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Phoenix is an open source SQL query engine for Apache HBase, a NoSQL data store. It is accessed as a JDBC driver and enables querying and managing HBase tables using SQL.

Project info

  • Which PMC will be responsible for the code: Phoenix (incubating) PMC
  • Into which existing project/module: Phoenix (incubating)
  • Officer or member managing donation: Michael Stack (stack)

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

Identify the codebase

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2014-02-04 and

These are the two github URLs that were mentioned in the grant by David M. Simon of Saleforce on 02/03/2014.

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2014-02-04 Grant ack'd by James Carmen, Apache Secretary
2014-02-06 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: the name of the grant as record in the grants.txt document so that the grant can be easily identified

Verify distribution rights

Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights:

  • Salesforce
date item
2014-02-06 All active committers have a signed CLA on record.
2014-02-06 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.
2014-02-06 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.
2014-02-06 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

Related VOTEs:

  • The VOTE thread accepting the donation is up on the dev mailing list for phoenix: with title "VOTE: Accept the software grant by Salesforce".