre Smits

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On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 9:56 PM, John D. Ament <john.d.ament@gmail.com>
wrote:

> All,
>
> Below is the final draft of the board report.  I plan to submit it in the
> morning (eastern).
>
> IPMC Members specifically, please review the report, any podlings you are a
> mentor of, and whether or not you have signed off on their reports.  This
> month is especially big on single sign off podlings, which is a concern of
> mine.
>
> Incubator PMC report for June 2017
>
> The Apache Incubator is the entry path into the ASF for projects and
> codebases wishing to become part of the Foundation's efforts.
>
> At the end of May, there were 60 podlings incubating.  Podlings executed
> six releases this month.  The incubator brought in one new podling, and the
> board has motions to graduate three podlings from the incubator.  One IPMC
> member stepped down while two new IPMC members joined.
>
> Many reports below were signed off by a single mentor.  The Incubator PMC
> shall begin to plan for a way to address this.
>
> * Community
>
>   New IPMC members:
>
>   - Bikas Saha
>   - Bob Paulin
>
>   People who left the IPMC:
>
>   - Par Niclas Hedhman
>
> * New Podlings
>
>   - Superset
>
> * Podlings that failed to report, expected next month
>
>   - MRQL - No on list discussion in past 3 months, limited discussions
> prior to that.
>   - Myriad - Discussing retirement
>   - Sirona - Likely to be retired or moved as a sub-project by next report
>
> * Graduations
>
>   The board has motions for the following:
>
>   - Atlas
>   - HORN
>   - MADlib
>   - Mynewt
>
> * Releases
>
>   The following releases entered distribution during the month of
>   May:
>
>   - 2017-05-01 Apache Trafodion 2.1.0
>   - 2017-05-04 Apache Mnemonic 0.7.0-incubating
>   - 2017-05-09 Apache Airflow 1.8.1
>   - 2017-05-09 Apache MADlib 1.11
>   - 2017-05-17 Apache Ratis 0.1.0-alpha
>   - 2017-05-30 Apache Tephra 0.12.0
>
> * Infrastructure
>
>   - The Incubator has begun to migrate podling maintenance into Whimsy
>
> * Miscellaneous
>
>   - The IPMC has elected a new chair, hopefully accepted at this month's
> board meeting.
>
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>                        Table of Contents
> AriaTosca
> Atlas
> Gearpump
> Gobblin
> Griffin
> Hivemall
> HTrace
> iota
> Joshua
> Mnemonic
> Omid
> OpenWhisk
> Pony Mail
> Quickstep
> SAMOA
> Singa
> Slider
> Spot
> Streams
> Superset
> Tamaya
> Taverna
> Tephra
> Toree
> Trafodion
> Wave
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> --------------------
> 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. Move the website to apache.org
>
> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> aware of?
>
>  The project is ready for its first release as far as the code is
> concerned; We're working on updating the README and ensuring compatibility
> with ASF's regulations regarding creating releases.
> On the latter issue, we've come across a few possible problems, that are
> being discussed on the project's mailing list.
> For more information, see the threads "ARIA dependencies License issues"
> and "A few questions about creating a release" on the mailing list archive.
>
>
> How has the community developed since the last report?
>
>  * All project communication takes now place on either the mailing list or
> ASF's Slack, and is open for everybody.
>  * Increased chatter on the mailing list including new subscribers who ask
> questions, make suggestions and are likely to become contributors
> themselves in the near future.
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
>  1. ARIA now has a CLI, making it usable as a stand alone tool as well as a
> library.
>  2. Usage examples have been added
>  3. End-to-End tests now run on a daily basis (as well as on CIs for every
> commit)
>  4. 93 JIRA issues have been resolved since the last report
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [X] Initial setup
>   [X] Working towards first release
>   [X] Community building
>   [ ] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   No release yet.
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
> Project is still functioning with the initial set of committers.
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [X](ariatosca) Suneel Marthi
>      Comments:
>   [X](ariatosca) John D. Ament
>      Comments:  The project continues to struggle in adopting the Apache
> Way.  It's clear most of them want to do it, but need to work on getting
> focused to make it happen.
>   [ ](ariatosca) Jakob Homan
>      Comments:
>
> --------------------
> 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:
>
> We do not see any issues in moving towards graduation. The dev community
> feel
> that we are ready for graduation as discussed in this mail thread:
> https://s.apache.org/94xI. We have intimated the IPMC about this and are
> working towards answering some queries raised in the Incubator mailing list
> regarding the same.
>
> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> aware of?
>
> None that we are aware of.
>
> How has the community developed since the last report?
>
>  * Madhan Neethiraj was voted in to the Apache Atlas PPMC.
>  * The following new committers were added:
>    * Ayub Khan Pathan
>    * Apoorv Naik
>    * Kalyani Kashikar
>    * Neeru Gupta
>    * Nixon Rodriguez
>    * Sarath Subramanian
>  * Following contributors have been added to JIRA.
>    * Jan Hentschel
>    * Qinglin Xia
>    * Laxmikanth Malladi
>    * Shi Wang
>    * Christopher Grote
>    * Graham Wallis
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
>  * Apache Atlas community released version 0.8 of the software on March 31
> 2017. [1]
>  * Several new features are in progress or have finished development
> including enhanced metadata and governance capabilities through typesystem
> improvements (modeling relationships, glossary), a Virtual Data Connector
> project, improvements to search capabilities, Export/Import of Atlas graph
> metadata etc.
>  * 239 new issues were filed between March 1st 2017 and May 29th [2]. 189
> issues were resolved in the same time [3]
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [ ] Initial setup
>   [ ] Working towards first release
>   [ ] Community building
>   [X] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   2017-03-31
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
>   * PPMC Members - Madhan Neetiraj  (March 5 2017)
>   * Committer - Ayub Pathan (March 20 2017)
>
> [1]
> https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/739d520597ea0bf93e9b5649044bc6
> a92c4660bbc44ffdd94f5bcb21@%3Cdev.atlas.apache.org%3E
> [2]
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/issues/?jql=project%20%
> 3D%20ATLAS%20AND%20created%20%3E%3D%202017-03-01%20AND%
> 20created%20%3C%3D%202017-05-29
> [3]
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/issues/?jql=project%20%3D%20ATLAS%20AND%
> 20resolutiondate%20%3E%3D%202017-03-01%20AND%20resolutiondate%20%3C%3D%
> 202017-05-29%20ORDER%20BY%20resolutiondate%2C%20createdDate%20DESC
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [ ](atlas) Arun Murthy
>      Comments:
>   [X](atlas) Chris Douglas
>      Comments:
>   [ ](atlas) Jakob Homan
>      Comments:
>   [ ](atlas) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli
>      Comments:
>
> --------------------
> Gearpump
>
> Gearpump is a reactive real-time streaming engine based on the
> micro-service
> Actor model.
>
> Gearpump has been incubating since 2016-03-08.
>
> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>
>   1.  Have frequent release cycles.
>   2. Continue to evolve community interest and support.
>   3. Increase user adoption.
>
> 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?
>
>   - Increased community contribution on rabbitmq connector and state
> management.
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
>   - 27 issues created and 24 issues resolved.
>
>   - Continued integration within Apache Beam (Gearpump Runner).
>
>   - Joined in GSoC 2017 project.
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [ ] Initial setup
>   [ ] Working towards first release
>   [X] Community building
>   [ ] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   2017-04-19
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
>   No new committers or PMC members elected yet.
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [X](gearpump) Andrew Purtell
>      Comments:
>   [ ](gearpump) Jarek Jarcec Cecho
>      Comments:
>   [ ](gearpump) Reynold Xin
>      Comments:
>   [ ](gearpump) Todd Lipcon
>      Comments:
>   [ ](gearpump) Xuefu Zhang
>      Comments:
>
> --------------------
> Gobblin
>
> Gobblin is a distributed data integration framework that simplifies common
> aspects of big data integration such as data ingestion, replication,
> organization and lifecycle management for both streaming and batch data
> ecosystems.
>
> Gobblin has been incubating since 2017-02-23.
>
> Few first steps has been made:
>
> * mailing list setup
> * jira setup
> * few Apache account creation for new committers.
>
> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>
>   1. Code import. Still need agreement from LinkedIn/Microsoft
>
> 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 are very first steps of the project
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
>   Not much. We are waiting code donation before start building the
> community.
>
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [X] Initial setup
>   [ ] Working towards first release
>   [ ] Community building
>   [ ] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   N/A
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
>   N/A
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [X](gobblin) Olivier Lamy
>      Comments:
>   [ ](gobblin) Jean-Baptiste Onofre
>      Comments:
>   [X](gobblin) Jim Jagielski
>      Comments:
>
> --------------------
> Griffin
>
> Griffin is an open source Data Quality solution for distributed data
> systems at
> any scale in both streaming or batch data context
>
> Griffin has been incubating since 2016-12-05.
>
> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>
>   1. Make the first release.
>   2. Enhance data quality algorithms to let contributors to expand
> artifacts to meet more data quality dimensions.
>   3. Onboard more use cases.
>
>
> 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.We were invited to Database Technology conference China 2017(
> http://dtcc.it168.com/yicheng.html ) to introduce Apache Griffin in May,
> lots of open source audience would like to try Apache Griffin as their data
> quality solution.
> 2.We were invited to Opensource Innovation Meetup(
> https://www.oschina.net/news/84136/2017-5-yue-yuanchuanghui ) to introduce
> Apache Griffin in May, some of them will contribute to our development.
> 3.Discussed with Angular expert damoqiongqiu (
> https://github.com/damoqiongqiu) for UI enhance.
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>   - Active development started in the community. 38 commits since last
> report.
>   - Core services are done, users can go through our data quality process
> easily.
>   - Setup online demo on AWS.[will attach here soon]
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [X] Initial setup
>   [X] Working towards first release
>   [X] Community building
>   [ ] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   XXXX-XX-XX
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
>
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [ ](griffin) Kasper Sørensen
>      Comments:
>   [X](griffin) Uma Maheswara Rao Gangumalla
>      Comments:
>   [ ](griffin) Luciano Resende
>      Comments:
>
>
> --------------------
> 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. Documentation improvements
>
> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> aware of?
>
>   * We invited Takuya KItazawa to PPMC on April 24th but his is not yet
>    getting an invitation from IPMC. Could you take a look?
>
>     Vote thread is at:
>     msgid:
> CAGJoAUnmnsDBVHD+V_ix3gGzKTjNNwco8szxJ71rmU0cCbAjbg@mail.gmail.com
>
> How has the community developed since the last report?
>
>   * We invited a PPMC member (Takuya Kitazawa)
>   * Had a presentation at Apache BigData, Miami
>     https://goo.gl/7JZ59O
>
> http://events.linuxfoundation.org/sites/events/files/slides/
> apachebigdata2017.pdf
> (slide)
>   * Had a BoF session at Apache BigData, Miami
>   * Github watchers/stars are gradually increasing:
>      79 stars as of May 31 (was 52 on Feb 28)
>   * Twitter account @ApacheHivemall followers are gradually increasing:
>      70 followers as of May 31 (was 52 on Feb 28)
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
>   * approaching the first Apache release in Q2
>      - Blocking issues are decreased
>        https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVEMALL-21
>   * 4 committers are active at development
>     https://github.com/apache/incubator-hivemall/pulse/monthly
>
>   Since the last report (March 2017), we have
>     * Opened 24 JIRA issues and closed 19 JIRA issues
>        as seen in https://goo.gl/88Qr11
>                       Created   Resolved
>           March 2017    9          10
>           April 2017    7           6
>           May 2017      8           3
>     * Created 27 Pull Requests
>
> https://github.com/apache/incubator-hivemall/pulls?q=is%
> 3Apr%20created%3A2017-03-01..2017-05-31
>     * Merged 27 Pull Requests
>
> https://github.com/apache/incubator-hivemall/pulls?q=is%
> 3Apr%20closed%3A2017-03-01..2017-05-31
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [ ] Initial setup
>   [x] Working towards first release
>   [x] Community building
>   [ ] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   No release yet
>   (planning the first Apache release in Q2, 2017)
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
>   * Inviting Takuya Kitazawa to PPMC
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [ ](hivemall) Reynold Xin
>      Comments:
>   [ ](hivemall) Markus Weimer
>      Comments:
>   [ ](hivemall) Xiangrui Meng
>      Comments:
>   [x](hivemall) Daniel Dai
>      Comments: You can invite Takuya Kitazawa to PPMC now.
>
> --------------------
> 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.
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
>   We are on track to make an HTrace 4.3 release.
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [ ] Initial setup
>   [ ] Working towards first release
>   [x] Community building
>   [ ] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   2016-10-06
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
>   2016-10-03
>
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [x](htrace) Jake Farrell
>      Comments:
>   [ ](htrace) Todd Lipcon
>      Comments:
>   [ ](htrace) Lewis John Mcgibbney
>      Comments:
>   [ ](htrace) Andrew Purtell
>      Comments:
>   [x](htrace) Billie Rinaldi
>      Comments:
>   [x](htrace) Michael Stack
>      Comments:
>
> --------------------
> iota
>
> Open source system that enables the orchestration of IoT devices.
>
> iota has been incubating since 2016-01-20.
>
> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>
> 1. An initial release of iota
> 2. Building a more active community
> 3. Consistency in the discussions on mailing lists/ steady flow of source
> code
> contributions
>
> 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?
>
> Presentation give at ApacheCon Miami with a focus on developing downloading
> iota
> and developing iota performers. Several individuals became interested in
> using iota
> and have begun contributing to the iota user and dev threads.
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
> Two new contributors are proposing the addition of Akka dependency
> injection into iota
> to facilitate the integration with the Spring Framework.
>
> This coming next month there will be an initial release of iota.
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [ ] Initial setup
>   [X] Working towards first release
>   [X] Community building
>   [ ] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   XXXX-XX-XX
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
> Yes - Barbara Gomes was added as a committer on 12/02/2016
>
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [ ](iota) Daniel Gruno
>      Comments:
>   [ ](iota) Sterling Hughes
>      Comments:
>   [X](iota) Justin Mclean
>      Comments:
>       Currently I'm not sure if Apache is the right place for this project
> as they seem unable to keep discussion on list, develop in the open or make
> a release.
>       Little has changed since these emails [1][2]. This pull request has
> been outstanding since February. [3] On the plus side a talk at ApacheCon
> has generated more interest.
>       1.
> https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/5fabdad2f6d32e9248f207010f59b7
> 5477098dddd43ee2b1ff4510ad@%3Cdev.iota.apache.org%3E
>       2.
> https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/f995bc2a9bc4b8df84feff2b979516
> a607e9841319ab68f7209346b0@%3Cdev.iota.apache.org%3E
>       3. https://github.com/apache/incubator-iota/pull/32
>   [ ](iota) Hadrian Zbarcea
>      Comments:
>
> --------------------
> Joshua
>
> Joshua is a statistical machine translation toolkit
>
> Joshua has been incubating since 2016-02-13.
>
> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>
>   1. Release Apache Joshua incubating 6.1 (rc4) and then begin development
> on 7.X branch.
>   2. Identifying specific use cases that we might excel at.
>   3. Attracting active developers and users.
>
> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> aware of?
>
> There is currently an ongoing VOTE thread over on general@incubator
> regarding
> the proposed release of Apache Joshua incubating 6.1 (rc4). If this goes
> through
> it will be a significant achievement for the podling.
>
> How has the community developed since the last report?
>
> There are ongoing discussion threads on user@ regarding integration
> of Joshua with Mailman. There are no new community members. Some members
> of the Joshua PPMC became Apache members post this years annual meeting.
> Henry Yandell is now emeritus mentor.
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
> The community has been iterating on Apache Joshua incubating 6.1 RC's
> as well as refining the release process. We have pretty much addressed
> all concerns now so subsequent releases should be easier.
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [X] Initial setup DONE
>   [X] Working towards first release VERY CLOSE
>   [ ] Community building Joshua was not represented at ApacheCon this year
>       but hopefully we can get involved in future events.
>   [ ] Nearing graduation possibly one or two more releases... possibly of
>       the 7.X branch before we graduate.
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   N/A
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
>   - 2016-11-16 Michael A. Hedderich (mhedderich) joins the Joshua PPMC +
>     Committership.
>   - 2016-11-16 Tobias Domhan (tdomhan) joins the Joshua PPMC +
> Committership.
>   - 2016-11-02 Max Thomas (mthomas) joins the Joshua PPMC + Committership.
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [ ](joshua) Paul Ramirez
>      Comments:
>   [X](joshua) Lewis John McGibbney
>      Comments: The community will benefit significantly from a 6.1 release
> if the
>      current VOTE on general@incubator passes.
>   [ ](joshua) Chris Mattmann
>      Comments:
>   [X](joshua) Tom Barber
>      Comments: There has been a slight bottleneck with committers bandwidth
> and
>      the ability to ship a release, along with getting other people
> familiar with
>      the release process and happy to ship new versions. I'm sure this
> bottleneck
>      will reduce when have iterated through a few more releases to iron out
> the
>      kinks.
>
> --------------------
> 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 many 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.
>
> Mnemonic has been incubating since 2016-03-03.
>
> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>
>   1. Have elected new PPMC and committers
>   2. Integrated with Apache Spark and released v0.7.0
>   3. Presented Mnemonic models on ApacheCon 17'
>
> 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 Mar. Since then
>
> * discussed the gaps from graduation
> * elected new release manager
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
> * Added Durable Tree as new durable collection
> * Added DurableRDD for Apache spark integration
> * Improved the persistence and transaction APIs for durable objects
> * and other bugfixes, features, improvements
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [ ] Initial setup
>   [ ] Working towards first release
>   [ ] Community building
>   [X] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   2017-05-04
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
> Debo Dutta   (PPMC and Committer 2017-04-19)
> Johnu George (Committer 2017-04-28)
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [X](mnemonic) Patrick Hunt
>      Comments:
>   [ ](mnemonic) Andrew Purtell
>      Comments:
>   [X](mnemonic) James Taylor
>      Comments:
>   [ ](mnemonic) Henry Saputra
>      Comments:
>
> --------------------
> 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
>
> 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?
>
>   2 new contributors
>   Omid presented in the Apache Conf US in comparison to other Apache TMs
> for HBase. It will be presented also in HBase conf in mid June.
>   Meeting with Apache Tephra contributors
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
>   Several bugs discovered and working on fixes.
>   Continue working on next release. Testing in prod env.
>   Quarter Stats (from: 2017-03-01 to: 2017-05-31):
>
>
>     +---------------------------------------------+
>     |   Metric                          | counts  |
>     +---------------------------------------------+
>     | # of msgs in dev list             |   60    |
>     | Active Contributors (incl mentors)|    8    |
>     | Jira New Issues                   |    8    |
>     | Resolved Issues                   |    2    |
>     | Pull Requests merged              |    1    |
>     | Pull Requests proposed            |    3    |
>     +---------------------------------------------+
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [ ] Initial setup
>   [ ] Working towards first release
>   [X] Community building
>   [ ] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   2016-06-24
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [X](omid) Alan Gates
>      Comments:  In the past I have made comments on the lack of activity on
> this podling.  While activity is still low it has definitely picked up with
> several JIRAs being filed and fixed and user queries appearing on the
> mailing list and being answered.  It's good to see this pickup in activity.
>   [ ](omid) Lars Hofhansl
>      Comments:
>   [X](omid) Flavio P. Junqueira
>      Comments:
>   [ ](omid) Thejas Nair
>      Comments:
>   [X](omid) James Taylor
>      Comments:
>
> --------------------
> 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. Moving last remaining (project website) github repo. :
>           i.e., https://github.com/openwhisk/openwhisk.github.io
>       under the Apache Github org.
>           i.e. http://openwhisk.incubator.apache.org/
>       and automatic Jenkins build to compile the static website
>       (using current Jekyll) build and automate publishing
>       to our incubator site. looking at using the “GitPubSub” tool:
>       https://blogs.apache.org/infra/entry/git_based_websites_available
>   2. Complete updating all source files with approved ASF header (incl. JS)
>   3. Credentials sharing process for social media sites (e.g., Twitter,
>       YouTube, Medium, etc.) to provide access to PPMC members.
>
>       Continue working through project incubation checklists on CWIKI
>       Compliance Checklist for OpenWhisk.org website.
>
> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> aware of?
>
>   - Travis is still taking much longer under the Apache org. within GitHub
> then
>     it did under the previous openwhisk.org and experiencing build
> time-outs.
>     Developers are looking to reduce build dependencies to shorten build
> times
>     by using pre-built Docker images, as well as optimizing CI tests.
>
> How has the community developed since the last report?
>
>   - Successful sessions / Shark Tank / BoF at ApacheCon NA 2017.
>     - OpenWhisk booth presence very active with great interest in
> architecture.
>   - GitHub project “Stars” = 1511 (up from 1395 last month) with 310 forks.
>      - a couple new contributors in devtools/kube repos.
>      - new ICLA from Vadim Raskin
>   - “dev", “private” email list traffic continues to be healthy; positive
>     discussion of a few new code feature/change topics.
>   - requested/created new “issues” list to provide separate destination
>     for GitHub issues emails / separate from “commits” and allow better
> “searchability"
>   - Increased traffic on Slack “general” channel.  Install/deployment
> questions
>     - setup/config/local build questions/errors being addressed.
>   - Under our public Slack Team (openwhisk-team.slack.com).
>         - Added a new channel named “kubernetes” for discussion of our new
>           Kubernetes deployment (project/repo.)
>   - Moving all GitHub issue emails to new “issues” list
>   - Exploring forwarding “dev” Slack threads to “dev” email list
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>   - 29/30 Repositories moved from “openwhisk” to “apache” org. under
>     GitHub successfully.
>     - Addressing Travis (URL) changes repo-by-repo, fixing GitHub
> event/emails
>       being sent to “dev” lists incorrectly,
>     - Repo. topic/description changes/updates being done as encountered
> with INFRA.
>   - Created the incubator-openwhisk-deploy-kube repo. to host a brand new
>     deployment (still experimental) to Kubernetes.
>   - Created the incubator-openwhisk-utilities repo. to host cross-project
> utilities;
>     moved code scanning tool there and working through repos. to reference
> the
>     tool in Travis.
>   - Confluence WIKI
>     (
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OPENWHISK/
> OpenWhisk+Project+Wiki
> )
>     adds/udaptes pages for:
>     - Improved new Committer process / instructions
>   - Incubator status site:
> http://incubator.apache.org/projects/openwhisk.html
>     - updated all sections to be up-to-date as of 2017-05-15.
>   - Active “dev” discussions on:
>     - DockerContainer implementation with a MesosTask
>    - Performance testing (new repo.?)
>    - Potential use of PassportJS as a new “package” for OAuth integration
>   - New features:
>     - Progress on splitting out CLI from main project and making it
> “pluggable”
>       (i.e., incubator-openwhisk-cli and incubator-openwhisk-client-go)
>     - HA enabling of
>    - improve monitoring (especially of containers) to elasticsearch.
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   - No release yet
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
>   - Matt Hamann, new committer 2017-05-27
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [X](openwhisk) Felix Meschberger
>      Comments: Happy to see progress on infrastructure consolidation
>   [ ](openwhisk) Isabel Drost-Fromm
>      Comments:
>   [ ](openwhisk) Sergio Fernández
>      Comments:
>
> --------------------
> 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. Finding and recognizing new contributors to the project
>   2. Explore options to better increase visibility and welcomeness of the
> project
>   3. Get the next release out
>
> 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?
>
> The committer list has not changed. We have received some contributions
> from new people, however, and will evaluate and explore further means
> of growing the community.
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
> A new release has been discussed, and should be under way shortly.
>
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [x] Initial setup
>   [x] Working towards first release
>   [x] Community building
>   [ ] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   2016-08-20
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
> Sebastian Bazley was elected PPMC on 2016-09-10.
> No new committers since last report.
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [ ](ponymail) Andrew Bayer
>      Comments:
>   [X](ponymail) John D. Ament
>      Comments:
>
> --------------------
> 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. Give talks on the technology.
>   2. Work on adoption of the Quickstep technology by getting committers
> outside the current group.
>   3. Write more blog posts, papers, demos on the technology.
>
> 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 a new committer, Tianrun Li.
>
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
> We have made a first release.
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [ ] Initial setup
>   [ ] Working towards first release
>   [X] Community building
>   [ ] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   2017-03-27
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
> May 2017
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [ ](quickstep) Konstantin Boudnik
>      Comments:
>   [x](quickstep) Julian Hyde
>      Comments:
>        Getting the first release out this quarter was a big milestone
>        for the project. Their next challenge is to build a community
>        outside of Madison. They are giving papers and talks at
>        academic conferences but I have been encouraging them to find
>        ways to connect with industry and the open source community.
>   [x](quickstep) Roman Shaposhnik
>      Comments: what Julian said ;-)
>
> --------------------
> 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 (March 2017 - May 2017):
>   * @dev: 38 messages
>
>   Jira issues backlog (March 2017 - May 2017):
>   * Created:  6
>   * Resolved: 1
>
>   - We organized a 2-day internal workshop on SAMOA at Telefonica I+D with
> researchers of Orange Labs, Telecom Paris and QCRI. Various have been
> discussed to improve SAMOA's ML and other interfaces with systems like
> Kafka, etc.
>
>   - We submitted a proposal for funding which will help the development of
> new features on Samoa.
>
>   - We have been working on a new release 0.5.0, probably coming up in one
> month. This release will have support for Kafka, a more well-rounded
> support for Avro and Json formats, as well as support to store predictions
> outputted from the model.
>
>   - There was also significant work done to integrate correctly the
> instances between MOA and SAMOA, as there was a deviation of how they were
> defined and hindered the portability of new methods from MOA to SAMOA.
>
>   - Early discussions to increase the committers / developers team by
> inviting new contributors to the panel.
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
>   - We are looking into new ML techniques for development.
>
>   - Worked on the integration of Samoa-MOA instances
>
>   - Engaging interactions with new parties (Orange Labs) and potential
> collaborations
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [ ] Initial setup
>   [ ] Working towards first release
>   [X] Community building
>   [ ] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   2016-09-30
>
> When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>
>   None
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [X](samoa) Alan Gates
>      Comments:
>   [ ](samoa) Ashutosh Chauhan
>      Comments:
>   [ ](samoa) Enis Soztutar
>      Comments:
>   [ ](samoa) Ted Dunning
>      Comments:
>
> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>
>     Drew Farris (shepherd): One mentor active. Light activity on the
> project in general.
>
> --------------------
> 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. Finish the distributed version
>   2. Nominate some candidate contributors as committers
>   3. Update the documentation and  test all examples
>
> 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?
>
> There are 38 commits and 70 dev@ emails since the last report.
> We have reached 28 github contributors in total.
>
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
> 1. We added more documentation including Jupyter notebooks and Chinese
> translation.
> 2. Debian package is improved with CPack
> 3. Memory optimization is added
> 4. We fixed some bugs and added several new features, e.g. image
> augmentation methods, L2 normalization layer and SigmoidCrossEntropy loss.
>
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>
> We will start the graduating process after the next release with the above
> issues fixed.
>
>   [ ] Initial setup
>   [ ] Working towards first release
>   [X] Community building
>   [ ] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>  2017-02-12
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
>  2017-02-26
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [ ](singa) Daniel Dai
>      Comments:
>   [X](singa) Alan Gates
>      Comments:
>   [ ](singa) Ted Dunning
>      Comments:
>   [ ](singa) Thejas Nair
>      Comments:
>
> --------------------
>
> Slider
>
> Slider is a collection of tools and technologies to package, deploy, and
> manage long running applications on Apache Hadoop YARN clusters.
>
> Slider has been incubating since 2014-04-29.
>
> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>
>   1. Apache Slider community/PPMC has voted to move portions of Slider into
>      Apache Hadoop YARN as modules. It is possible that the remaining
> pieces
>      will be moved at a later point in time or become obsolete or evolve to
>      work closely with YARN. Slider PPMC will decide what makes the most
>      sense as we progress through this exciting time.
>
>   2. Getting more external users
>
>   3. Growth of a diverse set of developers/committers/PMC members is also
>      crucial towards the final state of Slider
>
> 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?
>
>   Mailing list activity has been lower due to the bulk of the development
>   moving to an Apache Hadoop branch. Questions on usage and issues
>   encountered by end users keep coming at regular intervals, keeping the DL
>   fairly active.
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
>   Work continues in parallel on the Apache Hadoop yarn-native-services
>   branch and on the Slider podling. The bulk of the work has been in
>   yarn-native-services, while a few Slider patches (related to critical
>   issues or agent-only issues) have been committed as well.
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [ ] Initial setup
>   [ ] Working towards first release
>   [X] Community building
>   [ ] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   2017-03-23 slider-0.92.0-incubating
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
>   2015-07-07: Yu (Thomas) Liu
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [ ](slider) Arun C Murthy
>      Comments:
>   [ ](slider) Devaraj Das
>      Comments:
>   [ ](slider) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
>      Comments:
>   [ ](slider) Mahadev Konar
>      Comments:
>   [X](slider) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli
>      Comments: Joined as a new mentor while the transition of Slider to
> Apache Hadoop project as a sub-module continues. Per feedback on general@,
> the community shall work on a concrete plan on how the project's journey in
> incubator comes to a close.
>
> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>
>   johndament: The IPMC still is looking for clarification on
> Slider/Hadoop's relationship.  Will follow up.
>
> --------------------
> Spot
>
> Apache Spot is a solution stack that provides the capability to ingest IT
> related telemetry (network flows, domain name service DNS, 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?
> Two out of the four mentors are the ones showing the most active
> participation and involvement on the project so we need to discuss with
> IPMC our options to get the other two replaced.
>
> How has the community developed since the last report?
> By remaking the Community section on the Project webpage and driving users
> on Slack to limit the usage of the same tool just for quick interactions,
> the traffic over Mail Lists has increased, we still need to continue
> driving usage questions to USER list.
> A group of Developers from Brazil is coming with a proposal for UX and UI,
> based on the merits of the proposal, and the potential that the same has we
> have invited them to become Committers on the projects.
> The initial purpose of the Project on Network & Security needs to expand
> the scope to IT Analytics to cover other uses cases and/or enrich content
> with User and Endpoint data. While a normalization framework has been
> drafted to what we call Open Data Model we still need more work and
> contributions on technical delivery to make it a reality.
> Contributions to improve the concept of Ingestion Pipeline & Data Lake are
> delivered with more cadence, there is a recognition from Community to
> normalize data to open the space for other sources of Ingestion
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
> The team has created the epic on ASF JIRA towards the first Apache release,
> we’re working now including the user stories that will be part of release,
> and doing checks to what can be delivered before we do the the formal
> announcement on DEV for the code freeze.
> Integrations for context enrichment are critical, however also the need of
> bringing a plugin manager where does can be handled, the Spec was drafted,
> and the team now is finalizing the last Pull requests to begin merging
> functionality onto project code.
> Documentation is an area of focus so from May to July committers we’ll
> continue improving & detailing more, architecture definitions, deployment
> options, and UI usage sections. As the whole delivery is concluded we’ll
> vote for a FAQ section which can be a point of reference for common
> issues/situations.
> Being part of ASF is important Community requests that project enables
> integration/consumption of other Apache projects, one of our DEVOPS
> committers, for that reason having an API framework now will open the door
> for more smooth integrations.
>
> Date of last release:
> N/A
>
> When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> Last committer was elected on 06/02
>
> How does the podling rate their own maturity?
> By know we’re almost ready to do our first Apache Release which is good,
> but we still need to mature Community, the ramping of other Contributors
> has been slow, we have a strong base of Consumer positive aspect as it
> probed consumption, however more Commits from other interested parties will
> accelerate functionality delivery.
>
>
> Signed-off-by:
>   [X](spot) Jarek Jarcec Cecho
>      Comments:
>   [ ](spot) Brock Noland
>      Comments:
>   [ ](spot) Andrei Savu
>      Comments:
>   [X](spot) Uma Maheswara Rao G
>      Comments:
>
> --------------------
> 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 completed an internal assessment using the Apache
> Maturity Model to identify gaps that should be addressed before graduation.
>
> The community is working against a task list of graduation TODOs:
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/STREAMS/Graduation+TODOs
>
> It is likely that Streams will pursue graduation to TLP during the coming
> quarter.
>
> How has the community developed since the last report?
>
> Dev List
> 57 emails sent by 12 people, divided into 20 topics
>
> Web Page
> 820 Sessions (up ~75%), 508 Users (up ~50%), 1507 Pageviews (up ~30%).
>
> Public Slack: apachestreams.slack.com
> 1202 Messages, 11 Files
>
> Committers Slack: the-asf.slack.com #dev-streams
> 157 Messages, 3 Files
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
> Source Control
> https://github.com/apache/incubator-streams
> Excluding merges, 4 authors have pushed 29 commits to master. On master,
> 165 files have changed and there have been 5,891 additions and 1,647
> deletions.
>
> https://github.com/apache/incubator-streams-examples
> Excluding merges, 3 authors have pushed 4 commits to master. On master, 10
> files have changed and there have been 18 additions and 72 deletions.
>
> JIRA
>
> 24 issues closed with 0.5-incubating release
> 7 issues closed after 0.5-incubating release
> 18 new issues opened this period
>
> Date of last release:
>
>  2017-03-20 : 0.5-incubating release
>
> When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>
>  2017-04-14: Trevor Grant elected as committer / PPMC member
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [X](streams) Matt Franklin
>      Comments: The community is small, but diverse and dedicated.  I look
> forward to seeing them move past the incubator and hopefully continuing to
> add new contributors.
>   [X](streams) Ate Douma
>      Comments:
>   [X](streams) Suneel Marthi
>      Comments:
>
> --------------------
> Superset
>
> Superset is business intelligence (BI) software that helps modern
> organizations visualize and interact with their data. Superset enables
> users explore data from a variety of databases, assemble beautiful
> dashboards and share their findings. Superset works neatly with all modern
> SQL-speaking databases, and integrates with Druid.io to provide real-time,
> interactive, blazing fast data access to large datasets.
>
> Superset has been incubating since 2017-05-02.
>
> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>   1. Grow the community and enroll new committers.
>   2. Setup our Git repository and transition our codebase there now that
> our contributor CLAs and Airbnb SGA is complete
>   3. Move the website to apache.org
>
> Any issues that the Incubator PMC or ASF Board might wish/need to be aware
> of?
> The team is working on finishing up all the items on the Incubation
> Checklist.  We’re working on finding a way to link Jira Issues to GitHub
> Issues as the team has a preference for using GitHub Issues for tracking.
>
> How has the community developed since the last report?
> * The mailing lists have been created (dev@superset.incubator.apache.org &
> private@superset.incubator.apache.org) and all project communication now
> takes place on the mailing list and is open for everyone.
> * Organic growth of our Github contributors (140), forks (1981), watchers
> (707) and stars (14 331)
> * Recent talk were given by Maxime Beauchemin at DataEngConf and PlotCon
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
> * The team has filed an executed SGA from Airbnb allowing the team to move
> forward with migrating the code base to a Git repository on ASF
> * A JIRA project has been setup for issue tracking
> * A healthy, constant flow of bug fixes, quality improvements and new
> features, take a look at the project’s Pulse on Github for more details
>
> How does the podling rate their own maturity.
>  [X] Initial setup
>  [ ] Working towards first release
>  [ ] Community building
>  [ ] Nearing graduation
>  [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
> No official release yet since being voted into Apache Incubation.
>  (Planning for the first Apache release in Q3, 2017)
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
> Project is still functioning with the initial set of committers
>
> Signed-off-by:
> [X](superset) Ashutosh Chauhan
>      Comments:
> [X](superset) Luke Han
>      Comments:
> [X](superset) Jim Jagielski
>      Comments:
>
>
> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>
>   Drew Farris (shepherd): Three mentors active on the mailing lists.
> Incubation is just getting started. Discussion of SGA, infrastructure setup
> and migration of git repo observed.
>
> --------------------
> Tamaya
>
> Tamaya is a highly flexible configuration solution based on an modular,
> extensible and injectable key/value based design, which should provide a
> minimal but extendible modern and functional API leveraging SE, ME and EE
> environments.
>
> Tamaya has been incubating since 2014-11-14.
>
> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>
>   1. finally release 0.3 - RC vote already took place
>   2. Release next artifacts after core/API 0.3-incubating is out
>   3. graduate
>
> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> aware of?
>
>  We would like to graduate after our new release is out.
>
> How has the community developed since the last report?
>
>  Many discussions and bug reports were filed in order to see how
> microprofile.io discussions match the Tamaya roadmap.
>  In order to prepare for the new release some people (inactive for quite a
> while) were moved to the emeritus section.
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
>  New homepage is live, release candidates for 0.3-incubating are out.
> Waiting to continue with extensions and further development on sandbox
> modules.
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [ ] Initial setup
>   [ ] Working towards first release
>   [X] Community building
>   [X] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   2016-04-06
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
>  P. Ottlinger at 2016-04-24.
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [X](tamaya) John D. Ament
>      Comments: It's a small and diverse community.  They have a little bit
> to go before graduation, and need to figure out how to get communicating
> more on list.
>   [ ](tamaya) David Blevins
>      Comments:
>
> --------------------
> 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
>   3. Graduate!
>
>
> 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?
>
>   New contributor showing interest (some pull requests and Jira issues).
> Need to get them engaged also on mailing list.
>
>   Project activity still slow overall - need more day-to-day encouragement
> and follow-up? Suggested weekly telcons
>
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
>   Taverna Mobile Android app (initially a GSOC contribution) has matured
> and is ready for its first release.
>
>   Some bugs raised on the Taverna Server, lacking contributors - need more
> code insight from original author?
>
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [ ] Initial setup
>   [ ] Working towards first release
>   [ ] Community building
>   [x] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> From the recent graduation/IP review it was agreed to skip some of the
> auxiliary git repositories from the graduation process (move to GitHub) -
> but this has not yet happened.
>
> Although the community is ready, we are lacking initiative on the
> bureaucratic side and need to push ourselves harder.
>
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   2016-07-01
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
>
>   2016-10-20 Committer
>   2015-12-09 PPMC member
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [x](taverna) Andy Seaborne
>      Comments:
>           Taverna has been quiet for 6 months with low activity on the dev@
> list.
>           More community building would be valuable for the long-term
> success of
>           the project.
>
>   [x](taverna) Stian Soiland-Reyes
>      Comments:
>           Project needs to find a daily/weekly rhythm to engage the
> community more.
>           This is a general task for the podling PMC, it should not
>           have to rely on any one particular person.
>   [ ](taverna) Daniel J Debrunner
>      Comments:
>   [ ](taverna) Marlon Pierce
>      Comments:
>   [ ](taverna) Suresh Marru
>      Comments:
>   [ ](taverna) Suresh Srinivas
>      Comments:
>
>
> --------------------
> 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.
>
> Two most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>
>  1. Improve community engagement
>  2. 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?
>
>  - Andreas Neumann talked about Apache Tephra as part of his talk on
> "Transactions in Hadoop" at ApacheCon BigData North America 2017 in Miami,
> Florida, USA
>
>  - 2 new subscribers in dev mailing list since the last report
>  - 4 new JIRAs filed since the last report
>  - 0 external contributors submitted patches since the last report
>  - 1 external contributor created a ticket in JIRA since the last report
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
>  - Working on 0.13.0-incubating release
>  - Released 0.12.0-incubating
>
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [ ] Initial setup
>   [ ] Working towards first release
>   [X] Community building
>   [ ] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   2016-05-23
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
>   None since coming to incubation
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [X](tephra) Alan Gates
>      Comments:
>   [ ](tephra) Andrew Purtell
>      Comments:
>   [X](tephra) James Taylor
>      Comments:
>   [ ](tephra) Lars Hofhansl
>      Comments:
>
> --------------------
> Toree
>
> Toree provides applications with a mechanism to interactively and remotely
> access Apache Spark.
>
> Toree has been incubating since 2015-12-02.
>
> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>
>   1. More discussion and engagement on the dev list
>   2. Community growth
>   3. Continue to make releases
>
> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> aware of?
>
> * No issues require attention at this time.
>
> How has the community developed since the last report?
>
> * Toree's 0.1.0-incubating release is a good step forward. The first Apache
> release is the most difficult, so clearing that hurdle should make further
> releases easier.
> * The community has also added a new PPMC member and mentor.
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
> * Apache Toree 0.1.0-incubating release on 2017-02-21
> * Apache Toree website updated
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [ ] Initial setup
>   [ ] Working towards first release
>   [X] Community building
>   [ ] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   2017-02-21
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
> * Ryan Blue was added to the PMC on 2017-04-03
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [ ](toree) Luciano Resende
>      Comments:
>   [ ](toree) Reynold Xin
>      Comments:
>   [X](toree) Hitesh Shah
>      Comments:
>   [ ](toree) Julien Le Dem
>      Comments:
>   [X](toree) Ryan Blue
>      Comments:
>
> --------------------
> Trafodion
>
> Apache Trafodion is a webscale SQL-on-Hadoop solution enabling
>  transactional or operational workloads on Hadoop. Trafodion builds on the
> scalability, elasticity, and flexibility of Hadoop. Trafodion extends
> Hadoop to provide guaranteed transactional integrity, enabling new kinds of
> big data applications to run on Hadoop.
>
> Trafodion has been incubating since 2015-05-24.
>
> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>
>   1. Develop the community and continue to grow the diversity.
>   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 the project remains healthy:
>     - ML subscriptions public lists: 93 user, 100 dev, 26 code rev,
>       39 issues, 32 commits
>     - ML postings: 81 user (+161%), 349 dev (+27%), 480 coderev (-7%),
>       801 issues (-7%), 735 commits (+24%)
>     - Twitter: 218 (followers), 72 tweets, 67 likes
>   * We released version 2.1
>   * Release 2.1 triggered the attention of a Gartner analyst
>   * Sandhya Sundaresan stepped down as the Release Manager on 2017-05-08
>   * Ming Liu volunteered on on 2017-05-08 to be the Release Manager
>     for our next release
>   * We are working towards our next release, 2.2.
>   * Sean Broeder gave a talk on Trafodion at the HBase meet up in
>     San Francisco, hosted by Splice Machine, on 2016-12-08
>   * Peng-Xiang Liu gave a talk on BigData architecture and solution
>     design with Trafodion at DevEco (www.deveco.io) at the China-
>     Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park, Suzhou, China on 2016-12-10
>   * Discussion regarding Readiness to Graduate continues. Diversity
> continues
>     to grow.
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
>   * 191 commits from 23 contributors.
>   * 117 JIRAs filed and 42 resolved.
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [ ] Initial setup
>   [ ] Working towards first release
>   [X] Community building
>   [X] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   2017-05-01 2.1
>
> When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>
>   * New PPMC member(s):
>     Arvind Narain (2017-03-08)
>     Pierre Smits (2017-03-08)
>   * New Committer(s):
>     Yi Zhang (Eason) (2017-03-10)
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [ ](trafodion) Devaraj Das
>      Comments:
>   [ ](trafodion) Enis Söztutar
>      Comments:
>   [X](trafodion) Michael Stack
>      Comments:
>
> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>
>   johndament: The podling has confirmed that there is only one active
> mentor on the project, needs to be addressed.
>
> --------------------
> 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. Appoint members of the PMC
>   2. Update release procedure
>   3.
>
> 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 were no relevant events regarding the community in this period.
>
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>
> A ToDo list of tasks to reach graduation has been set,
> and some members are working on it.
>
>
> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>
>   [ ] Initial setup
>   [ ] Working towards first release
>   [ ] Community building
>   [X] Nearing graduation
>   [ ] Other:
>
> Date of last release:
>
>   March 2016
>
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
>   March 2017
>
> Signed-off-by:
>
>   [x](wave) Upayavira
>      Comments:
>        Wave continues as a very small scale project. It hovers just under
> the threshold of sufficient
>        participation for graduation, whilst is too active to argue for
> retirement.
>
> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>
>   johndament: Considering your comments, are there additional contributors
> who you think may make sense to start to invite?
>   upayavira: perhaps a new mentor might bring something new, but repeated
> efforts to draw in new contributors have not brought the kind of interest
> the project needs. It remains one active PPMC member below the minimum for
> graduation. Any help warmly accepted, even if short term.
>

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