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From Upayavira ...@odoko.co.uk>
Subject Re: Final draft of the Incubator Board Report - April 2016
Date Mon, 11 Apr 2016 16:40:29 GMT
The wiki page has been marked as 'final'. If you know how to update the
actual report, feel free.

Upayavira

On Mon, 11 Apr 2016, at 02:13 PM, John D. Ament wrote:
> Got it.  If you're having issues with the wiki, I'd be happy to tick your
> name for you (since we have email confirmation).
> 
> John
> 
> On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 8:52 AM Upayavira <uv@odoko.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> > Regarding Wave, I'm happy to sign off the report, just didn't get time
> > and got stuck regaining access to my wiki account given slow responses
> > from Moin. And yes, if Wave continues in the incubator, it really could
> > do with more mentors.
> >
> > Upayavira
> >
> > On Mon, 11 Apr 2016, at 11:56 AM, John D. Ament wrote:
> > > All,
> > >
> > > Below is the final draft of the board report.  Remember, mentors have
> > > until
> > > tomorrow end of day to sign off on podlings.  We have two podlings with
> > > no
> > > sign offs - Mnemonic and Wave.  Wave is especially concerning since its
> > > just Upyavira now.
> > >
> > > I've extended the months of the non-reporting podlings at this point.  I
> > > would ask that if any of those podlings do create a report between now
> > > and
> > > end of day tomorrow, to first reach out on the general@ list to confirm.
> > > I'd rather a podling miss a report than hurry a report that few people
> > > can
> > > review.
> > >
> > > - John
> > > ---------------------------------------------
> > >
> > > Incubator PMC report for April 2016
> > >
> > > 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 56 podlings currently undergoing incubation.  We have four
> > > podlings planning to graduate this month and added five podlings to
> > > the roster.  As is typical in the months following the annual members
> > > meeting, we have seen a jump in the number of IPMC members join.
> > >
> > > * Community
> > >
> > >   New IPMC members:
> > >
> > >   - Marvin Humphrey
> > >   - Suneel Marthi
> > >   - Uma Gangumalla
> > >   - Henri Yandell
> > >
> > >   People who left the IPMC:
> > >
> > >   - Jukka Zitting
> > >
> > > * New Podlings
> > >
> > >   - Airflow
> > >   - Gearpump
> > >   - Mnemonic
> > >   - Omid
> > >   - Tephra
> > >
> > > * Graduations
> > >
> > >   The board has motions for the following:
> > >
> > >   - Apex
> > >   - Johnzon
> > >   - TinkerPop
> > >   - AsterixDB
> > >
> > > * Releases
> > >
> > >   The following releases entered distribution during the month of
> > >   March:
> > >
> > >   2016-03-02 Apache MRQL 0.9.6-incubating
> > >   2016-03-03 Apache Apex Malhar 3.3.1-incubating
> > >   2016-03-03 Apache Htrace 4.1.0-incubating
> > >   2016-03-04 Apache Mynewt-0.8.0-b1-incubating
> > >   2016-03-09 Apache Kudu 0.7.1-incubating
> > >   2016-03-10 Apache Ranger 0.5.2-incubating
> > >   2016-03-11 Apache Taverna-language 0.15.1-incubating
> > >   2016-03-11 Apache Taverna-osgi 0.2.1-incubating
> > >   2016-03-14 Apache MADlib v1.9alpha-rc2-incubating
> > >   2016-03-21 Apache Unomi 1.0.0-incubating
> > >   2016-03-25 Apache Mynewt 0.8.0-b2-incubating
> > >   2016-03-27 Apache FreeMarker 2.3.24-incubating
> > >
> > >
> > > * IP Clearance
> > >
> > >   - Apache Sling Dynamic Includes
> > >
> > > * Legal / Trademarks
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > * Infrastructure
> > >
> > >   We continue to struggle with podling report reminders.
> > >   A suite of manual reminders were sent, some were received
> > >   by the podlings and some were not.
> > >
> > > * Miscellaneous
> > >
> > >   Based on group understanding, it appears that the Concerted podling
> > >   will retire soon.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > * Credits
> > >
> > >   - Report Manager:
> > >
> > > ------------------- Summary of podling reports --------------------
> > >
> > > * Still getting started at the Incubator
> > >
> > >   - Gearpump
> > >   - iota
> > >   - Joshua
> > >   - Metron
> > >   - Milagro
> > >   - Mnemonic
> > >   - Quarks
> > >
> > > * Not yet ready to graduate
> > >
> > >   No release:
> > >
> > >   - Hawq
> > >   - Horn
> > >   - Impala
> > >   - Rya
> > >   - Toree
> > >
> > >   Community growth:
> > >
> > >   - Fineract
> > >   - Geode
> > >   - MADlib
> > >   - Ranger
> > >   - Wave
> > >
> > > * Ready to graduate
> > >
> > >   The Board has motions for the following:
> > >
> > >   - Apex
> > >   - Johnzon
> > >   - TinkerPop
> > >   - AsterixDB
> > >
> > > * Did not report, expected next month
> > >
> > >   - Concerted
> > >   - OpenAz
> > >   - Tephra
> > >
> > > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >                        Table of Contents
> > > Apex
> > > BatchEE
> > > Concerted
> > > DataFu
> > > Fineract
> > > FreeMarker
> > > Gearpump
> > > Geode
> > > HAWQ
> > > HORN
> > > HTrace
> > > Impala
> > > iota
> > > Johnzon
> > > Joshua
> > > MADlib
> > > Metron
> > > Milagro
> > > Mnemonic
> > > Mynewt
> > > ODF Toolkit
> > > Quarks
> > > Ranger
> > > Rya
> > > Sirona
> > > Toree
> > >
> > > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Apex
> > >
> > > Apex is an enterprise grade native YARN big data-in-motion platform that
> > > unifies stream processing and batch processing.
> > >
> > > Apex has been incubating since 2015-08-17.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   None. Incubator graduation VOTE passed: https://s.apache.org/qhTf
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware
> > > of?
> > >
> > >   Resolution to establish Apache Apex as TLP submitted to board.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   The community is very engaged with the development of the project.  We
> > >   see
> > >   continious uptick in mailing list participaton (2180 messages on dev@
> > >   for
> > >   March, 122+ subscribers).
> > >
> > >   The community discussed graduation, addressed outstanding issues and
> > >   completed VOTE.
> > >
> > >   The community has been active building additional meetup groups:
> > >   http://s.apache.org/jKT
> > >   Many presentations and uptick in engagement.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Release 3.3.1-icubating of Malhar on 2016-03-02
> > >
> > >   Various metrics for March are as follows:
> > >   +---------------------------------------------------+
> > >   |   Metric                         | Core  | Malhar |
> > >   +---------------------------------------------------+
> > >   | Non Merge Commits                |  52   |   22   |
> > >   | Contributors                     |  10   |   11   |
> > >   | Jira New Issues                  |  40   |   31   |
> > >   | Resolved Issues                  |  43   |   20   |
> > >   | Pull Requests merged             |  33   |   12   |
> > >   | Pull Requests proposed           |   2   |   11   |
> > >   +---------------------------------------------------+
> > >
> > >   We are anticipating patch release 3.2.1 in April.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-03-02 Apex (Malhar) 3.3.1-incubating
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   2 PPMC members and 1 committer were added since December.
> > >   PPMC and committer list was updated on the status page.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](apex) Chris Nauroth
> > >   [ ](apex) Alan Gates
> > >   [X](apex) Hitesh Shah
> > >   [X](apex) Justin Mclean
> > >   [ ](apex) P. Taylor Goetz
> > >   [X](apex) Ted Dunning
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > BatchEE
> > >
> > > Apache BatchEE aims to provide a JBatch implementation (aka JSR352) and a
> > > set of useful extensions for this specification.
> > >
> > > BatchEE has been incubating since 2013-10-03.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   The PPMC feels that the project is ready to graduate soon.
> > >
> > >
> > > 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?
> > >
> > >   Bugfixing continues in BatchEE and we are actively working with the
> > >   JBatch community towards a new JBatch specification
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   BatchEE contributes to the JBatch specification to make the
> > >   project moving forward in the right direction.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2015-12-08
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   2015-12-11
> > >
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](batchee) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
> > >   [ ](batchee) Olivier Lamy
> > >   [X](batchee) Mark Struberg
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   johndament:
> > >     It seems that the community posted one report, but then a mentor
> > >     posted
> > >     a largely reworded report.  No evidence of a discussion seems to have
> > >     been done on public mailing lists for either report.
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > >
> > > Concerted
> > >
> > > Apache Concerted is a Do-It-Yourself toolkit for building in-memory data
> > > engines.
> > >
> > > Concerted has been incubating since 2015-10-14.
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   Julian Hyde (jhyde):
> > >
> > >     No report, despite prodding from Chris, and no activity on lists.
> > >     I think this one's dead.
> > >
> > >   Jake Farrell (jfarrell):
> > >
> > >     No activity so far in 2016.
> > >
> > >   Chris Nauroth (cnauroth):
> > >
> > >     There has been no activity on the project for several months, and we
> > > don't see a viable way to salvage it.  We are discussing closing it down.
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > DataFu
> > >
> > > DataFu provides a collection of Hadoop MapReduce jobs and functions in
> > > higher
> > > level languages based on it to perform data analysis. It provides
> > > functions
> > > for common statistics tasks (e.g. quantiles, sampling), PageRank, stream
> > > sessionization, and set and bag operations. DataFu also provides Hadoop
> > > jobs
> > > for incremental data processing in MapReduce.
> > >
> > > DataFu has been incubating since 2014-01-05.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Grow user and contributor base
> > >   2. Increased committer activity
> > >   3. Continued 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?
> > >
> > >   * A new contributor opened several JIRAs regarding improvements and
> > >     contributed patches.  Two have been committed so far.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   * Improved instructions on loading projects in Eclipse based on
> > >   discussion
> > >     in JIRA.
> > >   * Added checks in build system to catch issues using wrong JDK version.
> > >   * Some UDFs were improved to be more efficient.
> > >   * A new UDF is pending review.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2015-11-14
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected
> > >
> > >   November 2014
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](datafu) Ashutosh Chauhan
> > >   [X](datafu) Roman Shaposhnik
> > >   [X](datafu) Ted Dunning
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Fineract
> > >
> > > Fineract is an open source system for core banking as a platform.
> > >
> > > Fineract has been incubating since 2015-12-15.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Finalising the initial release
> > >   2. Improve the communication around the differences between the
> > >   previous
> > >      MifosX project and the new Fineract project, especially in the
> > >      MifosX
> > >      community, website etc.
> > >   3. With the first initial release, encourage the community to use the
> > >      proper infastructure (mailing lists, issue tracker) for the ongoing
> > >      collaboration within the community.
> > >   4. Change management towards less 'key-man' dependency on previous
> > >      tech/community leaders from MifosX, more towards community driven
> > >      consensus.
> > >   5. Reduce clutter on mailinglist from JIRA updates etc.
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   On the mailinglist there have been discussions around the lack of
> > >   traffic
> > >   on it. This is part of the switchover from the current MifosX community
> > >   and mailinglists towards the new Fineract lists. At the same time the
> > >   recent meet-up of Mifosx and Fineract devs and people interested in it
> > >   (see community development), has also triggered a lot of offline
> > >   interaction.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   While activity on the mailinglist has been pretty low, we've had a
> > >   great
> > >   meet-up in Amsterdam where a nice mix of existing MifosX community
> > >   members
> > >   and a group of new interested people was present. This has boosted
> > >   interest in Fineract.
> > >
> > >   We have a high level of interest from new contributors throughout
> > >   Africa -
> > >   we are working to properly engage them and guide them to the correct
> > >   collaboration channels in our Fineract community.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Individual members of the leading partner organizations building
> > >   solutions
> > >   using the Fineract platform have begun to effectively use the Fineract
> > >   issue tracker to communicate and track the requirements and
> > >   enhancements
> > >   they're building and contributing to Fineract. These individuals are
> > >   setting a good example that other individuals from our partner
> > >   community
> > >   should follow.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   N/A
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   N/A
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](fineract) Ross Gardler
> > >   [ ](fineract) Greg Stein
> > >   [X](fineract) Roman Shaposhnik
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > FreeMarker
> > >
> > > FreeMarker is a template engine, i.e. a generic tool to generate text
> > > output
> > > based on templates. FreeMarker is implemented in Java as a class library
> > > for
> > > programmers.
> > >
> > > FreeMarker has been incubating since 2015-07-01.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Finding more active contributors
> > >
> > > 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 changes
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   FreeMarker had two public releases: A Release Candidate (so that users
> > >   can
> > >   test it), and one final release. Apart from the new features and fixes,
> > >   we
> > >   have adjusted the source code and build process to follow Apache best
> > >   practices more closely, and to be more appealing for contributors
> > >   (switching to Java 5, fixing formatting where it didn't fit the modern
> > >   Java conventions).
> > >
> > >   The legal/policy issue with the web site domain (INFRA-10787) was
> > >   settled,
> > >   and we are using our historical domain again (freemarker.org) until
> > >   graduation.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-03-28
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   2015-10-21 Nan Lei, committer (non-PMC)
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](freemarker) Jacopo Cappellato
> > >   [ ](freemarker) Jean-Frederic Clere
> > >   [ ](freemarker) David E. Jones
> > >   [X](freemarker) Ralph Goers
> > >   [X](freemarker) Sergio Fernández
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > 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. Make initial Apache branded release
> > >   2. Initial community process definition and practice enforcement by
> > >      following Apache policies
> > >   3. Build the first Apache branded informative website to make Gearpump
> > >      contributor and end-user friendly.
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   The rights holder of the Gearpump copyright filed a CCLA including a
> > >   Schedule B granting the Gearpump codebase to the Foundation. We are
> > >   awaiting assistance from Infrastructure on INFRA-11435 to perform the
> > >   import.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   All of the initial committers/PPMC have set up with Apache accounts and
> > >   Apache JIRA accounts.
> > >
> > >   Discussion among developers has started on
> > >   dev@gearpump.incubator.apache.org
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   The JIRA for the podling is active at
> > >   https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GEARPUMP and seeing activity.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   No release yet.
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   No new committers or PMC members elected yet.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](gearpump) Andrew Purtell
> > >   [ ](gearpump) Jarek Jarcec Cecho
> > >   [ ](gearpump) Reynold Xin
> > >   [ ](gearpump) Todd Lipcon
> > >   [ ](gearpump) Xuefu Zhang
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Geode
> > >
> > > Geode is a data management platform that provides real-time, consistent
> > > access
> > > to data-intensive applications throughout widely distributed cloud
> > > architectures.
> > >
> > > Geode has been incubating since 2015-04-27.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Rename packages to org.apache
> > >   2. Expanding the community to include contributors and committers
> > >   outside
> > >      of Pivotal.
> > >   3. Establish a release cadence.
> > >
> > > 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 been able to address the “Three most important issues to move
> > >     towards graduation” from the previous report
> > >     1. We had our first public release
> > >     2. We Added 4 new committers, one of which is outside Pivotal
> > >     3. We are about to have a second release, establishing a regular
> > >     release
> > >        cadence
> > >   - We had a GeodeSummit http://geodesummit.com/
> > >     - 22 sessions (including Keynote)
> > >     - Sessions included current use cases as well as integrations with
> > >     other
> > >       Apache projects
> > >     - Over 100 attendees
> > >     - Received project proposal after the summit.
> > >   - The Geode Clubhouse hosted a meeting covering a walk through the
> > >     different approaches for caching data in a Spring based application
> > >     with
> > >     Apache Geode by Luke Shannon
> > >   - The breakdown of JIRA tickets is the following:
> > >     Q3 / 2015 - 65 created, 19 resolved.
> > >     Q4 / 2015 - 342 created, 227 resolved.
> > >     Q1 / 2016 - 438 created, 362 resolved.
> > >     Q2 / 2016 - 8 created, 12 resolved (As of Apr 4th)
> > >   - There was a total of 123 pull requests on GitHub with 6 still open.
> > >   - The breakdown of the mailing lists messages for January, Feb, March
> > >   of
> > >     2016:
> > >     org.apache.geode.issues 4300
> > >     org.apache.geode.commits 3731
> > >     org.apache.geode.dev 2154
> > >     org.apache.geode.user 294
> > >   - There are now 153 subscribers on the dev and 145 on the user mailing
> > >     lists.
> > >   - Community events:
> > >     - January 2016:
> > >       -  FOSDEM 2016 in Brussels:
> > >       - Taxi trip analysis (DEBS grand-challenge) with Apache Geode
> > >         (incubating)
> > >       - Big Data meets Fast Data: an scalable hybrid real-time
> > >       transactional
> > >         and analytics solution
> > >     - February 2016:
> > >       - Seattle Java User’s Group (Talk about Introduction to Apache
> > >       Geode)
> > >     - March 2016:
> > >       - Geode Summit in Palo Alto, California
> > >       - Geode meetup in Palo Alto
> > >         (http://www.meetup.com/Pivotal-Open-Source-Hub/events/228983898/
> > )
> > >       - Apache Apex (incubating) meetup featuring Geode integration
> > >         (http://www.meetup.com/Apex-Bay-Area-Chapter/events/228593080/)
> > >
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   - Had first release, close to the second release (with 134 out of 138
> > >     issues resolved)
> > >   - We elected a release manager for the first release and have rotated
> > >   that
> > >     responsibility for the second release
> > >   - Had a discussion about how to number the releases
> > >   - Voted on the Release candidates, rejected the first but the second
> > >     release candidate was voted as the final release
> > >   - The community discussed the criteria for becoming a committer and
> > >     learned the correct way of nominating new committers.
> > >   - JIRA components were refined after a discussion on the mailing list.
> > >   - Consensus was achieved for the scope for the releases on the mailing
> > >     list.
> > >   - Decision was made not to rename the command line tool on the mailing
> > >     list.
> > >   - Each commit and pull request is run through CI using Travis CI
> > >   - Removed @author tags
> > >   - First release published to maven central
> > >   - Javadocs hosted on the project website.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-02-06
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   - Jinmei Liao (2016-01-26)
> > >   - Sai Boorlagadda (2016-02-19)
> > >   - Nitin Lamba (2016-03-08)
> > >   - Dave Barnes (2016-03-30)
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](geode) Konstantin Boudnik
> > >   [ ](geode) Chip Childers
> > >   [ ](geode) Justin Erenkrantz
> > >   [ ](geode) Jan Iversen
> > >   [ ](geode) Chris Mattmann
> > >   [ ](geode) William A. Rowe Jr.
> > >   [X](geode) Roman Shaposhnik
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > HAWQ
> > >
> > > Apache HAWQ is a Hadoop native SQL query engine that combines the key
> > > technological advantages of MPP database with the scalability and
> > > convenience of Hadoop. HAWQ reads data from and writes data to HDFS
> > > natively.  HAWQ delivers industry-leading performance and linear
> > > scalability. It provides users the tools to confidently and successfully
> > > interact with petabyte range data sets. HAWQ provides users with a
> > > complete,
> > > standards compliant SQL interface.
> > >
> > > HAWQ has been incubating since 2015-09-04.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Produce our first Apache Release
> > >   2. Expand the community, by adding new contributors and focusing on
> > >   making
> > >      sure that there's a much more robust level of conversations and
> > >      discussions happening around roadmaps and feature development on the
> > >      public dev mailing list
> > >   3. Infrastructure migration: create Jenkins projects that build HAWQ
> > >      binary, source tarballs, and run feature tests including at least
> > >      installcheck-good tests for each commit (HAWQ-127).
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware
> > > of?
> > >
> > >   Everything seems to be smooth, nothing urgent at this time.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   1. One HAWQ Nest community meeting (topic: GPORCA: Query Optimization
> > >   as a
> > >      Service) Video: http://bit.ly/HAWQNest0223yt
> > >   2. The community shows pretty high activities. In Dev, there have been
> > >   816
> > >      messages on dev@/user@ in March 2016.
> > >   3. Got around 29 pull requests from contributors that are not in the
> > >      initial committer team.
> > >   4. GSoC 2016: 6 topics created for it.
> > >   5. FOSDEM 2016 event:
> > >      https://fosdem.org/2016/schedule/event/hpc_bigdata_hadoopsql/
> > >
> > >
> > https://fosdem.org/2016/schedule/event/postgresql_unified_framework_for_big_data_foreign_data_wrappers/
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   1. Main features/improvements added include:
> > >      a) Hawq-473 Add fault reason and history into hawq catalog
> > >      b) HAWQ-404 Add sort during INSERT of append only row oriented
> > >         partition tables
> > >      c) HAWQ-558 Improve performance of truncate on small tables
> > >      d) HAWQ-532 HAWQ-580 HAWQ-587 Enhance the virtual segment number
> > >         selection method
> > >      e) HAWQ-551 Enhance explain analyze with more information on data
> > >         locality and resource manager
> > >      f) HAWQ-546 Enhance \d for HCatalog tables
> > >      g) HAWQ-144 Support HAWQ build on MAC
> > >      h) HAWQ-597 Add Travis CI(OSX) for MAC
> > >      i) Critical bug fixes.
> > >   2. 135 new JIRAs filed, 116 resolved (In Mar 2016)
> > >   3. 134 code commits (In Mar 2016)
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   We have not had a release yet.
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   No new committers/members from initial.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [](hawq) Alan Gates
> > >   [](hawq) Konstantin Boudnik
> > >   [](hawq) Justin Erenkrantz
> > >   [](hawq) Thejas Nair
> > >   [X](hawq) Roman Shaposhnik
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   JM (shepherd): A couple on minor issues around communication on list
> > >   and
> > > releases but mentors are on top on it.
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > HORN
> > >
> > > HORN is a neuron-centric programming APIs and execution framework for
> > > large-
> > > scale deep learning, built on top of Apache Hama.
> > >
> > > HORN has been incubating since 2015-09-04.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Increase development velocity
> > >   2. Make a 0.1 release
> > >   3. Refocus the direction we want to take this project.
> > >
> > > 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?
> > >
> > >   Number of subscribers has increased slightly, development has however
> > >   been
> > >   slow.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   We have decided that we need to refocus on what we want HORN to look
> > >   like
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   XXXX-XX-XX
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   October
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](horn) Luciano Resende
> > >   [ ](horn) Robin Anil
> > >   [x](horn) Edward J. Yoon
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > 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 HTrace community
> > >   2. Continue to explore projects integratiing HTrace
> > >   3. Continue to develop and release stable HTrace incubating artifacts
> > >
> > > 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?
> > >
> > >   * YCSB community are working on integrating HTrace.
> > >   * Google Summer of Code 2016 projects for Apache HTrace are being
> > >   planned.
> > >     There are proposals such as
> > >     * distributed tracing for s3 and other alternative Hadoop FS
> > >     * Kudu span receiver
> > >     * integrating HTrace into Hadoop YARN
> > >     * HTrace'ing in Apache Nutch
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   * +70 issues were fixed and released as part of 4.1.0-incubating.
> > >     * Improved htraced a lot in Web-UI, robustness, metrics and logging
> > >     * Added Docker support for development
> > >   * Added Documentation for developers
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   * htrace-4.1.0-incubating on March 5th, 2016
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   * None this period. Last added committer: Abraham Elmahrek - 2.11.15
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](htrace) Jake Farrell
> > >   [ ](htrace) Todd Lipcon
> > >   [X](htrace) Lewis John Mcgibbney
> > >   [ ](htrace) Andrew Purtell
> > >   [X](htrace) Billie Rinaldi
> > >   [ ](htrace) Michael Stack
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   johndament:
> > >     This podling's come pretty far.  Maybe time to graduate soon?
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Impala
> > >
> > > Impala is a high-performance C++ and Java SQL query engine for data
> > > stored
> > > in Apache Hadoop-based clusters.
> > >
> > > Impala has been incubating since 2015-12-03.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Transition of development workflows to ASF (see
> > >      https://issues.cloudera.org/browse/IMPALA-3221)
> > >   2. Initial release as incubating project.
> > >   3. Community growth
> > >
> > > 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 have been no additions to the committer or PMC lists since
> > >   incubation began. We continue to see an uptick in external
> > >   contributions,
> > >   with two patches from new contributors this month. One contributor
> > >   pleasingly reported it was "great to work closely with Impala
> > >   community".
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   We have put together a list of tasks required to move development of
> > >   Impala from Cloudera's infrastructure to the ASF. Since Impala was
> > >   already
> > >   a well-established project before the Incubator proposal, there is
> > >   perhaps
> > >   more decoupling required than for more nascent projects. The list is at
> > >   https://issues.cloudera.org/browse/IMPALA-3221, and is being actively
> > >   worked on. Note that this doesn't cover the standard podling tasks
> > >   (like
> > >   name search, etc).
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   None since entering incubation.
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   None since entering incubation.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](impala) Tom White
> > >   [ ](impala) Todd Lipcon
> > >   [ ](impala) Carl Steinbach
> > >   [ ](impala) Brock Noland
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > 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. Overcome current technical difficulties. You might be asking what is
> > >      happening with Apache iota. The initial architecture that we wanted
> > >      to
> > >      upload was not as scalable as we required it to be. Rather than
> > >      upload
> > >      an architecture that we wanted to fundamentally change we have been
> > >      developing a new backend architecture and code based that implements
> > >      a
> > >      significantly more scalable solution using Apache, Spark, Spark
> > >      Streaming and Cassandra. We are still using Python and Django for
> > >      our
> > >      APIs and authentication (session and token based). Consequently, you
> > >      haven’t seen any activity on the Apache iota site and repository.
> > >      This
> > >      will be changing soon. Litbit (the contributing company whose
> > >      business
> > >      runs on iota) has been working around the clock to remake the
> > >      backend
> > >      using additional Apache components that makes the solution far more
> > >      scalable.
> > >   2. Set up web site and import code. We will be setting up the Apache
> > >   iota
> > >      website to reflect the new architecture and uploading the initial
> > >      source code as quickly as we can.
> > >   3. Promote Iota to a wider user base / grow the community. We are
> > >   planning
> > >      to promoting iota at an upcoming keynote being given by Scott
> > >      Noteboom
> > >      (Litbit's CEO). In addition we will be presenting iota at Apache Con
> > >      in
> > >      May 2016. Our goal in promoting iota will be to start building a
> > >      community that will contribute to moving iota to it’s first release
> > >      as
> > >      an Apache incubator project
> > >
> > > 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?
> > >
> > >   * This is the first submitted report
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   * This is the first submitted report
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   * None
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](iota) Daniel Gruno
> > >   [ ](iota) Sterling Hughes
> > >   [X](iota) Justin Mclean
> > >   [X](iota) Hadrian Zbarcea
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   johndament:
> > >     Its a bit concerning to see that the project is starting off in a
> > > non-ASF way.
> > >     Even if the code isn't quite right for donation, may be better to
> > >     start
> > > off
> > >     writing new code in the ASF repos.
> > >
> > >   jmclean:
> > >     I too have concerns about why they are developing outside of the ASF.
> > > I've
> > >     contacted them a few times with a please explain and have assurances
> > > that
> > >     this will be fixed. I'd suggest placing the podling on monthly
> > >     reports
> > > for a
> > >     few more months.
> > >
> > >   drew:
> > >     2 mentors active on the mailing list this month, but little activity
> > >     as
> > > the
> > >     team has not moved development to ASF. Concur with keeping podling on
> > > monthly
> > >     reports.
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Johnzon
> > >
> > > Implementation of JSR-353 JavaTM API for JSON Processing.
> > >
> > > Johnzon has been incubating since 2014-06-09.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Currently graduation, so nothing but issues necessary for graduation
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   * Currently graduating to a TPL
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   There are new people on the dev list and the project got contributions
> > >   from non-committers.  On the dev list there are approx. 20 msgs (on
> > >   average) messages per month.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   The project did its 10th incubator release.  During the last three
> > >   month 9
> > >   jira issues were reported and 6 of them fixed.  Project has also
> > >   started
> > >   to implement the upcoming JSR-374 and JSR-367 specification.  The
> > >   project
> > >   has also voted for a logo.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-FEB-17 (0.9.3-incubating)
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   Last committer was elected 2014-08-23, last PMC member was elected
> > >   2015-04-09 (Hendrik Saly)
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](johnzon) Justin Mclean
> > >   [ ](johnzon) Daniel Kulp
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   johndament:
> > >     Podling is planning to graduate, but sign off received from only one
> > > mentor.
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > 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. Migration of the entire project over to Apache infrastructure
> > >   (nearly
> > > complete)
> > >   2. Building up community and attracting developers
> > >   3. Putting out regular Joshua releases
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   None that come to mind. We are occupied with the issues above, and
> > >   things are proceeding nicely.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   We have voted in two new committers and invitations have been
> > >   extended to them.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   A large pull request was accepted reporting large speed increases due
> > >   to
> > >   caching, and increasing the usability of Joshua as a library.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2015-11-05 (prior to incubation)
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >  - Felix Hieber (2016-04-01)
> > >  - Kellen Sunderland (2016-04-01)
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](joshua) Paul Ramirez
> > >   [X](joshua) Lewis John McGibbney
> > >   [ ](joshua) Chris Mattmann
> > >   [ ](joshua) Tom Barber
> > >   [ ](joshua) Henri Yandell
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > >
> > > MADlib
> > >
> > > Big Data Machine Learning in SQL for Data Scientists.
> > >
> > > MADlib has been incubating since 2015-09-15.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Continue to produce regular Apache (incubating) releases.
> > >   2. Expand the community, increase dev list activity and add new
> > >      contributors.
> > >   3. Execute and manage the project according to governance model
> > >   required
> > >      by the "Apache Way”.
> > >
> > > 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. Held three community calls in Q1 2016.  Each call featured a
> > >   different
> > >      member of the Apache MADlib community presenting on a topic of
> > >      interest
> > >      to them:
> > >      * Jan 15th - Bayesian Analysis of Binomial Response Models on MPP
> > >        Databases (Gautam Muralidhar)
> > >      * Feb 16th - An Overview of GWR Analysis of Spatial Data (Chenliang
> > >        Wang)
> > >          * Mar 16th - MADlib on PostgreSQL and PGXN (AJ Welch)
> > >   2. One new committer has been added to the project (Xiaocheng Tang)
> > >   3. Presentation of Apache MADlib at FOSDEM’16 in Brussels (Frank
> > >      McQuillan)
> > >   4. Material technical conversations on dev mailing lists and in the
> > >      appropriate JIRAs (e.g., 111 emails on dev@ mailing list in Feb)
> > >   5. Several Google Summer of Code (GSoC) candidates have expressed
> > >   interest
> > >      in working on MADlib projects via dev@ mailing list.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   1. 1st ASF release MADlib v1.9alpha on 3/11/16 which was intended to
> > >   clear
> > >      all potential IP issues in the code base and make it legally ready
> > >      to
> > >      be adopted by the community.
> > >   2. 2nd ASF release MADlib v1.9 is currently in IPMC voting as of this
> > >      writing on 4/6/16.  The goal of this 2nd release is general
> > >      availability of MADlib v1.9 for community use.
> > >   3. Some features in the latest release:  path functions, support vector
> > >      machines, advanced matrix operations, covariance matrix, proportion
> > >      of
> > >      variance for PCA, support for Apache HAWQ (incubating) 2.0.
> > >   4. 15 JIRAs created and 27 resolved in last 30 days.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   Apache MADlib (incubating) v1.9alpha on 3/11/16.
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   Xiaocheng Tang on 1/14/16.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](madlib) Konstantin Boudnik
> > >   [X](madlib) Ted Dunning
> > >   [X](madlib) Roman Shaposhnik
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Metron
> > >
> > > Metron integrates a variety of open source big data technologies in order
> > > to
> > > offer a centralized tool for security monitoring and analysis. Metron
> > > provides capabilities for log aggregation, full packet capture indexing,
> > > storage, advanced behavioral analytics and data enrichment, while
> > > applying
> > > the most current threat-intelligence information to security telemetry
> > > within a single platform.
> > >
> > > Metron has been incubating since 2015-12-06.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards
> > > Graduation.
> > >
> > >   - Building a diverse community of developers for Metron
> > >   - Getting security practitioners to provide feedback on requirements
> > >   - Make an Apache release
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC or ASF Board might wish/need to
> > > be aware of
> > >
> > >   - We are currently trying to produce the first Apache release of Metron
> > >
> > > * How has the community developed since the last report
> > >
> > >   - We added one additional committer, David Lyle
> > >   - We accepted 2 separate contributions from non-committers interested
> > >     in Metron
> > >   - We saw an uptick in interest from the community on the dev boards
> > >   which
> > >     corresponds to people trying the product prior to an official
> > >     release,
> > >     which is a good sign.
> > >
> > > * How has the project developed since the last report
> > >
> > >   - We closed 20 more Jiras and are in the latest stages of releasing an
> > >     Apache release.
> > >   - We added deployment automation for EC2 so trying out Metron in a
> > >     multi-node environment is even easier
> > >   - We integrated the CI environment that infra set up for us at our
> > >   request
> > >     so that unit tests and apache rat license checks are run on every
> > >     pull
> > >     request submitted
> > >   - We added support for indexing enriched sensor capture data into
> > >   Apache
> > >     Solr indexing as well as Elasticsearch
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   --
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   David Lyle on 22 March 2016
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >  [X](metron) Billie Rinaldi
> > >  [ ](metron) Chris Mattmann
> > >  [X](metron) Owen O'Malley
> > >  [ ](metron) P. Taylor Goetz
> > >  [ ](metron) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Milagro
> > >
> > > Distributed Cryptography;
> > > M-Pin and other pairing protocols for Identity and Trust
> > >
> > > Milagro has been incubating since 2015-12-21.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Import the software: The source code is already prepared and placed
> > >   in
> > >      repositories on GitHub – soon to be imported to Apache repositories.
> > >      This includes a full Milagro MFA implementation.
> > >   2. Awareness among developers: Milagro announcement – during ApacheCon
> > >      North America – May 2016
> > >   3. General Awareness
> > >
> > > 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?
> > >
> > >   No substantial developments to report.  The project is targeting
> > >   community
> > >   development following Apachecon presentations.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Project members are preparing to present the project at ApacheCon with
> > >   a
> > >   view to connecting with the wider Apache community and finding
> > >   synergies
> > >   with other projects.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   n/a
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   February, as reported.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](milagro) Sterling Hughes
> > >   [ ](milagro) Jan Willem Janssen
> > >   [x](milagro) Nick Kew
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Mnemonic
> > >
> > > Mnemonic is a Java based non-volatile memory library for in-place
> > > structured
> > > data processing and computing.
> > >
> > > Mnemonic has been incubating since 2016-03-03.
> > > Mnemonic code was moved into ASF on 3/24
> > >
> > >   Various metrics for March are as follows:
> > >
> > >   +--------------------------------------------+
> > >   |   Metric                         | counts  |
> > >   +--------------------------------------------+
> > >   | Non Merge Commits                |  82     |
> > >   | Contributors                     |  10     |
> > >   | Jira New Issues                  |  13     |
> > >   | Resolved Issues                  |   4     |
> > >   | Pull Requests merged             |   8     |
> > >   | Pull Requests proposed           |   8     |
> > >   +--------------------------------------------+
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Apache releases: we are preparing 0.1.0 release
> > >   2. Expand and build strong community, keep active dev list discussions,
> > >      adding new contributors
> > >   3. Develop new features
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   Everything is on track, nothing urgent at this time.
> > >
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   The project is in early stage in setting up the infra. In addition to
> > >   contributors listed in Mnemonic proposal, we had one new contributor
> > >   joined us. We are actively discuss with Arrow community in dev list for
> > >   the idea on integration. Apache Arrow community is very interested in
> > >   Mnemonic integration for extending Arrow into persistent memory and
> > >   storage.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   We ported source code in Apache on 3/24 after SGA was filed on 3/23. We
> > >   are doing several refactorings and defining coding guidelines to fit
> > >   Apache project standard.
> > >
> > >   We are working on enabling Apache Arrow to use Mnemonic as underlying
> > >   pooling mechanism.
> > >
> > >   We are designing the native computing infrastructure, built native
> > >   computing interface code.
> > >
> > >   Bug tracking JIRA setup was done, 13 issues were filed. 4 issues were
> > >   solved.
> > >
> > >   Mailing list discussions are happening actively related to
> > >   infrastructure,
> > >   code standard, features for the project.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   No release yet, working on 0.1.0 release
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   No election, since the project is just starting.  As part of incubation
> > >   process, initial committers and contributors were proposed and added.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](mnemonic) Patrick Hunt
> > >   [ ](mnemonic) Andrew Purtell
> > >   [ ](mnemonic) James Taylor
> > >   [ ](mnemonic) Henry Saputra
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Mynewt
> > >
> > > Mynewt is a real-time operating system for constrained embedded systems
> > > like
> > > wearables, lightbulbs, locks and doorbells. It works on a variety of
> > > 32-bit
> > > MCUs (microcontrollers), including ARM Cortex-M and MIPS architectures.
> > >
> > > Mynewt has been incubating since 2015-10-20.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Make further releases capable of producing a downloadable RTOS image
> > >      with support for multiple peripherals and network connectivity. Do
> > >      subsequent releases to indicate thorough understanding,
> > >      repeatability,
> > >      and maturity of process.
> > >   2. Continue to develop and execute policies that enable project
> > >      contributors to achieve self-governance
> > >   3. Expand community - attract new project contributors and users, grow
> > >      committer base
> > >
> > > 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. Healthy, active mailing lists with increasing numbers of subscribers
> > >   2. Continual outside interest by 3rd parties. Outreach via conferences,
> > >      exhibits, one on one meetings, beta testers, GSoC participation.
> > >   3. Vigorous discussions and implementation decisions via proposals and
> > >      voting on @dev mailing list.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   1. Releases:  Two releases so far - first on 22nd Feb, next on 18th
> > >   March
> > >      - Identified and fixed license issues, regular process established
> > >      to
> > >        check for license issues esp. with third party software
> > >      - Tagging process and release candidate naming process tested and
> > >      used
> > >      - Voting process and timelines established and used
> > >   2. Documentation support: Several committers added documentation either
> > >      through direct git pushes or pull requests on github mirror.
> > >   3. Effort towards self governance:
> > >      - Two releases completed successfully.
> > >      - Two committer candidates going through voting for committer status
> > >        after meeting threshold of patch submissions.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-03-18
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   At the start
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](mynewt) Sterling Hughes
> > >   [X](mynewt) Jim Jagielski
> > >   [X](mynewt) Justin Mclean
> > >   [ ](mynewt) Greg Stein
> > >   [ ](mynewt) P. Taylor Goetz
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > ODF Toolkit
> > >
> > > Java modules that allow programmatic creation, scanning and manipulation
> > > of
> > > OpenDocument Format (ISO/IEC 26300 == ODF) documents
> > >
> > > ODF Toolkit has been incubating since 2011-08-01.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Attract more developers
> > >   2. Have frequent releases
> > >   3. Decide on possible ways to graduate
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   Not many developers are active currently.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Several patches have been added to JIRA by community members. Issues
> > >   have
> > >   been reported.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Several patches have been applied, a new release is planned.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2014-06-02
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   2012-10-29
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](odftoolkit) Sam Ruby
> > >   [X](odftoolkit) Nick Burch
> > >   [ ](odftoolkit) Yegor Kozlov
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   Hopefully the new release will generate a little more interest. I'd
> > > suggest we wait a few more months to see the effect of that, before
> > > deciding on what to do with the podling (staying in the incubator for
> > > ever
> > > isn't an option!)
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Quarks
> > >
> > > Apache Quarks is a programming model and micro-kernel style runtime that
> > > can
> > > be embedded in gateways and small footprint edge devices enabling local,
> > > real-time, analytics on the continuous streams of data coming from
> > > equipment, vehicles, systems, appliances, devices and sensors of all
> > > kinds
> > > (for example, Raspberry Pis or smart phones). Working in conjunction with
> > > centralized analytic systems, Apache Quarks provides efficient and timely
> > > analytics across the whole IoT ecosystem: from the center to the edge.
> > >
> > > Quarks has been incubating since 2016-02-29.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Create and expand a diverse community of contributors and committers
> > >      around Quarks project
> > >   2. Create the first Apache release of Quarks
> > >   3. Complete migration of website to host all content at Apache (javadoc
> > >   is
> > >      still on Github).
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   Nothing jumps to mind.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   The Quarks community is keeping dev-related conversations on the
> > >   mailing
> > >   list. Because of this, it's allowed for the participation of
> > >   independent
> > >   contributors in mailing list discussions. Although our list of
> > >   independent
> > >   contributors is small, Quarks is still very new as an Apache project
> > >   and
> > >   we aim to actively grow our list in the near future.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   * The project has successfully migrated from Github-based development
> > >   to
> > >     using the Apache git repo, Jira, and the mailing lists.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   Quarks is still new, so we haven't created an Apache release as of yet.
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   No changes from the initial committers.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](quarks) Daniel Debrunner
> > >   [ ](quarks) Luciano Resende
> > >   [X](quarks) Katherine Marsden
> > >   [X](quarks) Justin Mclean
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Ranger
> > >
> > > The Ranger project is a framework to enable, monitor and manage
> > > comprehensive data security across the Hadoop platform.
> > >
> > > Ranger has been incubating since 2014-07-24.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Increase the community participants for Apache Ranger
> > >   2. Re-organize documentation for easier access to end-users, new users
> > >   and
> > >      contributors.
> > >   3. Integration of Apache Ranger with other Apache Security Initiatives
> > >
> > > 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. Added new contributors:
> > >         (Bolke de Bruin,Deepak Sharma,Colm O hEigeartaigh,Tushar
> > >         Dudhatra,mugdha.varadkar,pradeep.agrawal,mehul,ankita.sinha)
> > >         Total Contributor Count: 23
> > >   2. Mailing list activity since last report (Dec-01-2015 to
> > >   Mar-31-2016):
> > >         @dev          1534
> > >         @user          153
> > >         @commit        345
> > >   3. Issues (JIRAs) created/resolved since last report (after Dec-01-2015
> > >      before Mar-31-2016):
> > >         Created:       153
> > >         Resolved:      140
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   1. Released two minor releases :
> > >         0.5.1 release on 01/26/2016
> > >         0.5.2 release on 02/29/2016
> > >   2. Members have been working on a next major release of 0.6.0
> > >      a. Working with new contributors to add HSM support for Apache
> > >      Ranger
> > >         KMS.
> > >      b. Working to provide both Column-level-masking and
> > >      Row-level-filtering
> > >         support for data security
> > >      c. Working to add Tag-Based authorization policies
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   Feb-29-2016
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   1. Gautam Borad has been added as committer on June-29-2015
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](ranger) Alan Gates
> > >   [ ](ranger) Daniel Gruno
> > >   [ ](ranger) Devaraj Das
> > >   [ ](ranger) Jakob Homan
> > >   [X](ranger) Owen O'Malley
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Rya
> > >
> > > Rya (pronounced "ree-uh" /rēə/) is a cloud-based RDF triple store that
> > > supports SPARQL queries. Rya is a scalable RDF data management system
> > > built
> > > on top of Accumulo. Rya uses novel storage methods, indexing schemes, and
> > > query processing techniques that scale to billions of triples across
> > > multiple nodes. Rya provides fast and easy access to the data through
> > > SPARQL, a conventional query mechanism for RDF data.
> > >
> > > Rya has been incubating since 2015-09-18.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Become familiar with the release process and have a first release as
> > >      part of the Apache Foundation
> > >   2. Expand the "how to" document to explain the ways new contributors
> > >   can
> > >      become involved in the project, so we increase the size of the
> > >      community.
> > >   3. Add new committers to the project.
> > >
> > > 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?
> > >
> > >    * We have a Rya "office hour" teleconference every other week. We had
> > >      some technical difficulties with screen sharing, but we had a
> > >      working
> > >      solution for the last meeting. Users and developers can ask
> > >      questions,
> > >      receive answers, discuss ideas for future developments. The minutes
> > >      are
> > >      sent to the dev@ list.
> > >    * We have more PRs from non-committers which are integrated into the
> > >      repository. We expect some of these non-committers to continue to
> > >      submit PRs and become committers.
> > >    * There were several ideas from Rya for Google Summer of Code, and a
> > >    few
> > >      students expressed interest; one of them submitted a proposal
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   * Created a quick-start VM for users to try out Rya.
> > >   * Created a website for the project.
> > >   * Resolved a handful of issues that users have encountered.
> > >   * Committed features: incremental update for precomputed join indices,
> > >     extensions to query planning to support more complex precomputed join
> > >     indices, free text search support for MongoDB, additional Geo
> > >     indexing
> > >     for MongoDB, extensions of examples for both Accumulo and MongoDB
> > >     backed
> > >     Rya
> > >
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   Not applicable
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   Not applicable
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [x](rya) Josh Elser
> > >   [x](rya) Edward J. Yoon
> > >   [x](rya) Sean Busbey
> > >   [x](rya) Venkatesh Seetharam
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > > sb: project activity was a little slow, due to other time commitments for
> > >     the dev community, but folks had a great discussion around next steps
> > >     when it came time for a draft report.
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Sirona
> > >
> > > Monitoring Solution.
> > >
> > > Sirona has been incubating since 2013-10-15.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. increase the community
> > >   2. do more releases
> > >   3. make the community more active
> > >
> > > 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?
> > >
> > >   No change but some more user feedbacks.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Several fixes have been done and enhancements in instrumentation side.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2015-11-18
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](sirona) Olivier Lamy
> > >   [ ](sirona) Henri Gomez
> > >   [ ](sirona) Jean-Baptiste Onofre
> > >   [ ](sirona) Tammo van Lessen
> > >   [ ](sirona) Mark Struberg
> > >   [X](sirona) Romain Manni-Bucau
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Toree
> > >
> > > Toree provides applications with a mechanism to interactively and
> > > remotely
> > > access Apache Spark. It enables interactive workloads between
> > > applications
> > > and a Spark cluster. As a Jupyter Notebook extension, it provides the
> > > user
> > > with a preconfigured environment for interacting with Spark using Scala,
> > > Python, R or SQL.
> > >
> > > Toree has been incubating since 2015-12-02.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Resolve LGPL dependency: This is in progress, and hopefully we will
> > >      have the dependency license changed to a license that is compatible
> > >      with AL2.
> > >   2. Make a release: nearing completion
> > >   3. Grow a diverse community: We should put some emphasis on growing the
> > >      community and making it diverse (the rule is at least three
> > >      independent
> > >      contributors)
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   TOREE-262 - Progress on removal of LGPL dependency
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   1. Active communication in mailing list and gitter with early adopters
> > >   2. Still working on transitioning users from Spark Kernel project into
> > >      Toree.
> > >   3. First external contribution made by user @dongjoon-hyun
> > >   4. Apache Toree was featured at SF Data Science meetup
> > >      https://github.com/asimjalis/apache-toree-quickstart
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   None since incubation.
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   No new additions since incubation
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](toree) Luciano Resende
> > >   [ ](toree) Reynold Xin
> > >   [X](toree) Hitesh Shah
> > >   [ ](toree) Julien Le Dem
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > 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. Growing community
> > >   2. Improving code base.
> > >
> > > 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?
> > >
> > >   - We made our first release.
> > >   - Elected new committer.
> > >   - Previously private fork (wiab.pro) opened the source code that
> > >   includes
> > >     many improvements that can be integrated back into main project.
> > >   - Also, there's an active development in additional open source fork
> > >     (swellrt) that potentially allows us to integrate back important
> > >     features.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   - Replaced the old ANT build system with a new Gradle one.
> > >   - Fixed a few bugs
> > >   - Made a few code improvements
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   March 2016
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   February 2016
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > > [ ](wave) Upayavira
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
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