- Nominating Ariel Weisberg
Re: Nominating Ariel Weisberg
-1, but propose to have TSC member only
Ariel has contributed a lot to our community with close collaboration with many of our partner companies. He is extremely active in Slack channels and reviews. I don’t think Presto community can be successfully without Ariel. However, the
contribution from Presto codebase itself might not be sufficient. This casts an uncertainty on the committership.
We understand TSC members are all committers. But we have discussed this before if it’s possible to separate these two roles. Wonder if we could discuss on that? I’m fully supportive on Ariel to be part of TSC.
presto-tsc@... <presto-tsc@...> on behalf of Andrii Rosa <andriyrosa@...>
Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 10:32 AM
To: presto-tsc@... <presto-tsc@...>
Subject: [presto-tsc] Nominating Ariel Weisberg
I would like to nominate Ariel Weisberg for both committer and TSC membership.
From the very first day working at Presto Ariel has been one of the most active members of the Presto open source community. He has made substantial contributions to establishing the Presto Foundation, defining community guidelines and building relations with
other companies. Currently Ariel is also one of the most active Facebook engineers in the PrestoDB Slack who is actively engaging with the external Presto community by answering their questions, helping to resolve the issues they are facing, and connecting
them with experts in a specific area if needed.
Ariel has reviewed 104 PR's with the total of 32109 LoC from 30 authors, 12 of which are external contributors from the community. Ariel provided code review and all required support to land Hive 3.0 integration, a large contribution from the community that
had been a major blocker for broader Presto adoption.
Pull requests reviewed and accepted by Ariel meet the community standard. In those cases when Ariel didn't have enough context to provide a code review he has been able to identify area owners and loop them into the review process.
As his personal contributions Ariel:
Added support for more fine grained partitioning strategies to better handle skewed queries
Improved memory utilization reporting and memory limits enforcement
Optimized the memory footprint of RemoteExchangeOperator
Migrated CI from Travis to Github Actions when the project was blocked on Travis allowing us to save hundreds of thousands on CI and improving test runtime and stability
Restored the lost Docker containers used for product and integration testing and reenabled these tests on CI
Added the blog to the web site, solicited, edited, and reviewed many of the blog posts
Ensured the web site continues to run and deploy throughout various infrastructure changes
Maintained the GH organization memberships and permissions and other integrations
Please respond whether you support Ariel as a committer or a TSC member or both.
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