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Anyone who is interested in contributing to open source.



Sat July 11, 2015 10:00am – 5:00pm India Standard Time


  • Introductions : 15 minutes
  • Feature Discussions
    • Lens server scale out : Pranav and Bala : 20 minutes : Discussion documented at  LENS-658 - Getting issue details... STATUS
    • MOLAP support : Sharad : 20 minutes
    • Query statistics and current design : Amareshwari : 20 minutes 
  • Introduce Lens and code overview for new contributors : Rajat : 15 minutes :
  • Discuss jiras marked for Hackathon :  20 - 30 minutes
  • 12:30 : Break for lunch
  • 1:30 : Open for hackathon

Tips for Hackathon

How do I start -

  • Target a JIRA of your interest
  • Assign to yourself or drop a note in comment section
  • Start work
  • Post patch on Review Board
  • Repeat 

Ideas/Areas to work-

  • For adding new driver : The doc available at Lens Driver
  • Support for new storage : HBase, Cassandra etc.
  • Support for new drivers : Spark SQL, Druid, Drill, Elastic Search etc.
  • Improve Query Statistics and Analytics.
  • Query cost estimation.
  • Improving Lens Web interface.
  • Or, Anything that you find interesting.

Dev setup :

Building :

Docker setup :

Would request first timers to be ready with building from source or docker setup done, sothat you save time during hackathon.

For newbies :

Get started with dev setup and building from source or docker setup.

Steps for Newbies to break the surface -

  • Subscribe to Dev and User mailing list
  • Ensure you have Java 7, Maven 3.0+ and Git setup
  • Clone Apache Lens repo - 
  • Check the file in the incubator-lens directory cloned.
  • Pick up a JIRA of your interest from Apache Lens - JIRA
  • Reach out experienced contributors in case you stumble upon anything.
  • Have Fun.

Here are all the jiras marked with Hackathon-July label : 

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Newbie jiras labelled here - 

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