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Metron

19 Jul 2017 [Casey Stella / Mark]

## Description:
Metron integrates a variety of open source big data technologies in order
to offer a centralized tool for security monitoring and analysis.  Metron
provides capabilities for log aggregation, full packet capture indexing,
storage, advanced behavioral analytics and data enrichment, while applying
the most current threat-intelligence information to security telemetry
within a single platform.

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


## Activity:
 - We released our first release (0.4.0) as a top level project.

## Health report:
  - Project activity is broadly the same as in prior months.

## PMC changes:

 - Currently 24 PMC members.
 - No new PMC members added in the last 3 months

## Committer base changes:

 - Currently 35 committers.
 - New commmitters:
    - Billie Rinaldi was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - Jim Baker was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - JJ Meyer was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - Jon Zeolla was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - Kyle Richardson was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - Justin Leet was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - Matthew Foley was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - Chris Mattmann was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - Michael Miklavcic was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - Owen O'Malley was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - Otto Fowler was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017

## Releases:

 - 0.4.0 was released on Wed Jul 05 2017

21 Jun 2017 [Casey Stella / Ted]

## Description:
Metron integrates a variety of open source big data technologies in order
to offer a centralized tool for security monitoring and analysis.  Metron
provides capabilities for log aggregation, full packet capture indexing,
storage, advanced behavioral analytics and data enrichment, while applying
the most current threat-intelligence information to security telemetry
within a single platform.

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

## Activity:
 - We are unincubated
 - We are in the middle of voting for a release, our first as an top level
 - Given some performance work that happened late last month motivated
   the community to hold the release for that.

## Health report:

Project activity is broadly the same as in prior months.  There was
some renewed interest after graduation in user@ and it's evident that
more people are trying the product.  Also, there were a number of talks
associated with Metron in Hadoop Summit San Jose this month. I think
we will see increased interest and traffic.

## PMC changes:

 - Currently 24 PMC members.
 - No new PMC members added in the last 3 months
 - A new PMC member is being discussed presently in private@

## Committer base changes:

 - Currently 35 committers.
 - New commmitters:
    - Billie Rinaldi was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - Jim Baker was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - JJ Meyer was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - Jon Zeolla was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - Kyle Richardson was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - Justin Leet was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - Matthew Foley was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - Chris Mattmann was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - Michael Miklavcic was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - Owen O'Malley was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017
    - Otto Fowler was added as a committer on Tue May 23 2017

## Releases:

 - No release data could be found [FIX!]

## Mailing list activity:

 - dev@metron.apache.org:
    - 181 subscribers (up 16 in the last 3 months):
    - 2725 emails sent to list (2598 in previous quarter)

 - issues@metron.apache.org:
    - 22 subscribers (up 0 in the last 3 months):
    - 2192 emails sent to list (1966 in previous quarter)

 - user@metron.apache.org:
    - 207 subscribers (up 20 in the last 3 months):
    - 417 emails sent to list (170 in previous quarter)


## JIRA activity:

 - 231 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
 - 146 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months

17 May 2017 [Casey Stella / Bertrand]

## Description:
Metron integrates a variety of open source big data technologies in order
to offer a centralized tool for security monitoring and analysis.  Metron
provides capabilities for log aggregation, full packet capture indexing,
storage, advanced behavioral analytics and data enrichment, while applying
the most current threat-intelligence information to security telemetry
within a single platform.

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

## Activity:
 - We graduated from the incubator at the time of last month's board
meeting
 - We are moving through the unincubation checklist and have JIRAs
outstanding with INFRA to migrate some of our infrastructure over.
 - We are in the middle of voting for a release, our first as an top level
project


## Health report:
 Project activity is broadly the same as in prior months.  There was
some renewed interest after graduation in user@ and it's evident that
more people are trying the product.  I think a new release will
increase interest and traffic.

## PMC changes:

 - Currently 24 PMC members.
 - No new PMC members added in the last 3 months
 - A new PMC member is being discussed presently in private@

## Committer base changes:

 - Currently 24 committers.
 - No changes (the PMC was established in the last 3 months)

## Releases:

 - We are working on our first release post-graduation.

## Mailing list activity:

 - dev@metron.apache.org:
    - 174 subscribers (up 9 in the last 3 months):
    - 3259 emails sent to list (2140 in previous quarter)

 - issues@metron.apache.org:
    - 22 subscribers (up 0 in the last 3 months):
    - 2540 emails sent to list (1770 in previous quarter)

 - user@metron.apache.org:
    - 194 subscribers (up 19 in the last 3 months):
    - 440 emails sent to list (34 in previous quarter)


## JIRA activity:

 - 238 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
 - 131 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months

19 Apr 2017

Establish the Apache Metron 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 security analytics platform for big data use
 cases.

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

 RESOLVED, that the Apache Metron Project be and hereby is responsible
 for the creation and maintenance of software related to:
 (a) A mechanism to capture, store, and normalize any type of security
 telemetry at extremely high rates.
 (b) Real time processing and application of enrichments
 (c) Efficient information storage
 (d) An interface that gives a security investigator a centralized view
 of data and alerts passed through the system;
 and be it further

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

 * Sheetal Dolas <sheetal_dolas@apache.org>
 * Ryan Merriman <rmerriman@apache.org>
 * Larry McCay <lmccay@apache.org>
 * P. Taylor Goetz <ptgoetz@apache.org>
 * Nick Allen <nickallen@apache.org>
 * David Lyle <lyle@apache.org>
 * George Vetticaden <gvetticaden@apache.org>
 * James Sirota <jsirota@apache.org>
 * Casey Stella <cestella@apache.org>
 * Michael Perez <mperez@apache.org>
 * Kiran Komaravolu <kirankom@apache.org>
 * Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli <vinodkv@apache.org>
 * Debo Dutta <ddutta@apache.org>
 * Discovery Gerdes <discovery@apache.org>
 * Oskar Zabik <smogg@apache.org>
 * Andrew Hartnett <dev_warlord@apache.org>
 * Paul Kehrer <reaperhulk@apache.org>
 * Sean Schulte <sirsean@apache.org>
 * Mark Bittmann <mbittmann@apache.org>
 * Dave Hirko <dbhirko@apache.org>
 * Brad Kolarov <bjkolly@apache.org>
 * Charles Porter <cporter@apache.org>
 * Ray Sting <rurcioli@apache.org>
 * Phillip Rhodes <prhodes@apache.org>

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Casey Stella be appointed
 to the office of Vice President, Apache Metron, 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 Metron 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 Metron Project;
 and be it further

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

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

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

19 Apr 2017

Metron is a project dedicated to providing an extensible and scalable advanced
network security analytics tool. It has strong foundations in the Apache
Hadoop ecosystem.

Metron has been incubating since 2015-12-06.

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

 1. All issues have been addressed.
 2. Community graduation discussion and vote have been initiated and passed
 3. Incubator graduation discussion and vote have been initiated and passed

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

 NA

How has the community developed since the last report?

 Most of the community and IPMC will transition to the Metron PMC once we
 establish it.  Two of our Mentors chose to stay on with the project.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 We produced a 0.3.1 build

 The project is in the process of graduating into a TLP

How would you assess the podling's maturity?

 I think our community is very mature and we will make a great Apache TLP
 project

Please feel free to add your own commentary.

 [x] Initial setup
 [x] Working towards first release
 [x] Community building
 [x] Nearing graduation
 [x] Other: graduation vote passed

Date of last release:

 2017-03-17

When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?

Two committers were voted in on 3/15.

Signed-off-by:

 [x](metron) Billie Rinaldi
    Comments:
 [ ](metron) Chris Mattmann
    Comments:
 [ ](metron) Owen O'Malley
    Comments:
 [x](metron) P. Taylor Goetz
    Comments:
        Metron is ready to graduate and a resolution has been submitted
        to the board.
 [ ](metron) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli
    Comments:

18 Jan 2017

Metron is a project dedicated to providing an extensible and scalable advanced
network security analytics tool. It has strong foundations in the Apache
Hadoop ecosystem.

Metron has been incubating since 2015-12-06.

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

 1. Trigger a community discussion to graduate from incubation.  We have
    received a lot of value from the incubation process and after speaking
    to our mentors and going through the Apache Project Maturity Model we
    believe that we will soon be ready to graduate.
 2. Vote to ratify our Development Guidelines and Process for Reporting
    Issues
 3. Vote to ratify our Release Process

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

 We refreshed our website to be more compliant with Apache policies

How has the community developed since the last report?

 - We added 2 committers
 - We had a clean Apache build

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - We closed 63 PRs as of our last build
 - We integrated with Apache Ambari to make the project easier to deploy
 - We modified and re-voted on our Bylaws
 - We successfully filed our Name Search Jira.

Date of last release:

 2016-11-14

When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?

 2016-9-1

Signed-off-by:

 [x](metron) Billie Rinaldi
 [ ](metron) Chris Mattmann
 [ ](metron) Owen O'Malley
 [x](metron) P. Taylor Goetz
 [ ](metron) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli

19 Oct 2016

Metron integrates a variety of open source big data technologies in order to
offer a centralized tool for security monitoring and analysis. Metron provides
capabilities for log aggregation, full packet capture indexing, storage,
advanced behavioral analytics and data enrichment, while applying the most
current threat-intelligence information to security telemetry within a single
platform.

Metron has been incubating since 12-08-2015

Three most important issues to address in the move towards Graduation.


- Building a diverse community of developers for Metron
- Getting security practitioners to provide feedback on requirements
- Make an Apache release


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


- We are currently in the process of producing our third Apache release

* How has the community developed since the last report

- We received strong community contributions in both code, documentation, and
testing from two additional community members and are hoping to make them
committers shortly

- David Lyle and Nick Allen were promoted to PPMC
- Tweaked and re-voted on the community bylaws
- Introduced a by-weekly community demo and meeting


* How has the project developed since the last report

- We closed on 41 more Jiras and made our code base more compliant and
introduced several important features. We also had lively discussion on the
dev boards about how these features should be implemented.

Signed-off-by:

[x](metron) Billie Rinaldi
[ ](metron) Chris Mattmann
[ ](metron) Owen O'Malley
[x](metron) P. Taylor Goetz
[ ](metron) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli

20 Jul 2016

Metron integrates a variety of open source big data technologies in order to
offer a centralized tool for security monitoring and analysis. Metron
provides capabilities for log aggregation, full packet capture indexing,
storage, advanced behavioral analytics and data enrichment, while applying
the most current threat-intelligence information to security telemetry
within a single platform.

Metron has been incubating since 2015-12-06.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards
Graduation.

 - Building a diverse community of developers for Metron
 - Getting security practitioners to provide feedback on requirements
 - Make an Apache release

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

 - We are currently trying to produce our second Apache release of Metron

How has the community developed since the last report

 - In the process of adding one additional committer, Michael Miklavcic
 - We accepted numerous contributions from non-committers interested in
   Metron, including additional parsers and sample telemetries
 - We host a weekly UI working session and were able to source requirements
   for a new UI prototype
 - We hosted a Metron meetup, which received a lot of interest from the
   community
 - We saw an uptick in interest from the community on the dev boards which
   corresponds to people trying the product prior to an official release,
   which is a good sign.
 - We are receiving community JIRAs for bug reports and security issues

How has the project developed since the last report

 - We closed over 100 Jiras and are in the latest stages of releasing our
   second Apache release.
 - We added additional installation automation and documentation
 - We added additional features around parsing and a rules engine through a
   DSL called Stellar
 - We are adding infrastructure called "Model as a Service" to uptake ML
   models

Date of last release:

 April 2016

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 David Lyle on 22 March 2016

Signed-off-by:

 [x](metron) Billie Rinaldi
 [x](metron) Chris Mattmann
 [ ](metron) Owen O'Malley
 [x](metron) P. Taylor Goetz
 [ ](metron) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli

20 Apr 2016

Metron integrates a variety of open source big data technologies in order to
offer a centralized tool for security monitoring and analysis. Metron
provides capabilities for log aggregation, full packet capture indexing,
storage, advanced behavioral analytics and data enrichment, while applying
the most current threat-intelligence information to security telemetry
within a single platform.

Metron has been incubating since 2015-12-06.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards
Graduation.

 - Building a diverse community of developers for Metron
 - Getting security practitioners to provide feedback on requirements
 - Make an Apache release

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

 - We are currently trying to produce the first Apache release of Metron

* How has the community developed since the last report

 - We added one additional committer, David Lyle
 - We accepted 2 separate contributions from non-committers interested
   in Metron
 - We saw an uptick in interest from the community on the dev boards which
   corresponds to people trying the product prior to an official release,
   which is a good sign.

* How has the project developed since the last report

 - We closed 20 more Jiras and are in the latest stages of releasing an
   Apache release.
 - We added deployment automation for EC2 so trying out Metron in a
   multi-node environment is even easier
 - We integrated the CI environment that infra set up for us at our request
   so that unit tests and apache rat license checks are run on every pull
   request submitted
 - We added support for indexing enriched sensor capture data into Apache
   Solr indexing as well as Elasticsearch

Date of last release:

 --

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 David Lyle on 22 March 2016

Signed-off-by:

 [X](metron) Billie Rinaldi
 [ ](metron) Chris Mattmann
 [X](metron) Owen O'Malley
 [ ](metron) P. Taylor Goetz
 [ ](metron) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli

16 Mar 2016

Metron integrates a variety of open source big data technologies in order to
offer a centralized tool for security monitoring and analysis. Metron
provides capabilities for log aggregation, full packet capture indexing,
storage, advanced behavioral analytics and data enrichment, while applying
the most current threat-intelligence information to security telemetry
within a single platform.

Metron has been incubating since 12-08-2015

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

 - Building a diverse community of developers for Metron
 - Getting security practitioners to provide feedback on requirements
 - Make an Apache release

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

 - We are currently trying to produce the first Apache release of Metron
 - We would like to request Apache infrastructure (a Jenkins server) for CI

How has the community developed since the last report?

 - We voted to add one additional committer, Nick Allen

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - We closed on 15 more Jiras and made our code base more compliant with
   Apache Licenses.  We are at the latest stages of cleaning up the code
   base to come up with the Apache build.

Signed-off-by:

 [X](metron) Billie Rinaldi
 [ ](metron) Chris Mattmann
 [ ](metron) Owen O'Malley
 [X](metron) P. Taylor Goetz
 [ ](metron) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli

17 Feb 2016

Metron integrates a variety of open source big data technologies in order to
offer a centralized tool for security monitoring and analysis. Metron
provides capabilities for log aggregation, full packet capture indexing,
storage, advanced behavioral analytics and data enrichment, while applying
the most current threat-intelligence information to security telemetry
within a single platform.

Metron has been incubating since 12-08-2015

Three most important issues to address in the move towards
Graduation.

 - Building a diverse community of developers for Metron
 - Getting security practitioners to provide feedback on requirements
 - Make an Apache release

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

 - We are currently trying to produce the first Apache release of Metron
 - We would like to request Apache infrastructure (a Jenkins server) for CI

How has the community developed since the last report

 - We started working on implementing a variety of new features on Metron
 - We did a Meetup in the DC area jointly with Capital One.  We had over 75
   people in attendance with many expressing interest in joining the Metron
   project

How has the project developed since the last report

 - This month we have closed 7 key Jiras and built up scripts for standing
   up an integration and test environment for Metron that anyone in the
   community can take advantage of

Signed-off-by:

 [x](metron) Billie Rinaldi
 [ ](metron) Chris Mattmann
 [ ](metron) Owen O'Malley
 [X](metron) P. Taylor Goetz
 [ ](metron) Vinod K

Shepherd/Mentor notes:

20 Jan 2016

Metron is a project dedicated to providing an extensible and scalable
advanced network security analytics tool. It has strong foundations in the
Apache Hadoop ecosystem.

Metron has been incubating since 2015-12-06.

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

 1. Building a diverse community of developers for Metron
 2. Getting security practitioners to provide feedback on requirements
 3. Make an Apache release

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 added Debo Dutta as a committer

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - We received a signed SGA from Cisco
 - We picked our new logo
 - We setup our new website
 - We closed our first few Jiras

Date of last release:

 No release yet.

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 2016-01-08

Signed-off-by:

 [X](metron) Billie Rinaldi
 [X](metron) Chris Mattmann
 [X](metron) Owen O'Malley
 [X](metron) P. Taylor Goetz
 [ ](metron) Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli

Shepherd/Mentor notes: