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Re: Incubator PMC/Board report for Jul 2012 ([ppmc])
Joel Koshy 2012-07-03, 05:01
Hi - added this to the wiki. Alan, can you review/sign-off?

Thanks,

Joel

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
> add:
>
> Thanks,
>
> Joel
>
>
>
> Kafka
> (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
> processing.
>
> * A list of the three most important issues to address in the move towards
> graduation.
>
> 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
>
> None.
>
> * 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:
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/KAFKA/Kafka+papers+and+presentations).
> 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
> list.
> - Another significant project that is under discussion and development is
> the consumer redesign (KAFKA-364) and consumer coordinator implementation
> (KAFKA-264).
> - 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
>> quarterly
>> board report.
>>
>> The board meeting is scheduled for Wed, 18 July 2012, 10:00:00 PST. The
>> report
>> 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
>> allow
>> 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
>> you
>> should submit your report is 2 weeks prior to the board meeting.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> 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
>> project
>>    or necessarily of its field
>>  * A list of the three most important issues to address in the move
>> towards
>>    graduation.
>>  * 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
>>  * How has the project developed since the last report.
>>
>> This should be appended to the Incubator Wiki page at: