Apache State of the Feather 2010

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  • Note that a PMC chair is NOT a lead developer or any such BS\n
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  • As we mention new TLPs, ask committers to stand so people can bug ‘em\n
  • As we mention new TLPs, ask committers to stand so people can bug ‘em\n
  • Mention PMC chair rotations as well\n
  • Mention PMC chair rotations as well\n
  • Mention PMC chair rotations as well\n
  • Mention PMC chair rotations as well\n
  • Mention PMC chair rotations as well\n
  • Mention PMC chair rotations as well\n
  • Mention PMC chair rotations as well\n
  • Mention PMC chair rotations as well\n
  • Mention PMC chair rotations as well\n
  • Mention PMC chair rotations as well\n
  • Mention PMC chair rotations as well\n
  • Mention PMC chair rotations as well\n
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  • Apache State of the Feather 2010

    1. 1. WELCOME to 1
    2. 2. The State of the FeatherAn Overview and Year In Review ofThe Apache Software Foundation -- Jim Jagielski, President ASF 2
    3. 3. The ASF• There was The Apache Group• But we needed a more formal and legal entity• Thus is born: The Apache Software FoundationA non-profit, 501(c)3 Corporation• Governed by members - member based entity 3
    4. 4. “Hierarchies” Development Administrative PMC Members Committers Board Contributors OfficersPatchers/Buggers Members Users 4
    5. 5. At the start• There were only 21 members• And 2 “projects”: httpd and Concom• All servers and services were donated 5
    6. 6. Today...• We have 330 members...• and 52 emeritus member• >70 TLPs• ~30 Incubator podlings• Tons of committers (literally) – (Over 2500 people) 6
    7. 7. The only constant...• Has been Change (and Growth!)• Over the years, the ASF has adjusted to handle the increasing “administrative” aspects of the foundation• While remaining true to our goals and our beginnings 7
    8. 8. Staying true• Policy still firmly in the hands of the ASF• Use outsourced help where needed – Help volunteers, not replace them – Only for administrative efforts • 2 sys-admins • 1 Exec Assistant• Infrastructure itself is a service provided by the ASF 8
    9. 9. Staying true• Board/Infra/etc exists so projects and people don’t need to worry about it• The ASF exists for the projects, the community and the membership.• Our “policies” have proven themselves time and time again to work. 9
    10. 10. Top Level View• In general, PMCs are active and healthy! – Lots of releases – Lots of development – New committers and PMC members• ASF continues to be recognized as FOSS leader 10
    11. 11. Top Level View• Establish the Apache Karaf Project• Establish the Apache Mahout Project• Establish the Apache Nutch Project• Establish the Apache Tika Project• Establish the Apache Traffic Server Project• Establish the Apache Avro Project• Establish the Apache HBase Project 11
    12. 12. Top Level View• Establish the Apache UIMA Project• Establish the Apache Cassandra Project• Establish the Apache Subversion Project• Establish the Apache Shindig Project• Establish the Apache Pivot Project 12
    13. 13. Top Level View• Establish the Apache OpenWebBeans Project• Establish the Apache Axis Project• Establish the Apache Click Project 13
    14. 14. Top Level View• Incubator: – ALOIS – Clerezza – Deltacloud – Etch – Isis – libcloud – Lucene Connector Framework 14
    15. 15. Top Level View• Incubator: – Lucy – Nuvem – OODT – Whirr – Zeta Componants 15
    16. 16. Top Level View• Last members meeting had a very high turnout• Voted in 31 new members• Voted in new board (another large turnover): – Shane Curcuru, Doug Cutting, Bertrand Delacretaz, Roy T. Fielding, Jim Jagielski, Geir Magnusson Jr., Sam Ruby, Noirin Shirley, Greg Stein 16
    17. 17. Top Level View• Appointed new officers (large change): – President: Jim Jagielski – Chairman: Doug Cutting – Treasurer: Geir Magnusson Jr. – Secretary: Craig Russell – EVP: Greg Stein – Vice-Chair: Noirin Shirley – Ass’t Secretary: Sam Ruby 17
    18. 18. We use this Web Thing• We have a twitter feed – http://twitter.com/TheASF 18
    19. 19. We use this Web Thing• We have a blog – http://blogs.apache.org 19
    20. 20. Re-elected to the EC 20
    21. 21. Sponsors–Platinum: Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!– Gold: AMD, Facebook, HP, IBM*– Silver: Basic Technology, SpringSource, Progress, Matt Mullenweg– Bronze: Airplus Intl, BlueNog, Lucid Imagination, Intuit, Joost, Two Sigma Investments * We welcome IBM as a new Sponsor! 21
    22. 22. 10+ Years is a LONG time• Over a decade of declarative discussion and development• We must be doing something right – By maintaining our focus on the right direction - the projects and community – Not all things to all people, and we don’t want to be – Growth, improvement without speciation 22
    23. 23. And finally...• A big Thank You to: – Every member – Every committer – Every developer – Every user – Every supporter – Every Sponsor• Community created code isn’t just a slogan... It’s a way of life. 23
    24. 24. That’s all folks! 24

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