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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Resolution to graduate the incubating Apache Trafodion Project
Date Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:20:34 GMT
On 20 November 2017 at 21:32, Pierre Smits <pierre.smits@gmail.com> wrote:
> The community of the incubating Apache Trafodion Project has discussed and
> voted on graduating from incubating. Following instructions from the
> graduation guide, this thread is for discussion.
>
> The thread of the community discussion can be found here: [DISCUSSION]
> Graduation of The (incubating) Apache Trafodion Project
> <https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/8e00251a72a5e3f667fbcfc319c0213ad86ff21839e98e0ae68520e3@%3Cdev.trafodion.apache.org%3E>
>
> The thread of the community vote can be found here: [VOTE] Graduate from
> Incubator and become a top-level project
> <https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/86fc81f780840d5392b161572281f803a1585d398d7820b26be9a255@%3Cdev.trafodion.apache.org%3E>
> ,
> and the call of the result here: [RESULT][VOTE] Graduate from Incubator and
> become a top-level project
> <https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/9438b5d92667e7c4a2a58356bcd91256302cf98fe212909fefb8e76f@%3Cdev.trafodion.apache.org%3E>
>
>
> *The proposed resolution of the (incubating) Apache Trafodion Project:*
>
> Establish the Apache Trafodion Project
>
> WHEREAS, the Board of Directors deems it to be in the best interests of
> the Foundation and consistent with the Foundation's purpose to establish
> a Project Management Committee charged with the creation and maintenance
> of open-source software, for distribution at no charge to the public,
> related to 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.

The mission statement does not read well.
It's also rather longer than most, and is too detailed.

The last two sentences should be dropped, and the previous one
reworded to look something like:

"... related to a webscale SQL-on-Hadoop solution
enabling transactional or operational workloads on Hadoop."

> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management Committee
> (PMC), to be known as the "Apache Trafodion Project", be and hereby is
> established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation; and be it further
>
> RESOLVED, that the Apache Trafodion Project be and hereby is responsible
> for the creation and maintenance of software related to 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; and be it further

Ditto

> RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Trafodion" be and
> hereby is created, the person holding such office to serve at the
> direction of the Board of Directors as the chair of the Apache Trafodion
> Project, and to have primary responsibility for management of the
> projects within the scope of responsibility of the Apache Trafodion
> Project; and be it further
>
> RESOLVED, that the persons listed immediately below be and hereby are
> appointed to serve as the initial members of the Apache Trafodion
> Project:
>
>  * Amanda K Moran     <amanda@apache.org>
>  * Dave Birdsall      <dbirdsall@apache.org>
>  * Gunnar Tapper      <gtapper@apache.org>
>  * Ming Liu           <liuming@apache.org>
>  * Pierre Smits       <pierresmits@apache.org>
>  * Roberta Marton     <rmarton@apache.org>
>  * Selva Govindarajan <selva@apache.org>
>  * Steve Varnau       <svarnau@apache.org>
>  * Suresh Subbiah     <sureshs@apache.org>
>
> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Pierre Smits be appointed
> to the office of Vice President, Apache Trafodion, to serve in
> accordance with and subject to the direction of the Board of Directors
> and the Bylaws of the Foundation until death, resignation, retirement,
> removal or disqualification, or until a successor is appointed; and be
> it further
>
> RESOLVED, that the Apache Trafodion Project be and hereby is tasked with
> the migration and rationalization of the Apache Incubator Trafodion
> podling; and be it further
>
> RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache Incubator
> Trafodion podling encumbered upon the Apache Incubator PMC are hereafter
> discharged.
>
>
>
> Please provide your feedback on this proposed graduation resolution by the
> Trafodion community below. We are hoping to reach a consensus here before
> we start a recommendation vote.
>
>
> Best regards,
>
> Pierre Smits
>
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