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From "Mattmann, Chris A (3980)" <>
Subject [RESULT] [VOTE] Graduation of Apache Spark from the Incubator
Date Sun, 16 Feb 2014 07:03:03 GMT
Hi Everyone,

This VOTE has passed with the following tallies:

Chris Mattmann*
Andrew Or
Matei Zaharia
Mosharaf Chowdhury
Prabeesh K
Henry Saputra*
Reynold Xin
Aaron Davidson
Prashant Sharma
Shivaram Venkataraman
Evan Sparks
Ameet Talwalkar
Nan Zhu
Azuryy Yu
Kay Outserhout
Bharath Mundlapudi
Mark Hamstra
Sandy Ryza
Andy Konwinski
Patrick Wendell
Zongheng Yang
Matt Massie
Nick Pentreath
Sebastian Schelter*
Alex Karasulu*
Ted Dunning*
Daniel Kulp*
Michael Joyce
Debo Dutta
Mridul Muralidharan
Haoyuan Li
Xuefeng Wu
Andrew Psaltis
Alan Cabrera*
Sean McNamara
Tom Graves
Jyotiska NK
Craig L Russell*
Suresh Marru*
Marvin Humphrey*
Junfeng Feng
Jake Farrell*
Nat Padmanabhan
Josh Rosen
Roman Shaposhnik*
Dave Lester
Doug Cutting*
David Nalley*

I will paste the resolution into the board agenda and we'll await the
result of the board meeting. Thanks for VOTE'ing and for being patient
while we got everything squared away.


-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Mattmann <>
Reply-To: "" <>
Date: Monday, February 10, 2014 8:27 PM
To: "" <>
Cc: "" <>
Subject: [VOTE] Graduation of Apache Spark from the Incubator

>Hi Everyone,
>This is a new VOTE to decide if Apache Spark should graduate
>from the Incubator. Please VOTE on the resolution pasted below
>the ballot. I'll leave this VOTE open for at least 72 hours.
>[ ] +1 Graduate Apache Spark from the Incubator.
>[ ] +0 Don't care.
>[ ] -1 Don't graduate Apache Spark from the Incubator because..
>Here is my +1 binding for graduation.
>---- snip
>WHEREAS, the Board of Directors deems it to be in the best
>interests of the Foundation and consistent with the
>Foundation's purpose to establish a Project Management
>Committee charged with the creation and maintenance of
>open-source software, for distribution at no charge to the
>public, related to fast and flexible large-scale data analysis
>on clusters.
>NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management
>Committee (PMC), to be known as the "Apache Spark Project", be
>and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation;
>and be it further
>RESOLVED, that the Apache Spark Project be and hereby is
>responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
>related to fast and flexible large-scale data analysis
>on clusters; and be it further RESOLVED, that the office
>of "Vice President, Apache Spark" be and hereby is created,
>the person holding such office to serve at the direction of
>the Board of Directors as the chair of the Apache Spark
>Project, and to have primary responsibility for management
>of the projects within the scope of responsibility
>of the Apache Spark Project; and be it further
>RESOLVED, that the persons listed immediately below be and
>hereby are appointed to serve as the initial members of the
>Apache Spark Project:
>* Mosharaf Chowdhury <>
>* Jason Dai <>
>* Tathagata Das <>
>* Ankur Dave <>
>* Aaron Davidson <>
>* Thomas Dudziak <>
>* Robert Evans <>
>* Thomas Graves <>
>* Andy Konwinski <>
>* Stephen Haberman <>
>* Mark Hamstra <>
>* Shane Huang <>
>* Ryan LeCompte <>
>* Haoyuan Li <>
>* Sean McNamara <>
>* Mridul Muralidharam <>
>* Kay Ousterhout <>
>* Nick Pentreath <>
>* Imran Rashid <>
>* Charles Reiss <>
>* Josh Rosen <>
>* Prashant Sharma <>
>* Ram Sriharsha <>
>* Shivaram Venkataraman <>
>* Patrick Wendell <>
>* Andrew Xia <>
>* Reynold Xin <>
>* Matei Zaharia <>
>appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache Spark, to
>serve in accordance with and subject to the direction of the
>Board of Directors and the Bylaws of the Foundation until
>death, resignation, retirement, removal or disqualification, or
>until a successor is appointed; and be it further
>RESOLVED, that the Apache Spark Project be and hereby is
>tasked with the migration and rationalization of the Apache
>Incubator Spark podling; and be it further
>RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache
>Incubator Spark podling encumbered upon the Apache Incubator
>Project are hereafter discharged.

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