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From Dongjoon Hyun <dongj...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache REEF is ...
Date Thu, 31 Mar 2016 22:32:58 GMT
Hi, Markus.

+1 for Option E.

By the way, we are working on `Standalone Runtime`. (Hopefully, at REEF
0.15 ?)
I'm not sure, but it seems not to include that fully. Do you think it is
good we expose that concept here, too?

Dongjoon.


On Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 3:21 PM, John Yang <johnyangk@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Markus,
>
> I like Option E. It's better to use as few words as possible and emphasize
> its role as a standard library.
>
> Thanks,
> John
> On Apr 1, 2016 6:58 AM, "Markus Weimer" <markus@weimo.de> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > we frequently have the need to summarize REEF in a single sentence, e.g.
> > in our README.md, talk announcements, board reports etc. We have
> > iterated through many ways of doing that in the past. However, I think
> > it might help to drive some consensus around this.
> >
> > Our current README.md proclaims (Option A):
> >
> > Apache REEF™ (Retainable Evaluator Execution Framework) is a
> >> scale-out computing fabric that simplifies the development of Big
> >> Data applications on top of resource managers (e.g., Apache YARN and
> >> Mesos).
> >>
> >
> > I don't think that is terribly accurate. Sergey suggested as part of
> > REEF-1252 to change it to something like (Option B):
> >
> > Apache REEF is a standard library for building distributed systems
> >> that simplifies the development of Big Data applications on top of
> >> resource managers (e.g., Apache Hadoop YARN and Apache Mesos).
> >>
> >
> > Our website suggests (Option C):
> >
> > REEF, the Retainable Evaluator Execution Framework, is our approach
> >> to simplify and unify the lower layers of big data systems on modern
> >> resource managers.
> >>
> >
> >
> > And the SIGMOD paper uses the following text in its abstract (Option D):
> >
> > This paper presents REEF, a development framework that provides a
> >> control-plane for scheduling and coordinating task-level (data-plane)
> >> work on cluster resources obtained from a Resource Manager.
> >>
> >
> > Of those, I like option B the best, but would propose a slight
> > simplification (Option E):
> >
> > Apache REEF is a standard library for building distributed
> >> applications on top of cluster resource managers (e.g., Apache Hadoop
> >> YARN and Apache Mesos).
> >>
> >
> >
> > What do you think?
> >
> > Markus
> >
>

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