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. Continue to grow the Sentry community
2. Initiate graduation discussion with community and address any
potential concerns raised
3. Update project status page, website etc

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

How has the community developed since the last report?
Several new members have started actively contributing to the project.
In recognition to their great contribution, four contributors were added as
committers in the project. Bay Area user group meetup was organised on
20th Jan and was well attended.

How has the project developed since the last report?
A number of new features implemented since the last report. Community is
actively working on extending Apache Sentry framework integration with other
Apache projects like Apache Hadoop and Apache Sqoop. The sentry community is
making progress towards removing some of the non Apache dependencies in order
to avoid any potential concerns for the graduation processes.

Date of last release:


When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
Colin Ma, Dapeng Sun, Guoquan Shen and Xiaomeng Huang were added as committers
on 12/24/2014. No new PPMC members have been added since the project has entered the incubator.


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

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