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From Eric Yang <>
Subject Re: Incubator PMC/Board report for Apr 2013 ([ppmc])
Date Mon, 08 Apr 2013 05:59:28 GMT
Agree that the downward trend did not stop this quarter.  Although there is
a lot of code modifications done in our labs, links to close source
software made it difficult to contribute back.  It looks like I won't be
able to contributing actively into Chukwa community as I planned.  However,
I am mentoring two SJSU students for their thesis related to monitoring
Hadoop with Chukwa.  Their work may bring new insights to continue the
development.  I would like mentors to keep an open mind about this for one
more quarter.  Thanks


On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 7:21 AM, Jukka Zitting <>wrote:

> Hi,
> On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 5:00 PM, Alan Cabrera <> wrote:
> > With that said, we do need to be transparent in our reporting with
> respect to
> > the inactivity of the project and the community's decision to graduate
> in spite
> > of it.
> Looking at the decline of dev@ activity over the past few months I'm
> starting to agree with Alan on the issue of graduation/retirement.
> Quoting my message from general@ in November [1]:
>     The question here isn't about exact metrics or some predefined level
>     of activity that the project should be able to reach, but rather the
>     trajectory you're on. Is there a reasonable expectation that Chukwa
>     can reverse the downward trend in activity? What are you going to do
>     to make that happen?
> Unfortunately the downward trend has continued, and we don't have a
> good idea on how to turn it around or at least keep it stable at the
> levels from say last year.
> With over three months since the last non-trivial code change
> (CHUKWA-565) and nearly two months since last bits of development
> discussion (CHUKWA-679), the situation looks much worse than it did at
> the end of last year. I would note this drop in activity in the
> report.
> [1]
> BR,
> Jukka Zitting

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