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Re: Incubator PMC/Board report for Jul 2012 ([ppmc])
Hi Alan,

I expanded a bit more under the "list of issues to address" bullet. Let me
know if you see anything else that needs to be added.

Thanks,

Joel

On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 9:42 AM, Alan D. Cabrera <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> Previously, there was some concern about diversity of the project.  It
> seems obvious to me that this is no longer an issue.  I think we should
> stress that the project feels that this is no longer an issue with a
> specific bullet item or paragraph.
>
> Otherwise it looks great!  Thanks!
>
>
> Regards,
> Alan
>
>
> On Jul 2, 2012, at 10:01 PM, Joel Koshy wrote:
>
> > 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).
> >>>
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