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From Jesus Camacho Rodriguez <jcama...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Draft board report
Date Tue, 11 Apr 2017 19:37:08 GMT
Thank you all for the feedback! I will update the report accordingly and
submit it by tomorrow.

--
Jesús



On 4/11/17, 6:38 PM, "Julian Hyde" <jhyde@apache.org> wrote:

>Looks great. Thanks for writing, Jesus. The Avatica repo split &
>branding are indeed the main things of interest. We'll need to keep up
>momentum on the trademarks discussion so it's good that the Board are
>aware of it.
>
>By the way, I'll be at ApacheCon in a month. If there's anything you'd
>like me to take up with Shane (VP Brand) or anyone else, let me know.
>
>Julian
>
>
>On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 8:34 AM, Josh Elser <elserj@apache.org> wrote:
>> Nit: s/Avatica is a sub-module/Avatica is a sub-project/ -- this was
>> probably copy-paste, I know :)
>>
>> As far as the Avatica paragraph, I think that's good -- maybe just include
>> one more sentence like... "As a part of this separation, the PMC is also
>> taking this time to re-evaluate the branding of Avatica." It might also be
>> good to mention... "While there has not been a release of Avatica since the
>> last board report, development is ramping down to release an Avatica
>> 1.10.0".
>>
>> The rest looks great. Thanks for writing this up! So many new names in this
>> board report is awesome :D
>>
>> - Josh
>>
>>
>> Jesus Camacho Rodriguez wrote:
>>>
>>> Calcite community,
>>>
>>> I attach the draft of the report I propose to file for the 4/19 Apache
>>> board meeting.
>>>
>>> Please, let me know if you have any feedback.
>>>
>>> @Josh, please let me know if you want to include anything about the
>>> Avatica branding to be discussed by the board.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Jesús
>>>
>>>
>>> ---
>>>
>>>
>>> Attachment N: Report from the Apache Calcite Project  [Jesús Camacho
>>> Rodríguez]
>>>
>>> ## Description:
>>>
>>> Apache Calcite is a highly customizable framework for parsing and
>>> planning queries on data in a wide variety of formats. It allows
>>> database-like access, and in particular a SQL interface and advanced
>>> query optimization, for data not residing in a traditional database.
>>>
>>> Avatica is a sub-module within Calcite, and provides a framework
>>> for building local and remote JDBC and ODBC database drivers. Avatica
>>> has an independent release schedule, and since April 2017, it has its
>>> own independent repository.
>>>
>>> ## Issues:
>>>
>>> - There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.
>>>
>>> ## Activity:
>>>
>>> Development and mailing list activity is steady for both Calcite and
>>> its Avatica sub-project.
>>>
>>> Since the last board meeting, there has been one Calcite release.
>>> Calcite 1.12.0 came over two months after 1.11.0 and included 95
>>> issues solved by 29 different contributors! In addition to general
>>> bug fixes and improvements in the Calcite core, major highlights in
>>> the release include support for JDK 9 and Guava 21.0, two new
>>> adapters to allow Calcite to read data from other systems (a file
>>> adapter and an Apache Pig adapter), and extensions and improvements
>>> in the supported SQL syntax and functions.
>>>
>>> Our community continued growing this quarter: a new PMC member
>>> (Michael Mior) and three new committers (Gian Merlino, Jess
>>> Balint, and Laurent Goujon) were added to the project.
>>>
>>> We also reached another milestone this quarter with the creation of
>>> an Avatica dedicated repository. Avatica has been slowly growing
>>> inside of Calcite for many years, and led by PMC member Josh Elser,
>>> the community took the next step to hoist the Avatica code out of the
>>> Calcite repository into its own. The community felt like this was the
>>> next logical step given the maturity of the project.
>>>
>>> Finally, there was an important presence of the Apache Calcite
>>> project in multiple talks at events around the world, such as Apex
>>> Big Data World 2017 (Mountain View, CA) or DataWorks EU 2017 (Munich,
>>> Germany).
>>>
>>> ## Health report:
>>>
>>> Activity levels on mailing lists, git and JIRA are normal for both
>>> Calcite and Avatica.
>>>
>>> ## PMC changes:
>>>
>>> - Currently 16 PMC members.
>>> - Michael Mior was added to the PMC on Tue Apr 04 2017
>>>
>>> ## Committer base changes:
>>>
>>> - Currently 22 committers.
>>> - New commmitters:
>>>      - Gian Merlino was added as a committer on Sat Feb 18 2017
>>>      - Jess Balint was added as a committer on Wed Feb 15 2017
>>>      - Laurent Goujon was added as a committer on Wed Feb 15 2017
>>>
>>> ## Releases:
>>>
>>> - 1.12.0 was released on Fri Mar 24 2017
>>>
>>> ## JIRA activity:
>>>
>>> - 178 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
>>> - 132 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>


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