April 2016 Board report

Apache Aries delivers a set of pluggable Java components enabling an enterprise OSGi application programming model.

Issues:

  • There are no issues requiring board attention at this time

Activity:

  • New module: Aries Remote Service Admin seeded from Apache CXF DOSGi for providing an implementation of the OSGi Remote Service Admin specification with pluggable transports. http://aries.apache.org/modules/rsa.html
  • New module: Aries Transaction Control Service. An implementation of the in development RFC221 at the OSGi Alliance.
  • 8 releases since the last report in January

Health report:

  • Mailing list discussion and project contributions continue to be healthy.

PMC changes:

  • Currently 37 PMC members.
  • No new PMC members added in the last 3 months
  • Last PMC addition was Christian Schneider on Fri Apr 10 2015

Committer base changes:

  • Currently 49 committers.
  • No new committers added in the last 3 months
  • Last committer addition was Sam Bratton at Mon Dec 21 2015

Releases:

  • Aries JPA container (jpa-container) 1.0.4 2016-03-08
  • Apache Aries Proxy Service (proxy-impl) 1.0.5 2016-03-25
  • Apache Aries JMX Core (jmx-core) 1.1.6 2016-03-25
  • Aries Blueprint Core (blueprint-core) 1.6.0 2016-03-25
  • Aries Blueprint Spring Support (blueprint-spring) 0.2.0 2016-03-25
  • Aries Blueprint Spring Extender Support (blueprint-spring-extender) 0.2.0 2016-03-25
  • Aries Blueprint no-OSGI (blueprint-noosgi) 1.1.2 2016-03-25
  • Aries Blueprint CM (blueprint-cm) 1.0.8 2016-03-25

Mailing list activity:

  • dev@aries.apache.org:

    • 131 subscribers (down -4 in the last 3 months):
    • 488 emails sent to list (527 in previous quarter)
  • user@aries.apache.org:

    • 236 subscribers (up 0 in the last 3 months):
    • 37 emails sent to list (37 in previous quarter)

JIRA activity:

  • 44 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
  • 50 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months