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Re: [DRAFT] Apache Arrow board report October 2018


You could also mention that we are about to receive a C# donation. Otherwise this looks good.

Uwe

On Thu, Oct 11, 2018, at 6:05 PM, Wes McKinney wrote:
> ## Description:
> 
> Apache Arrow is a cross-language development platform for in-memory data. It
> specifies a standardized language-independent columnar memory format for flat
> and hierarchical data, organized for efficient analytic operations on modern
> hardware. It also provides computational libraries and zero-copy streaming
> messaging and interprocess communication. Languages currently supported include
> C, C++, Go, Java, JavaScript, MATLAB, Python, R, Ruby, and Rust.
> 
> ## Issues:
> 
> - There are no issues requiring board attention at this time
> 
> ## Activity:
> 
> - The Arrow and Parquet communities resolved by vote to merge their respective
>   C++ codebases in the Apache Arrow repository. This work was completed this
>   quarter
> - The project received two code donations via IP clearance: a GLib interface to
>   the Parquet C++ libraries, and the Gandiva LLVM vectorized Arrow expression
>   compiler
> - Work has commenced on R language integration with the C++ libraries
> - An initial MATLAB binding to the C++ libraries was contributed
> 
> ## Health report:
> - The project is very healthy, though rapid user and contributor growth has
>   stressed the limits of our developer tooling and put a great deal of burden
>   on the active project maintainers
> 
> ## PMC changes:
> 
>  - Currently 24 PMC members.
>  - Antoine Pitrou was added to the PMC on Mon Aug 20 2018
> 
> ## Committer base changes:
> 
>  - Currently 33 committers.
>  - New commmitters:
>     - Andrew Grove was added as a committer on Tue Aug 07 2018
>     - Krisztian Szucs was added as a committer on Thu Aug 16 2018
> 
> ## Releases:
> 
>  - 0.10.0 was released on Sun Aug 05 2018
>  - 0.11.0 was released on Sun Oct 07 2018
> 
> ## JIRA activity:
> 
>  - 649 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
>  - 476 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months