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From Pierre Villard <pierre.villard...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache NiFi Jan 2020 Board Report
Date Tue, 07 Jan 2020 18:59:13 GMT
Looks good to me as well, thanks Joe!

Le mer. 8 janv. 2020 à 01:38, Matt Burgess <mattyb149@apache.org> a écrit :

> Looks good to me, thanks for putting this together Joe!
>
> On Tue, Jan 7, 2020 at 1:32 PM Joe Witt <joewitt@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > Team,
> >
> > Here is the content of the board report I submitted for us this quarter.
> > Again great progress!
> >
> > Thanks
> > Joe
> >
> >
> > ## Description:
> > The mission of NiFi is the creation and maintenance of software related
> to
> > providing an easy to use, powerful, and reliable system to process and
> > distribute data.
> >
> > Apache NiFi MiNiFi is an edge data collection agent built to seamlessly
> > integrate with and leverage the command and control of NiFi. There are
> both
> > Java and C++ implementations.
> >
> > Apache NiFi Registry is a centralized registry for key configuration
> items
> > including flow versions, assets, and extensions for Apache NiFi and
> Apache
> > MiNiFi.
> >
> > Apache NiFi Nar Maven Plugin is a release artifact used for supporting
> the
> > NiFi classloader isolation model.
> >
> > Apache NiFi Flow Design System is a theme-able set of high quality UI
> > components and utilities for use across the various Apache NiFi web
> > applications in order to provide a more consistent user experience.
> >
> > ## Issues:
> > There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.
> >
> > ## Membership Data:
> > Apache NiFi was founded 2015-07-14 (4 years ago)
> > There are currently 47 committers and 30 PMC members in this project.
> > The Committer-to-PMC ratio is roughly 3:2.
> >
> > Community changes, past quarter:
> > - No new PMC members. Last addition was Peter Wicks on 2019-05-29.
> > - Dániel Bakai was added as committer on 2019-10-19
> > - Kotaro Terada was added as committer on 2019-10-19
> > - Peter Turcsanyi was added as committer on 2019-10-25
> >
> > ## Project Activity:
> > We are nearing release of Apache NiFi Registry 1.0.0.  The release
> includes
> > support for common HTTP security headers, running on Java 11, updated to
> > Ranger 2.0, and more.
> >
> > Released Apache NiFi 1.10.0.  This brings powerful features such as
> sourcing
> > extensions from the latest NiFi Registry at runtime, far better model for
> > parameterized version controlled flows, Java 11 compatibility, back
> pressure
> > prediction and more.
> >
> > In the release candidate phase of Apache NiFi 1.11.0 which provides a
> range
> > of
> > bug fixes, improvements and a handful of new features.  This release will
> > solve class-loader isolation to include native libraries as well.
> >
> > The release for MiNiFi CPP 0.7.0 is still being worked.  There are nearly
> > 140
> > closed JIRAs including many bug fixes and new features such as ensuring
> all
> > inbound sockets are TLSv1.2 or newer, cron driven scheduling, support
> > Kerberized connections to Kafka, support for packages with Python
> scripts,
> > and
> > ability to capture individual frames from an RTSP camera stream.
> >
> > ## Community Health:
> > We have seen about a 15% decline in users and dev mailing list activity
> this
> > quarter. This is likely due to the growing use of Slack for more
> > direct/responsive interaction as well as seasonal considerations. We also
> > saw
> > a roughly 40% decrease in JIRA related activity.  This is certainly
> related
> > to
> > the completion of the very significant Apache NiFi 1.10.0 release as
> well as
> > seasonal aspects.
> >
> > We've brought in several new committers in this timeline and hopefully
> the
> > current committer base leads to additional PMC members soon. The
> community
> > remains active on numerous release lines as well. Community health
> continues
> > to be a strong point with a healthy committer and PMC pipeline as well as
> > high
> > activity from current PMC members. We see numerous release lines across
> the
> > mentioned parts of the Apache NiFi project all with very active
> development
> > across features, bug fixes, and improvements. Our mailing list continues
> to
> > be
> > highly active and our slack room is also super active.
> >
> > For the past few quarters we've reported 394, 523, and now 707 persistent
> > users in our slack channels. Interestingly we see more non committer
> based
> > collaboration here than we have on the mailing lists. People seem to
> prefer
> > the collaboration style of Slack quite a lot as well as more subject
> > dedicated
> > rooms to talk in. It isn't clear that this is leading to more committers
> and
> > PMC members but does help the community in general.
>

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