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From Lars George <lars.geo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: February board report
Date Wed, 02 Feb 2011 05:59:17 GMT
I think has that already and then some. Given the background of the committers and their involvement
in various other ASF projects I think Whirr to be very mature and well positioned. 


On Feb 2, 2011, at 6:28, Tom White <tom.e.white@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 1:34 PM, Patrick Hunt <phunt@cloudera.com> wrote:
>> +1 Looks great to me.
>> 
>> Question - at what point is whirr ready to graduate? Seems community
>> growth is our last remaining graduation issue, any insight into at
>> what point we're large enough?
> 
> I think it's more about diversity than size. This page on the
> incubator website has some useful information on this topic:
> http://incubator.apache.org/guides/graduation.html#community.
> 
> Cheers,
> Tom
> 
>> 
>> Patrick
>> 
>> On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 11:52 AM, Tom White <tom.e.white@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I've added the following report to the wiki at
>>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/February2011. Please let me know if
>>> there are any changes that you'd like to see - have I missed anything?
>>> The report is due by 9 February.
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> Tom
>>> 
>>> ----
>>> 
>>> Whirr is a library for running services in the cloud.
>>> 
>>> Whirr was accepted into the incubator on 11 May 2010. Status
>>> information is available at
>>> http://incubator.apache.org/projects/whirr.html.
>>> 
>>> Progress since the last report (November 2010): We have made the third
>>> incubator release (0.3.0-incubating). We continue to get contributions
>>> from outside the initial committer base, and have added two committers
>>> (Andrei Savu and Lars George). Whirr is being covered at meetups (e.g.
>>> at the jclouds meetup in January). We have added a new service (HBase)
>>> bringing the number of supported services to four: Hadoop, HBase,
>>> Cassandra, ZooKeeper.
>>> 
>>> Plans for the next period:
>>> * Encourage community growth.
>>> * Do a fourth release.
>>> * Enhance the existing services, and add more services and cloud providers.
>>> 
>>> Top three items to resolve before graduation:
>>> * Increase community involvement in the project
>>> * Make several incubating releases (Done)
>>> * Support at least three services on Whirr (Done)
>>> 
>> 

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