You can also look for JIRAs with the "newbie" label, Eli's JIRA filter is
I'd even refine it by looking for recent unresolved, unassigned JIRAs with
project in (HADOOP, MAPREDUCE, HDFS) AND labels = newbie AND status = Open
AND assignee = EMPTY ORDER BY created DESC
On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 4:28 PM, James Carman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> Thanks for taking the time to give me some pointers. I'll take a look
> and see where I can do the most damage. :)
> On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 6:57 PM, Sandy Ryza <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Hi James,
> > In terms of areas of active development, there's still quite a bit to do
> > MapReduce and YARN. ApplicationHistoryServer (YARN-321), Rolling Restart
> > (YARN-666), and work-preserving preemption are all in their early stages.
> > YARN in general could also still use some polish so there are probably a
> > decent number of JIRAs to pick up in that area. I haven't contributed
> > much to HDFS, so I don't have a ton of knowledge about what's going on
> > there.
> > Also, I've found that a good way to start contributing is to use the
> > software and find things about it that bother you.
> > Hope that helps,
> > Sandy
> > On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 9:17 AM, James Carman <
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> >> I would like to get started contributing to Hadoop. Does anyone have
> >> any pointers on where to start digging in? I don't mean "look at
> >> JIRAs and start submitting patches." I mean, which areas of the
> >> project would be a good place to start for a beginner?