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From Mahadev Konar <>
Subject Re: Ambari status (Was: [Incubator Wiki] Update of "November2012" by mahadev)
Date Mon, 19 Nov 2012 00:06:42 GMT
Hi Jukka,
 Sorry missed this email.

> Sounds like you're doing pretty good, and congratulations for the
> release! I'm also happy to see many sign-offs on your report.

>> + Issues that must be addressed before graduation are:
>> +
>> +   - Making a release
>> +   - Attracting users and developers
>> +   - Increase diversity of developers outside of Hortonworks
> You already have an Apache release out, so you can cross the release
> from that list.

Sorry that was meant to be more of  Apache releases on a regular
cadence rather than just saying no Apache Release. I am hoping to
start a discussion on the dev list for regular cadence on the

> In terms of diversity, how heavily are people from Hortonworks
> currently present in the PPMC and among active committers (i.e. are
> there many/any commits being made by people not employed by
> Hortonworks)?  And on the other hand, how many patches are you seeing
> from potential new committers?

Mostly the patches are from folks employed by Hortonworks. We do have
PPMC members employed by IBM/EMC and others, though patches from non
hortonworks people are very few currently. We are hoping to fix that
with good documentation on Ambari project (for dev's and users) pretty
soon (within a couple of weeks) so that will encourage more people to
We also intend to start public meetups to build a stronger community
for Apache Ambari.

Hope that helps.


> BR,
> Jukka Zitting
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