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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: [DRAFT] Incubator PMC Board Report - September 2017
Date Wed, 13 Sep 2017 01:33:46 GMT
Hi -

It looks like they are still waiting for the SGA and have only setup mailing lists. They are not really having discussions yet, but did three non-Apache releases. A little slow ...

Taylor was pushing on the slowness recently on private@

Regards,
Dave

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> On Sep 12, 2017, at 5:24 PM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 6:02 PM Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
>> 
>> Pulsar is now signed off and also shepherd notes done.
>> 
>> Heron is a little slow moving over should we keep them monthly until the
>> repos is moved?
>> 
> 
> Any thoughts on why Heron may be slow moving?  I'd like to understand the
> problem(s) first before condemning them to monthly reporting.
> 
> 
>> 
>> Regards,
>> Dave
>> 
>>> On Sep 12, 2017, at 2:40 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
>>> 
>>> I'll be signing Pulsar shortly.
>>> 
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> 
>>>> On Sep 12, 2017, at 2:38 PM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> All,
>>>> 
>>>> Below please find the revised report.  I'm extremely happy to see two of
>>>> the missing podlings reported.  Hopefully we can get the remaining sign
>>>> offs in place (Griffin & Pulsar).  Hopefully Spot can file a report as
>> well.
>>>> 
>>>> Incubator PMC report for September 2017
>>>> 
>>>> 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 54 podlings incubating.  We executed nine podling
>>>> releases and have one podling planning to graduate this month.  No
>> changes
>>>> to the PMC structure this month.
>>>> 
>>>> * Community
>>>> 
>>>> New IPMC members:
>>>> 
>>>> - None
>>>> 
>>>> People who left the IPMC:
>>>> 
>>>> - None
>>>> 
>>>> * New Podlings
>>>> 
>>>> - Amaterasu
>>>> - Daffodil
>>>> 
>>>> * Podlings that Retired
>>>> 
>>>> - MRQL
>>>> 
>>>> * Podlings that failed to report, expected next month
>>>> 
>>>> - Myriad
>>>> - Spot
>>>> 
>>>> * Reports Missing Sign off
>>>> 
>>>> - Griffin
>>>> - Pulsar
>>>> 
>>>> * Graduations
>>>> 
>>>> The board has motions for the following:
>>>> 
>>>> - RocketMQ
>>>> - Your podling here?
>>>> 
>>>> * Releases
>>>> 
>>>> The following releases entered distribution during the month of
>>>> August:
>>>> 
>>>> - 2017-08-01 Apache Juneau 6.3.1
>>>> - 2017-08-01 Apache Tamaya 0.3.0
>>>> - 2017-08-05 Apache Tamaya Extensions 0.3.0
>>>> - 2017-08-08 Apache Pulsar 1.19.0
>>>> - 2017-08-16 Apache HTrace 4.3.0
>>>> - 2017-08-16 Apache Spot 1.0
>>>> - 2017-08-17 Apache Fluo 1.0.0
>>>> - 2017-08-23 Apache S2Graph 0.2.0
>>>> - 2017-08-29 Apache Livy 0.4.0
>>>> 
>>>> * IP Clearance
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> * Legal / Trademarks
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> * Infrastructure
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> * Miscellaneous
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> * Credits
>>>> 
>>>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>                     Table of Contents
>>>> AriaTosca
>>>> Daffodil
>>>> Gearpump
>>>> Gobblin
>>>> Griffin
>>>> Heron
>>>> Hivemall
>>>> HTrace
>>>> Livy
>>>> Mnemonic
>>>> MRQL
>>>> Myriad
>>>> Omid
>>>> OpenWhisk
>>>> Pony Mail
>>>> Pulsar
>>>> Quickstep
>>>> SAMOA
>>>> SINGA
>>>> Spot
>>>> Superset
>>>> Taverna
>>>> Tephra
>>>> 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. Rotate Release Managers for future releases.
>>>> 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?
>>>> 
>>>> Seeing some contributions now from independent developers.
>>>> Active discussions on mailing lists with potential users and
>> contributors.
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> The project has had its first two releases in July 2017 - 0.1 and 0.1.1
>>>> 
>>>> Important new features have been added:
>>>> - Resumable workflows
>>>> - Scaling nodes during service creation
>>>> - AWS plugin support
>>>> - Additional work towards being more TOSCA-compliant (e.g. interface
>>>> inputs support)
>>>> - Additional usage examples have been added, including ones that use
>>>> IaaS plugins (Openstack, AWS), as well as one covering a real-life NFV
>>>> use-case (Clearwater example)
>>>> - More comprehensive tests, including for documentation generation, and
>>>> parallelization of test suites
>>>> - Standardized the release process with automatic shell scripts,
>>>> allowing anyone to easily create additional releases for the project
>>>> - 64 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.
>>>> 
>>>> [ ] Initial setup
>>>> [ ] Working towards first release
>>>> [X] Community building
>>>> [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>> [ ] Other:
>>>> 
>>>> Date of last release:
>>>> 
>>>> July 17, 2017
>>>> 
>>>> 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 has started to see more community interest.
>>>> Need to figure out how to drive development more on list to get more
>>>> outside contributions.
>>>> [ ](ariatosca) Jakob Homan
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> Daffodil
>>>> 
>>>> Apache Daffodil is an implementation of the Data Format Description
>>>> Language (DFDL) used to convert between fixed format data and XML/JSON.
>>>> 
>>>> Daffodil has been incubating since 2017-08-27.
>>>> 
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>> 
>>>> 1. Initial setup (finalize infrastructure setup, get SGAs in place, move
>>>> code/documentation/bugs/etc. over to Apache infrastructure, modify
>> licenses)
>>>> 2. Establish guidelines regarding release cycles, code reviews, bug
>>>> management, etc.
>>>> 3. Work to grow the community to establish a diversity of backgrounds
>> and
>>>> expertise
>>>> 
>>>> 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?
>>>> 
>>>> N/A
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> N/A
>>>> 
>>>> 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](daffodil) John D. Ament
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [X](daffodil) David Fisher
>>>>   Comments: Just starting off.
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> 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?
>>>> - Gearpump took part in Google Summer of Code 2017 project and it has
>> been
>>>> succeffully accompolished by student, Buddhi Ayesha, who is interested
>> in
>>>> making more contributions beyond the project.
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> - 32 issues created and 20 issues resolved.
>>>> - Gearpump Runner has been merged into Apache Beam trunk.
>>>> - An experimental SQL support has been added and state management is
>> under
>>>> development.
>>>> 
>>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>>> 
>>>> [ ] Initial setup
>>>> [ ] Working towards first release
>>>> [ ] Community building
>>>> [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>> [ ] Other:
>>>> 
>>>> Date of last release:
>>>> 2017-07-17
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>>>> No new committers or PMC members elected yet.
>>>> 
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>> 
>>>> [X](gearpump) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](gearpump) Andrew Purtell
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](gearpump) Jarek Jarcec Cecho
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](gearpump) Reynold Xin
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](gearpump) Todd Lipcon
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](gearpump) Xuefu Zhang
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> 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.
>>>> 
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>> 
>>>> 1. Cut our first release
>>>> 
>>>> 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 working towards our first release.
>>>> * Email stats for last month:
>>>> user@gobblin.incubator.apache.org : 14
>>>> dev@gobblin.incubator.apache.org : 259
>>>> * There have been 54 Commits in last month:
>>>>  git log --format='%ci' | grep -cE '2017-0(8)'
>>>> * 30 of those commits were by non-committers:
>>>> git log --format='%ae %ci' | grep -E '2017-0(8)' | cut -d ' ' -f 1 |
>>>> sort | uniq -c | sort -n
>>>> * A video conference based meetup happened last month.
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> * Site has been setup.
>>>> * Apache wiki has been populated with relevant content.
>>>> * Code development is actively being tracked via JIRA / Sprint
>> dashboard.
>>>> 
>>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>>> 
>>>> The podling is working towards its first release. Like last time,
>> continued
>>>> progress and activity on all fronts.
>>>> 
>>>> [ ] Initial setup
>>>> [X] Working towards first release
>>>> [X] 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:
>>>> 
>>>> [ ](gobblin) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
>>>>   Comments: Waiting the board report. I will help/ping.
>>>> [X](gobblin) Olivier Lamy
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](gobblin) Jim Jagielski
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> Griffin
>>>> 
>>>> Griffin is a 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. Continuous development of more dq dimensions for batch and streaming
>>>> mode.
>>>> 2. Make the next release.
>>>> 3. Grow the 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?
>>>> 
>>>> - Three new contributors on-board, some users had contacted us for use
>>>> cases.
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> - Active development is moving on well, 83 commits in last three months.
>>>> 
>>>> - The first release of Griffin has been published.
>>>> 
>>>> - Accuracy measure for streaming mode has been developed.
>>>> 
>>>> - Griffin DSL has been optimized, to support accuracy and profiling
>> cases
>>>> well.
>>>> 
>>>> - Service module refined API, UI module upgrade to Angular 2.
>>>> 
>>>> - Work toward for next release version (general enough) to support
>>>> streaming dq measure end to end.
>>>> 
>>>> 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:
>>>> 
>>>> 2017-07-17
>>>> 
>>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>> 
>>>> - Initial set of committers / PPMC.
>>>> 
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>> 
>>>> [ ](griffin) Kasper Sørensen
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](griffin) Uma Maheswara Rao Gangumalla
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](griffin) Luciano Resende
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](griffin) Henry Saputra
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> Heron
>>>> 
>>>> A real-time, distributed, fault-tolerant stream processing engine.
>>>> 
>>>> Heron has been incubating since 2017-06-23.
>>>> 
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>> 
>>>> 1. Finish bootstrapping project, IP clearance, initial website
>>>> 2. Expanding the community and adding new committers
>>>> 3. 1st ASF release
>>>> 
>>>> 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?
>>>> 
>>>> * Some issues encountered with new mailing list signups have been
>>>> resolved.
>>>> * All initial committers have submitted ICLAs and have gotten their ASF
>>>> accounts setup.
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> * The project has made 3 non-Apache releases.
>>>> 
>>>> 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:
>>>> 
>>>> No Apache releases as of yet. Working on code import.
>>>> 
>>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>> 
>>>> N/A, still bootstrapping the project.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>> 
>>>> [X](heron) Jake Farrell
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](heron) Jacques Nadeau
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](heron) Julien Le Dem
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](heron) P. Taylor Goetz
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> Hivemall
>>>> 
>>>> Hivemall is a library for machine learning implemented as Hive
>>>> UDFs/UDAFs/UDTFs.
>>>> 
>>>> Hivemall has been incubating since 2016-09-13.
>>>> 
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>> 
>>>> 1. Create the first Apache release
>>>> 2. Community growth (committers and users)
>>>> 3. Documentation improvements
>>>> 
>>>> 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?
>>>> 
>>>> * Got contributions from new external contributors
>>>>  https://github.com/apache/incubator-hivemall/pull/91
>>>>  https://github.com/apache/incubator-hivemall/pull/93
>>>>  https://github.com/apache/incubator-hivemall/pull/111
>>>>  https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVEMALL-124
>>>> * Udemy course featuring Hivemal was opened by someone outside PPMC
>>>> 
>>>> 
>> https://www.udemy.com/new-in-big-data-apache-hivemall-machine-learning-with-sql/
>>>> * Github watchers/stars are gradually increasing:
>>>>  99 stars as of Sept 6 (was 79 on May 31)
>>>> * Twitter account @ApacheHivemall followers are gradually increasing:
>>>>  87 followers as of Sept 6 (was 70 on May 31)
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> * Approaching the first Apache release while the released delayed
>>>> from Q2 to Q3 due to delay in merging large patches.
>>>>  - Waiting for incoming pull requests to review and merge
>>>>    https://github.com/apache/incubator-hivemall/pulls
>>>>  - Merging HIVEMALL-24 takes time more than expected
>>>>    https://github.com/apache/incubator-hivemall/pull/105
>>>>  - Blocking issues are decreased
>>>>    https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVEMALL-21
>>>> 
>>>> Since the last report, we have
>>>> * In the last 90 days, we opened 29 JIRA issues and closed 21 JIRA
>> issues
>>>>    as seen in https://goo.gl/88Qr11 (as of Sept 6)
>>>>                   Created   Resolved
>>>>       June  2017    7           8
>>>>       July  2017   15         12
>>>>       Aug   2017    5           0
>>>>       Sept  2017      2            1
>>>> * Created 30 Pull Requests and merged 24 Pull Requests between June 01
>>>> and Aug 31.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>> https://github.com/apache/incubator-hivemall/pulls?q=is%3Apr%20created%3A2017-06-01..2017-08-31
>>>> 
>>>> 
>> https://github.com/apache/incubator-hivemall/pulls?q=is%3Apr%20closed%3A2017-06-01..2017-08-31
>>>> 
>>>> 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 Q3, 2017)
>>>> 
>>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>> 
>>>> * June 5: Invited Takuya Kitazawa to PPMC
>>>> 
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>> 
>>>> [ ](hivemall) Reynold Xin
>>>>  Comments:
>>>> [X](hivemall) Markus Weimer
>>>>  Comments:
>>>> [ ](hivemall) Xiangrui Meng
>>>>  Comments:
>>>> [ ](hivemall) Daniel Dai
>>>>  Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> HTrace
>>>> 
>>>> HTrace is a tracing framework intended for use with distributed systems
>>>> written in java.
>>>> 
>>>> HTrace has been incubating since 2014-11-11.
>>>> 
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>> 
>>>> 1. Continue to grow the Apache HTrace community
>>>> 2. Continue to explore projects integrating Apache HTrace
>>>> 3. Continue to develop and release stable Apache HTrace incubating
>>>> artifacts
>>>> 
>>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>> aware
>>>> of?
>>>> 
>>>> In a DISCUSSION thread on our dev list [1], one of us suggested
>>>> moving the podling htrace to the attic because of inactivity.
>>>> 
>>>> A healthy back and forth suggested that we are not
>>>> dead yet, that we cut back our scope radically, and
>>>> that we give it another try before calling it quits.
>>>> 
>>>> 1. https://s.apache.org/9ybr
>>>> 
>>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> Mailing lists continue quiet (bar the above noted thread).
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> No development.
>>>> 
>>>> 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:
>>>> 
>>>> [ ](htrace) Jake Farrell
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](htrace) Todd Lipcon
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [x](htrace) Lewis John Mcgibbney
>>>>   Comments: I think the following comment resonates on the mailing list
>>>>   "...A healthy back and forth suggested that we are not dead yet,
>>>>   that we cut back our scope radically, and that we give it another
>>>>   try before calling it quits." I think HTrace may have a good
>>>> opportunity
>>>>   to come back to life if the above cut backs are implemented.
>>>> [ ](htrace) Andrew Purtell
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [x](htrace) Billie Rinaldi
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [X](htrace) Michael Stack
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> Livy
>>>> 
>>>> Livy is web service that exposes a REST interface for managing long
>> running
>>>> Apache Spark contexts in your cluster. With Livy, new applications can
>> be
>>>> built on top of Apache Spark that require fine grained interaction with
>> many
>>>> Spark contexts.
>>>> 
>>>> Livy has been incubating since 2017-06-05.
>>>> 
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>> 
>>>> 1. Grow more committers to maintain the community
>>>> 2. Expand the community, be more open to the newcomers
>>>> 3. Have a regular release cadence
>>>> 
>>>> 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?
>>>> 
>>>> We are seeing nascent activity on the new ASF mailing lists for users.
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> We released the first Apache release of Livy, and migrated all the
>> assets
>>>> including JIRA, website to ASF.
>>>> 
>>>> One big feature about support shared session across languages was
>> merged.
>>>> 
>>>> 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:
>>>> 
>>>> 2017-09-01
>>>> 
>>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>> 
>>>> N/A
>>>> 
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>> 
>>>> [X](livy) Bikas Saha
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](livy) Brock Noland
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](livy) Luciano Resende
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [X](livy) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> Mnemonic
>>>> 
>>>> Apache Mnemonic is a transparent NVM hybrid memory oriented library
>> that has
>>>> created Durable Object Model (DOM), Durable Computing Model (DCM) and
>>>> Durable Query Model (DQM)
>>>> 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 direct-native
>>>> high-performance applications or frameworks.
>>>> 
>>>> Mnemonic has been incubating since 2016-03-03.
>>>> 
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>> 
>>>> 1. Have elected new PPMC, Release Manager and committers
>>>> 2. Have proposed Durable Query Model (DQM) based on DOM and DCM
>>>> 3. Have prepared Apache maturity assessment checklist for review
>>>> 
>>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>> aware of?
>>>> 
>>>> Not yet
>>>> 
>>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> Our last report was in Jun. Since then
>>>> 
>>>> * fulfilled the gaps from graduation
>>>> * elected new release manager
>>>> * elected new committers
>>>> * introduce owner of CQEngine to our community
>>>> * some contributors have started to vote for graduation
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> * improved Apache mnemonic official website
>>>> * implemented durable query in memory service level
>>>> * implemented pure Java volatile memory service
>>>> * improved the documentation of project specific release process
>>>> * released mnemonic-0.8.0-incubating
>>>> * started to vote mnemonic-0.9.0-incubating
>>>> 
>>>> 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:
>>>> 
>>>> 2017-06-23
>>>> 
>>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>> 
>>>> Johnu George (PPMC on Aug. 04 2017)
>>>> PeiLi Shen (Committer on Aug. 13 2017)
>>>> 
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>> 
>>>> [X](mnemonic) Patrick Hunt
>>>>   Comments: afaict ready to graduate (there is an active DISCUSS thread
>>>> going on now)
>>>> [ ](mnemonic) Andrew Purtell
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [X](mnemonic) James Taylor
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](mnemonic) Henry Saputra
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> Myriad
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> johndament: No report from podling.  Discussion back in July indicated
>>>> the podling did not want to retire and had enough active members to stay
>>>> alive.  No on list activity since then.
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> 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 in Apache.
>>>> 
>>>> 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?
>>>> 
>>>> Started integration with Apache Phoenix
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> Several bugs discovered and fixed.
>>>> Continue testing prod environment at Yahoo.
>>>> Branch 0.9.0.0 started for next release
>>>> 
>>>> Quarter Stats (from: 2017-03-01 to: 2017-05-31):
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>  +---------------------------------------------+
>>>>  |   Metric                          | counts  |
>>>>  +---------------------------------------------+
>>>>  | # of msgs in dev list             |   108    |
>>>>  | Active Contributors (incl mentors)|    8    |
>>>>  | Jira New Issues                   |    6    |
>>>>  | Resolved Issues                   |    6    |
>>>>  | Pull Requests merged              |    3    |
>>>>  | 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:  Activity continues to be low but there has been a
>>>> noticeable uptick since the last report, and there is now a consistent
>> if
>>>> low level of activity on the project.  The big challenge now for Omid
>> is to
>>>> attract new contributors to the project.
>>>> [ ](omid) Lars Hofhansl
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](omid) Flavio P. Junqueira
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](omid) Thejas Nair
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [X](omid) James Taylor
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> 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.  Additionslly, it now provides options
>> to
>>>> host the platform components as Docker containers on various Container
>>>> Frameworks such as Mesos, Kunernetes, and Compose.
>>>> OpenWhisk has been incubating since 2016-11-23.
>>>> 
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>  1. Est. release process for ZIP of source code
>>>>  2. Est. release process for Docker and other platform binaries
>>>>  3. Increase additional company and individual Contributors to maintain
>>>> all project repos.
>>>> 
>>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>> aware of?
>>>> 
>>>>  - It had been our intent to have Apache host our staging (and move it
>>>> out of disparate private builds within various companies). However,
>> INFRA
>>>> indicates they only typically allocate 1 VM per project for use with
>> demos
>>>> and minor things. They indicated that typically a donation is in order
>>>> (ala. Spark).
>>>>    -- Note: the desire for this staging capability was expressed in the
>>>> Incubator submission where we anticipated needing ~12 VMs to host each
>>>> platform component and be able to load balance/schedule Functional code
>> as
>>>> part of the OpenWhisk Serverless (across multiple supported language
>>>> runtimes). This would also be needed to effectively test
>> auto-scaling/load
>>>> balancing and container pools and to get accurate performance test
>> measures.
>>>>  - Formal hand-off of OpenWhisk trademark/logo from IBM needs to be
>>>> executed; need to identify process for this.
>>>> 
>>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>>  - First substantive design changes allowing for Service Provider
>>>> Interfaces (SPIs) developed within Apache community (dev list, WIki,
>> etc.).
>>>>  - Established bi-weekly Zoom "Technical Interchange" calls that have
>>>> been well received.
>>>>      Complete videos posted to OW YouTube channel and detailed notes to
>>>> our CWIKI.
>>>>  - Kubernetes on OpenWhisk work hosted a few ad-hoc to continue design
>>>> discussions (CWIKI has designs and comments)
>>>>    for how best to move away from Ansible deployments to
>>>> self-configuring, autoscalable containers (for use in Kube, Mesos,
>> Compose,
>>>> etc.).
>>>>  - Increased interest/list/Slack traffic in general due to experiment
>>>> Kube work, as it is applicable to Mesos, etc.
>>>>  - Increased community discussions (design topics, features) of
>>>> substance moved to dev list.
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>>  - incubator-openwhisk Github stars: 1928
>>>>  - incubator-openwhisk GitHub forks: 417
>>>>  - Movement to become more "pluggable" via Service Provider Interfaces
>>>> (SPI), several PRs that are ongoing.
>>>>      - So far there are now interfaces for MessagingProvider.scala,
>>>> ArtifactStoreProvider.scala
>>>>        and proposals for others such as LogStore, ContainerFactory,
>>>> LoadBalancer,
>>>> 
>>>> Sig. PRs:
>>>> 
>>>>  - initial work on no root ansible #2669
>>>>      This allows to deploy with no sudo/root access. Significant to
>>>> enable Kube/Mesos deployments.
>>>>  - Simplify Spi implementations. #2663
>>>>      Service Provider Interfaces (SPI) become more mature as patterns
>>>> emerge.
>>>>      Healthy discussion/growth area for project to allow most
>> components
>>>> to become (eventually) pluggable
>>>>      (e.g., Log, Trace, Container build, Load    Balancing, Scheduler,
>>>> Routing, Message Queue, etc.)
>>>>  - Apply standard scala formatting #2650
>>>>      Coding/linting standards debated/agreed to by community (and CI
>>>> automated enforcement encoded)
>>>>  - Allow multiple controllers and invokers in local environments #2633
>>>>      implement a ContainerPool which is completely independent of the
>>>> underlying container driver to facilitate testing and extensibility.
>>>>      More improvements to allow different pooling of invoker containers
>>>> based upon different application use case
>>>>      (new ideas generated in community) including requirements for
>> diff.
>>>> scheduling/co-tenanting,/user responsiveness (http), etc. needs.
>>>> 
>>>> Sig. discussions (dev list):
>>>> 
>>>>  - Release for OpenWhisk
>>>>  - Releases and SPI plans
>>>>  - OpenWhisk shell tool
>>>>  - authentication models for openwhisk
>>>>  - Performance tests for OpenWhisk
>>>>  - Adaption of hosts-files
>>>>  - Default handling for HTTP web actions
>>>> 
>>>> 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:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Comments:
>>>> 
>>>>  Need greater variety of contributors and contributing companies
>>>> 
>>>> Date of last release:
>>>> 
>>>>  N/A
>>>> 
>>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>> 
>>>>  - Tyson Norris, Committer, 08/31/2017
>>>>  - James Dubee, PPMC, Committer, 09/05/2017
>>>> 
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>> 
>>>> [ ](openwhisk) Felix Meschberger
>>>>    Comments:
>>>> [ ](openwhisk) Isabel Drost-Fromm
>>>>    Comments:
>>>> [X](openwhisk) Sergio Fernández
>>>>    Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> 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. Work on the next release (0.10)
>>>> 2. Work on expanding the community, be more open to newcomers
>>>> 3. Resolve design strategies
>>>> 
>>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>> aware of?
>>>> 
>>>> None that I am aware of.
>>>> 
>>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> No major development. A few more bug reports from outside contributors
>>>> have been filed.
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> Work continues towards the next release, 0.10, which should be
>>>> ready for a vote soon.
>>>> 
>>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>>> 
>>>> The podling is somewhat mature, but it is my assessment that
>>>> more people are needed for it to be a fully viable community.
>>>> 
>>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>> 
>>>> [X] Initial setup
>>>> [X] Working towards first release
>>>> [?] Community building
>>>> [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>> [ ] Other:
>>>> 
>>>> Date of last release:
>>>> 
>>>> 2016-08-02
>>>> 
>>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>> 
>>>> sebb as PMC, 2017-04-17.
>>>> No new committers as of late.
>>>> 
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>> 
>>>> [ ](ponymail) Andrew Bayer
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [X](ponymail) John D. Ament
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> Pulsar
>>>> 
>>>> Pulsar is a highly scalable, low latency messaging platform running on
>>>> commodity hardware. It provides simple pub-sub semantics over topics,
>>>> guaranteed at-least-once delivery of messages, automatic cursor
>> management
>>>> for
>>>> subscribers, and cross-datacenter replication.
>>>> 
>>>> Pulsar has been incubating since 2017-06-01.
>>>> 
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>> 
>>>> 1. Grow the community with new Committers/PPMC members.
>>>> 2. Set up a test cluster to be able to run system tests
>>>> 3. Improve release process by having more committers taking part in
>>>> 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?
>>>> 
>>>> The community added 2 contributors. There is a healthy discuss on issues
>>>> related
>>>> to development, tools and processes among the community members.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> 8 authors have pushed 69 commits to master in the last 30 days.
>>>> The project has made the first release from the Apache Incubator on
>> August
>>>> 9th.
>>>> The next release is planned for mid-September. Several design documents
>>>> with
>>>> improvement proposals have been submitted to the wiki and discussed in
>> the
>>>> mailing list.
>>>> 
>>>> 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:
>>>> 
>>>> 2017-08-09, 1.19.0-incubating
>>>> 
>>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>> 
>>>> <none>
>>>> 
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>> 
>>>> [ ](pulsar) Dave Fisher
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](pulsar) Jim Jagielski
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](pulsar) P. Taylor Goetz
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](pulsar) Francis Liu
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> Quickstep
>>>> 
>>>> Quickstep is a high-performance database engine.
>>>> 
>>>> Quickstep has been incubating since 2016-03-29.
>>>> 
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>> 
>>>> 1. Building a Quickstep community
>>>> 2. More adoption of the Quickstep technology
>>>> 3. More 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?
>>>> 
>>>> In the summer of 2017, we took efforts to spread awareness about the
>>>> Quickstep project and technology. We had many talks, particularly in
>>>> the San Francisco Bay Area. The talks/venues are listed here:
>>>> 
>>>> 1.  SRI International in Menlo Park
>>>> 2.  A meetup hosted by H2O.ai in Mountain View
>>>> 3.  Hortonworks in Santa Clara (Thanks to our mentor Julian Hyde
>>>>    for hosting)
>>>> 
>>>> We had also applied for a talk at BigDataWisconsin meetup but the
>>>> proposal was not selected.
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> During the summer, the development activity was slow. There are
>>>> ongoing efforts to build a distributed version of Quickstep.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 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:
>>>> 
>>>> 2017-03-25
>>>> 
>>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>> 
>>>> 2017-05-12 Tianrun Lee (committer)
>>>> 
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>> 
>>>> [ ](quickstep) Konstantin Boudnik
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [x](quickstep) Julian Hyde
>>>>   Comments:
>>>>     Community building remains the project's biggest challenge.
>>>>     The project has been putting considerable effort into talks
>>>>     and I hope this effort starts to pay off.
>>>> [ ](quickstep) Roman Shaposhnik
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> 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 Storm, Apache Flink, and Apache Samza.
>>>> 
>>>> SAMOA has been incubating since 2014-12-15.
>>>> 
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>> 
>>>> 1. Elect new PPMC members
>>>> 2. Enlarge the community
>>>> 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?
>>>> 
>>>> Mailing list activity (June 2017 - August 2017):
>>>> * @dev: 120 messages
>>>> 
>>>> Jira issues backlog (June 2017 - August 2017):
>>>> * Created:  4
>>>> * Resolved: 5
>>>> 
>>>> We saw the engagement of new contributors, who are plausible candidates
>>>> for the PPMC.
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> * Planning a new release in the next month. Work on the release was
>>>> delayed due to summer holidays for most of the contributors.
>>>> 
>>>> * Integrated Apache Kafka support and support for JSON and Avro.
>>>> 
>>>> * Developed a new Boosting algorithm that will be integrated shortly.
>>>> 
>>>> * Integrated new version of the SAMOA instances.
>>>> 
>>>> * Integrated ability to store predictions on disk.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 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 PPMC 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:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> 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. Prepare all documentations and go through the graduation voting
>>>> process.
>>>> 2.
>>>> 3.
>>>> 
>>>> 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?
>>>> 
>>>> A new committer (moaz) has been added into SINGA.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> 1. We extended SINGA Python support from Py2 to Py3.
>>>> 2. We added CPack to generate debian packages for SINGA
>>>> 3. Several example models (VGG and InceptionV3/V4) were added.
>>>> 4. A couple of bugs were fixed and the documentation was updated.
>>>> 
>>>> 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:
>>>> 
>>>> 2017-12-02
>>>> 
>>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>> 
>>>> 2017-29-08
>>>> 
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>> 
>>>> [ ](singa) Daniel Dai
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [X](singa) Alan Gates
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](singa) Ted Dunning
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](singa) Thejas Nair
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> Spot
>>>> 
>>>> Apache Spot is a platform for network telemetry built on an open data
>> model
>>>> and Apache Hadoop.
>>>> 
>>>> Spot has been incubating since 2016-09-23.
>>>> 
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>> 
>>>> 1.
>>>> 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?
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>> 
>>>> [ ] Initial setup
>>>> [ ] Working towards first release
>>>> [ ] Community building
>>>> [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>> [ ] Other:
>>>> 
>>>> Date of last release:
>>>> 
>>>> XXXX-XX-XX
>>>> 
>>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>> 
>>>> [ ](spot) Jarek Jarcec Cecho
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](spot) Brock Noland
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](spot) Andrei Savu
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](spot) Uma Maheswara Rao G
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> - Drew Farris (shepherd): No mentor activity apparent from the mailing
>>>> lists,
>>>>  ongoing project activity observed.
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> Superset
>>>> 
>>>> Superset is an enterprise-ready web application for data exploration,
>> data
>>>> visualization and dashboarding.
>>>> 
>>>> Superset has been incubating since 2017-05-21.
>>>> 
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>> 
>>>> 1. Address the challenge that React is no longer allowed in Apache
>>>> projects
>>>> 2. Grow the community and enroll new committers.
>>>> 3. Plan and execute our first Apache release
>>>> 
>>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>> aware of?
>>>> * Superset is heavily reliant upon React, but React is no longer
>> allowed in
>>>> ASF projects (
>>>> 
>> https://code.facebook.com/posts/112130496157735/explaining-react-s-license/
>> ).
>>>> We are currently evaluating Preact as an alternative. (
>>>> https://github.com/apache/incubator-superset/pull/3355)
>>>> 
>>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>> * Grace Guo and Riccardo Magliocchetti have been elected as Superset
>>>> Committers
>>>> * Organic growth of our Github contributors (160), forks (2,338),
>> watchers
>>>> (829) and stars (15,807)
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> * We have completed all of the items on the Apache Incubation Checklist
>>>> * We have 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 would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>> 
>>>> [ ] Initial setup
>>>> [X] 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 Q4, 2017)
>>>> 
>>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>> Grace Guo and Riccardo Magliocchetti were both elected on August 17,
>> 2017
>>>> 
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>> 
>>>> [X](superset) Ashutosh Chauhan
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [X](superset) Luke Han
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](superset) Jim Jagielski
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> 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. Complete the remaining IP review (by retiring irrelevant git
>>>> repositories)
>>>> 2. Re-engage PMC to encourage regular activity
>>>> 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?
>>>> 
>>>> Fairly quiet over the summer. Lack of progress towards graduation. Need
>>>> more active drive.
>>>> 
>>>> Email stats since 2017-07-01:
>>>> 
>>>> dev@taverna: 74 emails
>>>> users@taverna: 4 emails
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> Progress towards release of the Taverna Mobile Android App.
>>>> Been in contact with legal/infra to figure out how to do code signing
>> for
>>>> Google Play store.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 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:
>>>> 
>>>> 2016-07-01
>>>> 
>>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>> 
>>>> 2016-10-20
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>> 
>>>> [ ](taverna) Andy Seaborne
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](taverna) Daniel J Debrunner
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](taverna) Marlon Pierce
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [x](taverna) Stian Soiland-Reyes
>>>>   Comments: Mailing list has gone very quiet
>>>> [ ](taverna) Suresh Marru
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> [ ](taverna) Suresh Srinivas
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> 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?
>>>> 
>>>> - 1 new subscriber in dev mailing list since the last report
>>>> - 16 new JIRAs filed since the last report
>>>> - 2 external contributors submitted patches since the last report
>>>> - 4 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
>>>> 
>>>> 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 the last release:
>>>> 
>>>> 2017-05-30
>>>> 
>>>> When were the last committers or PMC 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:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> 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?
>>>> 
>>>> * Two of our three remaining mentors, Devaraj Das and Enis Söztutar,
>>>> resigned
>>>> on July 21.
>>>> 
>>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> * Participation in the project remains healthy, with the usual small dip
>>>> due to the summer vacation season:
>>>> - ML postings: 106 user, 273 dev, 389 coderev, 734 issues, 341 commits
>>>> - Twitter: 221 followers, 72 tweets, 67 likes
>>>> * We are working towards our next release, 2.2. Ming Liu is the Release
>>>> Manager.
>>>> * Discussion regarding readiness to graduate continues. Diversity
>> continues
>>>> to grow.
>>>> 
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> 
>>>> * 162 commits from 18 contributors.
>>>> * 100 JIRAs filed and 63 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?
>>>> 
>>>> 2017-03-10
>>>> 
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>> 
>>>> [x](trafodion) Michael Stack
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --------------------
>>>> 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?
>>>> 
>>>> Some members of community work on side projects - like UI improvements,
>>>> but overall we had a low level of activity.
>>>> 
>>>> 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) John D. Ament
>>>>   Comments:  Reached out to get the dates fixed up.  In order to
>>>> graduate, we have to figure out how to get more activity.
>>>> [ ](wave) Upayavira
>>>>   Comments:
>>>> 
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> 
>>>>   Drew Farris (shepherd): Two mentors active. Light activity on the
>>>> project in
>>>>   general, some discussion towards graduation a couple months back.
>>> 
>> 
>> 


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