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Atlas

16 Aug 2017 [Madhan Neethiraj / Jim]

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19 Jul 2017 [Aaron Feng / Chris]

## Description:
 Apache Atlas is a scalable and extensible set of core foundational governance
 services that enables enterprises to effectively and efficiently meet their
 compliance requirements within Hadoop and allows integration with the
 complete enterprise data ecosystem

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

## Activity:
 - Apache Atlas graduated as a top-level project on 6/21
 - Migrating from Incubator infra to TLP infra (INFRA-14486)
 - Working on core enhancements like relationships as first-class type
 - Working on significant improvements to search capabilities
 - Working on new features like Virtual Data Connector, Automated Discovery
 - Jira: +59 (created) -32(resolved) between 5/29 and 6/30
 - Git: 28 commits between 5/29 and 6/30

## Health report:
 - Added 5 new contributors between 5/29 and 6/30
 - A lot of interest in adding new features to Atlas from the community,
   like: Virtual Data Connector, Automated Discovery, Business User UIs

## PMC changes:
 - Currently 33 PMC members
 - No new PMC members added since graduation on 6/21

## Committer base changes:
 - Currently 33 committers
 - No new committers added since graduation on 6/21

## Releases:
 No new releases in June 2017

## Mailing list activity:
 - dev@atlas.apache.org:
   579 emails sent to list (in the month of June 2017)
 - user@atlas.apache.org:
    5 emails sent to list (in the month of June 2017)
 - commits@atlas.apache.org:
   113 emails sent to list (in the month of June 2017)

## JIRA activity:
 - 59 JIRA tickets created between 5/29 and 6/30
 - 32 JIRA tickets closed/resolved between 5/29 and 6/30

21 Jun 2017

Establish the Apache Atlas Project

 WHEREAS, the Board of Directors deems it to be in the best interests
 of the Foundation and consistent with the Foundation's purpose to
 establish a Project Management Committee charged with the creation
 and maintenance of open-source software, for distribution at no
 charge to the public, related to a scalable and extensible set of
 core foundational governance services - enabling enterprises to
 effectively and efficiently meet their compliance requirements.

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management Committee
 (PMC), to be known as the "Apache Atlas Project", be and hereby is
 established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation; and be it further

 RESOLVED, that the Apache Atlas Project be and hereby is responsible
 for the creation and maintenance of software related to a scalable
 and extensible set of core foundational governance services -
 enabling enterprises to effectively and efficiently meet their
 compliance requirements; and be it further

 RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Atlas" be and
 hereby is created, the person holding such office to serve at the
 direction of the Board of Directors as the chair of the Apache Atlas
 Project, and to have primary responsibility for management of the
 projects within the scope of responsibility of the Apache Atlas
 Project; and be it further

 RESOLVED, that the persons listed immediately below be and hereby
 are appointed to serve as the initial members of the Apache Atlas
 Project:
       * Aaron Dossett           <dossett@apache.org>
       * Andrew Ahn              <aa@apache.org>
       * Arun C. Murthy          <acmurthy@apache.org>
       * Apoorv Naik             <apoorvnaik@apache.org>
       * Ayub Pathan             <ayubpathan@apache.org>
       * Barbara Stortz          <bstortz@apache.org>
       * Chris Hyzer             <tjbchris@apache.org>
       * Daniel Markwat          <dmarkwat@apache.org>
       * Darshan Kumar           <darshankumar@apache.org>
       * Dave Kantor             <dkantor@apache.org>
       * Dennis Fusaro           <dfusaro@apache.org>
       * Greg Senia              <gsenia@aetna.com>
       * Harish Butani           <rhbutani@apache.org>
       * Hemanth Yamijala        <yhemanth@apache.org>
       * Jeffrey Hagelberg       <jnhagelberg@apache.org>
       * Jitendra Pandey         <jitendra@apache.org>
       * Jon Maron               <jmaron@apache.org>
       * Kalyani Kashikar        <kalyanikashikar@apache.org>
       * Keval Bhatt kbhatt      <kbhatt@apache.org>
       * Madhan Neethiraj        <madhan@apache.org>
       * Mitch Schussler         <mitchschussler@apache.org>
       * Neeru Gupta             <guptaneeru@us.ibm.com>
       * Nixon Rodrigues         <nixon@apache.org>
       * Sarath Subramanian      <sarath@apache.org>
       * Shwetha GS              <shwethags@apache.org>
       * Srikanth Sundarrajan    <sriksun@apache.org>
       * Suma Shivaprasad        <sumasai@apache.org>
       * Suresh Srinivas         <suresh@apache.org>
       * Tom Beerbower           <tbeerbower@apache.org>
       * Venkat Ranganathan      <venkatrangan@apache.org>
       * Venkatesh Seetharam     <venkatesh@apache.org>
       * Vimal Sharma            <svimal2106@apache.org>
       * Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli <vinodkv@apache.org>

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Madhan Neethiraj be
 appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache Atlas, to serve in
 accordance with and subject to the direction of the Board of
 Directors and the Bylaws of the Foundation until death, resignation,
 retirement, removal or disqualification, or until a successor is
 appointed; and be it further RESOLVED, that the initial Apache Atlas
 PMC be and hereby is tasked with the creation of a set of bylaws
 intended to encourage open development and increased participation
 in the Apache Atlas Project; and be it further

 RESOLVED, that the Apache Atlas Project be and hereby is tasked with
 the migration of the Apache Incubator Atlas podling; and be it
 further

 RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache
 Incubator Atlas polling encumbered upon the Apache Incubator Project
 are hereafter discharged.

 Special Order 7C, Establish the Apache Atlas Project, was
 approved by Unanimous Vote of the directors present.

15 Mar 2017

Apache Atlas is a scalable and extensible set of core foundational
governance services that enables enterprises to effectively and
efficiently meet their compliance requirements within Hadoop and
allows integration with the complete enterprise data ecosystem.

Atlas has been incubating since 2015-05-05.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

 1. Podling name search is pending. PODLINGNAMESEARCH-118 [1] was
    opened to track this.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?

 No specific issues at this time to report.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 1. No new committers or PPMC additions since last time. About 4 new
    contributors have been added since the last report. The current number
    of contributors is around 74.
 2. The activity on the atlas-dev mailing list stands at an average of
    around 800 messages per month between December and February [2]

How has the project developed since the last report?

  1. 0.7.1 (incubating) release of Apache Atlas was made on 30th January
     2017 [3]. In addition, a 0.8 release is being planned and community is
     focussed on this.
  2. New features such as an improved API layer, more performance
     improvements, UI enhancements to create new entities etc are being
     planned in the 0.8 release. In addition, there are proposals to bring a
     new Business Glossary feature.
  3. A total of 238 issues were reported between Dec 1st 2016 and Feb
     28th 2017. 160 issues have been resolved in the same time [4][5]

How would you assess the podling's maturity?
Please feel free to add your own commentary.

 [ ] Initial setup
 [ ] Working towards first release
 [ ] Community building
 [X] Nearing graduation
 [ ] Other:

Date of last release:

 2017-01-30: 0.7.1-incubating [3]

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 The PPMC voted and elected 3 new members as committers to the project on
 2016-10-20: Madhan Neethiraj, Jeffrey Hagelberg and Vimal Sharma.

Links:
[1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PODLINGNAMESEARCH-118
[2] http://markmail.org/search/?q=atlas#query:atlas%20list%3Aorg.apache.atlas.dev+page:1+state:facets
[3] https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/a63701573703d464c963e1cad9b93c0038c1826f841982b50d08c515@%3Cdev.atlas.apache.org%3E
[4] https://issues.apache.org/jira/issues/?jql=project%20%3D%20ATLAS%20AND%20created%20%3E%3D%202016-12-01%20AND%20created%20%3C%3D%202017-02-28
[5] https://issues.apache.org/jira/issues/?jql=project%20%3D%20ATLAS%20AND%20status%20in%20(Resolved%2C%20Closed)%20AND%20resolved%20%3E%3D%202016-12-01%20AND%20resolved%20%3C%3D%202017-02-28

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](atlas) Arun Murthy
    Comments:
 [X](atlas) Chris Douglas
    Comments:
 [ ](atlas) Jakob Homan
    Comments:
 [ ](atlas) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli
    Comments:

21 Dec 2016

Apache Atlas is a scalable and extensible set of core foundational
governance services that enables enterprises to effectively and
efficiently meet their compliance requirements within Hadoop and allows
integration with the complete enterprise data ecosystem.

Atlas has been incubating since 2015-05-05.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

 1. Podling name search is pending.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?

 No specific issues at this time to report.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 1. We have added 3 new committers since the last report from different
    organizations.  About 10 new contributors have been added since the
    last report. The current number of contributors is around 70.
 2. The activity on the atlas-dev mailing list stands at around 610
    messages per month between September and November [1]
 3. People across various organizations are interested in exploring
    Atlas.  We have received comments and suggestions from people who
    are evaluating Atlas for their governance requirements [5]

How has the project developed since the last report?

 1. We are working towards a 0.8-incubating release in the next couple
    of months.  This upcoming release would include major features like
    structured high level REST APIs, entity creation/updation from
    Atlas UI,DSL Search improvements, Atlas Hook support for Hive2,
    Knox SSO support for Atlas, addition of user defined and system
    attributes to entities

 2. An abstraction layer has been added to make Atlas agnostic to the
    underlying graph database version

 3. A total of 186 issues were reported between Sep 1st 2016 and Nov
    30th 2016.  122 issues have been resolved in the same time [2][3]

Date of last release:

 2016-07-09: 07-incubating [4]

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 1. The PPMC voted and elected 3 new members as committers to the
    project on 2016-10-20: Madhan Neethiraj, Jeffrey Hagelberg and
    Vimal Sharma.

Links

 [1] http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-atlas-dev/

 [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ATLAS-1341?jql=project%20%3D%20ATLAS%20AND%20created%20%3E%3D%20%272016-09-01%27%20and%20created%20%3C%3D%20%272016-11-30%27

 [3] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ATLAS-1335?jql=project%20%3D%20ATLAS%20AND%20resolved%20%3E%3D%20%272016-09-01%27%20and%20resolved%20%3C%3D%20%272016-11-30%27

 [4] https://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201607.mbox/%3CCAAbv78fuzCv51E4Pn8fg7nwkJyOUQo9z2WNhsiz2EstbTvj1Gw@mail.gmail.com%3E

 [5] http://www.ibmbigdatahub.com/blog/case-open-metadata

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](atlas) Arun Murthy
 [x](atlas) Chris Douglas
 [ ](atlas) Jakob Homan
 [ ](atlas) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli

21 Sep 2016

Apache Atlas is a scalable and extensible set of core foundational governance
services that enables enterprises to effectively and efficiently meet their
compliance requirements within Hadoop and allows integration with the
complete enterprise data ecosystem.

Atlas has been incubating since 2015-05-05.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

 1. Podling name search is pending.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?

 No specific issues at this time to report.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 1. We have added 4 new committers since the last report from different
    organizations. Around 15 new contributors were added since the last
    report.  The current number of contributors is around 60.
 2. The activity on the atlas-dev mailing list stands at around 900 messages
    per month between June and August. [1]

How has the project developed since the last report?

 1. A major release, 0.7-incubating, was made in the month of July.
    This release added several new features to make Atlas enterprise
    ready including: Authentication and authorization support, High
    availability, deeper integrations with other Hadoop components
    including Hive, HDFS, Falcon etc., Entity versioning, Kafka message
    versioning, support for creating business taxonomies, enhanced
    user interface, better performance etc.
 2. Work is proceeding in 0.8-incubating to stabilize many of these
    features and also add several strategic improvements including
    abstractions to the underlying graph database to make it easier
    to move to later versions, rolling upgrades, etc.
 3. A total of 302 issues were reported between June 1st 2016 and August
    31st 2016. 266 issues were resolved in the same time frame [2],[3]

Date of last release:

 2016-07-09: 07-incubating [4]

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 1. The PPMC voted and elected 4 new members as committers to
    the project on 2016-07-05: Tom Beerbower, Keval Bhatt,  David
    Kantor and Darshan Kumar.

[1] http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-atlas-dev/
[2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ATLAS-1149?jql=project%20%3D%20ATLAS%20AND%20created%20%3E%3D%202016-06-01%20AND%20created%20%3C%3D%202016-08-31
[3] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ATLAS-775?jql=project%20%3D%20ATLAS%20AND%20resolved%20%3E%3D%202016-06-01%20AND%20resolved%20%3C%3D%202016-08-31
[4] https://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201607.mbox/%3CCAAbv78fuzCv51E4Pn8fg7nwkJyOUQo9z2WNhsiz2EstbTvj1Gw@mail.gmail.com%3E

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](atlas) Arun Murthy
 [X](atlas) Chris Douglas
 [x](atlas) Jakob Homan
 [ ](atlas) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli

15 Jun 2016

Apache Atlas is a scalable and extensible set of core foundational governance
services that enables enterprises to effectively and efficiently meet their
compliance requirements within Hadoop and allows integration with the complete
enterprise data ecosystem

Atlas has been incubating since 2015-05-05.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

 1. Podling name search is pending.
 2. Expand the community and add more committers.
 3. The upcoming release for Atlas (0.7-incubating) will be nearly 6 months
    since the last one. We would like to improve on this by making more
    frequent releases, and also encourage the community to discuss in
    release roadmaps etc.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?

 No specific issues at this time to report.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 1. The user/dev community show increasing interests. In the last two
    months, the average number of messages has increased to more than 900
    messages per month, from an average of 400 per month in the last
    report.
 2. Around 7 contributors were added, number of contributors is at 49
    currently. Community is more widespread with more organizations
    participating in the project.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 1. We are working towards a 0.7-incubating release around the next month.
    This release will include several new features to make Atlas enterprise
    ready including: Authentication and authorization support, High
    availability, deeper integrations with other Hadoop components
    including Hive, HDFS, Falcon etc., Entity versioning, support for
    rolling upgrade, support for creating business taxonomies, enhanced
    user interface, better performance etc.
 2. There are more strategic contributions coming in to make the system
    agnostic to the underlying graph database version, and improve
    horizontal scalability.
 3. A total of 216 issues were reported between April 1st 2016 and May 30th
    2016. 84 have been resolved in the same time.

Date of last release:

 2015-12-31 - 0.6-incubating

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 1. Suma Shivaprasad was added as a PPMC member on 2016-05-03.
 2. Hemanth Yamijala was added as a committer on 2016-04-14 and PPMC member
    on 2016-04-29.

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](atlas) Arun Murthy
 [x](atlas) Chris Douglas
 [x](atlas) Jakob Homan
 [ ](atlas) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli

16 Mar 2016

Apache Atlas is a scalable and extensible set of core foundational
governance services that enables enterprises to effectively and efficiently
meet their compliance requirements within Hadoop and allows integration with
the complete enterprise data ecosystem

Atlas has been incubating since 2015-05-05.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

 1. Podling name search is pending
 2. Expand the community and add more committers

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?

 * Everything seems to be smooth, nothing specific at this time.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 1. The user/dev community show increasing interests.
    The average number of messages in a month is around 400.
 3. Around 10 contributors were added, number of contributors is at 42
    currently.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 1. Integrations with storm, falcon and sqoop were added. Tagging feature is
    now available in the dashboard. Community is working on entity deletes,
    business catalog, HA and improvements to existing integrations.
 2. 0.6-incubating version was released in Dec, 2015.
 3. A total of 143 issues were created and 48 of them were resolved since
    Jan, 2016

Date of last release:

 * 2015-12-31 - 0.6-incubating

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 * Suma Shivaprasad was elected as a committer on 10/02/2015.


Signed-off-by:

 [ ](atlas) Arun Murthy
 [x](atlas) Chris Douglas
 [x](atlas) Jakob Homan
 [ ](atlas) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli

16 Dec 2015

Apache Atlas is a scalable and extensible set of core foundational
governance services that enables enterprises to effectively and efficiently
meet their compliance requirements within Hadoop and allows integration with
the complete enterprise data ecosystem

Atlas has been incubating since 2015-05-05.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

 1. Podling name search is pending
 2. Expand the community and add more committers

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?

 * Everything seems to be smooth, nothing specific at this time.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 1. We have added a new Committer/PPMC to the project.
 2. The user/dev community show increasing interests. The average number of
    messages in a month is over 500 as compared to 400 from the previous
    report.
 3. A lot of new contributors have been added, about 21 since the last
    report.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 1. Some of the main limitations with type and entity mutations have been
    addressed and the dashboard has many more features added.
 2. We are preparing for the second release, 0.6-incubating by Dec 2015.
    This release should include about 85 jiras.
 3. A total of 76 issues were created and about 53 of them are resolved in
    Nov 2015.

Date of last release:

 * 2015-07-15 - 0.5.0-incubating

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 * Suma Shivaprasad was elected as a committer on 10/02/2015.

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](atlas) Arun Murthy
 [X](atlas) Chris Douglas
 [ ](atlas) Jakob Homan
 [ ](atlas) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli

Shepherd/Mentor notes:

16 Sep 2015

Apache Atlas is a scalable and extensible set of core foundational
governance services that enables enterprises to effectively and efficiently
meet their compliance requirements within Hadoop and allows integration with
the complete enterprise data ecosystem

Atlas has been incubating since 2015-05-05.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

 1. Podling name search is pending
 2. Grow the community beyond Jira and ML participation

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?

 * None

How has the community developed since the last report?

 * We have added a few contributors (about 12) to the project
 * A vote is in progress in the private ML for adding a committer
 * Atlas is being presented at the security meet up at DataGuise on
   9/10/2015 http://s.apache.org/dA7

How has the project developed since the last report?

 * We made the first release of Atlas 0.5.0-incubating on 7/10/2015
 * A total of 130 issues were created and about 50 of them are resolved

Date of last release:

 2015-07-15 - 0.5.0-incubating

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 * A vote is in progress scheduled to close 9/3/2015.

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](atlas) Arun Murthy
 [x](atlas) Chris Douglas
 [x](atlas) Jakob Homan
 [ ](atlas) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli

17 Jun 2015

Apache Atlas is a scalable and extensible set of core foundational governance
services that enables enterprises to effectively and efficiently meet their
compliance requirements within Hadoop and allows integration with the complete
enterprise data ecosystem

Atlas has been incubating since 2015-05-05.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

 1. Push the code from a private repo into apache-git
 2. Podling name search pending

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?

 * None

How has the community developed since the last report?

 * A few users have signed up for the dev ML

How has the project developed since the last report?

 * Development activity has not started yet - we plan to start it in a week

Date of last release:

 * None, plan to have one by mid june

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 * None after incubation

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](atlas) Arun Murthy
 [X](atlas) Chris Douglas
 [x](atlas) Jakob Homan
 [ ](atlas) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli

Shepherd/Mentor notes:



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