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Status report for the Apache jclouds project - April 2014

A cloud agnostic library that enables developers to access a variety of supported cloud providers using one API.

Project Status

jclouds has carried out one successful release (1.7.1) in the last quarter and is currently in the process of releasing 1.7.2. A lot of work has also gone into overhauling the jclouds website, the new version of which is now live.

The developer and user community is active, with an increasing number of submissions from outside the usual committer group, and sustained activity by the core team. The PMC is still looking to grow the committer base and has identified some suitable candidates.


A slightly more detailed look at the project community. It should still be brief, issues to think about include:

When was the last committer voted in?

2014-04-02 (Jeremy Daggett)

When was the last PMC member added?

2013-04-29 (initial composition of the PMC when jclouds entered the incubator)

There is regular activity on both the user and dev lists. Responses to questions are generally fast, with multiple community members contributing.

Community Objectives

What are the projects main plans and expectations for the community in the next period?

  • Onboarding and mentoring new committers
  • Encouraging involvement and contributions by vendors of supported providers
  • Improving the user and new developer experience through revamped documentation
  • Finishing ongoing architectural changes in preparation for the next major version
  • Evaluate Google Summer of Code proposals and help students begin their projects


Have there been any releases from the project in the last quarter?

  • 1.7.1 (2014-02-11)
  • 1.7.2 (ongoing)

April2014BoardReportProposal (last edited 2014-10-12 02:06:56 by AndrewPhillips)