-Re: Incubator PMC/Board report for Jul 2012 ([ppmc])
Chris Burroughs 2012-07-03, 18:24
On 07/03/2012 01:01 AM, Joel Koshy wrote:
> Hi - added this to the wiki. Alan, can you review/sign-off?
> On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 5:02 PM, Joel Koshy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Looks like I don't have write access to the incubator wiki, and I have
>> requested it. Meanwhile, here is the content I have. Would be helpful if
>> people can review it to see if there is anything else they would like to
>> (introduced to Apache incubator on Jul 4, 2011)
>> Kafka provides an extremely high throughput distributed publish/subscribe
>> messaging system. Additionally, it supports relatively long term
>> persistence of messages to support a wide variety of consumers,
>> partitioning of the message stream across servers and consumers, and
>> functionality for loading data into Apache Hadoop for offline, batch
>> * A list of the three most important issues to address in the move towards
>> None. We are considering whether to pursue graduation immediately or focus
>> exclusively on the development of 0.8.
>> * Any issues that the Incubator PMC or ASF Board might wish/need to be
>> aware of
>> * How has the community developed since the last report
>> - The mailing list continues been very active with bug reports, patch
>> submissions, feature requests and use cases. [(Apr,May,Jun): kafka-users
>> (151, 261, 251); kafka-dev (142, 195, 380)].
>> - Added two new committers.
>> - Conducted the first Kafka user group meeting with over 50 attendees
>> (archived video link available here:
>> This was a very successful event that gave users and contributors an
>> opportunity to meet and discuss Kafka usage at various companies, ongoing
>> development efforts, feature requests, etc.
>> - Received and reviewed several major patches (including contributions
>> from non-committers).
>> * How has the project developed since the last report.
>> - Intra-cluster replication (KAFKA-50)
>> - Considerable progress has been made on the design and implementation
>> on this much-anticipated feature.
>> - Regular status updates are being sent out on the kafka-dev mailing
>> - Another significant project that is under discussion and development is
>> the consumer redesign (KAFKA-364) and consumer coordinator implementation
>> - Released Kafka 0.7.1 in June. This is the second Kafka release since its
>> introduction to Apache incubator.
>> On Sun, Jul 1, 2012 at 9:30 AM, Marvin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> Dear podling,
>>> This email was sent by an automated system on behalf of the Apache
>>> Incubator PMC.
>>> It is an initial reminder to give you plenty of time to prepare your
>>> board report.
>>> The board meeting is scheduled for Wed, 18 July 2012, 10:00:00 PST. The
>>> for your podling will form a part of the Incubator PMC report. The
>>> Incubator PMC
>>> requires your report to be submitted 2 weeks before the board meeting, to
>>> sufficient time for review and submission (Wed, Jul 4th).
>>> Please submit your report with sufficient time to allow the incubator
>>> PMC, and
>>> subsequently board members to review and digest. Again, the very latest
>>> should submit your report is 2 weeks prior to the board meeting.
>>> The Apache Incubator PMC
>>> Submitting your Report
>>> Your report should contain the following:
>>> * Your project name
>>> * A brief description of your project, which assumes no knowledge of the
>>> or necessarily of its field
>>> * A list of the three most important issues to address in the move
>>> * Any issues that the Incubator PMC or ASF Board might wish/need to be
>>> aware of