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Impala

17 May 2017

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27 Feb 2017

Impala is a high-performance C++ and Java SQL query engine for data stored in
Apache Hadoop-based clusters.

Impala has been incubating since 2015-12-03.

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

 1. Community growth
 2. Transition of bug tracker to issues.apache.org
 3. Evolution of documentation to describe specifically Apache Impala

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

 No

How have the community and project developed since the last report?

 Our last report was in November. Since then, there have been 148
 commits. 49 commits were authored by non-committers, of which 4 new
 commits come from 3 new contributors. dev@ received 496 emails and
 user@ received 53. 443 new issues have been filed. There has been one
 release (our second Apache release) and we have added one new PPMC
 member. Our infrastructure has been transitioning: we moved our
 pre-commit testing out of our old, pre-Apache hosting and we have been
 actively working with Gavin McDonald on migrating our JIRA hosting.

Date of last release:

 2017-01-22

When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?

 2017-01-12

Signed-off-by:

 [x](impala) Tom White
 [x](impala) Todd Lipcon
 [ ](impala) Carl Steinbach
 [ ](impala) Brock Noland

16 Nov 2016

Impala is a high-performance C++ and Java SQL query engine for data stored in
Apache Hadoop-based clusters.

Impala has been incubating since 2015-12-03.

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

 1. Community growth
 2. Transition of user documentation to Apache hosting
 3. Migration of pre-commit continuous integration testing to
    publicly-available infrastructure

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

 No

How has the community developed since the last report?

 Our last report was in August. Since then, we have five new
 contributors who have authored patches, while two relatively recent
 contributors who were active before August have continued their
 involvement by authoring new patches. Traffic to our developer mailing
 list has grown by about 60%.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 There have been 241 commits since the last report.

 Our status website now has 16 of the 17 listed work items complete. We
 had our first Apache release and have a wiki page describing how to
 perform the release in detail. We scrubbed our code using the RAT tool
 for copyright notices not compliant with the ASF rules. We wrote
 guidelines for contributors on how to become a committer and added a
 new committer. All developer documentation has now moved to the
 Apache-hosted wiki.

Date of last release:

 2016-10-05

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 2016-08-18

Signed-off-by:

 [X](impala) Tom White
 [ ](impala) Todd Lipcon
 [ ](impala) Carl Steinbach
 [ ](impala) Brock Noland

17 Aug 2016

Impala is a high-performance C++ and Java SQL query engine for data stored in
Apache Hadoop-based clusters.

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

 1. Transition of development workflows to ASF (see
    https://issues.cloudera.org/browse/IMPALA-3221)
 2. Initial release as incubating project.
 3. Community growth

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

 No.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 Our last report was in April. Since then

 * Six new contributors have submitted patches for review, and two
   contributors new to the project since incubation have continued to send
   patches.
 * Mailing list activity more than doubled in the four months since our
   last report compared to the four months before that, from 31 threads to
   75 threads (excluding patch review comments)

How has the project developed since the last report?

 * The podling name search was completed:
   https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PODLINGNAMESEARCH-96
 * Trademark handoff was completed
 * Impala's git repository is now hosted on ASF infrastructure
 * Impala's website's source is hosted on ASF’s git infrastructure and the
   website is now available on https://impala.apache.org
 * Project bylaws have been ratified: https://impala.apache.org/bylaws.html
 * Developer documentation has started to move to the ASF-hosted wiki:
   https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/collector/pages.action?key=IMPALA
 * Work has begun in migrating to ASF-hosted JIRA
 * A patch changing the copyright headers is in review

Date of last release:

 No releases have been made yet.

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 No committers or PMC members have been added since incubation began.

Signed-off-by:

 [X](impala) Tom White
 [ ](impala) Todd Lipcon
 [ ](impala) Carl Steinbach
 [ ](impala) Brock Noland

20 Apr 2016

Impala is a high-performance C++ and Java SQL query engine for data stored
in Apache Hadoop-based clusters.

Impala has been incubating since 2015-12-03.

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

 1. Transition of development workflows to ASF (see
    https://issues.cloudera.org/browse/IMPALA-3221)
 2. Initial release as incubating project.
 3. Community growth

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?

 There have been no additions to the committer or PMC lists since
 incubation began. We continue to see an uptick in external contributions,
 with two patches from new contributors this month. One contributor
 pleasingly reported it was "great to work closely with Impala community".

How has the project developed since the last report?

 We have put together a list of tasks required to move development of
 Impala from Cloudera's infrastructure to the ASF. Since Impala was already
 a well-established project before the Incubator proposal, there is perhaps
 more decoupling required than for more nascent projects. The list is at
 https://issues.cloudera.org/browse/IMPALA-3221, and is being actively
 worked on. Note that this doesn't cover the standard podling tasks (like
 name search, etc).

Date of last release:

 None since entering incubation.

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 None since entering incubation.

Signed-off-by:

 [X](impala) Tom White
 [ ](impala) Todd Lipcon
 [ ](impala) Carl Steinbach
 [ ](impala) Brock Noland

16 Mar 2016

Impala is a high-performance C++ and Java SQL query engine for data stored
in Apache Hadoop-based clusters.

Impala has been incubating since 2015-12-03.

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

 1. Movement of existing JIRA / Git / wiki resources to Apache
    equivalents
 2. Initial release as incubating project.
 3. Community growth

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?

 There have been no additions to the committer or PMC lists since
 incubation began. However, we have seen an uptick in external
 contributions, both through code, and in discussion on the mailing list.
 One contributor has been attempting to port Impala to PPC, and has
 reported some success after asking many questions.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 We have made some slow progress with our initial infrastructure tasks.
 Code review traffic is now copied to dev@impala.incubator.apache.org,
 which means that developer discussions are now happening on the mailing
 lists.

 We have a number of infrastructure tasks ahead of us which are blocked on
 the current Impala team at Cloudera being very busy with an internal
 release (this is one reason we look forward to a more diverse community!).
 For example:

 1. We would like to move our Git repository to .apache.org in short order,
    but as it stands the existing repo is 10GB large and historically
    contains many binary artifacts that, while acceptably licensed, have no
    useful place in Impala's repository. We need to strip these artifacts
    from the Git history, and then adjust Gerrit to commit to the new
    branch in the new repo. This is not hard but takes some time.
 2. We would also like to move our JIRA tickets from issues.cloudera.org to
    issues.apache.org. Experience in a sister podling has shown that this
    isn't straightforward if we wish to preserve existing release labels,
    user assignments and so on, so requires some time.

 We anticipate having much more time to work on these basic issues after
 the end of February. We look forward to getting Impala into a position
 where it is easier for the larger community to collaborate on these kinds
 of project management issues.

Date of last release:

 None since entering incubation.

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 None since entering incubation.

Signed-off-by:

 [X](impala) Tom White
 [ ](impala) Todd Lipcon
 [ ](impala) Carl Steinbach
 [ ](impala) Brock Noland

20 Jan 2016

Impala is a high-performance C++ and Java SQL query engine for data stored
in Apache Hadoop-based clusters.

Impala has been incubating since 2015-12-03.

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

 1. Resolve any issues around use of Gerrit as code-review tool.
 2. Movement of existing JIRA / Git / wiki / e-mail resources to Apache
    equivalents
 3. Initial release as incubating project.

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?

 Slowly - Impala is still in the very early stages of incubation, and
 performing the mechanical tasks of code movement and infrastructure setup
 is our first priority. The holiday period in the United States has slowed
 this effort slightly, but we look forward to picking up pace in early
 2016.  There have been no additions to the committer or PMC lists since
 incubation began.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 We have performed some of the basic initial tasks for incubation -
 establishing wiki pages, Git repositories and accounts for the initial
 committer set. Our next steps are:

 1. Finalize the SGA from Cloudera
 2. Move existing @cloudera.org e-mail aliases to their
    @impala.incubator.apache.org equivalents.
 3. Move source code from Cloudera git repository to Apache git repo.
 4. Improve out-of-box build and test experience so that community can
    easily evaluate release artifacts.
 5. Migrate cloudera.org JIRA tickets to issues.apache.org.

Date of last release:

 NA

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 At the time of the Incubation vote, 2015-12-03.

Signed-off-by:

 [X](impala) Tom White
 [X](impala) Todd Lipcon
 [ ](impala) Carl Steinbach
 [ ](impala) Brock Noland

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