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From Arun C Murthy <...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: Board report due tomorrow
Date Tue, 05 Jun 2012 17:20:52 GMT
+1

Arun

On Jun 5, 2012, at 10:03 AM, Patrick Hunt wrote:

> I'd encourage you to get out a release as soon as possible, even if
> it's just an "alpha" release of what you currently have. Releases are
> critical to successfully attracting new contributors (who eventually
> become committers...)
> 
> If anyone is attending the summit you should consider hosting a
> meetup. Another great way to attract people to the project.
> 
> Regareds,
> 
> Patrick
> 
> On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 9:59 AM, Flavio Junqueira <fpj@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:
>> Here is a draft based on the previous one we submitted:
>> 
>> S4 (Simple Scalable Streaming System) is a general-purpose, distributed,
>> scalable, partially fault-tolerant, pluggable platform that allows
>> programmers to easily develop applications for processing continuous,
>> unbounded streams of data.
>> 
>> S4 entered incubation on September 26th 2011.
>> 
>> Infrastructure issues
>> 
>>  - No infrastructure issues
>> 
>> Other issues before graduation
>> 
>>  1. Still working towards an initial release on Apache with the current
>>     code (version 0.4 = version 0.3 + checkpointing + bugfixes)
>> 
>>  2. Complete the current work on the new version (S4-piper, 0.5), which
>>     is a major refactoring that simplifies concepts, API, and introduce
>>     new features such as dynamic deployment and reliable channels.
>> 
>>  3. Grow the community. The activity around the project has been low and
>>     the project simply cannot graduate without substantially increasing
>>     its activity. We expect to get increased interest once we get a release
>>     out, in particular of the S4-Piper design. We don't have a release date
>>     yet, though.
>> 
>>     Additionally, committers have been having internal discussions with
>>     their companies and outside with their colleagues to attract more
>>     attention to the project. We have been able to attract some attention,
>>     but unfortunately that attention has not yet translated into more
>>     activity around the project.
>> 
>> Project activity:
>> 
>>  - 55 Jira issues created to date
>>  - 10 issue reporters
>>  - 5 contributors according to Jira
>>  - Number of users subscribed to the mailing lists: 75 on dev (55 in the
>>    previous report), 91 on user (72 in the previous report)
>> 
>> 
>> On Jun 5, 2012, at 6:36 PM, Patrick Hunt wrote:
>> 
>>> Please post your board report ASAP (due tomorrow)
>>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/June2012
>>> 
>>> Regards,
>>> 
>>> Patrick
>> 
>> 

--
Arun C. Murthy
Hortonworks Inc.
http://hortonworks.com/



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