I like the new version: +1 Thanks Sean!
On Sun, Apr 8, 2018 at 4:58 AM, Yu Li <car...@gmail.com> wrote: > +1 on changing to use the summarization in release announcement for both > board report and landing page > > Best Regards, > Yu > > On 7 April 2018 at 03:54, Josh Elser <els...@apache.org> wrote: > > > > > > > On 4/3/18 10:38 AM, Sean Busbey wrote: > > > >> Over in HBASE-15317 ("document release announcement template > >> ") I had proposed a brief description of our project that sought to > >> update things to avoid talking about other projects. > >> > >> at the time (a little over two years ago), stack mentioned that he > >> liked the phrasing and maybe we should use it in more places. > >> > >> Here's how we currently summarize ourselves within the ASF (e.g. on > >> board reports): > >> > >> --- > >> HBase is a distributed column-oriented database built on top of Hadoop > >> Common and Hadoop HDFS. > >> --- > >> > >> Here's how we've been summarizing ourselves in release ANNOUNCE emails > >> for a little over two years: > >> > >> --- > >> Apache HBase is an open-source, distributed, versioned, non-relational > >> database. Apache HBase gives you low latency random access to billions > of > >> rows with millions of columns atop non-specialized hardware. To learn > more > >> about HBase, see https://hbase.apache.org/. > >> --- > >> > >> It's a simplification of how we describe ourselves on our website's > >> landing page: > >> > >> --- > >> Apache HBase™ is the Hadoop database, a distributed, scalable, big data > >> store. > >> > >> Use Apache HBase™ when you need random, realtime read/write access to > >> your Big Data. This project's goal is the hosting of very large tables > >> -- billions of rows X millions of columns -- atop clusters of > >> commodity hardware. Apache HBase is an open-source, distributed, > >> versioned, non-relational database modeled after Google's Bigtable: A > >> Distributed Storage System for Structured Data by Chang et al. Just as > >> Bigtable leverages the distributed data storage provided by the Google > >> File System, Apache HBase provides Bigtable-like capabilities on top > >> of Hadoop and HDFS. > >> --- > >> > >> What do folks think? Worth changing how we present ourselves to the > >> board? Worth simplifying our landing page (presumably moving the > >> bigtable stuff to something like a project history or background > >> information section)? > >> > >> > > Moving the details of "based on bigtable" into something "deeper" makes > > sense to me. I like the short+sweet version you propose. Clarity and > > brevity in our branding is a good thing here. > > >