Apache Iceberg tracks issues in GitHub and prefers to receive contributions as pull requests.
Community discussions happen primarily on the dev mailing list, on apache-iceberg Slack workspace, and on specific GitHub issues.
Apache Iceberg Community Guidelines
The Apache Iceberg community is built on the principles described in the Apache Way and all who engage with the community are expected to be respectful, open, come with the best interests of the community in mind, and abide by the Apache Foundation Code of Conduct.
Participants with Corporate Interests
A wide range of corporate entities have interests that overlap in both features and frameworks related to Iceberg and while we encourage engagement and contributions, the community is not a venue for marketing, solicitation, or recruitment.
Any vendor who wants to participate in the Apache Iceberg community Slack workspace should create a dedicated vendor channel
for their organization prefixed by
This space can be used to discuss features and integration with Iceberg related to the vendor offering. This space should not be used to promote competing vendor products/services or disparage other vendor offerings. Discussion should be focused on questions asked by the community and not to expand/introduce/redirect users to alternate offerings.
Marketing / Solicitation / Recruiting
The Apache Iceberg community is a space for everyone to operate free of influence. The development lists, slack workspace, and github should not be used to market products or services. Solicitation or overt promotion should not be performed in common channels or through direct messages.
Recruitment of community members should not be conducted through direct messages or community channels, but opportunities
related to contributing to or using Iceberg can be posted to the
For questions regarding any of the guidelines above, please contact a PMC member
See Contributing for more details on how to contribute to Iceberg.
Issues are tracked in GitHub:
We use the Apache Iceberg workspace on Slack. To be invited, follow this invite link.
Please note that this link may occasionally break when Slack does an upgrade. If you encounter problems using it, please let us know by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Iceberg has four mailing lists:
- Developers: email@example.com – used for community discussions
- Commits: firstname.lastname@example.org – distributes commit notifications
- Issues: email@example.com – Github issue tracking
- Private: firstname.lastname@example.org – private list for the PMC to discuss sensitive issues related to the health of the project