Attachment AB: Report from the Apache Gora Project  [Lewis John McGibbney]

## Description:
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

## Issues:
there are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## Activity:
Gora is participating in Google Summer of Code program again with two
projects namely; and which provide new
datastores for CouchDB and dynamic support for Cache Providers using
JCache respectively. We are looking forward to a good summer.

## Health report:
Activity remains on the dev@ mailing list with user@ being virtually
unused. A number of bugs have been identified over in projects
which consume Gora and fixes have been posted to thw Gora Jira
and committed to master branch. We will be looking at releasing
0.7 fairly soon once the remaining bugs have been ironed out.

## PMC changes:

 - Currently 21 PMC members.
 - No new PMC members added in the last 3 months
 - Last PMC addition was Furkan Kamaci on Wed Sep 16 2015

## Committer base changes:

 - Currently 21 committers.
 - No new committers added in the last 3 months
 - Last committer addition was Furkan Kamaci at Mon Sep 14 2015

## Releases:

 - Last release was 0.6.1 on Mon Sep 14 2015

## Mailing list activity:
Always nice to see both our mailing lists growing in numbers.

    - 75 subscribers (up 1 in the last 3 months):
    - 194 emails sent to list (208 in previous quarter)

    - 75 subscribers (up 3 in the last 3 months):
    - 26 emails sent to list (10 in previous quarter)
## JIRA activity:

 - 6 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
 - 14 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months

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