[REPORT] Apache Accumulo - April 2018

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[REPORT] Apache Accumulo - April 2018

Michael Wall-2
## Description:

 - The Apache Accumulo sorted, distributed key/value
 store is a robust, scalable, high performance data storage system that
 features cell-based access control and customizable server-side
 processing.  It is based on Google's BigTable design and is built on
 top of Apache Hadoop, Zookeeper, and Thrift.

## Issues:

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

## Activity:

 - There was 1 new release, Accumulo 1.7.4, since the last report. [1]
 - There were 4 new committers since the last report.  All committers
 are also PMC members.
 - The PMC decided to switch to using github issue for the project
 and all subprojects. [2]
 - The PMC decided to drop support for Hadoop 2 in the Accumulo 2.0.
 - A contributor requested permission to use the Accumulo logo on
 t-shirts and/or stickers to promote projects he uses.  VP Brand
 Management and the PMC had no objections.
 - PMC is working on a 1.9.0 release.

## Health report:

 - The project remains healthy.  Activity levels on mailing lists, git
 and JIRA remain constant.

## PMC changes:

 - Currently 34 PMC members.
 - New PMC members:
    - Adam J. Shook was added to the PMC on Wed Jan 24 2018
    - Mark Owens was added to the PMC on Tue Mar 20 2018
    - Luis Tavarez was added to the PMC on Tue Mar 20 2018
    - Nick Felts was added to the PMC on Thu Mar 22 2018

## Committer base changes:

 - See PMC changes, all committers are PMC members currently.

## Releases:

 - accumulo-1.7.4 was released on Thu Mar 22 2018

## Mailing list activity:

 - Nothing significant in the figures

## JIRA activity:

 - 65 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
 - 101 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months

[1]: http://accumulo.apache.org/release/accumulo-1.7.4/
[2]: http://accumulo.apache.org/blog/2018/03/16/moving-to-github-issues.html