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Sentry

Sentry is a highly modular system for providing fine grained role
based authorization to both data and metadata stored on an Apache Hadoop
cluster.

Sentry has been incubating since 2013-08-08.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

1. Add new PPMCs

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be aware of?

Graduation discussions have started. There seems to be some disagreement on graduation readiness which led to a broad discussion on general@. Seems like most of it is resolved but still need mentors agreement. The Sentry community did a number of things since last report to address  the concerns/suggestions around the open communication.   

1. Community monthly hangout, IRC channel that's just been setup.   

2. Community members presented Sentry at the ApacheCon   

3. Sentry meetup at NY during HadoopWorld

 How has the community developed since the last report? 

  1.  We had ~260 messages on dev list in the past two months. (Got number from http://markmail.org/list/org.apache.sentry.dev)

How has the project developed since the last report? 
About 71 issues were created and about 58 resolved in the past 2 months(Numbers from jira).

Date of last release:
2015-09-22

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
Anne Yu was added as committers on 11/27/2015. No new PPMC members have been added since the project has entered the incubator, although PPMC election policies are being discussed in the community.

Signed-off-by:

[ ](sentry) Arvind Prabhakar
[ ](sentry) Joe Brockmeier
[ ](sentry) David Nalley
[ ](sentry) Olivier Lamy
[ ](sentry) Patrick Hunt
[ ](sentry) Thomas White

 

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