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Twill

15 Mar 2017 [Terence Yim / Shane]

## Issues:

There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## Activity:

-  Add a new committer, Martin Serrano (serrano@)

## Health report:

- Addition of new committer
- Made one release since Dec 2016

## PMC changes:

- Currently 6 PMC members
- Last PMC addition was Henry Saputra on August 4, 2015

## Committer base changes:

- Currently 8 committers and 22 contributors
- One new committer added in the last 3 months
- No new contributor added in the last 3 months
- Last committer addition was Martin Serrano on Feb 24, 2017
- Last contributor addition was Chengfeng Mao on November 18, 2016

## Releases:

- Last release was release 0.10.0 on February 23, 2017

## Mailing list activity:

- dev@twill.apache.org:
 - 67 subscribers
 - 601 emails sent to the list in past three months (424 in last report)

- commits@twill.apache.org:
 - 18 subscribers
 - 134 emails sent to the list in past three months (99 in last report)

## JIRA activity:

- 4 new JIRA tickets created in the last month
- 2 JIRA tickets resolved in the last month

21 Dec 2016 [Terence Yim / Bertrand]

Apache Twill is an abstraction over Apache Hadoop YARN to reduce the
complexity of developing distributed applications.

## Issues:

There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## Activity:

-  Add a new committer, Ali Anwar (anwar@)

## Health report:

- Addition of new committer and have new contributors sending patches
- Made two releases since Sep 2016

## PMC changes:

- Currently 6 PMC members
- Last PMC addition was Henry Saputra on August 4, 2015

## Committer base changes:

- Currently 7 committers and 23 contributors
- One new committer added in the last 3 months
- Two new contributor added in the last 3 months
- Last committer addition was Ali Anwar on Oct 7, 2016
- Last contributor addition was Chengfeng Mao on November 18, 2016

## Releases:

- Last release was release 0.9.0 on December 16, 2016

## Mailing list activity:

- dev@twill.apache.org:
 - 67 subscribers
 - 424 emails sent to the list in past three months (297 in last report)

- commits@twill.apache.org:
 - 17 subscribers
 - 99 emails sent to the list in past three months (68 in last report)

## JIRA activity:

- 2 new JIRA tickets created in the last month
- 1 JIRA tickets resolved in the last month

21 Sep 2016 [Terence Yim / Shane]

Apache Twill is an abstraction over Apache Hadoop YARN to reduce the
complexity of developing distributed applications.

## Issues:

There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## Activity:

- Started the voting process for adding new committer.

## Health report:

- Have new contributors sending patches
- Very active in terms of JIRA activities, for both creating and resolving
 JIRAs

## PMC changes:

- Currently 6 PMC members
- Last PM addition was Henry Saputra on August 4, 2015

## Committer base changes:

- Currently 6 committers and 21 contributors
- No new committer added in the last 3 months
- Two new contributor added in the last 3 months
- Last committer addition was Henry Saputra on August 4, 2015
- Last contributor addition was Gokul Gunasekaran on September 9, 2016

## Releases:

- Last release was an incubator release 0.7.0-incubator on January 26, 2016

## Mailing list activity:

- dev@twill.apache.org:
 - 64 subscribers
 - 297 emails sent to the list in past three months (85 in last report)

- commits@twill.apache.org:
 - 17 subscribers
 - 68 emails sent to the list in past three months (48 in last report)

## JIRA activity:

- 13 new JIRA tickets created in the last month
- 6 JIRA tickets resolved in the last month

17 Aug 2016 [Terence Yim / Mark]

## Description:

Apache Twill is an abstraction over Apache Hadoop YARN to reduce the
complexity of developing distributed applications.

## Issues:

There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## Activity:

- All post graduation Infra migration (INFRA-12146) tasks completed
- Worked with ASF Press on announcing Twill as TLP (https://s.apache.org/Rzsf)

## Health report:

- Have new contributors sending patches
- Looking to convert two contributors to committers in next month
- Seeing more discussions in the mailing list about new use cases/improvements

## PMC changes:

- Currently 6 PMC members
- Last PM addition was Henry Saputra on August 4, 2015

## Committer base changes:

- Currently 6 committers and 20 contributors
- No new committer added in the last 3 months
- One new contributor added in the last 3 months
- Last committer addition was Henry Saputra on August 4, 2015
- Last contributor addition was Martin Serrano on August 9, 2016

## Releases:

- Last release was an incubator release 0.7.0-incubator on January 26, 2016

## Mailing list activity:

- dev@twill.apache.org:
 - 68 subscribers
 - 85 emails sent to the list in past three months (91 in last report)

- commits@twill.apache.org:
 - 17 subscribers
 - 48 emails sent to the list in past three months (38 in last report)

## JIRA activity:

- 6 new JIRA tickets created in the last month
- No JIRA tickets resolved in the last month

20 Jul 2016 [Terence Yim / Mark]

## Description:

Apache Twill is an abstraction over Apache Hadoop YARN to reduce the
complexity of developing distributed applications.

## Issues:

There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## Activity:

- Post graduation work in progress with infra migration INFRA-12146
- Preparing first TLP release, pending on INFRA-12146 migration

## Health report:

- Seeing growth of interest in Twill since the Apache Big Data Conference
through questions asked by email.
- Initiated discussion with Apache Mesos community about supporting Mesos in
Twill. This would help both communities to grow.

## PMC changes:

- Currently 6 PMC members
- Last PM addition was Henry Saputra on August 4, 2015

## Committer base changes:

- Currently 6 committers and 19 contributors
- No new committer added in the last 3 months
- Last committer addition was Henry Saputra on August 4, 2015

## Releases:

- Last release was an incubator release 0.7.0-incubator on January 26, 2016

## Mailing list activity:

- dev@twill.apache.org:
 - 66 subscribers
 - 91 emails sent to the list (128 in previous quarter)

- commits@twill.apache.org:
 - 17 subscribers
 - 38 emails sent to the list (87 in previous quarter)

## JIRA activity:

- 4 new JIRA tickets created in the last month
- No JIRA tickets resolved in the last month

15 Jun 2016

Establish the Apache Twill 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 providing a set of libraries as abstraction to
 develop distributed applications, with a programming model that is
 similar to running threads, inside compute cluster such as Apache
 Hadoop YARN

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

 RESOLVED, that the Apache Twill Project be and hereby is responsible
 for the creation and maintenance of software related to providing a
 set of libraries as abstraction to develop distributed applications,
 with a programming model that is similar to running threads, inside
 compute cluster such as Apache Hadoop YARN and be it further

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

 * Terence Yim <chtyim@apache.org>
 * Andreas Neumann <anew@apache.org>
 * Gary Helmling <garyh@apache.org>
 * Albert Shau <ashau@apache.org>
 * Poorna Chandra <poorna@apache.org>
 * Henry Saputra <hsaputra@apache.org>

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Terence Yim be appointed
 to the office of Vice President, Apache Twill, 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 Twill 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 Twill Project;
 and be it further

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

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

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

18 May 2016

Twill is an abstraction over Apache Hadoop® YARN to reduce the complexity of
developing distributed applications.

Twill has been incubating since 2013-11-14.

Top three items to resolve before graduation:

- More engagement from the community.
- Improve documentations and examples.
- Increase adoption.

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

- None at this time.

How has the community developed since the last report?

- Fluo, being proposed for Apache incubation uses Twill
- Twill talk scheduled in Apache Big Data Conference 2016
- 7 new JIRA issues filed since last report
- 2 JIRA issues resolved since last report
- 1 new contributors submitted patches

How has the project developed since the last report?

- Version 0.8.0-incubating is being worked upon

Date of last release:

- 2016-01-26: 0.7.0-incubating

What are the plans for the next period?

- Encourage contributions from active users
- Identify potential committers
- Engage more on social channels (IRC and Twitter)

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

- August 4, 2015 : Henry Saputra

Signed-off-by:

[ ](twill) Vinod K
[ ](twill) Arun C Murthy
[ ](twill) Tom White
[X](twill) Patrick Hunt
[ ](twill) Andrei Savu

17 Feb 2016

Twill is an abstraction over Apache Hadoop® YARN to reduce the complexity
of developing distributed applications.

Twill has been incubating since 2013-11-14.

Top three items to resolve before graduation:

  - More engagement from the community.
  - Improve documentations and examples.
  - Increase adoption.

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

  - None at this time.

How has the community developed since the last report?

  - Graduation discussion is happening in dev mailing list
  - Published release 0.7.0-incubating
  - 10 new JIRA issues filed since last report
  - 7 JIRA issues resolved since last report
  - 1 new contributors submitted patches

How has the project developed since the last report?

  - Version 0.8.0-incubating is being worked upon
  - Support for Azure Blob Storage

Date of last release:

  - 2016-01-26: 0.7.0-incubating

What are the plans for the next period?

  - Encourage contributions from active users
  - Identify potential committers
  - Engage more on social channels (IRC and Twitter)

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

  - August 4, 2015 : Henry Saputra

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](twill) Vinod K
 [ ](twill) Arun C Murthy
 [X](twill) Tom White
 [X](twill) Patrick Hunt
 [ ](twill) Andrei Savu

Shepherd/Mentor notes:

18 Nov 2015

Twill is an abstraction over Apache Hadoop® YARN to reduce the complexity
of developing distributed applications.

Twill has been incubating since 2013-11-14.

Top three items to resolve before graduation:

 - More engagement from the community.
 - Improve documentations and examples.
 - Increase adoption.

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

 - None at this time.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 - 7 new JIRA issues filed since last report
 - 8 JIRA issues resolved since last report
 - 2 new contributors submitted patches

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - Version 0.7.0-incubating is being worked upon
 - Fixed issues to support Microsoft Azure

Date of last release:

 - 2015-07-24: 0.6.0-incubating

What are the plans for the next period?

 - Encourage contributions from active users
 - Identify potential committers
 - Engage more on social channels (IRC and Twitter)

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 - August 4, 2015 : Henry Saputra

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](twill) Vinod K
 [ ](twill) Arun C Murthy
 [X](twill) Tom White
 [X](twill) Patrick Hunt
 [ ](twill) Andrei Savu

Shepherd/Mentor notes:

19 Aug 2015

Twill is an abstraction over Apache Hadoop YARN that reduces the complexity of
developing distributed applications, allowing developers to focus more on
their business logic.

Twill has been incubating since 2013-11-14.

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

 1. Encouraging more contributions in open manner
 2. More regular release cycles and roadmap
 3. Increase adoptions

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

 * Need help from mentors to verify releases to get binding votes in dev
   list before going to general incubator list

How has the community developed since the last report?

 * New release 0.6.0-incubating on July 24, 2015
 * 19 JIRA issues resolved since last report
 * Add 2 new external contributors
 * Add a new PPMC member

How has the project developed since the last report?

 * Version 0.6.0-incubating is released
 * Fixing issue to support MapR distribution
 * Adding new PPMC member: Henry Saputra

Date of last release:

 2015-07-24 0.6.0-incubating

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 2015-08-04 Henry Saputra

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](twill) Arun C Murthy
 [ ](twill) Tom White
 [X](twill) Patrick Hunt
 [ ](twill) Andrei Savu

Shepherd/Mentor notes:

20 May 2015

Twill is an abstraction over Apache Hadoop® YARN to reduce the complexity
of developing distributed applications.

Twill has been incubating since 2013-11-14.

Top three items to resolve before graduation:

 - More committers from different organizations.
 - Regular releases.
 - Increase adoption.

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

 - None at this time.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 - 14 new JIRA issues filed since last report (2015-02-01)
 - 12 JIRA issues resolved since last report (2015-02-01)
 - 4 new contributors submitted patches

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - Version 0.6.0-incubating is being worked upon
 - New project using Twill: Fluo - transaction layer that enables
   incremental processing on big data
 - Twill ported to work on Mapr distribution

Date of last release:

 - 2015-02-27: 0.5.0-incubating

What are the plans for the next period?

 - Encourage contributions from active users
 - Identify potential committers
 - Improve documentation and website

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 - No new committers since incubation.

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](twill) Vinod K
 [ ](twill) Arun C Murthy
 [ ](twill) Tom White
 [X](twill) Patrick Hunt

18 Feb 2015

Twill is an abstraction over Apache Hadoop YARN that reduces the complexity
of developing distributed applications, allowing developers to focus more on
their business logic

Twill has been incubating since 2013-11-14.

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

 1. More committers from different organizations.
 2. Regular releases.
 3. Increase adoption.

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

 - None at this time.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 - 8 new JIRA issues filed since last report (2014-11-01)
 - 12 JIRA issues resolved since last report (2014-11-01)
 - 3 new contributors submitted patches

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - Version 0.4.1-incubating RC3 being voted upon

Date of last release:

 - 2014-11-17: 0.4.0-incubating

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 - No new committers since incubation.

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](twill) Arun C Murthy
 [X](twill) Tom White
 [X](twill) Patrick Hunt
 [ ](twill) Andrei Savu

Shepherd/Mentor notes:

 Konstantin Boudnik (cos):

   Very modest activity on the mailing list: pretty much just JIRAs and very
   light of it.

19 Nov 2014

Twill is an abstraction over Apache Hadoop YARN that reduces the complexity of
developing distributed applications, allowing developers to focus more on
their business logic

Twill has been incubating since 2013-11-14.

Top three items to resolve before graduation:

 1. More committers from different organizations.
 2. Regular releases.
 3. Increase adoption.

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

 - None at this time.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 - 8 new JIRA issues filed since last report (2014-08-01)
 - 7 JIRA issues resolved since last report (2014-08-01)
 - Subscribers to the dev list up from 52 in August to 58 in November.
 - the project voted on and adopted a logo
(https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TWILL-102)

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - Version 0.4.0-incubating RC3 being voted upon

Date of last release:

 - 2014-08-20: 0.3.0-incubating

What are the plans for the next period?

 - Encourage contributions from active users
 - Identify potential committers
 - Improve documentation and website

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 - No new committers since incubation.

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](twill) Arun C Murthy
 [ ](twill) Tom White
 [X](twill) Patrick Hunt
 [ ](twill) Andrei Savu

Shepherd/Mentor notes:
 I see normal activity on the dev@ mailing list. At least on mentor is
 active on the dev@ list.

20 Aug 2014

Twill is an abstraction over Apache Hadoop® YARN to reduce the complexity of
developing distributed applications.

Twill has been incubating since 2013-11-14.

Top three items to resolve before graduation:

 - More committers from different organizations.
 - Regular Releases.
 - Increase adoption.

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

 - None at this time.

How has the community developed since the last report?
 - 22 new JIRA issues filed since last report (2014-05-01)
 - 13 JIRA issues resolved since last report (2014-05-01)
 - Subscribers to the dev list up from 44 in May to 52 in August.
 - 5 new contributors since last report.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - Version 0.3.0-incubating RC1 being voted upon

Date of last release:

 - 2014-04-22: 0.2.0-incubating

What are the plans for the next period?
 - Increase release frequency
 - Engage active contributors and identify potential committers
 - Improve documentation and website

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 - No new committers since incubation.

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](twill) Arun C Murthy
 [X](twill) Tom White
 [X](twill) Patrick Hunt
 [ ](twill) Andrei Savu

21 May 2014

Twill is an abstraction over Apache Hadoop YARN that reduces the complexity
of developing distributed applications, allowing developers to focus more on
their business logic

Twill has been incubating since 2013-11-14.

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

 1. More committers from different organizations.
 2. Regular Releases.
 3. Increase adoption.

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

 None at this time.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 Subscribers to the dev list up from 31 in January to 44 in May.
 Three new contributors since last report.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 40 new JIRA issues filed since last report (2014-02-01)
 23 JIRA issues resolved since last report (2014-02-01)
 Version 0.1.0-incubating released 2014-02-06
 Version 0.2.0-incubating released 2014-04-22

Date of last release:

 2014-04-22: 0.2.0-incubating

What are the plans for the next period?

 Establish a cadence of monthly releases
 Engage more members of the community to contribute actively
 Improve documentation and website

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 No new committers since incubation.

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](twill) Arun C Murthy
 [X](twill) Tom White
 [X](twill) Patrick Hunt
 [ ](twill) Andrei Savu

Shepherd/Mentor notes:

 Justin Mclean (jmclean):

   Dev list and JIRA active, mentors helping out, project has made
   releases, no obvious issues for the project towards graduation that I
   can see.

19 Feb 2014

Twill is an abstraction over Apache Hadoop® YARN to reduce the complexity of
developing distributed applications.

Twill has been incubating since 2013-11-14.

Top three items to resolve before graduation:

 - More committers from different organizations.
 - Regular Releases.
 - Increase adoption.

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

 - None at this time.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 - Activity on the dev list up from 141 messages in December to 173
   in January.
 - Subscribers to the dev list up from 24 to 31.
 - One new contributor in January.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - IP clearance was completed.
 - Web site is up and running.
 - First release is currently under vote on the incubator list.

Date of last release:

 - First release is under vote and expected to happen 2/6/14.

What are the plans for the next period?
 - Establish a cadence of monthly releases
 - Engage more members of the community to contribute actively
 - Improve documentation and website

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 - No new committers since incubation.

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](twill) Vinod K
 [ ](twill) Arun C Murthy
 [X](twill) Tom White
 [X](twill) Patrick Hunt
 [ ](twill) Andrei Savu

Shepherd/Mentor notes:

 Roman Shaposhnik (rvs):

   A brand new community off to a good start

15 Jan 2014

Twill is an abstraction over Apache Hadoop® YARN to reduce the complexity of
developing distributed applications.

Twill has been incubating since 2013-11-14.

Top three items to resolve before graduation:

 - More committers from different organizations.
 - IP clearance.
 - Regular Releases.

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

 - None at this time.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 - Activity on the dev list up from 37 messages in November to 141 in
   December.
 - Subscribers to the dev list up from 15 to 24.
 - No new contributors.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - Website has been set up.

Date of last release:

 - No releases as of yet. Targeting first release for January.

What are the plans for the next period?

 - Finish IP clearance
 - Initial Release

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 - No new committers since incubation.

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](twill) Vinod K
 [ ](twill) Arun C Murthy
 [ ](twill) Tom White
 [X](twill) Patrick Hunt
 [ ](twill) Andrei Savu

18 Dec 2013

Twill is an abstraction over Apache Hadoop® YARN to reduce the complexity of
developing distributed applications.

Twill has been incubating since 2013-11-14.

Top three items to resolve before graduation:

 - More committers from different organizations.
 - IP clearance.
 - Regular Releases.

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

 - None at this time.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 - This is the first report since incubation.
 - One new contributor since incubation.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - Bootstrapping is complete.
 - Code has been renamed from weave to twill, migrated to org.apache
   packages, and imported into git.

Date of last release:

 - No releases as of yet. Targeting first release for January.

What are the plans for the next period?

 - Create the website
 - Initial Release

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 - No new committers since incubation.

Signed-off-by:
[ ] (twill) Vinod K
[ ] (twill) Arun C Murthy
[ ] (twill) Tom White
[X] (twill) Patrick Hunt
[ ] (twill) Andrei Savu