CouchDB

Wednesday May 14, 2014

Board Report (May 2014)

Apache CouchDB is a database that uses JSON for documents, JavaScript for MapReduce queries, and regular HTTP for an API.

Releases

1.5.1 (2014-04-08) http://www.apache.org/dist/couchdb/notes/1.5.1/apache-couchdb-1.5.1.html

Recent Activity

  • Started with weekly news with great success. Also available at https://blogs.apache.org/couchdb/
  • The community is in the process of creating a CoC and bylaws
  • Ongoing work on the release 1.6.0. Actually voting on Apache CouchDB 1.6.0-rc.4
  • Working on the BigCouch merge from Cloudant
  • Good progress in reviewing the rcouch merge
  • Community work on migrating content to the new wiki started
  • Translation work going well

Community

Including the following additions, CouchDB has 35 committers and 12 PMC members.

New committers:

  • Robert Kowalski

New PMC members:

  • Joan Touzet

Mailing list stats:

announce

  • 175 subscribers (+24)
  • 1 message since February (1)

user

  • 1386 subscribers (-19)
  • 750 messages since February (-336)

erlang

  • 167 subscribers (+13)
  • 1 messages since February (-13)

dev

  • 599 subscribers (-3)
  • 2630 messages since February (+1306)

commits

  • 104 subscribers (0)
  • 2655 messages since February (-80)

marketing

  • 31 subscribers
  • 312 messages since February

l10n

  • 36 subscribers (+5)
  • 16 messages since May (-191)

replication

  • 54 subscribers (+7)
  • 53 messages since February (+28)

Issues: None.

Friday Nov 15, 2013

Board Report (November 2013)

CouchDB submits a board report every quarter. Here's a copy of our November board report.

Description

Apache CouchDB is a database that uses JSON for documents, JavaScript for MapReduce queries, and regular HTTP for an API.

Releases

Recent Activity

  • Finalising the merge of Benoit Chesneau’s rcouch fork.
  • Preparation of CouchCamp Vienna, a community run weekend hackathon.
  • Successful run of CouchDB Conf Vancouver with ~80 attendees, 13 speakers. Videos will be available.
  • Created an I18N list and translation team to drive translation efforts.
  • Passed a proposal on using Influitive to boost our community engagement.

Community

Including the following additions, CouchDB has 29 committers and 9 PMC members.

New committers:

No new PMC members. Most recent PMC addition Nov 9th, 2012.

Mailing list stats:

  • announce
    • 131 subscribers (+37)
    • 2 message since August (+1)
  • user
    • 1431 subscribers (-10)
    • 806 messages since August (+310)
  • erlang
    • 146 subscribers (+25)
    • 22 messages since August (15)
  • dev
    • 606 subscribers (+7)
    • 880 messages since August (-130)
  • commits
    • 105 subscribers (-2)
    • 1041 messages since August (+344)
  • l10n
    • 21 subscribers (+21)
    • 103 messages since August (+103)

Issues

None.

Thursday Aug 15, 2013

Board Report (August 2013)

CouchDB submits a board report every quarter. Here's a copy of our August board report.

Description

Apache CouchDB is a database that uses JSON for documents, JavaScript for MapReduce queries, and regular HTTP for an API.

Releases

Recent Activity

  • Support added for latest Erlang/OTP releases.
  • Preparation for 1.4.0 release cycle has begun.
  • Work is underway to document an official project vision.
  • Work is underway to release in Cloudant's Fauxton overhaul of the CouchDB admin interface.
  • Work is underway to merge in Cloudant's BigCouch fork which will add clustering capabilities to CouchDB.
  • Work is underway to merge in parts of Benoît Chesneau's rcouch fork which improves the build system, refactored internal applications, and additional user-facing functionality such as bonjour/zeroconf awareness, global db changes feeds, replications and changes feeds across views.
  • Work is underway on a plugin system, with early results already shared with the community.
  • Cloudant announced the BigCouch merge, generating lots of press activity.
  • Cloudant hosted a CouchDB booth and CouchDB party at OSCON.
  • Cloudant are organising 'Apache CouchDB Conf, Vancouver' on November 13th, 2013 (in line with ASF branding and CouchDB PMC cooperation).

Our GitHub comment notifications have not been set up yet, due to lack of progress with necessary infrastructure tasks.

Community

Including the following additions, CouchDB has 28 committers and 9 PMC members.

New committers:

No new PMC members.

Mailing list stats:

  • announce
    • 94 subscribers (+38)
    • 1 message since May (-1)
  • user
    • 1441 subscribers (-15)
    • 496 messages since May (-561)
  • erlang
    • 121 subscribers (+16)
    • 7 messages since May (-7)
  • dev
    • 599 subscribers (-2)
    • 1010 messages since May (-996)
  • commits
    • 107 subscribers (+6)
    • 697 messages since May (-262)

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