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From Seetharam Venkatesh <venkat...@innerzeal.com>
Subject Re: Final report?
Date Tue, 08 Mar 2016 19:21:09 GMT
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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