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Knox

17 May 2017 [Larry McCay / Shane]

Report was filed, but display is awaiting the approval of the Board minutes.

27 Feb 2017 [Larry McCay / Shane]

# Description

The Apache Knox Gateway is a REST API Gateway for interacting with Apache
Hadoop clusters. The Knox Gateway provides a single access point for all
REST/HTTP interactions with Apache Hadoop clusters.

# Issues

None

# Status

The Apache Knox team released 0.11.0 was release on Dec 28th with some great
enhancements and new features, some of the highlights are:

- Metrics collection capabilities for the gateway server
- Basic administrator UI
- New REST API support for Druid, SOLR, Avatica
- Hadoop group mapping support.

We have continued to use the KIP-# pages to drive the primary focus of each
release and feel it is working well. The 0.12.0 release is primarily focused
on the client library and programming model for consuming REST APIs through
Knox. There has been an increasing uptake of this library and it has become
clear that it needed to mature.  We are discussing what really needs to land
in 0.12.0 as the number JIRAs has pushed the date out beyond our target and we
want to be able to maintain our release cadence but not at the expense of
addressing our goals. The current level of collaboration is healthy and
encouraging within the community on both mailing lists and JIRAs.

# Releases

* 0.11.0: 2016-12-28 Added Metric collection, Basic admin UI, new API support,
 hadoop group lookup and fixed a number of bugs - through ~35 commits.

# Development Activity

* Community is discussing the 0.11.0 release scoping and what to move out to
 0.13.0 which will continue to use the KIPs to drive the release themes
* Jira: 873 total, +29 -24 (last 30 days)
* Git (Source): 26 commits over last 30 days
* SVN (Site & Docs): 3 commits over last 30 days

# Community Activity

## Membership Changes

* Sandeep More was added as a committer and PMC member on 1/20/2017 [1].
* We continue to see a growth in contributions from the community and remain
 on the lookout for new committer candidates to emerge.

## Mailing List Activity

* user@knox: ~17 messages over last 30 days
* dev@knox: ~400 messages over last 30 days (inflated due to jenkins emails)

1. http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/knox-user/201701.mbox/%3CCACRbFyiELBS%2B9OPi4OHzqJ%3DapR%2BU9JHTj6CEFudfZexGP4xxig%40mail.gmail.com%3E

16 Nov 2016 [Larry McCay / Jim]

# Description
The Apache Knox Gateway is a REST API Gateway for interacting with Apache
Hadoop clusters. The Knox Gateway provides a single access point for all
REST/HTTP interactions with Apache Hadoop clusters.

# Issues
None

# Status
The Apache Knox team has just wrapped up the 0.10.0 release with a number of
contributions from the community. We missed our target for the release by over
a month. This was due to activity in the community, discussion in how to go
about testing certain contributions to determine whether goals were actually
met, etc. We've begun using wiki as a means to describe Knox Improvement
Proposals (KIPs). These are "one-pagers" that capture a particular vision for
improvement in certain areas. They should help illustrate the roadmap for the
related feature areas and map those visions to JIRAs. This helps give focus to
the releases and should also help contributors see how active JIRAs map into
the roadmap and vision.

# Releases
* 0.10.0: 2016-11-07 Added PAM support, LDAP paging, Websocket support and
 fixed a number of bugs - through ~25 commits.

# Development Activity
* Community is discussing the planning of the 0.11.0 release which will continue
to use the KIPs to drive the release themes
* Jira: 776 total, +23 -15 (last 30 days)
* Git (Source): 15 commits over last 30 days
* SVN (Site & Docs): 8 commits over last 30 days

# Community Activity
## Membership Changes
* Change PMC chair from Kevin Minder (kminder) to Larry McCay (lmccay). [2]
* Zac Blanco was added as a committer on 8/24/2015 [1].
* We have received some more sizable contributions from the community and have
 a couple contributors that are emerging as candidates to be invited as
 committers and PMC members.
* We also continue to have smaller contributions from the community and remain
 on the lookout for new committers to emerge.

## Mailing List Activity
* user@knox: ~55 messages over last 30 days
* dev@knox: ~300 messages over last 30 days (inflated due to jenkins emails)

1. http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/knox-dev/201508.mbox/%3CD9C32FB4-CDD5-4DCD-A3D7-3BEEE97734AC%40hortonworks.com%3E
2. http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/knox-dev/201608.mbox/%3CCAJWAuamVSN_e%3DQJFDmQaCkdeCuk2TSawXM9Tnj9nD4EViDtr5g%40mail.gmail.com%3E

17 Aug 2016

Change the Apache Knox Project Chair

 WHEREAS, the Board of Directors heretofore appointed Kevin
 Minder (kminder) to the office of Vice President, Apache Knox, and

 WHEREAS, the Board of Directors is in receipt of the resignation of
 Kevin Minder from the office of Vice President, Apache Knox, and

 WHEREAS, the Project Management Committee of the Apache Knox project
 has chosen by vote to recommend Larry McCay (lmccay) as
 the successor to the post;

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Kevin Minder is relieved and
 discharged from the duties and responsibilities of the office of Vice
 President, Apache Knox, and

 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Larry McCay be and hereby is appointed to
 the office of Vice President, Apache Knox, 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.

 Special Order 7A, Change the Apache Knox Project Chair, was
 approved by Unanimous Vote of the directors present.

17 Aug 2016 [Kevin Minder / Chris]

# Description
The Apache Knox Gateway is a REST API Gateway for interacting with Apache
Hadoop clusters. The Knox Gateway provides a single access point for all
REST/HTTP interactions with Apache Hadoop clusters.

# Issues
None

# Status
Actively working on maintaining a release cadence to deliver bug fixes as well
as new features in as timely a manner as possible. Most recent release missed
our target of middle June due to community testing efforts and filed JIRAs
which was great to see. Three new contributors provided patches, testing and
JIRAs. We have a number of new JIRAs already targeted for the 0.10.0 release
around LDAP improvements which will likely be a central theme to that release.

The community has voted to change PMC chair as has been communicated separately
via email of the resolution.

# Releases
* 0.9.1: 2016-08-04 Fixed numerous issues related to proxying of UIs, SAML,
replay buffer size, etc - through ~25 commits.

# Development Activity
* Community is discussing the creation of 0.10.0 as a possible candidate for 1.0.0 release
* Jira: 729 total, +11 -6 (last 30 days)
* Git (Source): 16 commits over last 30 days
* SVN (Site & Docs): 3 commits over last 30 days

# Community Activity
## Membership Changes
* Board notified of request to change PMC chair from Kevin Minder (kminder) to Larry McCay (lmccay). [2]
* Zac Blanco was added as a committer on 8/24/2015 [1].
* We continue to have smaller contributions from the community but are still on the lookout
for new committers to emerge.

## Mailing List Activity
* user@knox: 10 messages over last 30 days
* dev@knox: 170 messages over last 30 days

1. http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/knox-dev/201508.mbox/%3CD9C32FB4-CDD5-4DCD-A3D7-3BEEE97734AC%40hortonworks.com%3E
2. http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/knox-dev/201608.mbox/%3CCAJWAuamVSN_e%3DQJFDmQaCkdeCuk2TSawXM9Tnj9nD4EViDtr5g%40mail.gmail.com%3E

18 May 2016 [Kevin Minder / Isabel]

# Description
The Knox Gateway is a REST API gateway for securing Hadoop REST APIs at the
perimeter.  We are starting to move into the UI proxy and UI SSO space as well.

# Issues
* None

# Status
* We pushed out our 3rd release in 17 weeks.
* 0.9.0 was focused around the themes of Web SSO and the UI proxying.
* 0.9.1 will be a follow up with a couple fixes to outstanding issues and
 0.10.0 (possibly 1.0) will begin planning shortly.
* Numerous dependency upgrades and build enhancements have been done recently.

# Releases
* 0.9.0: 2016-04-13
* 0.8.0: 2016-02-04
* 0.7.0: 2015-12-15
* 0.6.0: 2015-04-30
* 0.5.1: 2015-12-01
* 0.5.0: 2014-11-04
* 0.4.0: 2014-04-21
* 0.3.0: 2013-10-13 (Incubating)

# Development Activity
* Community just began development towards a 0.9.1 release
* Planning for 0.10.0 (possibly 1.0) has just begun
* Jira: 710 total, 126 open, +41 -34 over last 90 days
* Git (Source): ~70 commits over last 90 days
* SVN (Site & Docs): 9 commits over last 90 days

# Community Activity
## Contributors Added
* None
## Membership Changes
* None
## Mailing List Activity
* dev@knox: 380 messages over last 90 days
* user@knox: 57 messages over last 90 days

17 Feb 2016 [Kevin Minder / Sam]

# Description
The Knox Gateway is a REST API gateway for securing Hadoop REST APIs at the
perimeter.  We are starting to move into the UI proxy and UI SSO space as well.

# Issues
* This quarter has seen discusson on dev@knox from a single individual
expressing concern reguarding the project's development practices.  See:
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/knox-dev/201512.mbox/%3CCAD-Ua_ibfetwjD2Mx1rOhXzc1y0h6b4PaXZThuByuRKp9oh29g@mail.gmail.com%3E
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/knox-dev/201512.mbox/%3CCACRbFyjvkoWZ8QsqzXO-bJ3dGwSeowa_UL=a0J=+GbDTjhRy8g@mail.gmail.com%3E
These issues were discussed and as a result the communities existing
CTR vs RTC practices were refined, clarified and the site contribution process
documentation updated.  I believe this was a beneficial discussion.

# Status
* We did two releases this quarter which is a first.
* More importantly the 0.8.0 release is the first hilighting a non-committer
contributed feature as its primary release driver.
* The 0.7.0 release also however did include a significantly increased
amount of non-committer contributed content over prior releases.
* Starting work for a 0.9.0 release.  We may consider this for our 1.0 release.

# Releases
* 0.8.0: 2016-02-04
* 0.7.0: 2015-12-15
* 0.6.0: 2015-04-30
* 0.5.1: 2015-12-01
* 0.5.0: 2014-11-04
* 0.4.0: 2014-04-21
* 0.3.0: 2013-10-13 (Incubating)

# Development Activity
* Community just began development towards a 0.9.0/1.0.0 release
* Jira: 668 total, 132 open, +46 -72 over last 90 days
* Git (Source): 62 commits over last 90 days
* SVN (Site & Docs): 15 commits over last 90 days

# Community Activity
## Contributors Added
* None
## Membership Changes
* None
## Mailing List Activity
* dev@knox: 933 messages over last 90 days
* user@knox: 58 messages over last 90 days

18 Nov 2015 [Kevin Minder / Jim]

# Description
The Knox Gateway is a REST API gateway for securing Hadoop REST APIs at the
perimeter.

# Issues
None

# Status
* Working toward release 0.7.0

# Releases
* 0.6.0: 2015-04-30
* 0.5.1: 2015-12-01
* 0.5.0: 2014-11-04
* 0.4.0: 2014-04-21
* 0.3.0: 2013-10-13 (Incubating)

# Development Activity
* Community is working towards a 0.7.0 release
* Jira: 618 total, 142 open, +38 -22 over last 90 days
* Git (Source): 34 commits over last 90 days
* SVN (Site & Docs): 13 commits over last 90 days

# Community Activity
## Contributors Added
* None
## Membership Changes
* 1 committer added: Zac Blanko (zblanco)
## Mailing List Activity
* dev@knox: 232 messages over last 90 days
* user@knox: 28 messages over last 90 days

@Jim: follow up with PMC to improve the report to include a narrative and not just numbers.

19 Aug 2015 [Kevin Minder / Jim]

# Description
The Knox Gateway is a REST API gateway for securing Hadoop REST APIs at the
perimeter.

# Issues
None

# Status
* Working toward releases 0.6.1 and 0.7.0

# Releases
* 0.6.0: 2015-04-30
* 0.5.1: 2015-12-01
* 0.5.0: 2014-11-04
* 0.4.0: 2014-04-21
* 0.3.0: 2013-10-13 (Incubating)

# Development Activity
* Community has just released 0.6.0
* Jira: 579 total, 130 open, +19 -29 over last 90 days
* Git (Source): 26 commits over last 90 days
* SVN (Site & Docs): 18 commits over last 90 days

# Community Activity
## Contributors Added
* 3 new contributors active
## Membership Changes
* None
## Mailing List Activity
* dev@knox: 393 messages over last 90 days
* user@knox: 115 messages over last 90 days

20 May 2015 [Kevin Minder / Shane]

# Description
The Knox Gateway is a REST API gateway for securing Hadoop REST APIs at the
perimeter.

# Issues
None

# Status
* New release 0.6.0 on 4/30/2015

# Releases
* 0.6.0: 2015-04-30
* 0.5.1: 2015-12-01
* 0.5.0: 2014-11-04
* 0.4.0: 2014-04-21
* 0.3.0: 2013-10-13 (Incubating)

# Development Activity
* Community has just released 0.6.0
* Jira: 537 total, 129 open, +44 -36 over last 90 days
* Git (Source): 48 commits over last 90 days
* SVN (Site & Docs): 11 commits over last 90 days

# Community Activity
## Contributors Added
* 1 new contributor active
## Membership Changes
* None
## Mailing List Activity
* dev@knox: 521 messages over last 90 days
* user@knox: 10 messages over last 90 days

18 Feb 2015 [Kevin Minder / Greg]

# Description
The Knox Gateway is a REST API gateway for securing Hadoop REST APIs at the
perimeter.

# Issues
None

# Status
* New bug fix release 0.5.1 on 1/12/2015

# Releases
* 0.5.1: 2015-12-01
* 0.5.0: 2014-11-04
* 0.4.0: 2014-04-21
* 0.3.0: 2013-10-13 (Incubating)

# Development Activity
* Community has just released 0.5.1
* Jira: 499 total, +29 -20 (last 90 days)
* Git (Source): 61 commits over last 90 days
* SVN (Site & Docs): 1 commits over last 90 days

# Community Activity
## Contributors Added
* 1 new contributor added with multiple patches contributed
## Membership Changes
* Sumit Gupta (sumit@apache.org) added as commiter and PMC member
## Mailing List Activity
* dev@knox: 130 messages over last 90 days
* user@knox: 5 messages over last 90 days

19 Nov 2014 [Kevin Minder / Ross]

# Description
The Knox Gateway is a REST API gateway for securing Hadoop REST APIs at the perimeter.

# Issues
None

# Status
* Announced the 0.5.0 release on 11-04-2014
* Discussing the next release as 0.5.1 for bug fixes
* Graduation approved by board February 19, 2014
* Completed tasks required of graduating projects

# Releases
* 0.5.0: 2014-11-4
* 0.4.0: 2014-04-21
* 0.3.0: 2013-10-13 (Incubating)

# Development Activity
* Community has just released version 0.5.0 and is beginning to discuss the need for 0.5.1
* Jira: 301 total, +61 -41 (last 90 days)
* Git (Source): 52 commits over last 90 days
* SVN (Site & Docs): 35 commits over last 90 days

# Community Activity
## Contributors Added
* 2 new contributors engaged with multiple patches contributed.
## Membership Changes
* We have an outstanding invitation to a contributor to become a committer and PMC member.
## Mailing List Activity
* user@knox: 10 messages over last 90 days
* dev@knox: 348 messages over last 90 days

20 Aug 2014 [Kevin Minder / Brett]

# Description
The Knox Gateway is a REST API gateway for securing Hadoop REST APIs at the
perimeter.

# Issues
None

# Status
* Graduation approved by board February 19, 2014
* Completed tasks required of graduating projects
* Completed first TLP release
* Beginning discussions on next release

# Releases
* 0.4.0: 2014-04-21
* 0.3.0: 2013-10-13 (Incubating)

# Development Activity
* Community is discussing the creation of the next release
* Jira: 301 total, +44 -32 (last 90 days)
* Git (Source): 52 commits over last 90 days
* SVN (Site & Docs): 0 commits over last 90 days

# Community Activity
## Contributors Added
* 2 new contributors engaged with multiple patches contributed.
## Membership Changes
* Chris Douglas has requested to have his status changed to a Mentor Emeritus
 which we accept with great appreciation for his contributions
## Mailing List Activity
* user@knox: 23 messages over last 90 days
* dev@knox: 419 messages over last 90 days

21 May 2014 [Kevin Minder / Bertrand]

# Description
The Knox Gateway is a REST API gateway for securing the Hadoop REST APIs.

# Issues
* None that require the board's attention at this time

# Status
* Completed cleanup of a number of the tasks required of graduated project.
* First release as a TLP Apache Knox 0.4.0 was complete.

# Releases
* 0.3.0: 2013-10-13 (Incubating)
* 0.4.0: 2014-04-21

# Development Activity
* Community is discussing new features following the 0.4.0 release
* Jira: 357 total, +15 -43 (last 30 days)
* Git (Source): 12 commits over last 30 days
* SVN (Site & Docs): 33 commits over last 30 days

# Community Activity
## Membership Changes
* None since graduation.
* Have not yet made adjustments to membership due to graduation
## Mailing List Activity
* user@knox: 1 messages over last 30 days
* dev@knox: 267 messages over last 30 days

16 Apr 2014 [Kevin Minder / Shane]

No report was submitted.

19 Mar 2014 [Kevin Minder / Bertrand]

# Description
The Knox Gateway is a REST API gateway for securing Hadoop REST APIs at the
perimeter.

# Issues
None

# Status
* Graduation approved by board February 19, 2014
* Working through tasks required of graduating projects
* Discussing first TLP release

# Releases
* 0.3.0: 2013-10-13 (Incubating)

# Development Activity
* Community is discussing the creation of 0.4.0 as the first TLP release
* Jira: 301 total, +50 -38 (last 30 days)
* Git (Source): 43 commits over last 30 days
* SVN (Site & Docs): 7 commits over last 30 days

# Community Activity
## Membership Changes
* None since graduation.
* Have not yet made adjustments to membership due to graduation.
## Mailing List Activity
* dev@knox: 99 messages over last 30 days
* user@knox: 23 messages over last 30 days

19 Feb 2014

Establish the Apache Knox 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 secure access
  for Apache Hadoop clusters.

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

  RESOLVED, that the Apache Knox Project be and hereby is responsible
  for the creation and maintenance of software related to secure
  access for Apache Hadoop clusters; and be it further

  RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Knox", 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 Knox Project, and to have primary responsibility for
  management of the projects within the scope of responsibility
  of the Apache Knox 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 Knox
  Project:

 * Christopher Douglas <cdouglas@apache.org>
 * Chris Mattmann <mattmann@apache.org>
 * Devaraj Das <ddas@apache.org>
 * Dilli Dorai <dillidorai@apache.org>
 * Alan Gates <gates@apache.org>
 * John Speidel <jspeidel@apache.org>
 * Kevin Minder <kminder@apache.org>
 * Larry McCay <lmccay@apache.org>
 * Mahadev Konar <mahadev@apache.org>
 * Owen O'Malley <omalley@apache.org>
 * Sumit Mohanty <smohanty@apache.org>
 * Tom Beerbower <tbeerbower@apache.org>
 * Thomas White <tomwhite@apache.org>
 * Venkatesh Seetharam <venkatesh@apache.org>

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Kevin Minder be appointed
 to the office of Vice President, Apache Knox, 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 Apache Knox Project be and hereby is tasked with
 the migration and rationalization of the Apache Incubator Knox
 podling; and be it further

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

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

19 Feb 2014

Knox Gateway is a system that provides a single point of secure access for
Apache Hadoop clusters.

Knox has been incubating since 2013-02-22.

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

 1. Expand community to include more diverse committers.
 2. Review and complete all graduation readiness items.
 3. Begin the process!

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

 1. None

How has the community developed since the last report?

 1. Two new committers added.
 2. More user questions on user list trickling in.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 1. Internally agreed to being graduation processes.
 2. Working toward a 0.4.0 release.
 3. A few IP issues found and resolved.
 4. Resolved 142(+42) of 242(+52) total issues currently in JIRA.

Date of last release:

 0.3.0: 2013-10-13

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 2013-12-19: Added Vladimir Tkhir as new committer
 2013-12-19: Added Maksim Kononenko as new committer

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](knox) Owen O'Malley
 [X](knox) Chris Douglas
 [ ](knox) Mahadev Konar
 [X](knox) Alan Gates
 [ ](knox) Devaraj Das
 [ ](knox) Chris Mattmann
 [X](knox) Tom White

20 Nov 2013

Knox Gateway is a system that provides a single point of secure access for
Apache Hadoop clusters.

Knox has been incubating since 2013-02-22.

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

 1. Expand community to include more diverse committers.
 2. Review and complete all graduation readiness items.

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

 1. None

How has the community developed since the last report?

 1. New PPMC member elected.
 2. Engaging several interested parties in contributing plugins.
 3. Starting to get user questions on user list.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 1. Released 0.3.0 adding support for secure clusters, HBase and Hive.
 2. Resolved 99(+69) of 194(+102) total issues currently in JIRA.
 3. Received name clearance from legal.
 4. Positive discussion about initiating graduation processes.

Date of last release:

 0.3.0: 2013-10-13

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 2013-11-01: Dilli Dorai Arumugam elected as PPMC member.
 2013-07-31: Dilli Dorai Arumugam elected as committer.

Signed-off-by:

 [X](knox) Owen O'Malley
 [ ](knox) Chris Douglas
 [X](knox) Alan Gates
 [ ](knox) Mahadev Konar
 [ ](knox) Devaraj Das
 [ ](knox) Chris Mattmann
 [X](knox) Tom White

21 Aug 2013

Knox Gateway is a system that provides a single point of secure access for
Apache Hadoop clusters.

Knox has been incubating since 2013-02-22.

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

 1. Expand community to include more diverse committers.
 2. Align technically with security work going in in Hadoop.
 3. Clear the project name with legal and pick a new name if required.

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

 1. None

How has the community developed since the last report?

 1. Vote passed to invite a new committer to the project.
 2. Engaging several interested parties in contributing plugins.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 1. Continue to add and improve support for secure Hadoop clusters.
 2. Driving secure cluster fixes of other Hadoop components.
 3. Finalizing adding Knox to Apache Bigtop.
 4. Closing down remaining 8 issues in preparation for an 0.3.0 release.
 5. Resolved 30(+4) of 92(+10) total issues currently in JIRA.

Date of last release:

 0.2.0 04/22/2031

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](knox) Owen O'Malley
 [X](knox) Chris Douglas
 [X](knox) Alan Gates
 [ ](knox) Mahadev Konar
 [ ](knox) Devaraj Das
 [X](knox) Chris Mattmann
 [ ](knox) Tom White

Shepherd notes:

 acabrera: Nice active podling.  It's already done a release.  I'm not sure
 why they haven't started discussing graduation but I would support such a
 move.

 There seems to be a few security oriented software named Knox.  There may be
 a naming problem here, unless the product was consistently named Knox
 Gateway and not Knox; just my opinion.

17 Jul 2013

Knox Gateway is a system that provides a single point of secure access for
Apache Hadoop clusters.

Knox has been incubating since 2013-02-22.

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

 1. Expand community to include more diverse committers.
 2. Align technically with security work going in in Hadoop.
 3. Clear the project name with legal and pick a new name if required.

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

 1. None

How has the community developed since the last report?

 1. Voting initiated to invite a new committer to the project.
 2. Increased interest in participation resulting from Hadoop Summit exposure.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 1. Discussing a 0.3.0 release in the next few weeks.
 2. Resolved 26 of 82 total issues currently in JIRA.

Date of last release:


Signed-off-by:

 [X](knox) Owen O'Malley
 [X](knox) Chris Douglas
 [ ](knox) Mahadev Konar
 [ ](knox) Alan Gates
 [ ](knox) Devaraj Das
 [X](knox) Chris Mattmann
 [X](knox) Tom White

Shepherd notes:

 marvin: The dev list is active and at least one Mentor is engaged.

19 Jun 2013

Knox Gateway is a system that provides a single point of secure access for
Apache Hadoop clusters.

Knox has been incubating since 2013-02-22.

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

 1. Expand community to include more diverse committers.
 2. Align technically with security work going in in Hadoop.
 3. Clear the project name with legal and pick a new name if required.

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

 1. None

How has the community developed since the last report?

 1. No new PPMC members or committers added since last report,
though commits now coming from Larry and Kevin instead of mostly
Kevin which is great.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 1. 53 open issues out of 71 issues currently in JIRA.
 2. ReviewBoard is set up per INFRA-6068.
 3. Discussion underway to set up Git/JIRA integration.

Please check this [X] when you have filled in the report for Knox.

Signed-off-by:
Owen O'Malley: [ ](knox)
Chris Douglas: [X](knox)
Mahadev Konar: [ ](knox)
Alan Gates: [X](knox)
Devaraj Das: [ ](knox)
Chris Mattmann: [X](knox)
Tom White: [X](knox)

Shepherd notes:

15 May 2013

Knox Gateway is a system that provides a single point of secure access
for Apache Hadoop clusters.

Knox has been incubating since 2013-02-22.

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

 1. Expand community to include more diverse committers.
 2. Align technically with security work going in in Hadoop.
 3. Clear the project name with legal and pick a new name if required.

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

 1. None

How has the community developed since the last report?

 1. Now that we have a release we will be reaching out to those that
    expressed interest when the project was proposed.
 2. Couple of active developers engaging the project on the mailing
    lists at the moment.
 3. Apache ways of discussing on list and other important knowledge
    being learned and executed by the community.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 1. Completed initial release (0.2.0) via Apache processes.
 2. Over 65 issues brought into JIRA.
 3. All Knox source code/etc. has been vetted and is in Git.

Please check this [ ] when you have filled in the report for Knox.

Signed-off-by:
Owen O'Malley: [ ](knox)
Chris Douglas: [X](knox)
Mahadev Konar: [ ](knox)
Alan Gates: [X](knox)
Devaraj Das: [ ](knox)
Chris Mattmann: [X](knox)
Tom White: [X](knox)


Shepherd notes:

17 Apr 2013

Knox Gateway is a system that provides a single point of secure access
for Apache Hadoop clusters.

Knox has been incubating since 2013-02-22.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
 1. Complete first release and refine/document release processes.
 2. Expand community to include more diverse committers.
 3. Clear the project name with legal and pick a new name if required.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?
 1. No.

How has the community developed since the last report?
 1. No new members of the community have shown up or been added.

How has the project developed since the last report?
 1. Now have all infrastructure in in place.
 2. Significant increase in traffic on dev mailing list.
 3. Significant improvement to website presence.
 4. Internal audit of dependencies and creation of LICENSE and NOTICE
files.
 5. Preparing for first release for 0.2.0-incubating.

Please check this [ ] when you have filled in the report for Knox.

Signed-off-by:
Owen O'Malley: [ ] (knox)
Chris Douglas: [X] (knox)
Mahadev Konar: [ ] (knox)
Alan Gates: [X] (knox)
Devaraj Das: [X] (knox)
Chris Mattmann: [X] (knox)
Tom White: [X] (knox)

Shepherd notes:

20 Mar 2013

Knox Gateway is a system that provides a single point of secure access
for Apache Hadoop clusters.

Knox has been incubating since 2013-02-22.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
 1. Complete the infrastructure setup for the project.
 2. Complete the initial code grant.
 3. Clear the project name with legal and pick a new name if required.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?
 1. None.

How has the community developed since the last report?
 1. Since we don't have all of our infrastructure setup yet we haven't
 made much progress on this front.
 2. Have received a number of inquiries about participation in spite
 of this.

How has the project developed since the last report?
 1. Have some of our infrastructure, such as mailing lists, setup.
 2. Created PODLINGNAMESEARCH-25 to determine if Knox is a viable
 project name.
 3. Auditing and cleaning up the existing code base in preparation for
 SVN import.
 4. Working on website but that requires completing code grant.

Signed-off-by:
Owen O’Malley: [X](knox)
Chris Douglas: [X](knox)
Mahadev Konar: [ ](knox)
Alan Gates: [X](knox)
Devaraj Das: [X](knox)
Chris Mattmann: [X](knox)
Tom White: [X](knox)

Shepherd notes: