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           Sentry is a highly modular system for providing fine grained role

based authorization to both data and metadata stored on an Apache Hadoop


Sentry has been incubating since 2013-08-08.

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

  1. Add roadmap page on wiki
  2. Initiate graduation discussion with community and address any concerns raised

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

Community has released Sentry 1.5.1 after fixing the earlier release issues.

How has the community developed since the last report? 

  1. Started having more discussions on the dev@ rather than specific jiras. We had 115 messages on dev list last month. (Got number from

How has the project developed since the last report? 

There were multiple bug fixes and some new feature work has started. About 30 issues were created and about 20 resolved(Numbers from jira). 

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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