Aug 2021

## Description:
The mission of Ignite project is the creation and maintenance of software
related to high-performance distributed database engine providing in-memory
and persistent data caching, partitioning, processing, and
querying components.

## Issues:
There are no issues requiring board attention.

## Membership Data:
Apache Ignite was founded 2015-08-19 (6 years ago)
There are currently 60 committers and 35 PMC members in this project.
The Committer-to-PMC ratio is roughly 3:2.

Community changes, past quarter:
- No new PMC members. Last addition was Alex Plehanov on 2020-11-18.
- Andrei Aleksandrov was added as committer on 2021-07-22
- Evgeny Stanilovsky was added as committer on 2021-07-26

## Project Activity:
Releases:
- 3.0.0-alpha2 was released on 2021-06-29.
- Thin client for Python (pyignite) extension versions 0.5.0 and 0.5.1 were
released.
- Extension for cluster profiling (performance-statistics-ext) version 1.0.0
was released.
- Extension for Spring Data (spring-data-all-ext) version 1.0.0 was released
- 2.11 release is in stabilization phase.

Infrastructure:
- ci2.ignite.apache.org: SberTech is going to provide computing power,
JetBrains sponsored license for secondary TeamCity instance

## Community Health:
Ignite summit was held on May 25, 2021, virtual event
- 24 speakers representing a variety of industries including financial
services, health & fitness, IoT, construction, and more;
- 15 hours of talks and communication;
- with more than 845 registrations;
- 4 hours and 49 minutes at average spent each attendee on the event.

Whole community activity decreased in the past quarter:
- dev@, user@, commits, PRs open and closed had 30-40% decrease;
- JIRA and code contributions had 20% decrease.
 

May 2021

## Description:
The mission of Ignite project is the creation and maintenance of software
related to high-performance distributed database engine providing in-memory
and persistent data caching, partitioning, processing, and
querying components.

## Issues:
There are no issues requiring board attention.

## Membership Data:
Apache Ignite was founded 2015-08-19 (6 years ago)
There are currently 58 committers and 35 PMC members in this project.
The Committer-to-PMC ratio is roughly 8:5.

Community changes, past quarter:
- No new PMC members. Last addition was Alex Plehanov on 2020-11-18.
- Ivan Daschinsky was added as committer on 2021-04-09
- Mauricio Stekl was added as committer on 2021-03-01


## Project Activity:
Development:
- 2.10.0 was released on 2021-03-15 (latest stable), it is next major release
 contatining a number of features.
- (extensions) pyignite-0.4.0-rc1 was released on 2021-04-21.
- Community discussed possible future major releases (verisioning
is grand.major.fix), migth contain uncompatible changes instead of next
grand release only.

Events
- Ignite summit CFP has been closed. Event comittee decided which talks
are to be accepted to the final program.

## Community Health:
- Ignite summit caused interest from speakers, event schedule was extended.
- Mailing lists activity is the same with the past quarter.
- User list activity decrease most likely caused by statistic calculation
issue.
- PRs activity has ~ 20% decrease - quite minor, but commits count decreased
markably ~ -40%.

Feb 2021

## Description:
The mission of Ignite project is the creation and maintenance of software
related to high-performance distributed database engine providing in-memory
and persistent data caching, partitioning, processing, and
querying components.
## Issues: There are no issues requiring board attention ## Membership Data: Apache Ignite was founded 2015-08-19 (5 years ago) There are currently 56 committers and 35 PMC members in this project. The Committer-to-PMC ratio is 8:5. Community changes, past quarter: - Alex Plehanov was added to the PMC on 2020-11-18 - Ivan Bessonov was added as a committer on 2021-01-19 - Nikita Amelchev was added as a committer on 2021-01-21 ## Project Activity: Development - Apache Ignite community voted to remove MVCC public API. Test and test suites on the TeamCity are under discussion. - 3.0.0-alpha1 was released on 2021-01-11, this release is the very first build made from standalone branch Ignite 3.0, such releases should help in early adoption and testing of 3.0 - 2.9.1 was released on 2020-12-28 (latest stable) - this release patches 2.9.0 and mostly contains fixes - 2.10.0 release is being prepared Events and conferences - Community members and Ignite users continue to run talks at online meetups ## Community Health: - dev@, user@ list traffic, and code contributions are almost the same as in the past quarter - Issues, PRs related activity have increased (from +14% to +49%)

Nov 2021

## Description:
The mission of Ignite project is the creation and maintenance of software
related to high-performance distributed database engine providing in-memory
and persistent data caching, partitioning, processing, and
querying components.

## Issues:
There are no issues requiring board attention.

## Membership Data:
Apache Ignite was founded 2015-08-19 (6 years ago)
There are currently 64 committers and 36 PMC members in this project.
The Committer-to-PMC ratio is roughly 8:5.

Community changes, past quarter:
- Kseniya Romanova was added to the PMC on 2021-09-08
- Alexandr Shapkin was added as committer on 2021-08-04
- Konstantin Orlov was added as committer on 2021-10-29
- Kseniya Romanova was added as committer on 2021-09-04
- Petr Ivanov was added as committer on 2021-08-18

## Project Activity:
Recent releases:
- 3.0.0-alpha3 was released on 2021-10-18.
- 3.0.0-alpha2 was released on 2021-06-29.
- 2.11.0 was released on 2021-09-17.
- 2.10.0 was released on 2021-03-15.
- Community started preparing next major release 2.12.

Events:
- Community members organized 3 virtual meetups in July, and September and one
  offline meetup in September in Moscow (in compliance with all local C19
  restrictions).
- Community is hosting the next Ignite Summit in November:
  https://ignite-summit.org


## Community Health:
- dev@ list traffic decreased by 20% in the past quarter.
- PRs closed count has 30% decrease (regular PR close hasn't been done this
  quarter).
- JIRA issues opened and closed, commits, PRs opened, and code contribution
  are amlsot the same.

Topics:
- PMC discussed a tool for non-code contributions track (project awareness:
  conferences, training, etc).
- Community postponed the creation of a separate Jira project and wiki space
  for Ignite 3.
- Community is discussing how to integrate two TeamCity instances sponsored by
  different entities.


Mar 2022

## Description:
The mission of Ignite project is the creation and maintenance of software
related to high-performance distributed database engine providing in-memory
and persistent data caching, partitioning, processing, and
querying components.

## Issues:
There are no issues requiring board attention.

## Membership Data:
Apache Ignite was founded 2015-08-19 (7 years ago)
There are currently 70 committers and 36 PMC members in this project.
The Committer-to-PMC ratio is roughly 9:5.

Community changes, past quarter:
- No new PMC members. Last addition was Kseniya Romanova on 2021-09-08.
- Pavel Pereslegin was added as committer on 2022-01-28
- Alexander Lapin was added as committer on 2022-02-09
- Vladislav Pyatkov was added as committer on 2021-12-13


## Project Activity:
Recent releases:
- 2.12.0 (latest stable) was released on 2022-01-14
- 2.11.1 was released on 2021-12-20
- 3.0.0-alpha4 was released on 2022-01-28
- Community started preparing next major release 2.13

Events:
- Community was hosting Ignite Summit in November 
  https://ignite-summit.org/cloud-edition-2021/
- Community opend call for speakers for the Ignite Summit 2022
  https://ignite-summit.org
- 1 community gathering was organized (the agenda - Ignite 3.0.0-alpha4)

## Community Health: 
- user@ list had a 43% increase and dev@ had 33% decrease in traffic in the
  past quater, all other metrics are almost the same
- Community is discussing new type of messages for thin client, reaction to
  incorrect cluster settings and removal of outdated code
- Two Teamcity instances co-exist for some time, both avaialble for
  contributors
- Apache Ignite website was updated and many usability improvements were made
- The Recognition service to track and celebrate non-code Project Awareness
  contributions was launched https://recognition.gridgain.com/

May 2022


## Description:
The mission of Ignite project is the creation and maintenance of software
related to high-performance distributed database engine providing in-memory
and persistent data caching, partitioning, processing, and
querying components.

## Issues:
There are no issues requiring board attention.

## Membership Data:
Apache Ignite was founded 2015-08-19 (7 years ago)
There are currently 70 committers and 36 PMC members in this project.
The Committer-to-PMC ratio is roughly 9:5.

Community changes, past quarter:
- No new PMC members. Last addition was Kseniya Romanova on 2021-09-08.
- Alexander Lapin was added as committer on 2022-02-09

## Project Activity: 
Releases:
 - 2.13.0 (latest stable) was released on 2022-04-26
 - The latest release includes Apache Calcite-based SQL beta version support

Events:
- Community hosted a virtual Meetup on April 17
- Ignite Summit CFP was closed and schedule is to be published in May on
  https://ignite-summit.org/2022-june/

Docs:
- Updating releases documentation was automated using GitHub Actions

## Community Health: 
Activity:
- dev list had a 33% decrease in traffic in the past quarter
- All code contributions (commits, PRs, and JIRA tickets) had approx 30%
  decrease the past quarter
- The only metrics grown is user list activity  43% increase in traffic

Recognition service:
- Recognition service to track and celebrate non coding contributions is being
  hosted on an external site because of technologies this hosting provides
- PMC, PMC Chair and Joe Brockmeier from the ASF branding team - didn't find
  any vendor's preferential treatment
- PMC is dicussing more options on how this service could be deployed

Aug 2022

## Description:
The mission of Ignite project is the creation and maintenance of software
related to high-performance distributed database engine providing in-memory
and persistent data caching, partitioning, processing, and
querying components.

## Issues:
There are no issues requiring board attention.

## Membership Data:
Apache Ignite was founded 2015-08-19 (7 years ago)
There are currently 70 committers and 36 PMC members in this project.
The Committer-to-PMC ratio is roughly 9:5.

Community changes, past quarter:
- No new PMC members. Last addition was Kseniya Romanova on 2021-09-08.
- No new committers. Last addition was Alexander Lapin on 2022-02-09.
## Project Activity: 
Releases:
 - 3.0.0-alpha5 was released on 2022-06-14.
- disscussion about next major release 2.14 has been started.

Events:
 - Community hosted Ignite Summit https://ignite-summit.org/2022-june/

## Community Health:
Activity:
- dev list had a 33% decrease in traffic in the past quarter
- All code contributions (commits, PRs, and closed JIRA tickets) had approx
  30% decrease the past quarter.
- The only metrics grown is user list activity 43% increase in traffic

Recognition service:
- Recognition service DNS entry setup is in-progress,
  discussion with infra https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-23321

Nov 2022

## Description:
The mission of Ignite project is the creation and maintenance of software
related to high-performance distributed database engine providing in-memory
and persistent data caching, partitioning, processing, and
querying components.

## Issues:
There are no issues requiring board attention.

## Membership Data:
Apache Ignite was founded 2015-08-19 (7 years ago)
There are currently 72 committers and 39 PMC members in this project.
The Committer-to-PMC ratio is roughly 3:2.

Community changes, past quarter:
- Ivan Daschinsky was added to the PMC on 2022-09-15
- Slava Koptilin was added to the PMC on 2022-08-17
- Taras Ledkov was added to the PMC on 2022-08-19
- Petrov Mikhail was added as committer on 2022-10-05
- Kirill Tkalenko was added as committer on 2022-08-18

## Project Activity: 
Releases:
 - 2.14.0 (latest stable) was released on 2022-10-07.
  -- Calcite engine is now applied to Java without H2 usage
  -- Ignite services interceptors were added
  -- Deprecates: local cache and log4j 1.x were removed
 - release 3.0.0-beta1 is in progress.
 - community is discussing the pyignite 0.6.0 release.
 
Events:
 - Community hosted Ignite Summit https://ignite-summit.org/2022-november/

## Community Health:
- Recognition service DNS entry setup completed
  https://recognition.ignite.apache.org/
- Automatic activity metrics
  https://reporter.apache.org/wizard/statistics?ignite seems to stuck, so
  activity estimation is approximate.
- Sligth decrease in dev and user lists activity ~ -30% by topic count
  compared to the previous quater.


Feb 2023

## Description:
The mission of Ignite project is the creation and maintenance of software
related to high-performance distributed database engine providing in-memory
and persistent data caching, partitioning, processing, and
querying components.

## Issues:
There are no issues requiring board attention.

## Membership Data:
Apache Ignite was founded 2015-08-19 (7 years ago)
There are currently 72 committers and 39 PMC members in this project.
The Committer-to-PMC ratio is roughly 3:2.

Community changes, past quarter:
- No new PMC members. Last addition was Ivan Daschinsky on 2022-09-15.
- No new committers. Last addition was Petrov Mikhail on 2022-10-05.

## Project Activity:
Releases:
 - 3.0.0-beta1 was released on 2022-11-17. 
Events:
- Community started preparing Ignite Summit 2023,
   https://ignite-summit.org/

## Community Health:
- PMCs started to add new JIRA accounts for incoming contributors
- Community decided to enable GitHub issues for the project
- There is a sligth decrease in the dev list activity
and in the number of commits compared to the previous quater.


Feb 2023

## Description:
The mission of Ignite project is the creation and maintenance of software
related to high-performance distributed database engine providing in-memory
and persistent data caching, partitioning, processing, and
querying components.

## Issues:
There are no issues requiring board attention.

## Membership Data:
Apache Ignite was founded 2015-08-19 (7 years ago)
There are currently 72 committers and 39 PMC members in this project.
The Committer-to-PMC ratio is roughly 3:2.

Community changes, past quarter:
- No new PMC members. Last addition was Ivan Daschinsky on 2022-09-15.
- No new committers. Last addition was Petrov Mikhail on 2022-10-05.

## Project Activity:
Releases:
 - 3.0.0-beta1 was released on 2022-11-17. 
Events:
- Community started preparing Ignite Summit 2023,
   https://ignite-summit.org/

## Community Health:
- PMCs started to add new JIRA accounts for incoming contributors
- Community decided to enable GitHub issues for the project
- There is a sligth decrease in the dev list activity
and in the number of commits compared to the previous quater.

May 2023

## Description:
The mission of Ignite project is the creation and maintenance of software
related to high-performance distributed database engine providing in-memory
and persistent data caching, partitioning, processing, and
querying components.

## Issues:
There are no issues requiring board attention.

## Membership Data:
Apache Ignite was founded 2015-08-19 (8 years ago)
There are currently 73 committers and 39 PMC members in this project.
The Committer-to-PMC ratio is roughly 5:3.

Community changes, past quarter:
- No new PMC members. Last addition was Ivan Daschinsky on 2022-09-15.
- Aleksandr Pakhomov was added as committer on 2023-02-21

## Project Activity:
Releases:
 - 2.15.0 was released on 2023-05-02.
 - (extension) PYIGNITE-0.6.1 was released on 2023-02-17.
Events:
 - Ignite Summit 2023 preparation is in progress

## Community Health:
- There is a slight decrease in the dev list activity
- Commits count increased twice, and the number of opened and closed GitHub
  issues has increased
- Project blog posts were migrated to the Ignite website
  https://ignite.apache.org/blog/


Aug 2023

## Description:
The mission of Ignite project is the creation and maintenance of software
related to high-performance distributed database engine providing in-memory
and persistent data caching, partitioning, processing, and
querying components.


## Project Status:
Current project status: Ongoing
Issues for the board: none

## Membership Data:
Apache Ignite was founded 2015-08-19 (8 years ago)
There are currently 73 committers and 39 PMC members in this project.
The Committer-to-PMC ratio is roughly 5:3.

Community changes, past quarter:
- No new PMC members. Last addition was Ivan Daschinsky on 2022-09-15.
- No new committers. Last addition was Aleksandr Pakhomov on 2023-02-21.
## Project Activity:
Releases:
 - no recent releases, 2.15.0 (latest stable) was released on 2023-05-02.
Events:
 - Ignite Summit 2023 was held on June 6, virtual event with more than 500
   registrations.

## Community Health:
- There are several open discussions about new committers and a couple of
  votes are open.
- There is a sligth decrease in the dev list, PR, and JIRA activity.
- The number of commits, GitHub opened and closed issues increased
  compared to the previous quarter.
- PMC discussed subscription of contibutor without commit bit to the security
  list (jury.gerzhedowich@gmail.com) and we agree to keep that subscription.
  Yury helped with security issues in SQL engine in the past and currently he is
  a candidate to committership. Also he would like to volunteer by monitoring
  security list.
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