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From Daniel Gruno <humbed...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Accept Warble into the Apache Incubator
Date Fri, 08 Jun 2018 14:10:38 GMT
+1 (binding), despite the terrible formatting :P

With regards,
Daniel.

On 06/08/2018 09:06 AM, Chris Thistlethwaite wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'd like to start a vote on accepting Warble into the Apache Incubator.
> https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/1d62a2948d047cea38e6f01f92d5f138f8
> 3acd2c9d86349023fb28e4@%3Cgeneral.incubator.apache.org%3E
> The ASF voting rules are described:
> https://www.apache.org/foundation/voting.html
> A vote for accepting a new Apache Incubator podling is a majority
> votefor which only Incubator PMC member votes are binding.
> This vote will run for at least 72 hours. Please VOTE as follows[ ] +1
> Accept Warble into the Apache Incubator[ ] +0 Abstain.[ ] -1 Do not
> accept Warble into the Incubator
> The proposal is listed below, but you can also access it on the wiki:ht
> tps://wiki.apache.org/incubator/WarbleProposal
> 
> Thank you,Chris T.
> 
> 
> = Apache Warble Proposal =
> == Abstract ==
>      Apache Warble is a distributed endpoint monitoring solution where
> the agent    is hosted on your own hardware. The aim of Warble is to
> produce a more balanced     and less binary view of services and
> systems, lowering the rates of false positives    while also providing
> greater insight into possible peering issues and proactive
> trend    analysis.     ==    Proposal ==         The goal of Warble
> will be to bring internal control of distributed     monitoring back to
> the end user. Warble can be used as an independent    service running
> on your own infrastructure monitoring other services    in your
> infrastructure.      ==     Background and Rationale ==         The
> beginning of this project was prompted by the service
> pingmybox.com     (PMB) going end of life. This brought up conversation
> about FOSS services     that can monitor internal and external
> services. PMB offered a unique code     base to build this service upon
> a known infrastructure.     ===    Initial Goals ===
>      Bring PMB code into the ASF, refactor the client/server into     a
> more reusable structure.     Further reuse of code gives us the a great
> starting point to build a     starting point.      ==    Current Status
> ==         The software exists as a proprietary service. We wish to
> convert this to    a FLOSS solution.     ==    Meritocracy
> ==         The initial PMC list covers new folks coming into the
> ASF.     ==    Community ==         There exists a large user-base of
> software like Warble, as well as existing users of the old propietary
> service. It is our hope that we    can convert a great deal of these to
> contributors and testers for the    new open source
> product.     ==    Core Developers ==         The initial set of
> developers are a lot of newcomers:
>      * Daniel Gruno <humbedooh@apache.org>    * Chris Thistlethwaite
> <christ@apache.org>    * Haig Didizian <haig@didizian.com>    * Andrew
> Karetas <Ajkaretas@gmail.com>    * Chandler Claxton
> <claxtonchandler@gmail.com>    * Luke Stevens
> <snevets.ekul@gmail.com>    * Mike Andescavage
> <michael.andescavage@live.com>    * Chris Lambertus
> <cml@apache.org>     ==    Known Risks ==        There are many
> existing services that provide external monitoring. They    are well
> established and have large user bases.     ===    Orphaned Products
> ===         The initial PMC has great interest in open source projects,
> though no formal     projects have been
> run.          ===    Inexperience with Open Source ===         Most of
> the initial PPMC members are new to the ASF and some are new to open
> source projects. However,    all are very interested in giving back to
> the community and projects.  Having said that, there are    several
> people involved with extensive experience in the Apache Way and our
> procedures and processes.     ===    Homogenous Developers
> ===         The initial set of developers are employed by a variety of
> companies,    located across the world, and used to working on a
> variety of    distributed projects.     ===    Reliance on Salaried
> Developers ===         We do not expect the interest of the proposed
> initial PMC to be directly    tied to current employment, but will
> actively seek to grow our volunteer    base
> regardless.     ===    Relationships with Other Apache Products
> ===         Not much to say here. Many ASF projects make use of the
> proprietary    offering, we wish to open source it and have people
> engage in the    development of the project. There are, at present,
> indirect relationships     in that some dependencies are built on
> Apache software, but these are     generally by proxy and does not
> merit considering Warble as a sub-project    of an existing
> TLP.          ==    Initial Source ==         The initial task of the
> PMC will be assessing what we wish the project to    contain. The
> proprietary vendor is willing to donate the software,
> but    considerable rewriting and relicensing will have to take place.
> This will    likely happen in stages, with the scrapers and UI being
> ported first,    and a backend auth system being partly ported/donated,
> and partly    developed from scratch at the ASF.     ===    Source and
> Intellectual Property Submission Plan ===         All the existing code
> in question (from the PMB suite) is owned by    Quenda IvS, and will be
> donated to the ASF.     ===    External Dependencies ===         The
> current code base depends on incompatible licenses
> for    visualizations. We will work towards 100% compatibility with the
> Apache    License v/2.     ===    Cryptography ===         Warble will
> make use of some SSL/TLS and cryptography in order to transmit
> data    between nodes and main server, however we will not be
> incorporating any cryptography    in the project code itself, but
> rather rely on existing encryption libraries and
> protocols.     ==    Required Resources ==     ===    Mailing Lists
> ===             private@warble.apache.org (moderated
> subscriptions)             commits@warble.apache.org             issues
> @warble.apache.org             dev@warble.apache.org                use
> rs@warble.apache.org      ===    Repositories ===      * https://gitbox
> .apache.org/repos/asf/incubator-warble.git     ===    Issue Tracking
> ===        We will be starting with just GitHub Issues/PRs and later
> assess the possible need for something else.     ===    Other Resources
> ===         We have no other requirements at present.    We will
> require one or more VMs at some point, however, it may be the
> case    that we can get these donated by companies interested in
> furthering the development    of the project.
> 
> ===    domain name: ===             https://warble.apache.org      ==
>    Initial PMC ==
>      * Daniel Gruno <humbedooh@apache.org>    * Chris Thistlethwaite <ch
> rist@apache.org>    * Haig Didizian <haig@didizian.com>    * Andrew
> Karetas <Ajkaretas@gmail.com>    * Chandler Claxton <claxtonchandler@gm
> ail.com>    * Luke Stevens <snevets.ekul@gmail.com>    * Mike
> Andescavage <michael.andescavage@live.com>     ===    Affiliations
> ===         PMC members are employees of ASF, Microsoft, Evolve Guest
> Solutions, Revolt    Consulting, and independently
> employed              ==    Sponsors ==     ===    Champion
> ===         Daniel Gruno <humbedooh@apache.org>     ===     Nominated
> Mentors ===         Daniel Pono Takamori <pono@apache.org>     ===    S
> ponsoring Entity ===
> 


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