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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Accept Gearpump into the Apache Incubator
Date Thu, 03 Mar 2016 19:44:10 GMT
+1 (binding)



On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 9:30 AM, Hao Chen <hao@apache.org> wrote:

> +1 (non-binding)
>
> Regards,
> Hao
>
> On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 9:18 AM, Felix Cheung <felixcheung@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > +1 (non-binding)
> >
> > On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 9:03 AM Vasudevan, Ramkrishna S <
> > ramkrishna.s.vasudevan@intel.com> wrote:
> >
> > > +1 (non-binding)
> > >
> > > Regards
> > > Ram
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Zheng, Kai [mailto:kai.zheng@intel.com]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 1:54 PM
> > > To: general@incubator.apache.org
> > > Subject: RE: [VOTE] Accept Gearpump into the Apache Incubator
> > >
> > > +1 (non-binding).
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Kai
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: JiangAlan [mailto:whjiang@outlook.com]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, March 02, 2016 3:21 PM
> > > To: general@incubator.apache.org
> > > Subject: RE: [VOTE] Accept Gearpump into the Apache Incubator
> > >
> > > +1 (non-binding)
> > >
> > > > From: rxin@databricks.com
> > > > Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2016 23:14:30 -0800
> > > > Subject: Re: [VOTE] Accept Gearpump into the Apache Incubator
> > > > To: general@incubator.apache.org
> > > >
> > > > +1 (binding)
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 5:05 PM, James Taylor <jamestaylor@apache.org
> >
> > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > +1 (binding)
> > > > >
> > > > > On Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 4:53 PM, Andrew Purtell <
> apurtell@apache.org>
> > > > > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > Greetings,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > The discussion of the Gearpump proposal has concluded. Please
> vote
> > > > > > to accept Gearpump into the Apache Incubator. I will leave this
> > > > > > vote open
> > > > > for
> > > > > > at least the next 72 hours and will aim to close it Monday the
> 7th
> > > > > > of March, 2016 at midnight PT. Gearpump is a flexible, efficient,
> > > > > > and
> > > > > scalable
> > > > > > micro-service based real-time big data streaming engine. The
text
> > > > > > of the proposal is included below and is also available at
> > > > > > https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/GearpumpProposal
> > > > > >
> > > > > > [ ] +1 Accept Gearpump as an Apache Incubator podling.
> > > > > > [ ] +0 Abstain.
> > > > > > [ ] -1 Don’t accept Gearpump as an Apache Incubator podling
> because
> > > ...
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Note that while votes from Incubator PMC members are binding,
all
> > > > > > are
> > > > > most
> > > > > > definitely welcome to vote!
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I am +1 (binding).
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Best regards,
> > > > > >
> > > > > >    - Andy
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ​-----
> > > > > >
> > > > > > = Gearpump Proposal =
> > > > > >
> > > > > > === Abstract ===
> > > > > > Gearpump is a flexible, efficient and scalable micro-service
> based
> > > > > > real-time big data streaming engine developed by Intel
> Corporation
> > > > > > which has been licensed by Intel under the Apache License 2.0.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > === Proposal ===
> > > > > > Gearpump is a reactive real-time streaming engine; completely
> > > > > > based on
> > > > > the
> > > > > > micro-service Actor model. Gearpump provides extremely high
> > > > > > performance stream processing while maintaining millisecond
> latency
> > > message delivery.
> > > > > > It enables reusable, composable flows or partial graphs that
can
> > > > > > be remotely deployed and executed in a diverse set of
> > > > > > environments,
> > > > > including
> > > > > > IoT edge devices. These flows may be deployed and modified at
> > > > > > runtime --
> > > > > a
> > > > > > capability few real time streaming frameworks provide today.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > The goal of this proposal is to incubate Gearpump as an Apache
> > > > > > project in order to build a diverse, healthy, and self-governed
> > > > > > open source
> > > > > community
> > > > > > around this project.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > === Background ===
> > > > > > In past decade, there have been many advances within real-time
> > > > > > streaming frameworks. Despite many advances, users of streaming
> > > > > > frameworks often complain about flexibility, efficiency, and
> > > > > > scalability. Gearpump
> > > > > endeavors
> > > > > > to solve these challenges by adopting the micro-service Actor
> > > > > > model. The Actor model was proposed by Carl Hewitt in 1973.
In
> the
> > > > > > Actor model, each actor is a message driven micro-service; actors
> > > > > > are the basic building blocks of concurrent computation. By
> > > > > > leveraging Actor Model’s location transparency feature,Gearpump
> > > > > > allows a graph to be composed of several partial graphs, where,
> > > > > > for example, some parts may be deployed to remote IoT edge
> > > > > > devices, and other parts to a data center. This division and
> > > > > > deployment model can be changed at runtime to adapt to a changing
> > > > > physical
> > > > > > environment, providing extreme flexibility and elasticity in
> > > > > > solving various ingestion and analytics problems. We’ve found
> > > > > > Actors to be a much smaller computation unit compared with
> > > > > > threads, where smaller usually
> > > > > means
> > > > > > better concurrency, and potentially better CPU utilization.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > === Rationale ===
> > > > > > Gearpump tightly integrates and enhances the big data community
> of
> > > > > > Apache projects. Intel believes Gearpump can bring benefits
to
> the
> > > > > > Apache community in a number of ways:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > 1. Gearpump complements many existing Apache projects, in
> > > > > > particular,
> > > > > those
> > > > > > commonly found within the big data space. Users of this project
> > > > > > are also users of other Apache projects, such as Hadoop ecosystem
> > > > > > projects. It is beneficial to align these projects under the
ASF
> > > > > > umbrella. In real-time streaming, Gearpump offers some special
> > > > > > features that are useful for
> > > > > Apache
> > > > > > users, such as exactly-once processing with millisecond message
> > > > > > level latency and dynamic DAGs that allow online topology
> > > modifications.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > 2. Gearpump tightly integrates with Apache big data projects.
It
> > > > > > supports for Apache HDFS, YARN, Kafka, and HBase. It uses Apache
> > > > > > YARN for resource scheduling and Apache HDFS as the essential
> > > distributed storage system.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > 3. The micro-service model of reusable flows that Gearpump has
> > > > > > adopted is very unique, and it may become common in the
> > > > > > future.Gearpump sets a good example about how distributed
> software
> > > > > > can be implemented within a micro-service model.  An open project
> > is
> > > of best interest to our users.
> > > > > By
> > > > > > joining Apache, it will be a neutral infrastructure platform
that
> > > > > > will benefit everyone.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > 4. The process and development philosophy of Apache will help
> > > > > > Gearpump grow, and build a diverse, healthy, and self-governed
> > > > > > open source community.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > === Initial Goals ===
> > > > > > 1. Migrate the existing codebase to Apache.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > 2. Setup Jira, website and other development tools by following
> > > > > > Apache
> > > > > best
> > > > > > practices.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > 3. Start the first release per Apache guidelines as soon as
> > possible.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > === Current Status ===
> > > > > > Gearpump is hosted on Github. It has 1922 commits, 38284 line
of
> > > > > > code,
> > > > > and
> > > > > > 31 major or minor releases, with release notes highlighting
the
> > > > > > changes
> > > > > for
> > > > > > every release. It is licensed under Apache License Version 2.
> > > > > > There is a documentation site at http://gearpump.io ​ ​
> including
> > > > > > a user guide, internal details, use cases and a roadmap. There
> > > > > is
> > > > > > also an issue tracker where every code commit is tracked by
a bug
> > Id.
> > > > > Every
> > > > > > pull request is reviewed by several reviewers and will only
be
> > > > > > merged
> > > > > based
> > > > > > on consensus rule. These match Apache’s development ideals.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ==== Meritocracy ====
> > > > > > We think an open, fair, and renewing community culture is what
we
> > > > > > need
> > > > > and
> > > > > > what our users require, that will protect everyone in the
> > > > > > community. We would like the project to be free from potential
> > > > > > undue influence from any single organization. We will invest
in
> > > supporting a meritocratic model.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ==== Community ====
> > > > > > Gearpump has a growing community with hundreds of stars on Github
> > > > > > and an active WeChat group with hundreds of subscriptions. We
> > > > > > organize regular offline meetup events. These efforts should
help
> > > > > > us to grow the community at Apache.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ==== Core Developers ====
> > > > > > Most of the initial committers are Intel employees from China,
> the
> > > > > > US,
> > > > > and
> > > > > > Poland. We are committed to build a diverse community which
> > > > > > involves more companies and individuals.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > === Alignment ===
> > > > > > Gearpump has good alignment with other Apache projects. Gearpump
> > > > > > is
> > > > > tightly
> > > > > > integrated with Apache Hadoop ecosystem. It uses Apache YARN
for
> > > > > > resource scheduling and Apache HDFS for storage. The unique
> > > > > > streaming processing abilities Gearpump complements other Apache
> > > > > > big data projects today. We believe there will be a synergistic
> > > > > > effect by aligning Gearpump under the Apache umbrella.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > === Known Risks ===
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ==== Orphaned products ====
> > > > > > Intel has a long-term interest in big data and open source and
a
> > > > > > proven record of contributing to Apache projects. The risk of
> > > > > > theGearpump
> > > > > project
> > > > > > being abandoned is very small. Besides, Intel is seeing an
> > > > > > increasing interest in Gearpump from different organizations.
We
> > > > > > are committed to
> > > > > get
> > > > > > more support, adoption, and code contribution from different
> > > companies.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ==== Inexperience with Open Source ==== Gearpump is an existing
> > > > > > project under the Apache License, Version 2.0
> > > > > with
> > > > > > a long history record of open development. Initial committers
of
> > > > > > this project have years of open sourcing contribution
> experiences,
> > > > > > including code contribution to HDFS, HBase, Storm, YARN, Sqoop,
> > > > > > and etc. Some of
> > > > > the
> > > > > > initial committers are also committers to other Apache projects.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ==== Homogeneous Developers ====
> > > > > > The current list of committers includes developers from different
> > > > > > geographies and time zones; they are able to collaborate
> > > > > > effectively in a geographically dispersed environment. We are
> > > > > > committed to recruit more committers from different companies
to
> > get
> > > a more diverse mixture.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ==== Reliance on Salaried Developers ==== Most of our current
> > > > > > Gearpump developers are Intel employees who are contributing
to
> > > > > > this project. Our developers are passionate about this project
> and
> > > > > > spend a lot of their own personal time on the project. We are
> > > > > > confident that their interests will remain strong. We are
> > > > > > committed to recruiting additional committers from the community
> as
> > > well.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ==== Relationships with Other Apache Product ==== Gearpump
> > > > > > codebase is closely integrated with Apache Hadoop, Apache HBase,
> > > > > > and Apache Kafka. Gearpump also has some similarities with Apache
> > > Storm.
> > > > > > Although Gearpump and Storm are both systems for real-time stream
> > > > > > processing, they have fundamentally different architectures.
In
> > > > > particular,
> > > > > > Gearpump adopts the micro-service model, building on the Akka
> > > > > > framework, for concurrency, isolation and error handling, which
> we
> > > > > > believe is a
> > > > > future
> > > > > > trend for building distributed software. We look forward to
> > > > > > collaboration with other Apache communities.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ==== An Excessive Fascination with the Apache Brand ==== The
ASF
> > > > > > has a strong brand; we appreciate that fact and will protect
the
> > > > > > brand. Gearpump is an existing open source project with many
> > > > > > committers
> > > > > and
> > > > > > years of effort.  The reasons to join Apache are outlined in
the
> > > > > Rationale
> > > > > > section above.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > === Documentation ===
> > > > > > Information on Gearpump can be found at:
> > > > > > Gearpump website: http://gearpump.io
> > > > > > Codebase: https://github.com/gearpump/gearpump
> > > > > >
> > > > > > === Initial Source and Intellectual Property Submission Plan
===
> > > > > > The Gearpump codebase is currently hosted on Github:
> > > > > > https://github.com/ gearpump/gearpump. We will use this codebase
> > > > > > to migrate to the Apache foundation. The Gearpump source code
is
> > > > > > licensed under Apache License Version 2.0 and will be kept that
> > > > > > way. All contributions on the project will be licensed directly
> to
> > > > > > the Apache foundation through signed Individual Contributor
> > > > > > License Agreements or Corporate Contributor
> > > > > License
> > > > > > Agreements.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > === External Dependencies ===
> > > > > > All of Gearpump dependencies are distributed under Apache
> > > > > > compatible licenses.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Gearpump leverages Akka which has Apache 2.0 licensing for
> current
> > > > > > and planned versions
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> http://doc.akka.io/docs/akka/2.3.12/project/licenses.html#Licenses_f
> > > > > or_Dependency_Libraries
> > > > > >
> > > > > > === Cryptography ===
> > > > > > Gearpump does not include or utilize cryptographic code.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > === Required Resources ===
> > > > > > We request that following resources be created for the project
to
> > > > > > use
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ==== Mailing lists ====
> > > > > >
> > > > > > gearpump-private@incubator.apache.org (with moderated
> > > > > > subscriptions) gearpump-dev gearpump-user gearpump-commits
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ==== Git repository ====
> > > > > > Git is the preferred source control system: git://
> > > > > git.apache.org/gearpump
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ==== Documentation ====
> > > > > > https://gearpump.incubator.apache.org/docs/
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ==== JIRA instance ====
> > > > > > JIRA Gearpump (GEARPUMP)
> > > > > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/gearpump
> > > > > >
> > > > > > === Initial Committers ===
> > > > > > * Xiang Zhong <xiang dot zhong at intel dot com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Tianlun Zhang <tianlun dot zhang at intel dot com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Qian Xu <qian dot a dot xu at intel dot com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Huafeng Wang <huafeng dot wang at intel dot com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Kam Kasravi <kam dot d dot kasravi at intel dot com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Weihua Jiang <weihua dot jiang at intel dot com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Tomasz Targonski <tomasz dot targonski at intel dot com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Karol Brejna <karol dot brejna at intel dot com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Gang Wang <gang1 dot wang at intel dot com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Mark Chmarny <mark dot chmarny at intel dot com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Xinglang Wang <xingwang at ebay dot com >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Lan Wang <lan dot wanglan at huawei dot com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Jianzhong Chen <jianzhong dot chen at cloudera dot com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Xuefu Zhang <xuefu at apache dot org>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Rui Li <rui dot li at intel dot com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > === Affiliations ===
> > > > > > * Xiang Zhong –  Intel
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Tianlun Zhang –  Intel
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Qian Xu –  Intel
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Huafeng Wang –  Intel
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Kam Kasravi –  Intel
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Weihua Jiang –  Intel
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Tomasz Targonski – Intel
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Karol Brejna – Intel
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Mark Chmarny – Intel
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Gang Wang – Intel
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Mark Chmarny  – Intel
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Xinglang Wang  – Ebay
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Lan Wang – Huawei
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Jianzhong Chen – Cloudera
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Xuefu Zhang – Cloudera
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Rui Li  – Intel
> > > > > >
> > > > > > === Sponsors ===
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ==== Champion ====
> > > > > > Andrew Purtell <apurtell at apache dot org>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ==== Nominated Mentors ====
> > > > > > * Andrew Purtell <apurtell at apache dot org>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Jarek Jarcec Cecho <Jarcec at cloudera dot com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Todd Lipcon <todd at cloudera dot com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Xuefu Zhang <xuefu at apache dot org>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > * Reynold Xin <rxin at databricks dot com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ==== Sponsoring Entity ====
> > > > > > Apache Incubator PMC​
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ​
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > >
> > >
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