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Ratis

15 Aug 2018

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16 May 2018

Ratis is a java implementation for RAFT consensus protocol

Ratis has been incubating since 2017-01-03.

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

 1. Work towards a beta release.
 2. Stabilize nightly build process.
 3. More committers and PPMC members.

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?
   2 new contributors have been added. Total 43 contributors currently.
   1 new committer has been elected. Total 18 committers currently.


How has the project developed since the last report?
   27 new commits. Ratis is being used on ozone/hdds project in Hadoop and is being actively tested.
   HipChat channel added. Guest access URL: https://www.hipchat.com/gldZkUal7


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

 [X] Initial setup
 [ ] Working towards first beta release.
 [ ] Community building. 2 new contributors. 1 new committers.
 [ ] Nearing graduation
 [ ] Other:

Date of last release:

 2017-05-17: 0.1-alpha release
 2018-04-16: Last snapshot release



When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
 2018-04-23


Signed-off-by:

 [ ](ratis) Chris Nauroth
    Comments:
 [x](ratis) Jakob Homan
    Comments:
 [ ](ratis) Uma Maheswara Rao G
    Comments:
 [X](ratis) Devaraj Das
    Comments:

IPMC/Shepherd notes:

 johndament: The report mentions a snapshot release.  What is a snapshot release?  I'm assuming its an ASF compliant release.

21 Feb 2018

Ratis is a java implementation for RAFT consensus protocol

Ratis has been incubating since 2017-01-03.

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

 1. Work towards a beta release.
 2. Stabilize nightly build process.
 3. More committers.

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?
   5 new contributors have been added. Total 41 contributors currently.
   2 new committers have been elected.


How has the project developed since the last report?
   Jenkins setup is completed.
   Project website is available at http://ratis.apache.org/
   62 new commits to the project. Multiple snapshot releases.

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

 [ ] Initial setup - Jenkins setup completed. Website available http://ratis.apache.org/
 [ ] Work towards 0.2-alpha has started. Plans for a beta release shaping up. Need to establish a release cadence.
 [ ] Community building - 5 new contributors. 2 new committers.
 [ ] Nearing graduation
 [ ] Other:

Date of last release:

 2017-05-17: 0.1-alpha release
 2018-01-23: Last snapshot release


When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
 2018-01-10


Signed-off-by:

 [ ](ratis) Chris Nauroth
    Comments:
 [x](ratis) Jakob Homan
    Comments:
 [x](ratis) Uma Maheswara Rao G
    Comments:
 [x](ratis) Devaraj Das
    Comments:

15 Nov 2017

Ratis is a java implementation for RAFT consensus protocol

Ratis has been incubating since 2017-01-03.

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

  1. Setup Jenkins (In Progress)
  2. Add new committers
  3. Work towards a beta 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?
   7 new contributors have been added. Total 36 contributors currently.


How has the project developed since the last report?
   Ratis delivered its first release, alpha release 0.1.0-alpha has been made available.
   39 new commits to the project.

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

  [ ] Initial setup - Jenkins setup is in progress
  [ ] Working towards first release - First release 0.1.0-alpha is available. Discussion about 0.2-alpha has started.
  [ ] Community building - Many new contributors. Need to get new committers
  [ ] Nearing graduation
  [ ] Other:

Date of last release:

  2017-05-17

When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?

  - Initial set of committers/PPMC.


Signed-off-by:

  [ ](ratis) Chris Nauroth
     Comments:
  [x](ratis) Jakob Homan
     Comments:
  [X](ratis) Uma Maheswara Rao G
     Comments:
  [ ](ratis) Devaraj Das
     Comments:

IPMC/Shepherd notes:

 Dave Fisher:
  I am concerned that this podling has 36 contributors but has never added committers/PPMC members.
  PPMC and Mentors should handle this regularly. I've sent a note to private. Let's see when it is moderated.

17 May 2017

Ratis is a java implementation for RAFT consensus protocol

Ratis has been incubating since 2017-01-03.

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

 1. Setup jenkins.
 2. Make the first release. Release candidate for 0.1.0-alpha release is out for voting.
 3. Add new committers.

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?

 - 3 new contributors joined. Total 29 contributors now.
 - Ratis is now being used for a feature in Apache Hadoop, in a branch. That
   adds to user community.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - Ratis is now being used for a feature in Apache Hadoop, in a branch. That
   adds to user community.
 - Release candidate for 0.1.0-alpha release is out for voting.
 - 3 new contributors
 - 18 new commits

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

 [ ] Initial setup - - Need jenkins setup, and documentation
 [ ] Working towards first release - Release candidate out for voting.
 [ ] Community building - 3 new contributors. Apache Hadoop community experimenting with the snapshot release.
 [ ] Nearing graduation
 [ ] Other:

Date of last release:

 - None

When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?

 - Initial set of committers/PPMC.


Signed-off-by:

 [ ](ratis) Chris Nauroth
    Comments:
 [ ](ratis) Devaraj Das
    Comments:
 [x](ratis) Jakob Homan
    Comments:
 [ ](ratis) Uma Maheswara Rao G
    Comments:

19 Apr 2017

Ratis is a Java implementation for RAFT consensus protocol

Ratis has been incubating since 2017-01-03.

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

 1. Setup jenkins.
 2. Make the first release. Snapshot release was made available, work in
    progress for 0.1.0 release.
 3. Grow the community

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?

 - One new contributor joined.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - A Snapshot release was made available.
 - One new contributor.
 - 25 new commits.

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

 [ ] Initial setup - Need jenkins setup.
 [X] Working towards first release - Snapshot release available. Work in
     progress for the first release.
 [ ] Community building - One new contributor.
 [ ] Nearing graduation
 [ ] Other:

Date of last release:

 - None

When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?

 - Initial set of committers/PPMC.

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](ratis) Chris Nauroth
    Comments:
 [ ](ratis) Devaraj Das
    Comments:
 [x](ratis) Jakob Homan
    Comments:
 [ ](ratis) Uma Maheswara Rao G
    Comments:

15 Mar 2017

Ratis is a java implementation for RAFT consensus protocol.

Ratis has been incubating since 2017-01-03.

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

 1. Setup wiki, jenkins
 2. Make the first release.
 3. Grow the community.

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?

 - One new contributor

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - IP Clearance is completed
   (https://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/ratis.html)
 - Active development started in the community. 16 commits in last month.

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

 [ ] Initial setup - Ip clearance, Git setup completed and development
     started. Next step is to get jenkins going.
 [ ] Working towards first release - Working towards first snapshot release.
     Need INFRA help for access.
 [ ] Community building - One new contributor
 [ ] Nearing graduation
 [ ] Other:

Date of last release:

 - None

When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?

 - Initial set of committers / PPMC.

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](ratis) Chris Nauroth
    Comments:
 [ ](ratis) Devaraj Das
    Comments:
 [ ](ratis) Jakob Homan
    Comments:
 [X](ratis) Uma Maheswara Rao G
    Comments:

27 Feb 2017

Ratis is a java implementation for RAFT consensus protocol. Ratis aims to
make raft available as a java library that can be used by any system that
needs to use a replicated log.

Ratis has been incubating since 2017-01-03.

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

 1. Setup wiki, jenkins
 2. Start active development in Apache.
 3. Make the first 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?

 - This is the first report, we are still bootstrapping. The mailing lists
   became available very recently.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - This is the first report, we are still bootstrapping. We are working
   with INFRA to get committer access.

Date of last release:

 None

When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?

 Only initial set of committers. This is the first report.

Signed-off-by:

 [X](ratis) Chris Nauroth
 [x](ratis) Devaraj Das
 [ ](ratis) Jakob Homan
 [X](ratis) Uma Maheswara Rao G