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. 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? None How has the community developed since the last report? The community is growing. A number of new members have started actively contributing to the project. New contributors made a significant contribution in patches as well as release activity. Two of contributors are elected to become new committers. How has the project developed since the last report? The project did its 3rd release from incubation. Thanks to lot of hard work and initiative from the release manager Tuong Truong, Sravya Tirukkovalur as his mentor and contributions from other community members, version 1.4 was released on 18th August. Several new features and patches are being actively worked on the master branch. Date of last release: 2014-08-19 When were the last committers or PMC members elected? Arun Suresh and Tuong Truong have been added as a committer as announced on 9/1/2014. No new PPMC members have been added since the project has entered the incubator.