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From Timothy Chen <tnac...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Accept Warble into the Apache Incubator
Date Sat, 09 Jun 2018 19:26:41 GMT
+1

Tim

On Sat, Jun 9, 2018 at 10:15 AM Daniel Takamori <pono@apache.org> wrote:

> +1
>
> On 2018/06/08 14:43:53, Chris Thistlethwaite <christ@apache.org> wrote:
> > Hi All (again),
> >
> > I'd like to start a vote on accepting Warble into the Apache Incubator.
> >
> > https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/1d62a2948d047cea38e6f01f92d5f138f8
> > 3acd2c9d86349023fb28e4@%3Cgeneral.incubator.apache.org%3E
> >
> > The ASF voting rules are described:
> >
> > https://www.apache.org/foundation/voting.html
> >
> > A vote for accepting a new Apache Incubator podling is a majority vote
> > for which only Incubator PMC member votes are binding.
> >
> > This vote will run for at least 72 hours. Please VOTE as follows
> > [ ] +1 Accept Warble into the Apache Incubator
> > [ ] +0 Abstain.
> > [ ] -1 Do not accept Warble into the Incubator
> >
> > The proposal is listed below, but you can also access it on the wiki:
> > https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/WarbleProposal
> >
> >
> > Thank you,
> > Chris T.
> >
> >
> >
> > = Apache Warble Proposal =
> >
> > == Abstract ==
> >
> >     Apache Warble is a distributed endpoint monitoring solution where
> >     the agent is hosted on your own hardware. The aim of Warble is to
> >     produce a more balanced and less binary view of services and
> >     systems, lowering the rates of false positives while also providing
> >     greater insight into possible peering issues and proactive trend
> >     analysis.
> >
> > ==    Proposal ==
> >
> >     The goal of Warble will be to bring internal control of
> >     distributed monitoring back to the end user. Warble can be used as
> >     an independent service running on your own infrastructure
> >     monitoring other services in your infrastructure.
> >
> > ==     Background and Rationale ==
> >
> >     The beginning of this project was prompted by the service
> >     pingmybox.com (PMB) going end of life. This brought up
> >     conversation about FOSS services that can monitor internal and
> >     external services. PMB offered a unique code base to build this
> >     service upon a known infrastructure.
> >
> > ===    Initial Goals ===
> >
> >     Bring PMB code into the ASF, refactor the client/server into
> >     a more reusable structure. Further reuse of code gives us the a
> >     great starting point to build a starting point.
> >
> > ==    Current Status ==
> >
> >     The software exists as a proprietary service. We wish to convert
> >     this to a FLOSS solution.
> >
> > ==    Meritocracy ==
> >
> >     The initial PMC list covers new folks coming into the ASF.
> >
> > ==    Community ==
> >
> >     There exists a large user-base of software like Warble, as well
> >     as existing users of the old propietary service. It is our hope
> >     that we can convert a great deal of these to contributors and
> >     testers for the new open source product.
> >
> > ==    Core Developers ==
> >
> >     The initial set of developers are a lot of newcomers:
> >
> >     * Daniel Gruno <humbedooh@apache.org>
> >     * Chris Thistlethwaite <christ@apache.org>
> >     * Haig Didizian <haig@didizian.com>
> >     * Andrew Karetas <Ajkaretas@gmail.com>
> >     * Chandler Claxton <claxtonchandler@gmail.com>
> >     * Luke Stevens <snevets.ekul@gmail.com>
> >     * Mike Andescavage <michael.andescavage@live.com>
> >     * Chris Lambertus <cml@apache.org>
> >
> > ==    Known Risks ==
> >
> >     There are many existing services that provide external
> >     monitoring. They are well established and have large user bases.
> >
> > ===    Orphaned Products ===
> >
> >     The initial PMC has great interest in open source projects, though
> >     no formal projects have been run.
> >
> >
> > ===    Inexperience with Open Source ===
> >
> >     Most of the initial PPMC members are new to the ASF and some are
> >     new to open source projects. However, all are very interested in
> >     giving back to the community and projects.  Having said that, there
> >     are several people involved with extensive experience in the
> >     Apache Way and our procedures and processes.
> >
> > ===    Homogenous Developers ===
> >
> >     The initial set of developers are employed by a variety of
> >     companies, located across the world, and used to working on a
> >     variety of distributed projects.
> >
> > ===    Reliance on Salaried Developers ===
> >
> >     We do not expect the interest of the proposed initial PMC to be
> >     directly tied to current employment, but will actively seek to
> >     grow our volunteer base regardless.
> >
> > ===    Relationships with Other Apache Products ===
> >
> >     Not much to say here. Many ASF projects make use of the proprietary
> >     offering, we wish to open source it and have people engage in the
> >     development of the project. There are, at present, indirect
> >     relationships in that some dependencies are built on Apache
> >     software, but these are generally by proxy and does not merit
> >     considering Warble as a sub-project of an existing TLP.
> >
> >
> > ==    Initial Source ==
> >
> >     The initial task of the PMC will be assessing what we wish the
> >     project to contain. The proprietary vendor is willing to donate the
> >     software, but considerable rewriting and relicensing will have to
> >     take place. This will likely happen in stages, with the scrapers
> >     and UI being ported first, and a backend auth system being partly
> >     ported/donated, and partly developed from scratch at the ASF.
> >
> > ===    Source and Intellectual Property Submission Plan ===
> >
> >     All the existing code in question (from the PMB suite) is owned by
> >     Quenda IvS, and will be donated to the ASF.
> >
> > ===    External Dependencies ===
> >
> >     The current code base depends on incompatible licenses for
> >     visualizations. We will work towards 100% compatibility with the
> >     Apache License v/2.
> >
> > ===    Cryptography ===
> >
> >     Warble will make use of some SSL/TLS and cryptography in order to
> >     transmit data between nodes and main server, however we will not
> >     be incorporating any cryptography in the project code itself, but
> >     rather rely on existing encryption libraries and protocols.
> >
> > ==    Required Resources ==
> >
> > ===    Mailing Lists ===
> >
> >         private@warble.apache.org (moderated subscriptions)
> >
> >         commits@warble.apache.org
> >
> >         issues@warble.apache.org
> >
> >         dev@warble.apache.org
> >
> >         users@warble.apache.org
> >
> > ===    Repositories ===
> >
> >  * https://gitbox.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator-warble.git
> >
> > ===    Issue Tracking ===
> >
> >     We will be starting with just GitHub Issues/PRs and later assess
> >     the possible need for something else.
> >
> > ===    Other Resources ===
> >
> >     We have no other requirements at present.
> >     We will require one or more VMs at some point, however, it may be
> >     the case that we can get these donated by companies interested in
> >     furthering the development of the project.
> >
> >
> > ===    domain name: ===
> >
> >         https://warble.apache.org
> >
> > ==    Initial PMC ==
> >
> >     * Daniel Gruno <humbedooh@apache.org>
> >     * Chris Thistlethwaite <christ@apache.org>
> >     * Haig Didizian <haig@didizian.com>
> >     * Andrew Karetas <Ajkaretas@gmail.com>
> >     * Chandler Claxton <claxtonchandler@gmail.com>
> >     * Luke Stevens <snevets.ekul@gmail.com>
> >     * Mike Andescavage <michael.andescavage@live.com>
> >
> > ===    Affiliations ===
> >
> >     PMC members are employees of ASF, Microsoft, Evolve Guest
> >     Solutions, Revolt Consulting, and independently employed
> >
> >
> > ==    Sponsors ==
> >
> > ===    Champion ===
> >
> >     Daniel Gruno <humbedooh@apache.org>
> >
> > ===     Nominated Mentors ===
> >
> >     Daniel Pono Takamori <pono@apache.org>
> >
> > ===    Sponsoring Entity ===
> >
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