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From Lewis John Mcgibbney <lewis.mcgibb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Keith Turner for Apache Gora PMC member and Project Committer
Date Tue, 31 Jan 2012 18:17:16 GMT
You may not be able to do this for a day or so before I get the ACK from
Board@.

Thanks for mentioning this Enis.

Lewis

On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 6:04 PM, Enis Söztutar <enis.soz@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Keith, welcome on board. Glad to see you as a committer.
>
> As a traditional first commit, could you please add yourself to the
> credits.xml under http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/gora/site/. After you
> check out the project, you can build it with running ant
> -Dforrest.home=/path/to/forrest. Then please commit the changes under
> author/ and publish/. The site at gora.apache.org should be automatically
> updated shortly.
>
> Thanks,
> Enis
>
> On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 7:51 AM, Keith Turner <keith@deenlo.com> wrote:
>
> > On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 2:27 PM, Lewis John Mcgibbney
> > <lewis.mcgibbney@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > In the meantime, feel free to maybe say a bit about yourself, what
> > brought
> > > you to Gora etc.
> >
> > Now that Accumulo is publicly available, there are lots things it
> > would be nice to integrate Accumulo with like Gora, Data Nucleus,
> > Spring Data, HCatalog, Pig, Hive, etc.  I wanted experiment with
> > writing an adapter for one of these.  I looked at Gora and liked its
> > straight forward mapping to a column store like HBase, Accumulo, and
> > Cassandra.   Also I am interested in tools that makes developers lives
> > easier and allow them more flexibility (like the ability to more
> > easily move their code between different data stores).  Gora is one
> > tool that does this.
> >
> > After I wrote the Accumulo backend, I took one of the Accumulo test
> > suites and wrote it using Gora.  I did this for a few reasons.  I
> > wanted to gain perspective as a Gora user and I wanted to test the
> > Gora Accumulo data store at scale.  Since I started off developing for
> > Gora instead of using it, I was happy when I found that using Gora was
> > a pleasant experience.  The test suite written against Gora was less
> > code than the one written against Accumulo and easier to understand.
> > One thing that made it shorter was no parsing/serialization code in
> > the Gora version.  Also the test suite can now easily be used against
> > other data stores which is really cool.
> >
> > Keith
> >
>



-- 
*Lewis*

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