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VXQuery

18 Oct 2017 [Till Westmann / Brett]

Description:
Apache VXQuery implements a parallel XML Query processor.

Activity:
- 2 GSoC projects by Christina Pavlopoulou (extending the index support
 in VXQuery) and Erandi Ganepola (adding a RESTful API for VXQuery)
 completed.
- Low activity after the GSoC projects.
- Still no new release.

Issues:
- There are no issues that require the board's attention at this time.

PMC/Committership changes:

- Currently 12 committers and 7 PMC members in the project.
- Last PMC addition was Steven Jacobs at Jul 18, 2014.
- Last committer additions were Riyafa Abdul Hameed and Christina
 Pavlopoulou on Aug 22, 2016.

Releases:

- Last release was 0.6 on May 26 2016

19 Jul 2017 [Till Westmann / Phil]

Description:
Apache VXQuery implements a parallel XML Query processor.

Activity:
- 2 GSoC projects ongoing, Christina Pavlopoulou works on extending the
 index support in VXQuery and Erandi Ganepola works on adding a
 RESTful API for VXQuery. Both projects have passed the mid-term
 evaluation.
- Some activity triggered by these projects.
- There was some activity towards a release, but it did not result in a
 release so far.

Issues:
- There are no issues that require the board's attention at this time.

PMC/Committership changes:

- Currently 12 committers and 7 PMC members in the project.
- Last PMC addition was Steven Jacobs at Jul 18, 2014.
- Last committer additions were Riyafa Abdul Hameed and Christina
 Pavlopoulou on Aug 22, 2016.

Releases:

- Last release was 0.6 on May 26 2016

19 Apr 2017 [Till Westmann / Mark]

Apache VXQuery implements a parallel XML Query processor.

Activity:

- Activity in the last quarter has been low again.
- Existing activity is around improving the JSONiq implementation.
- The project is participating on Google Summer of Code again, but only 2
 proposals have been submitted this year.

Issues:

- There are no issues that require the board's attention at this time.

PMC/Committership changes:

- Currently 12 committers and 7 PMC members in the project.
- Last PMC addition was Steven Jacobs at Jul 18, 2014.
- Last committer additions were Riyafa Abdul Hameed and Christina Pavlopoulou
 on Aug 22, 2016.

Releases:

- Last release was 0.6 on May 26 2016

18 Jan 2017 [Till Westmann / Brett]

Description:

Apache VXQuery implements a parallel XML Query processor.

Activity:

- Activity in the last quarter has been quite low - especially over the
 holidays.

Issues:

- There are no issues that require the board's attention at this time.

PMC/Committership changes:

- Currently 12 committers and 7 PMC members in the project.
- Last PMC addition was Steven Jacobs at Jul 18, 2014.
- Last committer additions were Riyafa Abdul Hameed and Christina Pavlopoulou
 on Aug 22, 2016.

Releases:

- Last release was 0.6 on May 26 2016

19 Oct 2016 [Till Westmann / Mark]

Description:
Apache VXQuery implements a parallel XML Query processor.

Activity:
- All 3 GSoC projects finished successfully.
- VXQuery now contains most of the JSONiq extension for XQuery.
- Activity is back to pre-GSoC levels.
- Riyafa Abdul Hameed and Christina Pavlopoulou were added as
 committers on Aug 22, 2016.

Issues:
- There are no issues that require the board's attention at this time.

PMC/Committership changes:
- Currently 12 committers and 7 PMC members in the project.
- Last PMC addition was Steven Jacobs at Jul 18, 2014.
- Last committer additions were Riyafa Abdul Hameed and Christina
 Pavlopoulou on Aug 22, 2016.

Releases:
- Last release was 0.6 on May 26 2016

20 Jul 2016 [Till Westmann / Marvin]

Description:
Apache VXQuery implements a parallel XML Query processor.

Activity:
- 3 GSoC projects ongoing, Riyafa Abdul Hameed and Christina Pavlopoulou are
 working on different aspects of the JSONiq Extension to XQuery and Menaka
 Madushanka is working an integration with Apache Lucene. All projects have
 passed the mid-term evaluation and are progressing well.
- A lot of activity triggered by these projects.
- Apache VXQuery 0.6 was released by the first-time RM Steven Jacobs.

Issues:
- There are no issues that require the board's attention at this time.

PMC/Committership changes:

- Currently 10 committers and 7 PMC members in the project.
- Last PMC addition was Steven Jacobs at Fri Jul 18 2014
- Last committer addition was Steven Jacobs at Fri Jul 18 2014

Releases:

- Last release was 0.6 on May 26 2016

20 Apr 2016 [Till Westmann / Brett]

Description:
Apache VXQuery implements a parallel XML Query processor.

Activity:
- Increased interest and activity around Google Summer of Code.
- Specifically a lot of interest around the implementation of JSONiq, a JSON
 extension for XQuery.
- Still a lot of activity by some VXQuery committers on the Hyracks and
 Algebricks frameworks (developed in the AsterixDB podling) that are the
 foundation of VXQuery.
- A new release is due - the last one is more than a year old.

Issues:
- There are no issues that require the board's attention at this time.

PMC/Committership changes:

- Currently 10 committers and 7 PMC members in the project.
- Last PMC addition was Steven Jacobs at Fri Jul 18 2014
- Last committer addition was Steven Jacobs at Fri Jul 18 2014

Releases:

- Last release was 0.5 on Thu Mar 05 2015

20 Jan 2016 [Till Westmann / Sam]

Description:
Apache VXQuery implements a parallel XML Query processor.

Activity:
- Activity has slowed down - especially in December. There’s a sizable
 overlap between the committers for VXQuery and the AsterixDB podling
 and a lot of the attention has been focussed on AsterixDB recently.
 However, as some of the work in the AsterixDB podling is on the Hyracks
 and Algebricks frameworks that are the foundation of VXQuery, VXQuery
 also benefits from this work.
- Discussions on the integration with parts of the Hadoop ecosystem
 (HDFS and YARN) still ongoing.
- The paper on VXQuery has been presented by Preston at IEEE Big
 Data 2015 in Santa Clara.

Issues:
- There are no issues that require the board's attention at this time.

PMC/Committership changes:

- Currently 10 committers and 7 PMC members in the project.
- Last PMC addition was Steven Jacobs at Fri Jul 18 2014
- Last committer addition was Steven Jacobs at Fri Jul 18 2014

Releases:

- Last release was 0.5 on Thu Mar 05 2015

21 Oct 2015 [Till Westmann / David]

Description:
Apache VXQuery implements a parallel XML Query processor.

Activity:
- After Google Summer of Code ended activity has gone down a bit but is
 still above pre-GSoC levels.
- A lot of the current work/discussions is on the integration with parts of
 the Hadoop ecosystem (HDFS and YARN).
- The paper on VXQuery has been accepted for publication at IEEE Big Data
 2015. The paper will be presented by Preston at the conference in Santa
 Clara in November.

Issues:
- There are no issues that require the board's attention at this time.

PMC/Committership changes:

- Currently 10 committers and 7 PMC members in the project.
- Last PMC addition was Steven Jacobs at Fri Jul 18 2014
- Last committer addition was Steven Jacobs at Fri Jul 18 2014

Releases:

- Last release was 0.5 on Thu Mar 05 2015

15 Jul 2015 [Till Westmann / Jim]

Description:
Apache VXQuery implements a parallel XML Query processor.

Activity:
- Increased activity on mailing lists and code. A lot of this is driven by
 Shivani Mall and Efi Kaltirimidou who are doing great work on VXQuery during
 their Google Summer of Code.

Issues:
- There are no issues that require the board's attention at this time.

PMC/Committership changes:

- Currently 10 committers and 7 PMC members in the project.
- No new PMC members added in the last 3 months
- Last PMC addition was Steven Jacobs at Fri Jul 18 2014
- No new committers added in the last 3 months
- Last committer addition was Steven Jacobs at Fri Jul 18 2014

Releases:

- Last release was 0.5 on Thu Mar 05 2015

Mailing list activity:

- dev@vxquery.apache.org:
 - 31 subscribers (up 0 in the last 3 months):
 - 240 emails sent to list (227 in previous quarter)

JIRA activity:

- 23 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
- 12 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months

22 Apr 2015 [Till Westmann / Chris]

Apache VXQuery implements a parallel XML Query processor.

ISSUES

There are no issues that require the board's attention at this time.

STATUS

Apache VXQuery graduated from the incubator in July 2014. The paper that we
reported on was finished but has not been published yet. Apache VXQuery 0.5
was released incorporating the changes that were required for the paper.
Mailing list activity has picked up, mostly due to the release and interest
in Google Summer of Code.

COMMUNITY

All PMC members came in through graduation, all committers are PMC members.
The community is still small. Last committer (Steven Jacobs) was added in
September 2013.

COMMUNITY OBJECTIVES

Continued focus on completing the engine and on growing the community. In the
past Google Summer of Code has helped the project to grow, hopefully this year
will be similar.

RELEASES

Apache VXQuery 0.5 was released on Mar 5, 2015

21 Jan 2015 [Till Westmann / Brett]

Apache VXQuery implements a parallel XML Query processor.

ISSUES

There are no issues that require the board's attention at this time.

STATUS

Apache VXQuery graduated from the incubator in July 2014. Feature development in
the last 3 month was slow. Most work went into the paper on performance
evaluation (and comparison with other systems).

COMMUNITY

All PMC members came in through graduation, all committers are PMC members.
The community is still small. Last committer (Steven Jacobs) was added in
September 2013.

COMMUNITY OBJECTIVES

- Continued focus on completing the engine and on growing the community. The
 paper that will hopefully increase the visibility of the project should be
 finished in January.
- Focus on bringing off-list communication back to the mailing list (a number
 of discussions happened off-list and were not brought back).

RELEASES

Apache VXQuery 0.4 was released on Sep 7, 2014

15 Oct 2014 [Till Westmann / Greg]

Apache VXQuery implements a parallel XML Query processor.

ISSUES

There are no issues that require the board's attention at this time.

STATUS

Apache VXQuery graduated from the incubator in July. In the last month there
was some work on performance evaluation and improvement and work on a paper to
publish the results.

COMMUNITY

All PMC members came in through graduation, all committers are PMC members.
The community is small but active. Last committer (Steven Jacobs) was added in
September 2013.

COMMUNITY OBJECTIVES

Focus on completing the engine and on growing the community. The next planned
step towards growing the community still is to publish a paper on Apache
VXQuery and thus hopefully increase the visibility of the project.

RELEASES

Apache VXQuery 0.4 was released on Sep 7, 2014

17 Sep 2014 [Till Westmann / Greg]

Apache VXQuery implements a parallel XML Query processor.

ISSUES

There are no issues that require the board's attention at this time.

STATUS

Apache VXQuery graduated from the incubator in July.
In the last month the activities were mostly around releasing the first
non-incubating release (on Sep 7) and around performance measurements and
improvements.

COMMUNITY

All PMC members came in through graduation, all committers are PMC members.
The community is small but active.
Last committer (Steven Jacobs) was added in September 2013.

COMMUNITY OBJECTIVES

As the first non-incubating release is out we will again focus on completing
the engine and on growing the community. The next planned step towards
growing the community is to publish a paper on Apache VXQuery and thus
hopefully increase the visibility of the project.

RELEASES

Apache VXQuery 0.4 was released on Sep 7, 2014

20 Aug 2014 [Till Westmann / Ross]

Apache VXQuery implements a parallel XML Query processor.

STATUS

Apache VXQuery graduated from the incubator in July.
The first activities as a TLP were mostly around the migration of the
infrastructure (with great support from infra). There is also some
development activity around performance measurements and improvements.

COMMUNITY

All PMC members came in through graduation, all committers are PMC members.
The community is small but active.
Last committer (Steven Jacobs) was added in September 2013.

COMMUNITY OBJECTIVES

After the infrastructure is migrated the next step is to create the first
non-incubating release.

RELEASES

Apache VXQuery 0.3-incubating was released on May 19, 2014

16 Jul 2014

Establish the Apache VXQuery 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 an implementation of a
 parallel XML Query processor.

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

 RESOLVED, that the Apache VXQuery Project be and hereby is
 responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
 related to providing an implementation of a parallel XML
 Query processor; and be it further

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

  Vinayak Borkar  (vinayakb@apache.org)
  Till Westmann   (tillw@apache.org)
  Preston Carman  (prestonc@apache.org)
  Steven Jacobs   (sjaco002@apache.org)
  Michael Carey   (dtabass@apache.org)
  Ant Elder       (antelder@apache.org)
  Cezar Andrei    (cezar@apache.org)

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Till Westmann
 be appointed to the office of Vice President, VXQuery, 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 VXQuery 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 VXQuery Project; and be it further

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

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

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

16 Jul 2014

A standards compliant parallel XML Query processor.

VXQuery has been incubating since 2009-07-06.

 The second release has been released (by a different release manager).
 The PPMC has voted on the composition of the PMC (=committers) and
 the graduation vote is ongoing on the dev-list.

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?

 No change.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 There has been work on better handling of big XML files and
 greater functional coverage.

Date of last release:

 2013-12-06

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 Marvin Humphrey was added to the PPMC as a mentor in November 2013.
 Steven Jacobs was elected as a committer in September 2013.

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](vxquery) Anthony Elder
 [ ](vxquery) Jochen Wiedmann
 [x](vxquery) Marvin Humphrey
 [ ](vxquery) Sanjiva Weerawarana
 [ ](vxquery) Radu Preotiuc-Pietro

16 Apr 2014

A standards compliant parallel XML Query processor.

VXQuery has been incubating since 2009-07-06.

 As stated in the last report, there are no formal issues blocking
 graduation. While not a formal requirement, the current plan is
 (still) to do a second incubator release before graduation (the
 reasons to do this have not changed).

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?

 No change.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 There has been a lot of progress
 - improving the performance of the system, and on
 - running VXQuery on a cluster.
 For most tests that we are running now, we see near-linear
 speed-up and scale-up.

 Source code has been moved from svn to git.

 The second (and hopefully last) incubator release is being
 finalized.

Date of last release:

 2013-12-06

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 Marvin Humphrey was added to the PPMC as a mentor in November 2013.
 Steven Jacobs was elected as a committer in September 2013.

Signed-off-by:

 [x](vxquery) Anthony Elder
 [x](vxquery) Jochen Wiedmann
 [x](vxquery) Marvin Humphrey
 [ ](vxquery) Sanjiva Weerawarana
 [ ](vxquery) Radu Preotiuc-Pietro

15 Jan 2014

A standards compliant parallel XML Query processor.

VXQuery has been incubating since 2009-07-06.

 There are no formal issues blocking graduation. The issue of off-list
 discussions that was identified by the mentors a few month ago has been
 addressed. While off-list discussions are still happening, (intermediate)
 results of those discussions are now regularly brought back to the list.

 While not a formal requirement, the current plan is to do a second
 incubator release before graduation to
 a) release the changes that accumulated while the first release was
    prepared and to
 b) have a release prepared by another RM.

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?

 Marvin Humphrey agreed to mentor VXQuery and the project now has 3 active
 mentors.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 The first incubating release has been released on Dec 6.

 Progress has been made on
 - the definition of the benchmark, on
 - improving the performance of the system, and on
 - running VXQuery on a cluster.

Date of last release:

 2013-12-06

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 Marvin Humphrey was added to the PPMC as a mentor in November 2013.
 Steven Jacobs was elected as a committer in September 2013.

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](vxquery) Anthony Elder
 [ ](vxquery) Jochen Wiedmann
 [X](vxquery) Marvin Humphrey
 [ ](vxquery) Sanjiva Weerawarana
 [ ](vxquery) Radu Preotiuc-Pietro

Shepherd/Mentor notes:

 Raphael Bircher (rbircher):

   The mailing list traffic is not very high. However, the basic
   discussions are on the lists.

16 Oct 2013

A standards compliant parallel XML Query processor.

VXQuery has been incubating since 2009-07-06.

The most important issue to address in the move towards graduation is
still the first release. The third release candidate is currently up
for vote on vxquery-dev. So far there at 4 positive votes.

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

 We are still a little low on mentors, but since Ant Elder has agreed
 to help out, the situation has improved.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 Steven Jacobs has been voted in as a committer.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 Benchmarking data and queries have been added to the project. A
 number of issues discovered when running the benchmark have been fixed.

 Steven contributed an integration with Lucene.

 A new release candidate has been created and is currently being voted on.

Date of last release:

 never

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 2013-09-19

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](vxquery) Sanjiva Weerawarana
 [ ](vxquery) Radu Preotiuc-Pietro
 [x](vxquery) Jochen Wiedmann
 [ ](vxquery) Ant Elder

Shepherd notes:

17 Jul 2013

A standards compliant parallel XML Query processor.

VXQuery has been incubating since 2009-07-06.

The most important issue to address in the move towards graduation is still
the first release. Two release candidates have been created and rejected so
far. The third release candiate is not ready yet.

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

 It would be great to have more active mentors.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 Steven Jacobs has started to contribute to the project as part of his GSoC
 project of integrating Lucene indices into VXQuery.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 Work on a benchmark to evaluate the performance and applicability of a
 parallel XQuery engine has been started. This has triggered further progress
 on the rewriting of queries to increase the level of parallelism for some
 classes of queries.

Signed-off-by:

 [ ](vxquery) Sanjiva Weerawarana
 [ ](vxquery) Radu Preotiuc-Pietro
 [ ](vxquery) Jochen Wiedmann

Shepherd notes:

17 Apr 2013

A standards compliant parallel XML Query processor.

VXQuery has been incubating since 2009-07-06.

The most important issue to address in the move towards graduation is
still the first release. Two release candidates have been created and
rejected so far. Work on the third release candidate is ongoing.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?  For RC1 only 2 mentors (Jochen and Paul) voted, for RC2
only Jochen voted.  Getting a 3 votes from the IPMC might be
difficult.

How has the community developed since the last report?
no changes

How has the project developed since the last report?
There has been progress on the rewriting of queries. A larger class of
queries is now correctly translated into plans that can be executed in
parallel on a Hyracks cluster.

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

Signed-off-by:
Sanjiva Weerawarana: [ ](vxquery)
Radu Preotiuc-Pietro: [ ](vxquery)
Jochen Wiedmann: [ ](vxquery)


Shepherd notes:

16 Jan 2013

A standards compliant XML Query processor.

VXQuery has been incubating since 2009-07-06.

The most important issue to address in the move towards graduation is the
first release. The release preparations had started before the October
report, but they were not completed as the release manager was not able
to work on the release artifacts during November and December.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?
There currently is only one active mentor (Jochen), which could be a
problem for the release vote.

How has the community developed since the last report?
no changes

How has the project developed since the last report?
There has been progress on the creation and execution of parallel plans
for XQueries and some issues around the creation of release artifact have
been resolved.

Signed-off-by:
Sanjiva Weerawarana: [ ](vxquery)
Radu Preotiuc-Pietro: [ ](vxquery)
Jochen Wiedmann: [X](vxquery)

17 Oct 2012

The VXQuery Project implements a standard compliant XML Query
processor for parallel evaluation.
It has been in incubation since 2009-07-06.

VXQuery was able to maintain the increased level of activity that was
reported in the July report and made significant progress towards completing
the XQuery functionality.

The remaining top issue is a release. Recently the preparations for the
first release have started and they are still ongoing. Release artifacts
should be available and voted on in the next few weeks.

Signed-off-by: jochen, jukka

25 Jul 2012

The VXQuery Project implements a standard compliant XML Query
processor for parallel evaluation.
It has been in incubation since 2009-07-06.

VXQuery changed its focus from being a pure library implementation
of XQuery in Java to being an engine for parallel XQuery evaluation.
For the runtime VXQuery now leverages the Hyracks system which is
an Apache-licensed parallel execution engine developed at UCI.

So far the top issues were

 1) low activity
 2) small community
 3) create a release.

The activities on these issues are:

 ad 1)
 Since this change of focus - and the start of a GSoC project with
 this new focus - development activity has picked up significantly.
 This due to both activity of the GSoC student (Preston Carman) and
 of the existing committers.

 ad 2)
 Preston Carman a) has provided good patches for VXQuery and
 b) interacts very well with the existing community.
 Consequently he is a candidate to be the next committer for VXQuery.
 After the initial vote on vxquery-private failed (all committers
 voted +1, but there was no mentor/IPMC member vote), Jukka Zitting
 voted +1. The next step is to finalize the administrative part to
 make Preston a committer.

 Further, there is a plan to publish a  paper to show the projects
 utility and to increase the visibility of the incubation effort.

 ad 3)
 After the change of focus some things work, but not enough to
 build a release that is easily consumable. VXQuery should be
 released before a paper is published to enable readers or the
 paper to run the software.

Signed off by mentor:
Shepherd: Matt Franklin

18 Apr 2012

The VXQuery Project implements a standard compliant XML Query processor.
It has been in incubation since 2009-07-06.

Recent activities:

 - change of the focus of the project (the previous focus was to be
   flexible wrt the representation of the data model, the new focus
   is parallel processing of large amounts of XML data)
 - renewed development activity
 - 2 proposals for GSoC (1 person expressed interest in working on
   VXQuery for GSoC)

Top issues before graduation:

 - Build community

   VXQuery's community is still the initial (very small) community
   The goal of the change of focus to attract more interest in the
   project and to increase the size and diversity of the community

 - Create a release

Signed off by mentor:

26 Oct 2011

The VXQuery Project implements a standard compliant XML Query processor. It
has been in incubation since 2009-07-06.

Recent activities:

 * activity picked-up a little in August and September
 * considering direction of the project

Top issues before graduation:

 * Create a release
 * Build community (developer and users)


[September report follows]

The flood of Hadoop related projects continues with new Incubator projects:

* HMS (now Ambari), a monitoring, administration and lifecycle management
project for Apache Hadoop clusters
* Accumulo, a sorted, distributed key/value store based on Google's
BigTable design, and built on top of Hadoop, Zookeeper, and Thrift

were voted to start Incubation, along with:

* Kalumet, a complete environment manager and deployer including J2EE
environments (application servers, applications, etc), softwares, and
resources.

Other projects under discussion:

* S4 (Simple Scalable Streaming System), a general-purpose, distributed,
scalable, partially fault-tolerant, pluggable platform that allows
programmers to easily develop applications for processing continuous,
unbounded streams of data.

OGNL should be moving to Apache Commons.

20 Jul 2011

The VXQuery Project implements a standard compliant XML Query processor. It
has been in incubation since 2009-07-06.

Recent activities:

 * no progress due to external commitments of the current developers and
minimal community size
 * considering future of the project

Top issues before graduation:

 * Revive project
 * Create a release
 * Build community (developer and users)

20 Apr 2011

DID NOT REPORT.

19 Jan 2011

The VXQuery Project implements a standard compliant XML Query processor. It
has been in incubation since 2009-07-06.

Recent activities:

 * progress is still slow due to the small team/community size and
external commitments of the current developers

Top issues before graduation:

 * Build community (developer and users)
 * Increase development speed
 * Create a release

20 Oct 2010

The VXQuery Project implements a standard compliant XML Query processor. It
has been in incubation since 2009-07-06.

Recent activities:

 * progress has been slow due to the small team/community size and external
commitments of the current developers

Top issues before graduation:

 * Increase development speed
 * Build community (developer and users)
 * Create a release

21 Jul 2010

The VXQuery Project implements a standard compliant XML Query processor. It
has been in incubation since 2009-07-06.

Recent activities:

 * progressing slowly towards running the complete XQTS (XQuery Test Suite)

Top issues before graduation:

 * Increase development speed
 * Build community (developer and users)
 * Create a release

21 Apr 2010

The VXQuery Project implements a standard compliant XML Query processor. It
has been in incubation since 2009-07-06.

Recent activities:

* more progress towards running the complete XQTS (XQuery Test Suite)
* first signs of community interest

Top issues before graduation:

* Build community
* Create a release

20 Jan 2010

The VXQuery Project implements a standard compliant XML Query processor. It
has been in incubation since 2009-07-06.

Recent activities:

* all CCLAs in place
* mailing lists are fixed
* some progress towards running the complete XQTS (XQuery Test Suite)

Completed setup steps:

* JIRA/Wiki set up
* SVN access for initial committers set up
* Initial codebase submitted to SVN
* Mailing lists set up
* All CLAs in place
* Incubator status page set up
* project home page set up

Top issues before graduation:

* Build community
* Create a release

18 Nov 2009

The VXQuery Project implements a standard compliant XML Query processor. It
has been in incubation since 2009-07-06.

September activities:

* created project home page
* some code additions
* some progress on CCLAs (still not done)

Completed setup steps:

* JIRA/Wiki set up
* SVN access for initial committers set up
* Initial codebase submitted to SVN
* Mailing lists set up
* All ICLAs and most CCLAs in place
* Incubator status page set up
* project home page set up

Immediate goals:

* Get all CCLAs in place
* Fix mailing list issues

Top 3 issues before graduation:

* Complete podling setup
* Build community
* Create a release

23 Sep 2009

The VXQuery Project implements a standard compliant XML Query processor.
It has been in incubation since 2009-07-06.

August activities:
* some code additions
* some progress on CCLAs (still not done)

Completed setup steps:
* JIRA/Wiki set up
* SVN access for initial committers set up
* Initial codebase submitted to SVN
* Mailing lists set up
* All ICLAs and most CCLAs in place
* Setup status page: http://incubator.apache.org/projects/vxquery.html

Immediate goals:
* Get all CCLAs in place
* Fix mailing list issues
* Setup project home page

Top 3 issues before graduation:
* Complete podling setup
* Build community
* Create a release

19 Aug 2009

The VXQuery Project implements a standard compliant XML Query processor.
It has been in incubation since 2009-07-06.

Completed setup steps:
* JIRA/Wiki set up
* SVN access for initial committers set up
* Initial codebase submitted to SVN
* Mailing lists set up
* All ICLAs and most CCLAs in place
*  Incubator status page set up:
(http://incubator.apache.org/projects/vxquery.html)

Immediate goals:
* Get all CCLAs in place
* Fix mailing list issues
* Setup project home page

Top 3 issues before graduation:
* Complete podling setup
* Build community
* Create a release