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From Hans Zeller <hans.zel...@esgyn.com>
Subject Re: [MENTORS] Podling report mentor signoff due today
Date Wed, 14 Sep 2016 05:02:10 GMT
Thank you, St.Ack :-)

Hans

On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 9:04 PM, Stack <stack@duboce.net> wrote:

> Done. Thanks Hans.
> St.Ack
>
> On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 8:27 AM, Hans Zeller <hans.zeller@esgyn.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Just a gentle reminder that the mentor sign-off is due today.
> >
> > http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/September2016
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Hans
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com>
> > Date: Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 1:56 PM
> > Subject: DRAFT report September 2016
> > To: "general@incubator.apache.org" <general@incubator.apache.org>
> >
> >
> > Greetings,
> >
> > Please review this draft report.
> >
> > The MoinMoin wiki is slow and unreliable today.  If your wiki update
> > doesn't
> > go through, feel free to reply on this thread and I will integrate your
> > changes.
> >
> > Remaining tasks:
> >
> > *   The following podlings need signoff:
> >     - Fineract
> >     - log4cxx
> >     - MRQL
> >     - Myriad
> >     - Toree
> >     - Trafodion
> >     - Wave
> > *   The narrative and the Legal/Trademarks/Infrastructure/Misc sections
> > need
> >     to be fleshed out with summaries from August's conversations on
> >     general@incubator. (Ted)
> >
> > Thanks to everyone who has contributed to the report!
> >
> > Marvin Humphrey
> >
> > --------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > Incubator PMC report for September 2016
> >
> > The Apache Incubator is the entry path into the ASF for projects and
> > codebases wishing to become part of the Foundation's efforts.
> >
> > < narrative >
> >
> > * Community
> >
> >   No IPMC roster changes this month.
> >
> > * New Podlings
> >
> >   - Annotator
> >   - AriaTosca
> >
> > * Graduations
> >
> >   None this month.
> >
> > * Releases
> >
> >   The following releases entered distribution during the month of
> >   August:
> >
> >   - 2016-08-01 Apache Pony Mail 0.9.incubating
> >   - 2016-08-02 Apache Mnemonic 0.2.0-incubating
> >   - 2016-08-03 Apache Eagle 0.3.0-incubating
> >   - 2016-08-09 Apache Datafu (incubating) 1.3.1
> >   - 2016-08-10 Apache Gearpump 0.8.1-incubating
> >   - 2016-08-20 Apache Ranger (incubating) 0.6.1
> >   - 2016-08-22 Apache Metron 0.2.0BETA-incubating
> >   - 2016-08-22 Apache Beam 0.2.0-incubating
> >   - 2016-08-24 Apache CarbonData 0.1.0-incubating
> >   - 2016-08-29 Apache Pirk 0.1.0-incubating
> >
> > * IP Clearance
> >
> >   None this month.
> >
> > * Legal / Trademarks
> >
> >
> >
> > * Infrastructure
> >
> >
> >
> > * Miscellaneous
> >
> >
> >
> > * Credits
> >
> >   - Report Manager: Marvin Humphrey / John D. Ament
> >
> > -------------------- Summary of podling reports --------------------
> >
> > * Still getting started at the Incubator
> >
> >   - AriaTosca
> >   - Traffic Control
> >
> > * Not yet ready to graduate
> >
> >   No release:
> >
> >   - DistributedLog
> >   - Edgent
> >   - Fineract
> >   - HTrace
> >   - Juneau
> >   - log4cxx2
> >   - PredictionIO
> >   - SensSoft
> >   - Toree
> >
> >   Community growth:
> >
> >   - Atlas
> >   - CarbonData
> >   - CommonsRDF
> >   - Gearpump
> >   - Mnemonic
> >   - MRQL
> >   - Myriad
> >   - Omid
> >   - Pirk
> >   - Pony Mail
> >   - Singa
> >   - SAMOA
> >   - Tephra
> >   - Trafodion
> >   - Wave
> >
> > * Ready to graduate
> >
> >   - Ranger
> >   - Taverna
> >
> > * Considering retirement
> >
> >   - Streams
> >
> > * Did not report, expected next month
> >
> >   - Quickstep
> >   - Tamaya
> >
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >                        Table of Contents
> > AriaTosca
> > Atlas
> > CarbonData
> > CommonsRDF
> > DistributedLog
> > Edgent
> > Fineract
> > Gearpump
> > HTrace
> > Juneau
> > log4cxx2
> > Mnemonic
> > MRQL
> > Myriad
> > Omid
> > Pirk
> > Pony Mail
> > PredictionIO
> > Quickstep
> > Ranger
> > SAMOA
> > SensSoft
> > Singa
> > Streams
> > Tamaya
> > Taverna
> > Tephra
> > Traffic Control
> > Trafodion
> > Toree
> > Wave
> >
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > --------------------
> > AriaTosca
> >
> > ARIA TOSCA project offers an easily consumable Software Development
> > Kit(SDK)
> > and a Command Line Interface(CLI) to implement TOSCA(Topology and
> > Orchestration Specification of Cloud Applications) based solutions.
> >
> > AriaTosca has been incubating since 2016-08-27.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Establish a formal release process and schedule, allowing for
> > dependable
> >      release cycles in a manner consistent with the Apache development
> >      process.
> >   2. Grow the community around the project.
> >   3. Migrate existing users to apache mailing lists, redirect the present
> >      external project links to Apache.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   None
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   The project is still being setup in Apache Incubator and is presently.
> >
> >   Received Software Grant Agreement (SGA) from Gigaspaces.
> >
> >   The mailing lists, Jira, Github Repo, Incubator podling, Confluence
> Wiki
> >   have been setup for the project.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   This would be the first report for AriaTosca.
> >   The project is presently being setup in Incubator.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   None
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   Project is being established in incubator with the proposed initial set
> > of
> >   committers.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](ariatosca) Suneel Marthi
> >   [X](ariatosca) John D. Ament
> >   [X](ariatosca) Jakob Homan
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Atlas
> >
> > Apache Atlas is a scalable and extensible set of core foundational
> > governance
> > services that enables enterprises to effectively and efficiently meet
> their
> > compliance requirements within Hadoop and allows integration with the
> > complete enterprise data ecosystem.
> >
> > Atlas has been incubating since 2015-05-05.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Podling name search is pending.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   No specific issues at this time to report.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   1. We have added 4 new committers since the last report from different
> >      organizations. Around 15 new contributors were added since the last
> >      report.  The current number of contributors is around 60.
> >   2. The activity on the atlas-dev mailing list stands at around 900
> > messages
> >      per month between June and August. [1]
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   1. A major release, 0.7-incubating, was made in the month of July.
> >      This release added several new features to make Atlas enterprise
> >      ready including: Authentication and authorization support, High
> >      availability, deeper integrations with other Hadoop components
> >      including Hive, HDFS, Falcon etc., Entity versioning, Kafka message
> >      versioning, support for creating business taxonomies, enhanced
> >      user interface, better performance etc.
> >   2. Work is proceeding in 0.8-incubating to stabilize many of these
> >      features and also add several strategic improvements including
> >      abstractions to the underlying graph database to make it easier
> >      to move to later versions, rolling upgrades, etc.
> >   3. A total of 302 issues were reported between June 1st 2016 and August
> >      31st 2016. 266 issues were resolved in the same time frame [2],[3]
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-07-09: 07-incubating [4]
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   1. The PPMC voted and elected 4 new members as committers to
> >      the project on 2016-07-05: Tom Beerbower, Keval Bhatt,  David
> >      Kantor and Darshan Kumar.
> >
> > [1] http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-atlas-dev/
> > [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ATLAS-1149?jql=
> > project%20%3D%20ATLAS%20AND%20created%20%3E%3D%202016-06-
> > 01%20AND%20created%20%3C%3D%202016-08-31
> > [3] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ATLAS-775?jql=
> > project%20%3D%20ATLAS%20AND%20resolved%20%3E%3D%202016-06-
> > 01%20AND%20resolved%20%3C%3D%202016-08-31
> > [4] https://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201607.mbox/%
> > 3CCAAbv78fuzCv51E4Pn8fg7nwkJyOUQo9z2WNhsiz2EstbTvj1Gw@mail.gmail.com%3E
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](atlas) Arun Murthy
> >   [X](atlas) Chris Douglas
> >   [x](atlas) Jakob Homan
> >   [ ](atlas) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > CarbonData
> >
> > Apache CarbonData is a new Apache Hadoop native file format for faster
> > interactive query using advanced columnar storage, index, compression and
> > encoding techniques to improve computing efficiency, in turn it will help
> > speedup queries an order of magnitude faster over PetaBytes of data.
> >
> > CarbonData has been incubating since 2016-06-02.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Prepare new releases
> >   2. Increase both dev and user communities
> >   3. Publish and update website to promote CarbonData
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   None
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   The community activity increased: many new users started to use and
> >   test CarbonData, we had more than 100 new issues created during Aug;
> One
> >   user formally deployed CarbonData to their business system, the
> >   query efficiency speeded up 50 times (the user is the biggest internet
> >   finance company in China)
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Code donation has been done and all resources have been created by
> INFRA
> >   (git, github mirror, mailing list, Jira, ...).
> >
> >   We also created the Jenkins CI jobs.
> >
> >   We did the first release (0.1.0-incubating) and we are preparing a new
> > one.
> >
> >   We're also working on the website (with improved look'n feel).
> >
> >   We're also preparing some talks and presentations about CarbonData.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-08-27
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   2016-07-15
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](carbondata) Henry Saputra
> >   [X](carbondata) Jean-Baptiste Onofre
> >   [X](carbondata) Uma Maheswara Rao G
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > CommonsRDF
> >
> > Commons RDF is a set of interfaces and classes for RDF 1.1 concepts and
> > behaviours.  The commons-rdf-api module defines interfaces and testing
> > harness.  The commons-rdf-simple module provides a basic reference
> > implementation to exercise the test harness and clarify API contracts.
> >
> > CommonsRDF has been incubating since 2015-03-06.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Work with key target communities (Apache Jena and Eclipse RDF4J) to
> >      ensure Commons RDF meets potential user requirements and
> expectations
> >      towards next versions of the Commons API.
> >   2. Engage wider RDF community
> >   3. Graduate to Apache Commons
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   None
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   The community has been fairly quiet during the summer.
> >
> >   Mailing list stats:
> >
> >   dev@commonsrdf traffic
> >   Jun 2016: 10
> >   Jul 2016: 21
> >   Aug 2016: 3
> >
> >   Jira stats for last 90 days:
> >   Created: 5
> >   Resolved: 1
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Building on the idea of Commons VFS-style integration
> >   we have added branches that add bindings for
> >   Eclipse RDF4j (formerly Open RDF Sesame),
> >   Apache Jena and JSON-LD-Java.
> >   https://github.com/apache/incubator-commonsrdf/branches
> >
> >   This has raised interest within Jena
> >   https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JENA-1015
> >
> >   We should now be moving towards a 0.3.0 release,
> >   and working towards graduation to Apache Commons PMC,
> >   we are adapting the build to be more compatible with the
> >   Commons release process https://commons.apache.org/releases/
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-05-24 apache-commonsrdf-0.2.0-incubating
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   None
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](commonsrdf) John D Ament
> >   [ ](commonsrdf) Gary Gregory
> >   [X](commonsrdf) Lewis J McGibbney
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > DistributedLog
> >
> > DistributedLog is a high-performance replicated log service. It offers
> > durability, replication and strong consistency, which provides a
> > fundamental
> > building block for building reliable distributed systems.
> >
> > DistributedLog has been incubating since 2016-06-24.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Getting an Apache release out
> >   2. Improve general documentation
> >   3. Grow user base
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   There is currently no issue.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   1. A few people began actively to involve in the project discussion
> >   2. Some project ideas have been initiated and discussed on the mailing
> > list
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   1. The wiki has been filled up with development and contribution
> >      information.
> >   2. The existing website content has been pushed to asf-site branch and
> >      live under http://distributedlog.incubator.apache.org. The new
> > website
> >      has been discussed.
> >   3. The pom file was updated to follow Apache's principle and the status
> >      page is updated.
> >   4. Various project ideas are under developing.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   N/A
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   N/A
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](distributedlog) Flavio Junqueira
> >   [X](distributedlog) Chris Nauroth
> >   [X](distributedlog) Henry Saputra
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Edgent
> >
> >   Apache Edgent is a programming model and micro-kernel style runtime
> that
> >   can be embedded in gateways and small footprint edge devices enabling
> >   local, real-time, analytics on the continuous streams of data coming
> from
> >   equipment, vehicles, systems, appliances, devices and sensors of all
> > kinds
> >   (for example, Raspberry Pis or smart phones). Working in conjunction
> with
> >   centralized analytic systems, Apache Edgent provides efficient and
> timely
> >   analytics across the whole IoT ecosystem: from the center to the edge.
> >
> >   Edgent has been incubating since 2016-02-29.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Create and expand a diverse community of contributors and committers
> >      around Edgent project
> >   2. Set up new build system, allowing us to remove code dependencies
> from
> >      our repository
> >   3. Create the first Apache release of Edgent
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   No
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Significant progress has been made on a new build system, using
> Gradle.
> >   One of the goals is to remove third party code, so we can work toward a
> >   release.
> >
> >   The community has been active and participating in voting.  Heavy
> commit
> >   activity, but light Jira activity, recently as the name change was
> >   implemented in the code, documentation and web site.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   According to JIRA, the project has added the following:
> >
> >   * June: 29 new issues; 22 issues resolved.
> >   * July: 20 new issues; 15 issues resolved.
> >   * August: 7 new issues; 7 issues resolved.
> >
> >   August activity was largely build and renaming activities, tracked
> under
> > a
> >   few Jira issues.
> >
> >   The name for the project was changed from Apache Quarks to Apache
> Edgent.
> >   The new name went through a suitable name search and was approved.  The
> >   infrastructure, code and documentation changes have been completed.
> >
> >   A logo was voted on and chosen, and a wiki was set up for the Edgent
> >   community.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   We have not created an Apache release as of yet.  We need to complete
> > build
> >   changes and licensing work to create a release.
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   In May, we added two new committers and PPMC members, Kathy Saunders
> and
> >   Queenie Ma.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](edgent) Daniel Debrunner
> >   [ ](edgent) Luciano Resende
> >   [X](edgent) Katherine Marsden
> >   [X](edgent) Justin Mclean
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Fineract
> >
> > Fineract is an open source system for core banking as a platform.
> >
> > Fineract has been incubating since 2015-12-15.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Getting a first release out – we are still inhibited by Hibernate
> > issues
> >      which are more deeply rooted than we realized.
> >   2. Moving the community from the Mifos infrastructure to the Apache
> >      infrastructure – most discussions are taking place out of public
> view.
> >   3. Resolving the questions around introduction of a rework of the
> > original
> >      code – in particular repository/infrastructure/release questions
> > which
> >      result from the microservice architecture.
> >
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   The person who creates and submits the board reports will cease to
> > perform
> >   this task until the code rework is ready to be introduced to the
> > community.
> >   It is possible that this will endanger the board reports.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Several prospective new committers have recently joined the Mifos
> > community
> >   through Google Summer of Code and as new partners that we are working
> to
> >   add as committers to the Apache Fineract.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   We have tried and failed to produce an apache release again.  A release
> > was
> >   produced by the mifos community outside of apache and announced on the
> >   apache fineract user list.
> >
> >   The release included work intended to move us closer to apache
> policies.
> >   In particular, the removal of Hibernate annotations from the code
> > uncovered
> >   a circular dependency in the data structure which was not caught in
> >   testing.  Two production systems from early adopters are out-of-service
> >   today.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   XXXX-XX-XX
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   Jim Jagielski was added as a mentor.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](fineract) Ross Gardler
> >   [ ](fineract) Greg Stein
> >   [ ](fineract) Roman Shaposhnik
> >   [ ](fineract) Jim Jagielski
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Gearpump
> >
> > Gearpump is a reactive real-time streaming engine based on the
> > micro-service
> > Actor model.
> >
> > Gearpump has been incubating since 2016-03-08.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Make initial Apache branded release and release on a regular
> schedule.
> >   2. Continue to evolve community interest and support.
> >   3. Integrate with Apache Beam and akka-streams frameworks.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   None
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Increased community contribution on integration with Apache Cassandra.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   We released Apache Gearpump 0.8.1-incubating, which is Gearpump's first
> >   release as an Apache incubator project.
> >
> >   Integration within Apache Beam (Gearpump Runner) has been merged into a
> >   feature branch.
> >
> >   Continued integration within akka-streams (Gearpump Materializer).
> Three
> >   PRs committed.
> >
> >   28 issues created and 18 resolved.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-08-16
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   No new committers or PMC members elected yet.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](gearpump) Andrew Purtell
> >   [ ](gearpump) Jarek Jarcec Cecho
> >   [ ](gearpump) Reynold Xin
> >   [ ](gearpump) Todd Lipcon
> >   [ ](gearpump) Xuefu Zhang
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >   Justin Mclean:
> >
> >     PPMC are looking for additional mentors.
> >
> > --------------------
> > HTrace
> >
> > Apache HTrace is a tracing framework intended for use with distributed
> > systems written in java.
> >
> > Apache HTrace has been incubating since 2014-11-11.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Continue to grow the Apache HTrace community
> >   2. Continue to explore projects integrating Apache HTrace
> >   3. Continue to develop and release stable Apache HTrace incubating
> >      artifacts
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   * The dev@htrace mailing list continues to see new comers which is
> > great.
> >   * Although a GSoC-related project was not successfully completed, the
> >     Apache Kudu and Apache HTrace communities have made contact. This is
> >     part of the drive to have more projects integrate Apache HTrace.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   * A discussion thread is currently ongoing to release HTrace 4.2. This
> >     will include over 40 issues addressed and may even be our last
> > incubating
> >     release before we attempt to graduate.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   * htrace-4.1.0-incubating on March 5th, 2016
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   * None this period. Last added committer: Abraham Elmahrek - 2.11.15
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](htrace) Jake Farrell
> >   [ ](htrace) Todd Lipcon
> >   [X](htrace) Lewis John Mcgibbney
> >   [ ](htrace) Andrew Purtell
> >   [x](htrace) Billie Rinaldi
> >   [x](htrace) Michael Stack
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Juneau
> >
> > Apache Juneau is a toolkit for marshalling POJOs to a wide variety of
> > content
> > types using a common framework, and for creating sophisticated self-
> > documenting REST interfaces and microservices using VERY little code.
> >
> > Juneau has been incubating since 2016-06-24.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Build up community with non-IBM and non-Salesforce contributors.
> >   2. Release a version of the product to spark external interest in the
> >      project.
> >   3. Need to determine where built libraries will be hosted for download.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   None.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   No new members in August.  The hope is that a release of the product
> will
> >   spark interest.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Website is now running.
> >   Jira is now running and accepting bug reports.
> >   Jenkins is now running and producing builds.
> >   Confluence space has been created with articles for developers to get
> >     started contributing.
> >   Passes apache-rat check.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   None.
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](juneau) Craig Russell
> >   [ ](juneau) Jochen Wiedmann
> >   [X](juneau) John D. Ament
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > log4cxx2
> >
> > Logging for C++. N.B. This is a reboot of the Log4cxx podling which
> > previously graduated.
> >
> > log4cxx2 has been incubating since 2013-12-09.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Create a release
> >   2. Activate some community
> >   3.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   There was a discussion in the first quarter of the year to move the
> >   project to attic unless it is able to release in the next few months.
> No
> >   release happened since then.
> >
> >   There was a discussion about some kind of "maintenance mode" where
> > releases
> >   and community growth doesn't matter much. As that mode doesn't exist,
> it
> >   has been suggested to release, graduate from incubator and just live
> > along
> >   other logging projects and in a comparable state like log4cxx.
> >
> >   Currently it seems that there's only one official project member with
> >   commit access left answering mails. Even though that member and some
> >   contributors worked on being able to create a release in the past,
> > contrary
> >   to expectations that project member didn't find the time to deal with a
> >   release as necessary.
> >
> >   It seems most likely that if a release doesn't happen until the next
> > report
> >   is due, it won't at all anymore. At least not by that one left member.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   One new contributor took quite some time to look and fix the release
> >   process.  Two support mails from users, no new project members.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Robert Middleton took quite some time to look at the build and release
> >   process on Windows and Linux in the last two months and came to the
> >   conclusion that the current Maven based process for both seems broken.
> >   He provided a shell based alternative for the release and CMAKE build
> >   starting points, which hasn't been merged into or tested by the project
> >   yet.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2008-04-03 was the last official, pre-incubation 0.10.0
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](log4cxx2) Ralph Goers
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >   Drew Farris:
> >
> >     One mentor active within in the past month. There is a single active
> >     committer and minor progress towards a release. The current build
> > system
> >     is proving problematic for the contributor involved.  There is some
> >     discussion about moving to the attic and this seems appropriate
> >
> > --------------------
> > Mnemonic
> >
> > Apache Mnemonic is an advanced hybrid memory storage oriented library,
> > we've
> > proposed a non-volatile/durable Java object model and durable computing
> > service that bring several advantages to significantly improve the
> > performance of massive real-time data processing/analytics. developers
> are
> > able to use this library to design their cache-less and SerDe-less high
> > performance applications.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Apache releases: we have release version 0.2.0-incubating
> >   2. Encouraging community participation and contribution
> >   3. Invented Durable Computing Model and Service on top of Durable
> Object
> >      Model
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   No.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Our last report was in April. Since then
> >
> >   * Twelve new contributors have joined and seven contributors have
> > submitted
> >     their patches.
> >   * We need to encourage more discussion on the dev list in the coming
> > months
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   * Added memory service and testcases
> >   * Added computing service and testcases
> >   * Re-organized sub-modules
> >   * Added Apache Rat and Checkstyle to ensure compliance
> >   * Added release.sh, runall.sh script tools
> >   * Supported Docker dev. construction
> >   * Removed the dependency of customized 3rd party library
> >   * Removed the dependency of special version of nvml
> >   * Constructed project website (WIP)
> >   * Supported discrete addressing for memory service
> >   * and other bugfixes, features, improvements
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-08-02
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   None
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](mnemonic) Patrick Hunt
> >   [X](mnemonic) Andrew Purtell
> >   [x](mnemonic) James Taylor
> >   [ ](mnemonic) Henry Saputra
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > MRQL
> >
> > MRQL is a query processing and optimization system for large-scale,
> > distributed data analysis, built on top of Apache Hadoop, Hama, Spark,
> and
> > Flink.
> >
> > MRQL has been incubating since 2013-03-13.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Increase the number of active committers
> >   2. Increase adoption, expand user community, and increase user list
> >      activity
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   No
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   There were no new developers or new committers since our last report.
> >   There are two UTA students who are developing code for the MRQL project
> > as
> >   part of their Master's thesis, but they have not participated in the
> MRQL
> >   community yet. One is working on implementing MRQL streaming with
> Apache
> >   Storm and he is scheduled to complete it by the end of the year. The
> > other
> >   student is working on MRQL data visualization.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   There were 8 JIRA issues reported from which 6 have already been
> > resolved.
> >   The main work during this period was on algebra-based and source-level
> >   debugging of MRQL queries.  Basically, MRQL query results are annotated
> >   with lineage information that links each result value with the input
> data
> >   that were used to calculate the value.  We hope that this debugger will
> > be
> >   a valuable tool for developing and understanding MRQL queries.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-03-02
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   2014-04-17
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](mrql) Alan Cabrera
> >   [ ](mrql) Edward J. Yoon
> >   [ ](mrql) Mohammad Nour El-Din
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Myriad
> >
> > Myriad enables co-existence of Apache Hadoop YARN and Apache Mesos
> together
> > on the same cluster and allows dynamic resource allocations across both
> > Hadoop and other applications running on the same physical data center
> > infrastructure.
> >
> > Myriad has been incubating since 2015-03-01.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Expand user/contributor/committer community
> >   2. Gather more support from Hadoop and Mesos vendors
> >   3. Release new versions (0.3 in planning), with more enterprise
> features
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   None.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   * dev@ mailing list picked up traffic (153 messages in June) around
> the
> >     0.2.0 release. 236 messages since the last report.
> >   * 6 new members on the dev@ mailing list. 3 new patch contributors.
> >   * Bi-weekly dev syncs with 2-5 participants. Some cancelled due to lack
> > of
> >     attendance. Minutes at http://s.apache.org/8kF
> >   * Myriad to be presented at HadoopWorld/Strata NYC and a talk submitted
> > for
> >     ApacheCon BigData EU.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   * Myriad 0.2.0 released. Myriad 0.3.0 in development/planning.
> >   * 10 commits since 6/1. 8 JIRAs resolved.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-06-20 myriad-0.2.0-incubating
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   2016-06-16 Yuliya Feldman
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](myriad) Benjamin Hindman
> >   [ ](myriad) Danese Cooper
> >   [ ](myriad) Ted Dunning
> >   [ ](myriad) Luciano Resende
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Omid
> >
> > Omid is a flexible, reliable, high performant and scalable ACID
> > transactional
> > framework that allows client applications to execute transactions on top
> of
> > MVCC key/value-based NoSQL datastores (currently Apache HBase) providing
> > Snapshot Isolation guarantees on the accessed data.
> >
> > Omid has been incubating since 2016-03-28.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Boost project dissemination in the Apache community.
> >   2. Collaborate/integrate Omid with other Apache projects.
> >   3. Get positive feedback from other projects currently
> integrating/using
> >      Omid.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   N/A
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   * Omid presented at Hadoop Summit 2016 in San Jose. Some attendants
> >     manifested interest and asked for future plans of integrating Omid
> with
> >     Apache Phoenix.
> >   * First contact with Apache DistributedLog community for a possible
> >     integration with Omid.
> >   * Blog entry on Apache Omid ready to be published in Yahoo's hadoop
> blog
> >     site.
> >   * Quarter Stats (from: 2016-06-01 to: 2016-08-31):
> >     +---------------------------------------------+
> >     |   Metric                          | counts  |
> >     +---------------------------------------------+
> >     | # of msgs in dev list             |  204    |
> >     | Active Contributors (incl mentors)|    6    |
> >     | Jira New Issues                   |   10    |
> >     | Resolved Issues                   |   12    |
> >     | Pull Requests merged              |    7    |
> >     | Pull Requests proposed            |   10    |
> >     +---------------------------------------------+
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   First version of Omid released under the Apache incubator program. It
> has
> >   also been integrated with the Apache Hive project.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-06-24
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   At incubation acceptance (2016-03-28)
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](omid) Alan Gates
> >   [ ](omid) Lars Hofhansl
> >   [ ](omid) Flavio P. Junqueira
> >   [ ](omid) Thejas Nair
> >   [x](omid) James Taylor
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Pirk
> >
> > Pirk is a framework for scalable Private Information Retrieval (PIR).
> >
> > Pirk has been incubating since 2016-06-17. The initial code for Pirk was
> > granted on 2016-07-11.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Grow the community to establish diversity of background and
> expertise.
> >   2. Establish a formal release process and schedule, allowing for
> > dependable
> >      release cycles in a manner consistent with the Apache development
> >      process.
> >   3. Add to and improve the Pirk user documentation and examples both on
> > the
> >      website and in the codebase
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   None.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   We have officially welcomed two new committers (Tim Ellison and Suneel
> >   Marthi, both also mentors). The mailing list activity, pull requests,
> and
> >   page views to the Apache Pirk website (via Google Analytics) have also
> >   greatly increased since the last report.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   The project completed it's first release, 0.1.0-incubating, since the
> > last
> >   report and provided a release guide on its website documenting the
> > process.
> >   Additionally, the project has ensured that all dependencies are
> compliant
> >   with the Apache License version 2.0 and that all code and documentation
> >   artifacts have the correct Apache licensing markings and notice. The
> >   project has also undertaken a refactor of some of the initial packages
> > and
> >   provided initial streaming implementations.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   August 29, 2016
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   Pirk elected two new committers (Tim Ellison and Suneel Marthi, both
> >   mentors) on August 18, 2016.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [x](pirk) Billie Rinaldi
> >   [ ](pirk) Joe Witt
> >   [X](pirk) Josh Elser
> >   [X](pirk) Suneel Marthi
> >   [X](pirk) Tim Ellison
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >   Josh Elser:
> >
> >     Extremely happy to see the first release completed so soon after
> >     entering incubation. Very pleased with the interaction and
> >     responsiveness at PPMC and IPMC levels during the vote process. They
> > are
> >     well on their way.
> >
> >   Suneel Marthi:
> >
> >     I must add that the first release candidate was put out for PPMC/IPMC
> >     Vote in less than a month since the initial code was pushed to the
> >     apache github repo.
> >
> > --------------------
> > Pony Mail
> >
> > Pony Mail is a mail-archiving, archive viewing, and interaction service,
> > that
> > can be integrated with many email platforms.
> >
> > Pony Mail has been incubating since 2016-05-27.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Grow the community
> >   2. Make contributions easier (lower the bar for hacking on
> code/docs/UI)
> >   3. Increase awareness of the project
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   None
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Slight uptick in active members of the community, we now count roughly
> 10
> >   active people participating either on the mailing list or IRC.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Work has begun on a redesign of the UI, allowing for contributions more
> >   easily.  This is codenamed 'coffee and cake', and is expected to reach
> a
> >   usable phase in a month or two.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-08-02
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   None since inception. See graduation info point 1.  The codebase needs
> to
> >   be more accessible before contributions can occur.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](ponymail) Andrew Bayer
> >   [X](ponymail) John D. Ament
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > PredictionIO
> >
> > PredictionIO is an open source Machine Learning Server built on top of
> > state-
> > of-the-art open source stack, that enables developers to manage and
> deploy
> > production-ready predictive services for various kinds of machine
> learning
> > tasks.
> >
> > PredictionIO has been incubating since 2016-05-26. The initial code for
> > PredictionIO was granted on 2016-06-16. A second grant of PredictionIO
> > Templates is in the works and anticipated to be complete in September
> 2016.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Establish a formal release schedule and process, allowing for
> > dependable
> >      release cycles in a manner consistent with the Apache way.
> >   2. Grow the community to establish diversity of background.
> >   3. Transition remaining former PredictionIO users from google-groups to
> > ASF
> >      mailing lists.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   None
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   1. Users have begun to migrate from the old Google group to the Apache
> > user
> >      list
> >   2. Three new contributors have become active and have been making
> >      consistently acceptable contributions and are on path to becoming
> >      committers.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   1. The old Prediction.io docs site has been migrated to
> >      http://predictionio.incubator.apache.org
> >   2. About seven templates from the original PredictionIO have been
> ported
> > to
> >      Apache PredictionIO, pending a decision on a 2nd grant. The pending
> > 2nd
> >      grant will not block a PredictionIO release.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   No releases have been made yet. Present activities are focussed
> towards a
> >   planned first Apache Release in September 2016.
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   Paul Li was elected as committer and PMC member on Aug 30, 2016.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](predictionio) Andrew Purtell
> >   [x](predictionio) James Taylor
> >   [ ](predictionio) Lars Hofhansl
> >   [ ](predictionio) Luciano Resende
> >   [ ](predictionio) Xiangrui Meng
> >   [X](predictionio) Suneel Marthi
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Ranger
> >
> > The Ranger project is a framework to enable, monitor and manage
> > comprehensive
> > data security across the Hadoop platform.
> >
> > Ranger has been incubating since 2014-07-24.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Increase the community participants for Apache Ranger
> >   2. Re-organize documentation for easier access to end-users, new users
> > and
> >      contributors.
> >   3. Integration of Apache Ranger with other Apache Initiatives
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   None
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   1. Mailing list activity since last report (June-01-2016 to
> > August-31-2016):
> >             @dev          1423
> >             @user          124
> >             @commit        294
> >
> >   2. Issues (JIRAs) created/resolved since last report (after
> June-01-2016
> >      before August-31-2016):
> >             Created:        155
> >             Resolved:       168
> >
> >   3. Adding more community members to involve in Apache Ranger
> >         * Added new contributors: Suneel Marthi
> >         * Apache Hawq community is working with Ranger to build a
> >           authorization engine for Apache Hawq (RANGER-782)
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   1. Released one major release :
> >         0.6.0 released on 07/18/2016
> >
> >   2. Released one minor release :
> >         0.6.1 released on 08/20/2016
> >
> >   3. Members have been working on a next major release of 0.7.0
> >      a. Working on scoping of the release and features
> >
> > Date  of last release:
> >
> >   August-20-2016
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   1. Gautam Borad has been added as committer on June-29-2015
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](ranger) Alan Gates
> >   [ ](ranger) Daniel Gruno
> >   [ ](ranger) Devaraj Das
> >   [X](ranger) Jakob Homan
> >   [ ](ranger) Owen O'Malley
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >   Drew Farris:
> >
> >     Three mentors active. New release available in August.  Community
> >     growth. Discussion of Graduation Steps. A healthy podling.
> >
> > --------------------
> > SAMOA
> >
> > SAMOA provides a collection of distributed streaming algorithms for the
> > most
> > common data mining and machine learning tasks such as classification,
> > clustering, and regression, as well as programming abstractions to
> develop
> > new algorithms that run on top of distributed stream processing engines
> > (DSPEs).  It features a pluggable architecture that allows it to run on
> > several DSPEs such as Apache Storm, Apache S4, and Apache Samza.
> >
> > SAMOA has been incubating since 2014-12-15.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Perform another release
> >   2. Grow the developer base
> >   3. Grow the user base
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   None
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Mailing list activity (June 2016 - August 2016):
> >   * @dev: 77 messages
> >
> >   Jira issues backlog (June 2016 - August 2016):
> >   * Created:  1
> >   * Resolved: 0
> >
> >   We have had interest from both the Apex and Gearpump communities.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   We have been preparing a second release of the project, which was
> delayed
> >   due to some minor issues in the RC and then the summer break for most
> >   developers.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2015-07-21
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   None
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](samoa) Alan Gates
> >   [ ](samoa) Ashutosh Chauhan
> >   [ ](samoa) Enis Soztutar
> >   [ ](samoa) Ted Dunning
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > SensSoft
> >
> > SensSoft is a software tool usability testing platform
> >
> > SensSoft has been incubating since 2016-07-13.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Establishing our Users mailing list and getting incubating releases
> >      to the user community
> >   2. Completing the initial build on our website(s) (in progress)
> >   3. Consolidating our Quick Start deployment guides on Apache
> > infrastructure
> >      (Confluence, website) that allow for an end-to-end deployment of
> data
> >      collection services with containers for assets (Docker Images) for
> >      speedy deployment (in progress)
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   No
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   1. Community members have been working with DoD and Industry partners
> to
> >      bring them on as contributors to the project (ex. Other industry
> > leaders
> >      in HCI/UX offerings for DoD have begun offering SensSoft products as
> >      part of their technical offerings).
> >   2. The community has established a Twitter feed (@ApacheSensSoft) and
> are
> >      growing our community by following others (e.g., Kitware, etc.)
> >   3. Community members from Draper Labs have made arrangements to present
> > at
> >      uie21 and the emetrics summit as exhibitors to capture community
> >      followers in the UI/UX and business analytics communities.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   1. The transition to Apache Infrastructure is complete!!!
> >   2. We have moved over all our development tickets into Apache Jira. All
> >      development is now taking place @Apache which is great.
> >   3. We are working on new patches and version releases for TAP,
> > UserAle.js,
> >      Distill products (sub projects under SENSSOFT), which will now be
> >      visible through commits.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   N/A
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](senssoft) Paul Ramirez
> >   [X](senssoft) Lewis John McGibbney
> >   [X](senssoft) Chris Mattmann
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >  Chris Mattmann:
> >
> >    Project has primarily being Championed by Lewis John McGibbney. Lots
> of
> >    lots of JIRA activity and mailing list activity from the Draper
> >    contributors, including Joshua Poore. Doing a good job starting up.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   XXXX-XX-XX
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   XXXX-XX-XX
> >
> > --------------------
> > Singa
> >
> > Singa is a distributed deep learning platform.
> >
> > Singa has been incubating since 2015-03-17.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Grow the community. One committer was added in July, more would be
> >      nominated soon after releasing V1.0.  We are also expanding the user
> >      base by participating in meetups of local organizations, including
> >      PyDataSG.
> >   2. Optimize V1 release in terms of memory and efficiency for both
> >      stand-alone training and distributed training.
> >   3. Add more examples and tutorials to attract users, including
> deployment
> >      on Android phones.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   No
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   There were 187, 100 and 69 emails from dev@ list in June 2016, July
> 2016
> >   and August 2016 respectively.  The number of commits has increased 50%
> >   (about 200 commits) since last report.  One new committer was added.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   We have been working on V1.0 since the last release. The vote for
> > releasing
> >   V1.0 has been sent to the general mailing list.
> >
> >   The new version has major improvements in term of programming
> abstraction
> >   and usability. Some features are listed here,
> >
> >   * Support heterogeneous hardware: CPP for CPU, CUDA for Nvidia GPU,
> > OpenCL
> >     for other devices (including AMD GPUs)
> >   * New programming abstractions supporting complex deep learning models
> >   * Re-write the Python binding and provide running examples
> >   * Cross-platform (Linux and Mac OSX)
> >   * Upgrade the Cudnn library version to V5 for running RNN models
> >   * New website for documentation
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-04-20
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   2016-07-20
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](singa) Daniel Dai
> >   [X](singa) Alan Gates
> >   [ ](singa) Ted Dunning
> >   [ ](singa) Thejas Nair
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Streams
> >
> > Apache Streams (incubating) unifies a diverse world of digital profiles
> > and online activities into common formats and vocabularies, and makes
> > these datasets accessible across a variety of databases, devices, and
> > platforms for streaming, browsing, search, sharing, and analytics
> > use-cases.
> >
> > Streams has been incubating since 2012-11-20.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Community growth and PMC maturity.
> >   2. Demonstrate a consistent release schedule.
> >   3. Participation of project community within related standards-bodies
> and
> >      Apache projects.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   No commits or mailing list activity since the last report.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   No commits or mailing list activity since the last report.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   No commits or mailing list activity since the last report.
> >
> >   No issues resolved
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2015-04-26
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   2015-02-23: Robert Douglas elected as committer / PMC member
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](streams) Matt Franklin
> >   [X](streams) Ate Douma
> >   [ ](streams) Craig McClanahan
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >   Ate Douma:
> >
> >     As indicated in the report, the activity and community of the project
> >     has dwindled down to practically zero.  As a consequence I've now
> > raised
> >     the question on the dev list if better to retire the project. Unless
> >     this triggers some serious activity and interest from the community,
> I
> >     expect an actual vote to retire before the next board report.
> >
> > --------------------
> > Tamaya
> >
> > Tamaya is a highly flexible configuration solution based on an modular,
> > extensible and injectable key/value based design, which should provide a
> > minimal but extendible modern and functional API leveraging SE, ME and EE
> > environments.
> >
> > Tamaya has been incubating since 2014-11-14.
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >    John D. Ament:
> >
> >      The project continues to struggle.  I'm not sure its recoverable as
> an
> >      ASF project at this time.  May make sense to reboot in an external
> >      resource, e.g. GitHub, build a true community, and then come back.
> >
> > --------------------
> > Taverna
> >
> > Taverna is a domain-independent suite of tools used to design and execute
> > data-driven workflows.
> >
> > Taverna has been incubating since 2014-10-20.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Project maturity evaluation and graduation
> >   2. Complete IP/license review of unreleased repositories
> >   3. Further engaging user/devops community
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   Preparing to graduate.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   The community is moving towards graduation, by preparing a
> >   Graduation Maturity Assessment
> >   https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/TAVERNADEV/
> > 2016-03+Taverna+Graduation+Maturity+Assessment
> >
> >   While we wished we could have released all of Taverna's git
> repositories
> >   through the Incubator before graduating, we realize that with limited
> >   developer time, getting all of them to a cleanly releasable state
> >   could remove focus from development of the core repositories.
> >
> >   As we an important point of Incubator releases is to ensure the project
> >   understands the ASF release process, including release review and
> voting,
> >   IP management and licensing compatibility; as well as accepting
> >   contributions. We believe we have gained that after 3 release votes
> >   https://archive.apache.org/dist/incubator/taverna/source/
> >   and 7 GSOC/student contributors.
> >
> >   We have however identified the need for a License Review of the
> remaining
> >   git repositories that have not yet been formally released through the
> >   Apache Incubator (e.g. to ensure ASF file headers), which we are now
> >   completing:
> >   https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/TAVERNADEV/
> > 2016-09+License+review
> >
> >   We might consider not including all of these repositories as we move
> >   towards graduation - we already have an alternative home
> >   https://github.com/taverna-extras for dormant extensions.
> >
> >   dev@taverna mailing lists stats:
> >
> >   Jun 2016: 347
> >   Jul 2016: 221
> >   Aug 2016: 170
> >
> >   users@taverna:
> >
> >   Jun 2016: 4
> >   Jul 2016: 2
> >   Aug 2016: 4
> >
> >   JIRA issues over last 90 days:
> >
> >   34 created
> >   12 resolved
> >
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   We have seen an upsurge in activity with
> >   two successful GSOC projects as well as several
> >   new plugins from other students. Some of them have shown interest
> >   in continued contributions, which we must take into account
> >   for proposing new committers.
> >
> >   This have admittedly taken some focus from the committers
> >   from the incubator graduation path - so we're now
> >   putting effort back into finishing our License Review.
> >
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-07-01 taverna-engine-3.1.0-incubating
> >   2016-07-01 taverna-common-activities-2.1.0-incubating
> >   2016-07-01 taverna-commandline-3.1.0-incubating
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   2015-12-04
> >
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [x](taverna) Andy Seaborne
> >   [ ](taverna) Daniel J Debrunner
> >   [ ](taverna) Suresh Srinivas
> >   [ ](taverna) Suresh Marru
> >   [ ](taverna) Marlon Pierce
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >   Andy Seaborne:
> >
> >     The Taverna podling is hindered by a lack of active mentors (myself
> >     included) - the project has appealled to general@ on a couple of
> >     occasions
> >
> >     3 of the 4 active contributors are from one institution and
> > contribution
> >     is related to EU project commitments.  The codebase is large and has
> a
> >     long history.  One option is to identify a "core" and move out the
> rest
> >     until such time as they are sustainable.  More active PMC/commiters
> >     would be a big boost.
> >
> >     The comment from the last report applies:
> >
> >       Drew Farris (shepherd):
> >
> >         Little mentor activity on the mailing lists, could use another
> >         active mentor. Healthy activity in the community.
> >
> > --------------------
> > Tephra
> >
> > Tephra is a system for providing globally consistent transactions on top
> of
> > Apache HBase and other storage engines.
> >
> > Tephra has been incubating since 2016-03-07.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Regular releases
> >   2. Improve community engagement
> >   3. Increase adoption
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   - None at this time.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   - 12 subscribers in dev mailing list
> >   - 5 new JIRAs filed since last report
> >   - 2 new contributors submitted patches
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   - Working on 0.9.0 release
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-05-31
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   - None since coming to incubation
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](tephra) Alan Gates
> >   [X](tephra) Andrew Purtell
> >   [X](tephra) Henry Saputra
> >   [x](tephra) James Taylor
> >   [ ](tephra) Lars Hofhansl
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> > --------------------
> >
> > Toree
> >
> > Toree provides applications with a mechanism to interactively and
> remotely
> > access Apache Spark. It enables interactive workloads between
> applications
> > and a Spark cluster. As a Jupyter Notebook extension, it provides the
> user
> > with a preconfigured environment for interacting with Spark using Scala,
> > Python, R or SQL.
> >
> > Toree has been incubating since 2015-12-02.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Resolve LGPL dependency: Great news! The team has just merged a PR
> and
> >      removed the LGPL license in favor of MPL
> >      (https://github.com/zeromq/jeromq/pull/358)
> >   2. Make a release: 0.1.x branch should be ready for release. Master has
> >      moved to start support for Spark 2.0
> >   3. Grow a diverse community: We should put some emphasis on growing the
> >      community and making it diverse (the rule is at least three
> > independent
> >      contributors) We have 1 major independent contributor
> (mariusvniekerk)
> >      and at least 2 minor ones
> >      (https://github.com/apache/incubator-toree/graphs/contributors)
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   TOREE-262 - Progress on removal of LGPL dependency - Awaiting MPL
> release
> >   of JeroMQ. Will update branches to remove caveats re: LGPL once the
> > JeroMQ
> >   release is available.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   1. Active communication in mailing list and gitter with early adopters
> >   2. Still working on transitioning users from Spark Kernel project into
> >      Toree. Making significant progress here.
> >   3. More external contributions being made. Community member
> >      2mariusvniekerk key in porting Toree to work on Spark 2.0. Sitting
> on
> >      PR 56. Working with committer to finish up some details and will
> merge
> >      when ready. This is a significant contribution.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   1. JeroMQ community has finalized work to transition to MPL. Waiting
> for
> >      maven release.
> >   2. Addressing issues opened by community
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   None since incubation.
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   No new additions since incubation
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](toree) Luciano Resende
> >   [ ](toree) Reynold Xin
> >   [ ](toree) Hitesh Shah
> >   [ ](toree) Julien Le Dem
> >
> > --------------------
> > Traffic Control
> >
> > Traffic Control allows you to build a large scale content delivery
> network
> > using open source.
> >
> > Traffic Control has been incubating since 2016-07-12.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Software grant from Comcast and others active in the current
> >      github.com/Comcast project to ASF. Discussion between Comcast and
> ASF
> >      legal on-going, this is blocking all other progress.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> aware
> > of?
> >
> >   See above issue 1.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   Established apache.org accounts for all of the initial committers.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   - Setup git repo and mailing lists.
> >   - Started Software Grant process.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   We released 1.6.0 on 2016-07-29 under the old process, because the
> > release
> >   process (candidates and votes) had already started before our official
> >   entry in the incubator. We have started release 1.7.0 under the old
> > process
> >   as well, since we don't have the necessary ASF infrastructure in place,
> > and
> >   this is pending the SGA.
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   2016-07-12 - initial committer list.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [X](trafficcontrol) Phil Sorber
> >   [X](trafficcontrol) Eric Covener
> >   [ ](trafficcontrol) Daniel Gruno
> >   [ ](trafficcontrol) J. Aaron Farr
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Trafodion
> >
> > Trafodion is a webscale SQL-on-Hadoop solution enabling transactional or
> > operational workloads on Hadoop.
> >
> > Trafodion has been incubating since 2015-05-24.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Develop community and bring in more diverse contributors.
> >   2. Continue the momentum and become more integrated with the
> >      rest of the Apache community.
> >   3. Continue to create software releases and to find a release
> >      manager for the next one.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   * None
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   * Participation in public lists has been relatively steady:
> >     789 messages in the codereview forum, 752@commits,
> >     483@dev, 1240@issues and 101@user.
> >   * We released Trafodion 2.0.0 (source and some binaries) and
> >     Trafodion 2.0.1 (source and convenience binaries).
> >     Steve Varnau was the release manager for both releases.
> >   * We announced two new committers and three new PPMC members:
> >     * Gunnar Tapper (committer and PPMC member), July 5
> >     * Steve Varnau (existing committer, now also a PPMC member),
> >       Aug 18
> >     * Ming Liu (committer and PPMC member), Aug 19
> >   * We have seen increased activity in China.
> >   * We are working on a roadmap for the next release, Atanu Mishra
> >     has volunteered to coordinate it.
> >   * Community members speaking at public events:
> >     * Rohit Jain talked at Data Day Seattle on 7/23
> >     * Rao Kakarlamudi talked at the Milpitas Big Data meetup on 8/5
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   * Some highlights of Trafodion 2.0.0:
> >     * Support for Apache HBase 1.0 and Hadoop distros CDH 5.4, HDP 2.3
> >     * Elasticity (adding/removing nodes from a Trafodion instance)
> >     * DDL operations are now transaction-protected
> >     * BLOB/CLOB support (preview)
> >     * ALTER COLUMN for all column attributes
> >     * Support for GBK character set in Hive tables
> >   * 249 commits from 24 contributors.
> >   * 180 JIRAs filed and 123 resolved June 1 - Aug 30.
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2016-07-07 2.0.1
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   in August (committers and PPMC members)
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](trafodion) Devaraj Das
> >   [ ](trafodion) Enis Söztutar
> >   [ ](trafodion) Michael Stack
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------
> > Wave
> >
> > A wave is a hosted, live, concurrent data structure for rich
> communication.
> > It can be used like email, chat, or a document.
> >
> > Wave has been incubating since 2010-12-04.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Growing community
> >   2. Improving code base.
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   None.
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >   - We have ongoing community discussion about how to bring in new
> > developers
> >     to ensure sustainability of the project.
> >
> >   A votation session has been scheduled (Sept 28th) to decide if Wave's
> > fork
> >   Swellrt is brought/merged into Wave. This would bring SwellRT active
> >   developers into Wave and it could facilitate use of Wave by new
> > developers
> >   thanks to a new API, removing GWT legacy code.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   - Made some code improvements
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   March 2016
> >
> > When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
> >
> >   February 2016
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](wave) Christian Grobmeier
> >   [ ](wave) Upayavira
> >
> > Shepherd/Mentor notes:
> >
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