New committers: Nicholas Jiang & Fu Chen

The Podling Project Management Committee (PPMC) for Apache Kyuubi has invited Nicholas Jiang & Fu Chen to become our committers and we are pleased to announce that they both have accepted.

Nicholas’s been working in many areas of the Kyuubi community, especially in the Flink SQL engine, he plays an important role in implementation, promotion and Q&A of the Kyuubi Flink SQL engine.

Fu contributed to several modules in Kyuubi consistently over 6 months, including Spark engine, Spark engine extension, Kyuubi server restful api and Kyuubi infrastructure. He also helps review other developers’ pull requests actively in the community.

Please join me in congratulating Nicholas & Fu!

Being a committer enables easier contribution to the project since there is no need to go via the patch submission process. This should enable better productivity. A PPMC member helps manage and guide the direction of the project.