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From Henry Saputra <henry.sapu...@gmail.com>
Date Thu, 05 Apr 2012 05:29:21 GMT
+1 Lewis


- Henry

On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 11:50 AM, Lewis John Mcgibbney
<lewis.mcgibbney@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> Please see below for a draft report. I'll send this in tomorrow unless
> there are objections or anything to add.
> Thanks
> Lewis
> Apache Gora
> The Apache Gora open source framework provides an in-memory data model and
> persistence for big data. Gora supports persisting to column stores, key
> value stores, document stores and RDBMSs, and analyzing the data with
> extensive Apache Hadoop MapReduce support.
> Project Releases
> The last official project release was made on 24/09/2011 which was the
> 0.1.1-incubating release (2nd whilst in the Incubator). Since last
> reporting there have been few commits but the ones we've seen
> have been fairly significant, but still 4 issues to
> be addressed before we can progress to a 0.2 release candidate.
> Major issues to be addressed include implementing tests for the
> gora-cassandra
> module, an upgrade to Hadoop 1.0.0.
> Overall Project Activity since last report
> Activity roughly shadows last months average, with nothing exceptional
> taking place.
> A blocker issue with our usage of a particular sql library has been dealt
> with,
> additionally Keith Turner was able to commit his gora-accumulo module, as
> the
> distribution of Accumulo was released and available for us to use. Ferdy
> committed a nice piece of work which now provides users with the ability to
> properly support multiple data store implementations in parallel. We've also
> seen keen interest for our proposed GSoC project which is to add a
> gora-Amazon
> DyanmoDB module to the project and look forward to picking up traction with
> this in the near future.
> How has the community developed since the last report?
> We recently received (rather encouragingly) that someone struggled to join
> the user@ list. This was because this list did not exist, it has however
> now been
> created. We've had some questions coming into the project regarding the
> hbase
> module, and whether or not we were going to support certain features within
> Gora,
> however unfortunately none of these issues lead to any commits from outside
> the
> existing community.
> Changes to PMC & Committers
> PMC and Committer diversity
> We currently have committers from a wide variety of projects including,
> Nutch, Tika, OODT, Camel, Solr, Accumulo & Hadoop (this is not an exhaustive
> list). There is work to be done with the Avro implementations, so once we
> are 100% ready to work on these issues, we will be looking to interest
> members of the Avro community in Gora. It would also be nice to attract
> members of the Hector and Cassandra community so we will work towards this
> goal.
> Project Branding or Naming issues
> Legal issues
> --
> *Lewis*

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