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IGNITE Project Incubation Status

This page tracks the project status, incubator-wise. For more general project status, look on the project website.

The Ignite project graduated on 2015-09-18


The IGNITE project provides a unified In-Memory Data Fabric providing high-performance, distributed in-memory data management software layer between various data sources and user applications.


  • 2014-10-01 Project enters incubation.
  • 2015-01-22 New committer: Alexey Kuznetsov.
  • 2015-01-22 New committer: Andrey Novikov.
  • 2015-01-22 New committer: Sergey Evdokimov.
  • 2015-03-24 First incubating release, 1.0.0-rc3.
  • 2015-04-04 Released 1.0.0 (incubating).
  • 2015-05-29 Released 1.1.0 (incubating).
  • 2015-06-05 New committer: Irina Vasilinets.
  • 2015-06-05 New committer: Evans Ye.
  • 2015-06-05 New committer: Ognen Duzlevski.
  • 2015-06-05 New committer: Gianfranco Murador.
  • 2015-06-05 New committer: Nikolay Tikhonov.
  • 2015-06-05 New committer: Anton Vinogradov.
  • 2015-09-18 Project graduated from incubation.

Project info

  • link to the project status file (Committers,non-incubation action items,project resources, etc)

If the project website and code repository are not yet setup, use the following table:

item type reference
Website www
. wiki none yet
Mailing list dev
. users
. issues (Jira)
. commits
. private
Bug tracking jira
Repository git
Mentors . .
. brane Branko ─îibej
. cos Konstantin Boudnik
. rvs Roman Shaposhnik
. stack Michael Stack
Committers . .
. dsetrakyan Dmitriy Setrakyan
. yzhdanov Yakov Zhdanov
. agoncharuk Alexey Goncharuk
. svladykin Sergey Vladykin
. vkulichenko Valentin Kulichenko
. sboikov Semyon Boikov
. vozerov Vladimir Ozerov
. nivanov30 Nikita Ivanov
. skh Sergey Khisamov
. isterin Ilya Sterin
. rawson Ryan Rawson
. cos Konstantin Boudnik
. rvs Roman Shaposhnik
. brane Branko ─îibej
. akuznetsov Alexey Kuznetsov
. anovikov Andrey Novikov
. sevdokimov Sergey Evdokimov
. ivasilinets Irina Vasilinets
. evansye Evans Ye
. maketo Ognen Duzlevski
. murador Gianfranco Murador
. ntikhonov Nikolay Tikhonov
. av Anton Vinogradov

Incubation status reports

Incubation work items

Project Setup

This is the first phase on incubation, needed to start the project at Apache.

Item assignment is shown by the Apache id. Completed tasks are shown by the completion date (YYYY-MM-dd).

Identify the project to be incubated

date item
2014-10-11 Make sure that the requested project name does not already exist. Please follow the guide to ensure a suitable project/product name.


date item
2014-10-11 Ask infrastructure to create source repository modules and grant the committers karma.
2014-10-11 Ask infrastructure to set up and archive mailing lists.
2014-10-11 Ask infrastructure to set up issue tracker (JIRA).
2014-12-04 Migrate the project to our infrastructure.
2015-03-16 Ask infrastructure to set up wiki (Confluence).

Mentor-related responsibility/oversight

date item
2014-10-17 Subscribe all Mentors on the pmc and general lists.
2014-10-11 Give all Mentors access to the incubator SVN repository. (to be done by the Incubator PMC chair or an Incubator PMC Member wih karma for the authorizations file)
2014-10-19 Tell Mentors to track progress in the file 'incubator/projects/{}.html'
date item
2015-01-06 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.
2015-03-24 Check and make sure that the files that have been donated have been updated to reflect the new ASF copyright.

Verify distribution rights

date item
2015-04-04 Check and make sure that for all code included with the distribution that is not under the Apache license, we have the right to combine with Apache-licensed code and redistribute.
2015-04-04 Check and make sure that all source code distributed 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.

Establish a list of active committers

date item
2014-10-18 Check that all active committers have submitted a contributors agreement.
2014-10-18 Add all active committers in the STATUS file.
2014-10-22 Ask root for the creation of committers' accounts on

Project specific

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These action items have to be checked for during the whole incubation process.

These items are not to be signed as done during incubation, as they may change during incubation. They are to be looked into and described in the status reports and completed in the request for incubation signoff.

Collaborative Development

  • All of the active long-term volunteers been identified and acknowledged as committers on the project
  • There are three or more independent committers? (The legal definition of independent is long and boring, but basically it means that there is no binding relationship between the individuals, such as a shared employer, that is capable of overriding their free will as individuals, directly or indirectly.)
  • Project decisions being made in public by the committers
  • The decision-making guidelines published and agreed to by all of the committers

Licensing awareness

  • All licensing, trademark, credit issues being taken care of and acknowledged by all committers

Project Specific

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Organizational acceptance of responsibility for the project

  • Board has voted to accept graduation resolution on 18 Sep 2015

Incubator sign-off

  • IPMC has voted to graduate Apache Ignite as a new TLP