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Re: [DISCUSS] Draft board report for July 2018

+1 for mentioning the SIGMOD paper. I had a look through the report and it looks great!


On 29/06/2018 3:53 AM, Michael Mior wrote:
Good point about including a link to the paper. I didn't initially mention
anything since the acceptance was included in the last board report, but
agreed that it would be good to mention the presentation.
Michael Mior

Le jeu. 28 juin 2018 à 13:40, Julian Hyde <jhyde@xxxxxxxxxx> a écrit :


Consider adding a mention of the paper Edmon and I presented at SIGMOD
2 weeks ago, and even include a link: It is a major milestone for the

I agree that community activity is very healthy right now. I was very
pleased at the number of people who contributed to the Avatica
release, and it is great to see Francis and Volodymyr step up as
release managers. (Francis has released Avatica-Go before, but Avatica
was well outside his comfort-zone.)

On Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 10:30 AM, Michael Mior <mmior@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
See below a draft of the board report for April. If there's any activity
I'm missing, please let me know!

Michael Mior


## Description:

Apache Calcite is a highly customizable framework for parsing and
planning queries on data in a wide variety of formats. It allows
database-like access, and in particular a SQL interface and advanced
optimization, for data not residing in a traditional database.

Avatica is a sub-project within Calcite and provides a framework
for building local and remote JDBC and ODBC database drivers. Avatica has
an independent release schedule and its own repository.

## Issues:

- There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## Activity:
Development and mailing list activity is steady for both Calcite and its
Avatica sub-project.

Avatica Go 3.0.0 was released late April with support for Avatica HSQLDB.
This is the first release of Avatica Go by the Apache Calcite project
the code was donated. Avatica 1.12.0 was released late June. The next
release of Calcite is well underway and is expected to be completed in

We have continued to have a steady string of new committers with solid
contributions. Alan Gates, an early mentor of the Calcite project has
resigned from the Calcite PMC, and is now an Emeritus PMC member.

## Health report:

Activity levels on mailing lists, git and JIRA are normal for both
and Avatica.

## PMC changes:

  - Currently 17 PMC members.
  - New PMC members:
     - Francis Chuang was added to the PMC on Sat Apr 21 2018
     - Laurent Goujon was added to the PMC on Sun Apr 22 2018

## Committer base changes:

  - Currently 33 committers.
  - New commmitters:
     - Kevin Risden was added as a committer on Wed Apr 25 2018
     - Shuyi Chen was added as a committer on Tue Apr 03 2018

## Releases:

  - avatica-1.12.0 was released on Sat Jun 23 2018
  - avatica-go-3.0.0 was released on Thu Apr 26 2018
  - 1.16.0 was released on Sun Mar 18 2018

## JIRA activity:

  - 157 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
  - 89 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months