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From Patrick Hunt <ph...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: February board report
Date Tue, 01 Feb 2011 21:34:34 GMT
+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?

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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