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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Final report?
Date Thu, 10 Mar 2016 01:54:18 GMT
As an ASF Member, you should have karma.

... and I see you discovered that, and already committed the report :-)

On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 7:09 PM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org> wrote:

> its generally preferable to just wait until next month, to give others time
> to review.
>
> With that said, it looks like Atlas is in.  Can someone w/ proper karma
> submit the report?
>
> John
>
> On Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 2:21 PM Seetharam Venkatesh <
> venkatesh@innerzeal.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I'm adding the report for Apache Atlas now, sorry for the delay.
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 10:24 AM John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > All,
> > >
> > > Unless there are any external changes, I believe this is the final
> > report.
> > >
> > > I don't think I have access to file to the board, so someone else may
> > need
> > > to.
> > >
> > > = Incubator PMC report for March 2016 =
> > > === Timeline ===
> > > ||Wed March 02 ||Podling reports due by end of day ||
> > > ||Sun March 06 ||Shepherd reviews due by end of day ||
> > > ||Sun March 06 ||Summary due by end of day ||
> > > ||Tue March 08 ||Mentor signoff due by end of day ||
> > > ||Wed March 09 ||Report submitted to Board ||
> > > ||Wed March 16 ||Board meeting ||
> > >
> > >
> > > === Shepherd Assignments ===
> > > ||Drew Farris ||Sirona ||
> > > ||John Ament ||Streams ||
> > > ||John Ament ||Wave ||
> > > ||Justin Mclean ||Metron ||
> > > ||P. Taylor Goetz ||Joshua ||
> > > ||P. Taylor Goetz ||Zeppelin ||
> > > ||P. Taylor Goetz ||log4cxx2 ||
> > > ||Timothy Chen ||Impala ||
> > > ||Timothy Chen ||Johnzon ||
> > > ||Timothy Chen ||MRQL ||
> > > ||[none] ||Atlas ||
> > > ||[none] ||Climate Model Diagnostic Analyzer ||
> > > ||[none] ||CommonsRDF ||
> > > ||[none] ||Fineract ||
> > > ||[none] ||HTrace ||
> > > ||[none] ||Kudu ||
> > > ||[none] ||Milagro ||
> > > ||[none] ||Myriad ||
> > > ||[none] ||OpenAz ||
> > > ||[none] ||Ranger ||
> > > ||[none] ||SAMOA ||
> > > ||[none] ||Sentry ||
> > > ||[none] ||Singa ||
> > > ||[none] ||Taverna ||
> > > ||[none] ||Toree ||
> > > ||[none] ||Trafodion ||
> > > ||[none] ||iota ||
> > >
> > >
> > > === Report content ===
> > > {{{
> > > Incubator PMC report for March 2016
> > >
> > > The Apache Incubator is the entry path into the ASF for projects and
> > > codebases wishing to become part of the Foundation's efforts.
> > >
> > > There are 52 podlings currently undergoing incubation.
> > >
> > > * Community
> > >
> > >   New IPMC members:
> > >
> > >   - Kathey Marsden
> > >   - Daniel John Debrunner
> > >
> > > * New Podlings
> > >
> > >   - Guacamole
> > >   - Joshua
> > >   - Quarks
> > >
> > > * Graduations
> > >
> > >   The board has motions for the following:
> > >
> > >   - Sentry
> > >
> > > * Releases
> > >
> > >   The following releases entered distribution during the month of
> > >   February:
> > >
> > >   2016-02-06 Apache Geode 1.0.0-incubating.M1
> > >   2016-02-07 Apache Apex v3.3.0-incubating
> > >   2016-02-11 Apache Wave 0.4.0-incubating
> > >   2016-02-11 Apache SystemML 0.9.0-incubating
> > >   2016-02-11 Apache TinkerPop 3.1.1-incubating
> > >   2016-02-20 Apache Johnzon 0.9.3-incubating
> > >   2016-02-25 Apache Kudu (incubating) 0.7.0
> > >   2016-02-26 Apache AsterixDB 0.8.8-incubating
> > >
> > > * IP Clearance
> > >
> > >   - No podling related IP Clearances were processed during this time.
> > >
> > > * Legal / Trademarks
> > >
> > >   - There was substantial discussion on general@incubator about how
> > >     challenging it is to produce compliant LICENSE and NOTICE files.
> > >
> > >   - A couple of podlings with runtime LGPL dependencies pledged to
> remove
> > >     those dependencies before graduation but were permitted to make
> > >     incubating releases in the meantime.  There was uncertainty as to
> > >     whether VP Legal's approval was required; ultimately VP Legal
> > appeared
> > >     on general@incubator and approved the plans.
> > >
> > > * Infrastructure
> > >
> > >   - The Freemarker podling had a long standing request to use their
> > > existing
> > >     domain as the primary domain.  This was approved by Shane Curcuru
> but
> > >     closed by infra without comment, see INFRA-10787.
> > >
> > >   - The Kudu podling is currently running its website as
> > http://getkudu.io
> > > .
> > >     The standard webpage of http://kudu.incubator.apache.org does not
> > > work.
> > >     An infra ticket has been created to do the conversion INFRA-11407.
> > >
> > > * Miscellaneous
> > >
> > >   - The Incubator's Retirement Guide has been substantially refreshed,
> > and
> > >     it should now be easier for a Mentor or other volunteer to perform
> > the
> > >     administrative steps to retire a podling.
> > >
> > >   - This month saw a large number of mentors resign from podlings.
> > >
> > >   - Brooklyn submitted an IP Clearance on the incubator mailing lists.
> > >     Last that was seen about the incubators role in IP Clearance was
> that
> > >     it shouldn't be the gatekeeper of top level projects.
> > >
> > >   - The current count of 52 podlings is likely the largest the
> incubator
> > >     has ever seen.
> > >
> > > * Credits
> > >
> > >   - Report Manager: Marvin Humphrey
> > >   - Interim Report Manager: John D. Ament
> > >
> > > -------------------- Summary of podling reports --------------------
> > >
> > > * Still getting started at the Incubator
> > >
> > >   - Impala
> > >   - Joshua
> > >   - Milagro
> > >
> > > * Not yet ready to graduate
> > >
> > >   No release:
> > >
> > >   - CMDA
> > >   - Fineract
> > >   - log4cxx2
> > >   - Metron
> > >   - Toree
> > >
> > >   Community growth:
> > >
> > >   - CommonsRDF
> > >   - Kudu
> > >   - Myriad
> > >   - SAMOA
> > >   - Singa
> > >   - Taverna
> > >   - Trafodion
> > >   - Zeppelin
> > >
> > > * Ready to graduate
> > >
> > >   The Board has motions for the following:
> > >
> > >   - Sentry
> > >
> > > * Did not report, expected next month
> > >
> > >   - Atlas
> > >   - HTrace
> > >   - iota
> > >   - Johnzon
> > >   - OpenAz
> > >   - Ranger
> > >   - Sirona
> > >   - Wave
> > >
> > > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >                        Table of Contents
> > > Climate Model Diagnostic Analyzer
> > > CommonsRDF
> > > Fineract
> > > Impala
> > > Joshua
> > > Kudu
> > > log4cxx2
> > > Metron
> > > Milagro
> > > MRQL
> > > Myriad
> > > SAMOA
> > > Sentry
> > > Singa
> > > Streams
> > > Taverna
> > > Toree
> > > Trafodion
> > > Zeppelin
> > >
> > > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Climate Model Diagnostic Analyzer
> > >
> > > CMDA provides web services for multi-aspect physics-based and
> phenomenon-
> > > oriented climate model performance evaluation and diagnosis through the
> > > comprehensive and synergistic use of multiple observational data,
> > > reanalysis
> > > data, and model outputs.
> > >
> > > Climate Model Diagnostic Analyzer has been incubating since 2015-05-08.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Moving project communication to the mailing list;
> > >   2. Moving development activities to be owned by Apache;
> > >   3. Working on community building.
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   * Started using the mailing list dev@cmda.incubator.apache.org
> > >     to communicate project development issues;
> > >   * Created a Docker container that will be used for our future
> > >     development as well as deployment vehicle (in progress);
> > >   * Working on a unified git repository to host both the CMU and
> > >     the JPL code bases;
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   * The JPL team developed the following new services:
> > >     * Time series for multiple datasets
> > >     * Conditional probability density function calculation
> > >     * Empirical orthogonal function calculation
> > >     * Random forest feature importance calculation
> > >     * Anomaly calculation
> > >   * The JPL team improved these features:
> > >     * A new color scheme of data visualization of some services
> > >     * The URL for a RestFul service call has been constructed
> > >   * The JPL team is working on
> > >     * supporting a workflow with CMDA services. identified first
> examples
> > > to
> > >       work on.
> > >     * modifying the CMDA services to be “chainable” (callable in a
> > >       workflow).
> > >   * The CMU team created a unified github repository that
> > >     has both the CMU and JPL code bases. Needs cleanup;
> > >   * The CMU team created a new Docker container that has
> > >     the latest Ubuntu operating system and the run-time
> > >     environment for the CMU deployment;
> > >   * The JPL team installed the run-time environment in
> > >     the Docker container for the JPL deployment.
> > >     An integrated test is pending;
> > >   * The JPL team acquired a GPU server that will be used
> > >     as the testbed for speeding up their web services;
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   XXXX-XX-XX
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](climatemodeldiagnosticanalyzer) James W. Carman
> > >   [ ](climatemodeldiagnosticanalyzer) Chris Mattmann
> > >   [X](climatemodeldiagnosticanalyzer) Michael James Joyce
> > >   [ ](climatemodeldiagnosticanalyzer) Kim Whitehall
> > >   [ ](climatemodeldiagnosticanalyzer) Gregory D. Reddin
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > > Great news! The community wrote the report this month! Thank you to
> > > Lei Pan for pushing forward and I have high hopes over the next few
> > months
> > > we can light a fire under this project.
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > CommonsRDF
> > >
> > > Commons RDF is a set of interfaces and classes for RDF 1.1 concepts and
> > > behaviours.  The commons-rdf-api module defines interfaces and testing
> > > harness.  The commons-rdf-simple module provides a basic reference
> > > implementation to exercise the test harness and clarify API contracts.
> > >
> > > CommonsRDF has been incubating since 2015-03-06.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Re-engage and grow the Commons RDF community base
> > >   2. Work with key target communities (initially within Apache) to
> ensure
> > >      Commons RDF meets potential user requirements and expectations
> > towards
> > >      next versions of the Commons API.
> > >   3. Find lateral target goals that could make the project viable.
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   n/a
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Sleeper community in the last months; very few mails and no commits.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Project's development has completely stop in the last months. We
> > expected
> > >   a different engagement from major RDF toolkits. But since that does
> not
> > >   happen, we have started to discuss options to find a viability for
> the
> > >   project https://s.apache.org/oxqb
> > >
> > >   By the next reporting period we should have something more concrete
> > >   towards the future, or we could think about a possible exit strategy.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2015-05-07
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   n/a (no PPMC or Committers have been elected yet)
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](commonsrdf) Rob Vesse
> > >   [x](commonsrdf) John D Ament
> > >   [ ](commonsrdf) Gary Gregory
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   johndament: The report reflects current community engagement.
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Fineract
> > >
> > > Fineract is an open source system for core banking as a platform.
> > >
> > > Fineract has been incubating since 2015-12-15.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Inform the non-technical part of the existing Mifos.org community
> of
> > >      the change in project structure
> > >   2. Getting licensing issues figured out for our first release
> > >   3. Replacing dependencies that are not compliant with the license
> > > policies
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   None, currently.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Since the code was initially pushed over, the community is working on
> > the
> > >   first release.
> > >
> > >   In addition to the initial committer new contributors started to work
> > on
> > >   the project.
> > >
> > >   There is a technical conference in Amsterdam in the second week of
> > March
> > >   during which some contributors and some community members will be
> > >   introduced to developing under the Apache model.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   The initial code is now available and the work to meet the license
> > >   policies has started.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   N/A
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   N/A
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](fineract) Ross Gardler
> > >   [ ](fineract) Greg Stein
> > >   [X](fineract) Roman Shaposhnik
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Impala
> > >
> > > Impala is a high-performance C++ and Java SQL query engine for data
> > stored
> > > in Apache Hadoop-based clusters.
> > >
> > > Impala has been incubating since 2015-12-03.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Movement of existing JIRA / Git / wiki resources to Apache
> > >      equivalents
> > >   2. Initial release as incubating project.
> > >   3. Community growth
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   None.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   There have been no additions to the committer or PMC lists since
> > >   incubation began. However, we have seen an uptick in external
> > >   contributions, both through code, and in discussion on the mailing
> > list.
> > >   One contributor has been attempting to port Impala to PPC, and has
> > >   reported some success after asking many questions.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   We have made some slow progress with our initial infrastructure
> tasks.
> > >   Code review traffic is now copied to dev@impala.incubator.apache.org
> ,
> > >   which means that developer discussions are now happening on the
> mailing
> > >   lists.
> > >
> > >   We have a number of infrastructure tasks ahead of us which are
> blocked
> > on
> > >   the current Impala team at Cloudera being very busy with an internal
> > >   release (this is one reason we look forward to a more diverse
> > > community!).
> > >   For example:
> > >
> > >   1. We would like to move our Git repository to .apache.org in short
> > > order,
> > >      but as it stands the existing repo is 10GB large and historically
> > >      contains many binary artifacts that, while acceptably licensed,
> have
> > > no
> > >      useful place in Impala's repository. We need to strip these
> > artifacts
> > >      from the Git history, and then adjust Gerrit to commit to the new
> > >      branch in the new repo. This is not hard but takes some time.
> > >   2. We would also like to move our JIRA tickets from
> > issues.cloudera.org
> > > to
> > >      issues.apache.org. Experience in a sister podling has shown that
> > this
> > >      isn't straightforward if we wish to preserve existing release
> > labels,
> > >      user assignments and so on, so requires some time.
> > >
> > >   We anticipate having much more time to work on these basic issues
> after
> > >   the end of February. We look forward to getting Impala into a
> position
> > >   where it is easier for the larger community to collaborate on these
> > kinds
> > >   of project management issues.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   None since entering incubation.
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   None since entering incubation.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](impala) Tom White
> > >   [ ](impala) Todd Lipcon
> > >   [ ](impala) Carl Steinbach
> > >   [ ](impala) Brock Noland
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Joshua
> > >
> > > Joshua is a statistical machine translation toolkit
> > >
> > > Joshua has been incubating since 2016-02-13.
> > >
> > > The INFRA bootstrap ticket has been opened[1], and the PPMC and INFRA
> > > are active in working through the setup tasks.
> > >
> > > No concerns for the board at this time.
> > >
> > >
> > > [1] (https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-11264)
> > >
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](joshua) Paul Ramirez
> > >   [X](joshua) Lewis John McGibbney
> > >   [X](joshua) Chris Mattmann
> > >   [ ](joshua) Tom Barber
> > >   [X](joshua) Henri Yandell
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Kudu
> > >
> > > Kudu is a distributed columnar storage engine built for the Apache
> Hadoop
> > > ecosystem.
> > >
> > > Kudu has been incubating since 2015-12-03.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Build a more diverse developer and user community
> > >   2. Migrate our web site under apache.org
> > >   3. Continue to make regular Apache releases
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   None.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   - In February, we only received one patch from a new contributor (3
> > total
> > >     from non-committers). We're continuing to focus on building a more
> > >     diverse developer community.
> > >
> > >     Although recruiting new contributors to Kudu itself have been slow,
> > we
> > >     had community members report beginnings of a Presto integration, an
> > >     Apache Flume sink, and Rust language bindings. We are considering
> > >     whether it makes sense to develop these things within the Kudu
> > project
> > >     or external locations.
> > >
> > >   - Overall development velocity continues to be pretty good: 94
> patches
> > >     committed since the last report, representing about 3.5kloc of new
> > code
> > >     and 4kloc of changes.  This is slightly down from last month, as we
> > >     spent a bit more time on managing our first release and fixing bugs
> > >     rather than adding new features.
> > >
> > >     Dev list traffic is similar to January (1032 messages vs 1144 in
> > Jan).
> > >
> > >   - Community members continue to give public talks about Kudu at
> various
> > >     conferences and meetups. Talks were delivered at conferences or
> > meetups
> > >     in Tokyo (x2), Sunnyvale, Krakow, San Francisco (x2), and Seattle.
> > More
> > >     are planned for March.
> > >
> > >     We are also encouraged that at least two Kudu meetup talks were
> > >     delivered by new members of the community outside the core
> > development
> > >     team. We hope to see the "grassroots community" trend continue.
> > >
> > >   - The public Kudu Slack channel continues to be popular. It has grown
> > > from
> > >     116 members last month to 150 this month. Discussion between users
> > and
> > >     devs is quite active, with daily participation from a global
> > community
> > >     (USA, China, Poland, Japan, et al). Many users seem to prefer this
> > >     method over the traditional user mailing list.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Since the last report, we've accomplished the following milestones:
> > >
> > >   - We successfully migrated our issue tracking to the Apache JIRA.
> > Special
> > >     thanks to Gavin on the infra team and Mike Percy on the Kudu
> project
> > > for
> > >     hard work on this transition.
> > >
> > >   - We cleaned up our license documentation and successfully published
> > our
> > >     first official release as an incubating project (0.7.0)!
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   Feb 25, 2016: Apache Kudu 0.7.0-incubating
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   None since initial incubation.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](kudu) Jake Farrell
> > >   [ ](kudu) Brock Noland
> > >   [X](kudu) Michael Stack
> > >   [ ](kudu) Jarek Jarcec Cecho
> > >   [X](kudu) Chris Mattmann
> > >   [X](kudu) Julien Le Dem
> > >   [ ](kudu) Carl Steinbach
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > > KUDU is very active. We need to get our website done and branded
> > > as an Incubator and eventually TLP site. Good progress.
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > log4cxx2
> > >
> > > Logging for C++
> > >
> > > log4cxx2 has been incubating since 2013-12-09.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Create a release
> > >   2. Activate some community
> > >   3.
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   There's an ongoing discussion to move the project to attic unless it
> is
> > >   able to release in the next few months.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Not grown. However, the project aims to become a sub project of
> Apache
> > >   Logging again. Community growth is not much a matter for this
> podling,
> > as
> > >   long as there are a few active contributors.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   After the discussion about the activity of the project and the
> success
> > of
> > >   the incubation process, there's currently a member willing to step
> > > through
> > >   the release process. The initial plan on incubation anyway was to
> > primary
> > >   apply available patches and release those bug fixes.
> > >
> > >   Additionally, there's once more a discussion about the supported
> build
> > >   platforms, because currently the project heavily focusses on
> cpptasks,
> > >   which is not maintained and simply doesn't support current versions
> of
> > > all
> > >   formerly supported IDEs anymore.  The current focus is on dropping
> > >   cpptasks and ANT for the build of the software and use autoconf
> and/or
> > >   cmake instead.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2008-04-03 was the last official, pre-incubation 0.10.0
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](log4cxx2) Ralph Goers
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > >
> > > Metron
> > >
> > > Metron integrates a variety of open source big data technologies in
> order
> > > to
> > > offer a centralized tool for security monitoring and analysis. Metron
> > > provides capabilities for log aggregation, full packet capture
> indexing,
> > > storage, advanced behavioral analytics and data enrichment, while
> > applying
> > > the most current threat-intelligence information to security telemetry
> > > within a single platform.
> > >
> > > Metron has been incubating since 12-08-2015
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards
> > > Graduation:
> > >
> > >   - Building a diverse community of developers for Metron
> > >   - Getting security practitioners to provide feedback on requirements
> > >   - Make an Apache release
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC or ASF Board might wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   - We are currently trying to produce the first Apache release of
> Metron
> > >   - We would like to request Apache infrastructure (a Jenkins server)
> for
> > > CI
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   - We voted to add one additional committer, Nick Allen
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   - We closed on 15 more Jiras and made our code base more compliant
> with
> > >     Apache Licenses.  We are at the latest stages of cleaning up the
> code
> > >     base to come up with the Apache build.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](metron) Billie Rinaldi
> > >   [ ](metron) Chris Mattmann
> > >   [ ](metron) Owen O'Malley
> > >   [X](metron) P. Taylor Goetz
> > >   [ ](metron) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Milagro
> > >
> > > Distributed Cryptography; M-Pin protocol for Identity and Trust
> > >
> > > Milagro has been incubating since 2015-12-21.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Import main project repos
> > >   2. Work towards our first release
> > >   3. Broaden the community
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   The Initial Committer list is being revised (see below).
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   We have identified shortcomings in the Initial Committer list, and
> > > adopted
> > >   a fast-track process to add new members, valid for the project's
> first
> > >   three months (until March 20th).  We have welcomed our first
> genuinely
> > > new
> > >   committer and are inviting another.  Initial committers are
> > familiarising
> > >   with Apache.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Both companies MIRACL and NTT are now readying their initial
> > > contributions
> > >   into the Milagro repositories.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   n/a
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   We have no distinction between committers and PMC.
> > >
> > >   The following have accepted invitations during the period:
> > >
> > >     Peter Scanlon
> > >     Tomasz Matecki
> > >     Anthony Shaw
> > >     Vladislav Mitov
> > >     Nikolai Stoilov
> > >
> > >   All except Anthony Shaw are Miracl employees, and should have been on
> > the
> > >   Initial Committer list.  We anticipate improving diversity soon.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](milagro) Sterling Hughes
> > >   [ ](milagro) Jan Willem Janssen
> > >   [x](milagro) Nick Kew
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > >
> > > MRQL
> > >
> > > MRQL is a query processing and optimization system for large-scale,
> > > distributed data analysis, built on top of Apache Hadoop, Hama, Spark,
> > and
> > > Flink.
> > >
> > > MRQL has been incubating since 2013-03-13.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Increase the number of active committers
> > >   2. Increase adoption, expand user community, and increase user list
> > >      activity
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > > None
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > > There were no new developers or new committers since our last report.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > > We have released our fourth release under Apache incubation. There were
> > > various bug fixes and performance improvements before the release. The
> > > most important new feature in the new release is support for
> incremental
> > > query processing in MRQL streaming, called Incremental MRQL.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-03-02
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   2014-04-17
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](mrql) Alan Cabrera
> > >   [x](mrql) Edward J. Yoon
> > >   [ ](mrql) Mohammad Nour El-Din
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Myriad
> > >
> > > Myriad enables co-existence of Apache Hadoop YARN and Apache Mesos
> > together
> > > on the same cluster and allows dynamic resource allocations across both
> > > Hadoop and other applications running on the same physical data center
> > > infrastructure.
> > >
> > > Myriad has been incubating since 2015-03-01.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Grow the Myriad user base.
> > >   2. Expand the contributor community.
> > >   3. Release Myriad 0.2.0 in April/May, with focus on multitenancy,
> > >      security, and oversubscription.
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   None.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   - Mailing list traffic went into a holiday lull after the 0.1.0
> > release.
> > >     Should pick up again as we plan the 0.2.0 release.
> > >     http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-myriad-dev/
> > >   - Our biweekly community syncs still get 6-12 participants, including
> > new
> > >     participants from Accenture. See minutes at:
> http://s.apache.org/8kF
> > >   - Freenode #myriad IRC channel has been mostly quiet since the 0.1.0
> > >     release, except for an occasional user question or discussion
> around
> > a
> > >     community sync. Chatter should pick up again leading up to the
> 0.2.0
> > >     release, and moreso after we get a few more users. Archived by
> ASFBot
> > >     at: http://wilderness.apache.org/channels/#logs-#myriad
> > >   - Website and wiki were updated with the 0.1.0 release.
> > >     http://myriad.incubator.apache.org
> > >   - Presented at DockerConEU. Submitted talks for ApacheCon, MesosCon,
> > >     Hadoop Summit, Container World.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   - Resolved 6 JIRAs and merged 6 PRs since Dec 2, 2015.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2015-12-10 myriad-0.1.0-incubating
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   2015-10-05 Darin J
> > >   2015-10-14 Swapnil Daingade
> > >   In the process of nominating the next committer.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](myriad) Benjamin Hindman
> > >   [ ](myriad) Danese Cooper
> > >   [x](myriad) Ted Dunning
> > >   [ ](myriad) Luciano Resende
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > SAMOA
> > >
> > > SAMOA provides a collection of distributed streaming algorithms for the
> > > most
> > > common data mining and machine learning tasks such as classification,
> > > clustering, and regression, as well as programming abstractions to
> > develop
> > > new algorithms that run on top of distributed stream processing engines
> > > (DSPEs).  It features a pluggable architecture that allows it to run on
> > > several DSPEs such as Apache Storm, Apache S4, and Apache Samza.
> > >
> > > SAMOA has been incubating since 2014-12-15.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Grow the community
> > >   2. Elect new PMC members
> > >   3. Release more often
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   None
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Mailing list activity (December 2015 - February 2016):
> > >   * @dev: 114 messages
> > >
> > >   Jira issues backlog (December 2015 - February 2016):
> > >   * Created:  7
> > >   * Resolved: 4
> > >
> > >   We have a number of new users showing up on the mailing list, which
> is
> > >   encouraging.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   The community has decided to drop support for S4, which is now
> > inactive.
> > >   There is also some continued interest by Apache Apex about a possible
> > >   integration.  Internally, we have been working on strengthening our
> > main
> > >   classifier (VHT).  There has also been work on improving the
> connection
> > >   with Avro and Kafka.  The adapted for Flink has been updated to the
> > > latest
> > >   stable version (0.10).
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2015-07-21
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   None
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [X](samoa) Alan Gates
> > >   [ ](samoa) Ashutosh Chauhan
> > >   [ ](samoa) Enis Soztutar
> > >   [X](samoa) Ted Dunning
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Sentry
> > >
> > > Sentry is a highly modular system for providing fine grained role based
> > > authorization to both data and metadata stored on an Apache Hadoop
> > cluster.
> > >
> > > Sentry has been incubating since 2013-08-08.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1.Graduation vote has been passed, see below for details.
> > >   2.
> > >   3.
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   1. Graduation vote has been passed and the resolution has been
> proposed
> > > to
> > >      the board for consideration in the board meeting.
> > >      References:
> > >      https://s.apache.org/dev_discuss
> > >      https://s.apache.org/dev_vote_result
> > >      https://s.apache.org/general_discuss
> > >      https://s.apache.org/Incubator_vote
> > >      Other:
> > >      https://s.apache.org/general_notify
> > >      https://s.apache.org/8rty (Maturity Model assessment)
> > >   2. Olivier Lamy resigned as a mentor.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   1. We had ~500 messages on dev list in the past three months. (Got
> > number
> > >      from http://markmail.org/list/org.apache.sentry.dev)
> > >   2. Community is continuing to do monthly hangouts.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   About 131 issues were created and about 87 resolved in the past 3
> > >   months(Numbers from jira).
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2015-09-22, preparing for 1.7.0 release
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   Hao Hao was added as committer on 01/29/2016. On 2015-12-21,
> community
> > >   voted to make Committer == PPMC.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](sentry) Arvind Prabhakar
> > >   [ ](sentry) Joe Brockmeier
> > >   [ ](sentry) David Nalley
> > >   [X](sentry) Patrick Hunt
> > >   [X](sentry) Thomas White
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Singa
> > >
> > > Singa is a distributed deep learning platform.
> > >
> > > Singa has been incubating since 2015-03-17.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Improve the system, including performance and features like
> > > distributed
> > >      GPU training over GPU clusters, R binding, etc.
> > >   2. Add more examples and documentation to attach users
> > >   3. Grow the community. We have been trying to reach out to a more
> > diverse
> > >      community of developers and users by presenting SINGA for various
> > >      audiences. Completing items 1 and 2 above would attract more
> > >      contributors and users.
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   No
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   The Github repository has scored 540 stars and 190 forks.
> > >
> > >   There were 60, 180 and 7 commits in Dec 2015, Jan 2016 and Feb 2016
> > >   respectively.
> > >
> > >   There were 77, 105, 13 emails from dev@ list in Dec 2015, Jan 2016
> and
> > > Feb
> > >   2016 respectively.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   In Jan 2016, we released our second version, i.e., incubating-v0.2.0,
> > > with
> > >   the following major features:
> > >
> > >   * GPU support, which enables training of complex models on a single
> > node
> > >     with multiple GPU cards.
> > >   * Hybrid neural net partitioning, which supports data and model
> > >     parallelism at the same time.
> > >   * Python wrapper, which makes it easy to configure the job, including
> > >     neural net and SGD algorithm.
> > >   * RNN model and BPTT algorithms, to support applications based on RNN
> > >     models, e.g., GRU.
> > >   * Cloud software integration includes Mesos, Docker and HDFS.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-01-14
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   N/A
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](singa) Daniel Dai
> > >   [X](singa) Alan Gates
> > >   [X](singa) Ted Dunning
> > >   [ ](singa) Thejas Nair
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Streams
> > >
> > > Apache Streams (incubating) unifies a diverse world of digital profiles
> > > and online activities into common formats and vocabularies, and makes
> > > these datasets accessible across a variety of databases, devices,
> > > and platforms for streaming, browsing, search, sharing, and analytics
> > > use-cases.
> > >
> > > Streams has been incubating since 2012-11-20.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Community growth and PMC maturity.
> > >   2. Demonstrate a consistent release schedule.
> > >   3. Collaborate with other Apache projects to improve integrations
> > >      with their software.
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   # of contributors submitting and reviewing pull requests has remained
> > >   low this quarter.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   no demonstrable progress in community growth.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   5 issues created / 1 resolved this quarter
> > >   at mentors suggestion, this quarter the project focused on
> > >   documenting project purpose, philosophies, place in ecosystem,
> > >   how to get started, etc... as part of a web site overhaul.
> > >   the new version is hosted at streams.staging.apache.org and will go
> > >   live at streams.incubator.apache.org soon.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >    2015-04-26
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   2015-02-23: Robert Douglas elected as committer / PMC member
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](streams) Matt Franklin
> > >   [X](streams) Ate Douma
> > >   [ ](streams) Craig McClanahan
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Taverna
> > >
> > > Taverna is a domain-independent suite of tools used to design and
> execute
> > > data-driven workflows.
> > >
> > > Taverna has been incubating since 2014-10-20.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Community growth
> > >   2. Release more of the imported code to create engagement
> > >   3. Move to a sustainable development pattern
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   Our mentors have reported they have little or no time
> > >   available as Taverna is picking up pace.
> > >
> > >   Dan Debrunner volunteered from the incubator list and
> > >   became a new mentor.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Welcomed new PPMC member.
> > >
> > >   GSOC 2016 project ideas are already getting interest.
> > >
> > >   dev@taverna mailing lists stats:
> > >
> > >   Dec 2015: 42
> > >   Jan 2016: 128
> > >   Feb 2016: 325
> > >
> > >   users@taverna:
> > >
> > >   Dec 2015: 2
> > >   Jan 2016: 0
> > >   Feb 2016: 2
> > >
> > >   JIRA issues over last 90 days:
> > >
> > >   50 created
> > >   32 resolved
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Good buzz around release preparation, release candidate currently
> > >   under vote.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2015-08-11 taverna-language-0.15.0-incubating
> > >
> > >   (new release currently under vote)
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   2015-12-04
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [x](taverna) Andy Seaborne
> > >   [X](taverna) Chris Mattmann
> > >   [ ](taverna) Suresh Srinivas
> > >   [X](taverna) Suresh Marru
> > >   [X](taverna) Marlon Pierce
> > >   [ ](taverna) Dan Debrunner
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >   Andy:: It would be good to have a second active mentor in addition to
> > > Dan.
> > >   Chris: I have to retire as a Taverna mentor. That said - what's
> > stopping
> > > Taverna from being ready to graduate? If it's just mentor activity then
> > > consider
> > > graduating. The community looks active, looks like it's releasing,
> looks
> > > like
> > > involved in GSoC, etc.
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Toree
> > >
> > > Toree provides applications with a mechanism to interactively and
> > remotely
> > > access Apache Spark. It enables interactive workloads between
> > applications
> > > and a Spark cluster. As a Jupyter Notebook extension, it provides the
> > user
> > > with a preconfigured environment for interacting with Spark using
> Scala,
> > > Python, R or SQL.
> > >
> > > Toree has been incubating since 2015-12-02.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Removal of LGPL dependency
> > >   2. Ease of installation
> > >   3. Documentation of APIs
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   TOREE-262 - Progress on removal of LGPL dependency
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   1. Work with Jupyter community to update their docker stacks to
> include
> > >      the latest Toree
> > >   2. Blog post at http://www.spark.tc/announcing-apache-toree/ to
> > announce
> > >      the incubation
> > >   3. Active communication in mailing list and gitter with early
> adopters
> > >   4. Work with Brunel project
> > >      (https://github.com/Brunel-Visualization/Brunel) to make
> technology
> > >      available on Toree
> > >   5. Still working on transitioning users from Spark Kernel project
> into
> > >      Toree.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   1. Source package have been renamed to org.apache.toree
> > >   2. All original contributors are not actively developing and fixing
> > > issues
> > >      on the apache project
> > >   3. Project can be published and installed through Pypi (only
> > snapshot/dev
> > >      packaged made available for testing)
> > >   4. Added a plug-in framework to enable integration of 3rd party code
> to
> > >      add capabilities
> > >   5. Create Spark Streaming example notebook to feature many of the
> > >      capabilities of Toree in collaboration with Jupyter ecosystem
> > >      (dashboards and widgets)
> > >   6. Misc bug fixes and features
> > >   7. Actively working with JeroMQ community to further their transition
> > > into
> > >      MPL v2 and away from LGPL.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   None since incubation.
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   No new additions since incubation
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](toree) Luciano Resende
> > >   [ ](toree) Reynold Xin
> > >   [X](toree) Hitesh Shah
> > >   [X](toree) Julien Le Dem
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Trafodion
> > >
> > > Trafodion is a webscale SQL-on-Hadoop solution enabling transactional
> or
> > > operational workloads on Hadoop.
> > >
> > > Trafodion has been incubating since 2015-05-24.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Develop community and bring in more diverse contributors.
> > >   2. Work on our second release, including convenience binaries and
> > >      support for Apache HBase 1.x without a commercial distribution.
> > >   3. Continue the momentum and become more integrated with the
> > >      rest of the Apache community.
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   * Lars Hofhansl and Andrew Purtell resigned as mentors.
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   * Participation in public lists has been increasing:
> > >     809 messages in the codereview forum, 1051@commits,
> > >     561@dev, 1377@issues and 320@user.
> > >   * Steve Varnau has agreed to be the release manager for
> > >     our next release.
> > >   * A logo for Apache Trafodion was adopted by vote in February.
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   * Completed our first release in incubation, Trafodion 1.3.0,
> > >     on Jan 11, 2016. Many thanks go to Roberta Marton, the release
> > manager.
> > >     See http://trafodion.apache.org/release-notes-1-3-0.html for
> > details.
> > >   * Completely redesigned the web page, http://trafodion.apache.org
> > >     and moved content from the wiki to the site, following the example
> > >     of other Apache projects.
> > >   * Published documentation in form of HTML and PDF manuals.
> > >   * 287 commits from 23 contributors.
> > >   * 200 JIRAs filed and 139 resolved in the last three months.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-01-11
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   RuoYu Zuo was announced as a new committer in February.
> > >   The last PMC members were announced in November 2015.
> > >   In both cases the election happened a few weeks earlier
> > >   but it took some time to get the necessary karma.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](trafodion) Devaraj Das
> > >   [ ](trafodion) Enis Söztutar
> > >   [x](trafodion) Michael Stack
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------
> > > Zeppelin
> > >
> > > A collaborative data analytics and visualization tool for distributed,
> > > general-purpose data processing systems such as Apache Spark, Apache
> > Flink,
> > > etc.
> > >
> > > Zeppelin has been incubating since 2014-12-23.
> > >
> > > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> > >
> > >   1. Prove PPMC's maturity by handling dispute in community gracefully
> > >   2. Community growth: more committers from different organizations
> > >
> > > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > > aware of?
> > >
> > >   Updating long term roadmap [1] to embrace community needs is in
> > >   discussion.
> > >
> > >   [1] https://s.apache.org/Ksgm
> > >
> > > How has the community developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   Traffic in users@ and dev@ grew: +38 subscribers in @dev, +83
> > > subscribers
> > >   in users@ since last report.
> > >
> > >   Talks at several conferences are scheduled [2].
> > >
> > >   [2] https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/ZEPPELIN/Community
> > >
> > > How has the project developed since the last report?
> > >
> > >   209 patches have been merged from 42 different contributors since
> last
> > >   report.
> > >
> > >   Integration to JDBC, Apache HBase, Elasticsearch, Scalding, Tachyon
> has
> > >   been added.
> > >
> > >   Authentication and notebook authorization have implemented.
> > >
> > > Date of last release:
> > >
> > >   2016-01-22
> > >
> > > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> > >
> > >   2016-01-16
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by:
> > >
> > >   [ ](zeppelin) Konstantin Boudnik
> > >   [X](zeppelin) Henry Saputra
> > >   [X](zeppelin) Roman Shaposhnik
> > >   [X](zeppelin) Ted Dunning
> > >   [ ](zeppelin) Hyunsik Choi
> > >
> > > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> > > }}}
> > >
> >
>

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