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From Dmitriy Setrakyan <dsetrak...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache Ignite 2.4.0 Released: Machine Learning GA and Spark DataFrames
Date Fri, 16 Mar 2018 22:51:51 GMT
 Denis,

The brief pitch we provide on the home page should be good enough, no?

Apache Ignite™ is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and
> processing platform for
> transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory
> speeds at petabyte scale


D.



On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 11:19 AM, Denis Magda <dmagda@apache.org> wrote:

> Thanks for the pointers, will check them up.
>
> Have a good weekend,
> Denis
>
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 11:16 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Perhaps have a look at the announce mails sent by Httpd and Tomcat.
> >
> > Even though these projects are better known than most, they still
> > provide a short summary of what they do.
> > I don't think they read as though written by robots...
> >
> > On 16 March 2018 at 17:02, Denis Magda <dmagda@apache.org> wrote:
> > > All our previous announcements were formatted precisely the way you
> > suggest.
> > > However, I haven't fount that template effective. Personally, I archive
> > an
> > > email immediately if see it's written the standard way and I know
> nothing
> > > about the product.
> > >
> > > That's why I decided to experiment targeting those who already know
> > Ignite
> > > and interested in solutions it provided in 2.4. Really appreciate your
> > > feedback and will see how to incorporate your suggestions for future
> > > announcements. Just don't like to see emails written by "robots".
> > >
> > > --
> > > Denis
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 8:34 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> What is the project about? Why should I be interested in it?
> > >> [rhetorical questions]
> > >>
> > >> The Announce emails are sent to people not on the developer or user
> > lists.
> > >> Most will have no idea what the project is about.
> > >>
> > >> So the e-mails should contain at least brief details of what the
> > >> product does, and some info on why the new release might be of
> > >> interest to them.
> > >>
> > >> Readers should not have to click the link to find out the basic
> > >> information
> > >> (although of course it is useful to have such links for further
> detail).
> > >>
> > >> Please can you add that information to future announce mails?
> > >>
> > >> Thanks.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> On 16 March 2018 at 00:09, Denis Magda <dmagda@apache.org> wrote:
> > >> > Usually, Ignite community rolls out a new version once in 3 months,
> > but
> > >> > we
> > >> > had to make an exception for Apache Ignite 2.4 that consumed five
> > months
> > >> > in
> > >> > total.
> > >> >
> > >> > We could easily blame Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year holidays
> > for
> > >> > the
> > >> > delay and would be forgiven, but, in fact, we were forging the
> release
> > >> > you
> > >> > can't just pass by.
> > >> >
> > >> > Let's dive in and look for a big fish:
> > >> > https://blogs.apache.org/ignite/entry/apache-ignite-2-4-brings
> > >> >
> > >> > The full list of the changes can be found here:
> > >> > https://ignite.apache.org/releases/2.4.0/release_notes.html
> > >> >
> > >> > Ready to try then navigate to our downloads page:
> > >> > https://ignite.apache.org/download.cgi
> > >> >
> > >> > --
> > >> > Denis
> > >
> > >
> >
>

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