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airflow-on-k8s-operator Codebase Intellectual Property (IP) Clearance Status


airflow-on-k8s-operator is a custom Kubernetes operator that makes it easy to deploy and manage Apache Airflow on Kubernetes. Apache Airflow is a platform to programmatically author, schedule and monitor workflows. Using the Airflow Operator, an Airflow cluster is split into 2 parts represented by the AirflowBase and AirflowCluster custom resources.

Project info

  • Which PMC will be responsible for the code: Apache Airflow PMC.
  • Into which existing project/module: airflow-on-k8s-operator will go into its own project.
  • Officer or member managing donation: Jakob Homan

Completed tasks are shown by the completion date (YYYY-MM-dd).

Identify the codebase

09-23-19 Google and trademark search found no use of name as a software product.

Origin: in a separate repo. Started the discussion on the Airflow dev list (

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2019-09-26 Check and make sure that the papers that transfer rights to the ASF been received. It is only necessary to transfer rights for the package, the core code, and any new code produced by the project.
2019-12-17 Check and make sure that the files that have been donated have been updated to reflect the new ASF copyright.

Identify name recorded for software grant:

Verify distribution rights

Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights:

  • Google, LLC
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.2019-09-26 Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record.
2019-09-26 Remind active committers that they are responsible for ensuring that a Corporate CLA is recorded if such is required to authorize their contributions under their individual CLA.
2019-09-26 Check and make sure that for all items included with the distribution that is not under the Apache license, we have the right to combine with Apache-licensed code and redistribute.
2019-12-11 Check and make sure that all items depended upon by the project is covered by one or more of the following approved licenses: Apache, BSD, Artistic, MIT/X, MIT/W3C, MPL 1.1, or something with essentially the same terms.

Generally, the result of checking off these items will be a Software Grant, CLA, and Corporate CLA for ASF licensed code, which must have no dependencies upon items whose licenses that are incompatible with the Apache License.

Organizational acceptance of responsibility for the project