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From Jochen Wiedmann <jochen.wiedm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Accept RocketMQ into the Apache Incubator
Date Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:52:20 GMT
I am +1 (Binding)


On Thu, Nov 10, 2016 at 5:41 PM, Bruce Snyder <bsnyder@apache.org> wrote:
> Subsequent to the discussion on RocketMQ, I would like to call a vote on
> accepting RocketMQ into the Apache Incubator.
>
> [ ] +1 Accept RocketMQ into the Apache Incubator
> [ ] +0 Abstain.
> [ ] -1 Do not accept RocketMQ into the Apache Incubator because...
>
> The proposal is pasted below and also available in the wiki here:
>     https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/RocketMQProposal
>
> Also, the ASF voting guidelines are available here:
>     http://www.apache.org/foundation/voting.html
>
> Thanks,
>
> Bruce
>
>
> = RocketMQ Proposal =
>
> == Abstract ==
>
> RocketMQ is a fast, low latency, reliable, scalable, distributed, easy to
> use message-oriented middleware, especially for processing large amounts of
> streaming data.
>
> == Proposal ==
>
> RocketMQ provides a message model including both pub/sub and P2P and it
> supports both reliable FIFO and strict sequential message queues. It also
> has the ability to accumulate a billion messages in a single queue,
> provides mobile, internet-friendly protocols such as MQTT and HTTP.
> RocketMQ also supports the ability to load data into Apache Hadoop for
> offline storage or to handle stream processing for Apache Storm.
>
> == Background ==
>
> RocketMQ was developed at Alibaba in 2011 and has been used in production
> there since that time. It can process the large amounts of events generated
> by various systems and provides a common repository for many types of
> consumers to access and process those events. RocketMQ also handles dozens
> of types of events including trade order process, search, social network
> activity stream and data pipeline. Every day at Alibaba, RocketMQ clusters
> process more than 500 billion events. The Alibaba Group also uses RocketMQ
> to provide message services for more than 3000 core applications.
>
> RocketMQ was developed to meet Alibaba's particular use cases to provide
> low latency message delivery and high throughput message sending. Alibaba
> has also created its cornerstone product derived from RocketMQ, a Platform
> as a Service (PaaS) product named the Alibaba Cloud Platform (
> https://intl.aliyun.com/).  More than 100 companies use the RocketMQ open
> source version today. We believe RocketMQ can benefit more people so, we
> would like to share it via the ASF and begin developing a community of
> developers and users via The Apache Way.
>
>
> == Rationale ==
>
> As background description, many organizations can benefit from a low
> latency, reliable, high throughput, distributed platform. Its usage is
> varied and we expect many new use cases to emerge. RocketMQ provides many
> features to support many use cases from enterprise application integration,
> to web applications to the flourishing of IoT applications.
>
> == Current Status ==
>
> === Meritocracy ===
>
> The intent of this proposal is to start building a diverse developer and
> user community around RocketMQ following the ASF meritocracy model. Since
> RocketMQ was open sourced, we have solicited contributions via the website
> and presentations given to user groups and technical audiences and have
> received positive feedback and contributions including clients for C++ and
> .NET. We plan to continue this support for new contributors and work with
> those who contribute significantly to the project to encourage them to
> become committers.
>
> === Community ===
>
> RocketMQ is currently being developed by engineers working for Alibaba
> where it is highly used in a production environment. We also have active
> users in or have received contributions from a diverse set of companies
> including CMBC(China Minsheng Bank), Schneider Electric(
> http://www.schneider-electric.com/), the China Railway Ministry official
> ticketing website, China Union, Sina, Umei (http://sh.jumei.com), Chinese
> Academy of Sciences and many more. We hope to grow the base of contributors
> by inviting all those who offer significant contributions and excel through
> the use of The Apache Way. Contributions from outside of Alibaba are now
> being received by the RocketMQ project, including a dashboard, the
> flume-rocketmq module, the storm-rocketmq and more.
>
> To further this goal, the project currently makes use of GitHub project
> features as well as a public mailing list via Google Groups.
>
>
> === Core Developers ===
>
> RocketMQ is currently being developed by engineers from Alibaba and
> Yeahmobi: Xiaorui Wang, Von Gosling, Jiangwei Jiang, Xinyu Zhou, Zhanhui
> Li. Xiaorui Wang, one of Alibaba MOM project owners is also the originator
> of the RocketMQ project. He has rich experience with open source software,
> as well as being active within the RocketMQ community. Von Gosling, another
> MOM project owner at Alibaba and co-creator of the RocketMQ project, is an
> active open source software committer and has been an active contributor to
> several projects in Alibaba, Apache community and Google Code. Von also has
> deep experience with performance tuning, distributed system design and
> coding. Xinyu Zhou, Wei Zhou and Jinjixiang, They have rich experience in
> distributed system design and performance tuning, especially in message
> queue, big data, etc. Zhanhui Li, is a developer at Yeahmobi who has a
> great passion for software engineering, especially in fields of distributed
> system design and development. Longda, has been involved with several open
> source projects released by Alibaba,especially jstorm project, which has
> donated to apache.
>
> === Aligment ===
>
> The ASF is the natural choice to host the RocketMQ project as its goal of
> encouraging community-driven open source projects fits with our vision for
> RocketMQ. The ASF is also the home to many other projects with which we are
> familiar with and hope to integrate with RocketMQ including Apache Storm,
> Flume and Hadoop. We believe that there will be mutual benefit by close
> proximity to these and other projects.
>
> == Known Risks ==
>
> === Orphaned products ===
>
> The core developers currently work full-time on the RocketMQ project for
> Alibaba. RocketMQ provides a critical internal infrastructure and has been
> in production use at Alibaba since 2011, so there is no concern that it
> will become an orphaned project.
>
> === Inexperience with Open Source ===
>
> The core developers are all active contributors, users and followers of
> open source. They are all already committers and contributors to the
> RocketMQ Github project and several of them also have experience actively
> contributing to open source projects. Though the core set of developers do
> not have experience at the ASF, there are plans to onboard individuals to
> the project who have ASF open source experience.
>
> === Homogenous Developers ===
>
> The current core developers are from Alibaba and Yeahmobi but the goal is
> to establish a vibrant developer community and we will actively encourage
> new contributors.
>
> === Reliance on Salaried Developers ===
>
> Currently, the developers are paid to work on RocketMQ for both Alibaba and
> Yeahmobi. We look forward to building a strong community around the project
> in order to encourage more contributors to join the project.
>
> === Relationships with Other Apache Products ===
> RocketMQ is not currently integrated with any other ASF projects except for
> several Apache Commons products, such as commons-lang, commons-cli, etc. As
> a messaging server, it is mainly used to traditional publish/subscribe
> scenario and demandingly high volume realtime transaction system that
> tolerates no message loss. It uses java primitive file api and some jni
> technology to custom-build storage desgin. More details about its storage,
> please see the [[
> https://github.com/alibaba/RocketMQ/wiki/how-to-support-more-queues|RocketMQ
> Storage Design]]) The table below providing some context for simple
> comparison to some other Apache messaging projects at the ASF such as
> ActiveMQ and Kafka (apologies for the terrible MoinMoin table formatting,
> its syntax is limited. For a much better formatted table, please see the [[
> https://github.com/alibaba/RocketMQ/wiki/motivation|RocketMQ Github page]]).
>
>  ||'''Messaging Product'''||'''Protocol and Specification'''||'''Order
> Message'''||'''Message Filter'''||'''Server Triggered
> Redelivery'''||'''Persistent Messaging'''||'''Retroactive
> Consumers'''||'''Message Priority'''||'''High Availability and
> Failover'''||'''Message Tracking'''||'''Configuration'''||'''Management and
> Operation Tools'''||
>  || ActiveMQ || Push model, supports OpenWire, Stomp, AMQP, HTTP, JMS, MQTT
> || Exclusive consumer or exclusive queues will ensure ordering || Supported
> || Not Supported || Supports very fast persistence using JDBC along with a
> high performance journal´╝îsuch as LevelDB and KahaDB || Supported ||
> Supported || Supported, depending on storage, if Kahadb storage a ZooKeeper
> server is required, maybe trigger split brain after rebooting half of a
> two-node cluster || Not Supported || The default configuration is low
> level, user need to optimize the configuration ||Supported ||
>  || Kafka || Pull model, supports TCP || Ensure ordering of messages within
> a partition || Supported, you can use Kafka Streams to filter messages ||
> Not Supported || High performance file storage || Supported offset indicate
> || Not Supported || Supported, requires a ZooKeeper server || Not Supported
> || Kafka uses key-value pairs format for configuration. These values can be
> supplied either from a file or programmatically. || Supported, use terminal
> commands to expose core metrics ||
>  || RocketMQ || Pull model, supports TCP, JMS || Ensure strict ordering of
> messages, have no hot spot problem and can scale out gracefully ||
> Supported, you can even upload yourself custom-built filter code snippets
> || Supported || High performance and low latency file storage || Supported
> timestamp and offset 2 indicates || Not Supported || Supported,Master-Slave
> model, without anther kit || Supported || All configurations are off the
> shelf, user only needs to pay attention to a few configurations ||
> Supported, rich web and terminal command to expose core metrics ||
>
> === A Excessive Fascination with the Apache Brand ===
>
> While we respect the reputation of the Apache brand and have no doubt that
> it will attract new contributors and users, our interest is primarily to
> give RocketMQ a solid home as an open source project following an
> established development model. More reason are provided in the Rationale
> and Alignment sections.
>
> == Documentation ==
>
> Information about RocketMQ can be found on the Github project wiki [
> https://github.com/alibaba/RocketMQ]
>
> == Initial Source ==
>
> RocketMQ has been under development at Alibaba since 2011. The source code
> was opened up in 2012. It is currently hosted on Github using the Apache
> License ([https://github.com/alibaba/RocketMQ/blob/master/LICENSE]).
>
> == External Dependencies ==
>
> RocketMQ depends on some Apache projects:
>
>  * Commons Lang
>  * Commons CLI
>  * Commons Codec
>  * Maven
>
> and other open source projects (organized by license):
>
>  * ALv2:
>   * JNA
>   * Netty
>   * FastJson
>   * Jackson
>
>  * MPL
>   * Javassist
>
>  * MIT
>   * Mockito
>   * SLF4J
>   * Bridge-method-annotation
>
>  * EPL 1.0
>   * JUnit
>   * Logback
>
>
> As all dependencies are managed using Apache Maven, none of the
> external libraries need to be packaged in a source distribution.
>
> == Required Resources ==
>
> === Mailing lists ===
>
>  * rocketmq-private (PMC discussion)
>  * rocketmq-dev (developer discussion)
>  * rocketmq-user (user discussion)
>  * rocketmq-commits (SCM commits)
>  * rocketmq-issues (JIRA issue feed)
>
> === Subversion Directory ===
>
> Git is the preferred source control management system: git://
> git.apache.org/rocketmq
> === Issue Tracking ===
>
> JIRA RocketMQ (RocketMQ)
>
> === Other Resources ===
>
> The existing source code already has unit tests so we will make use of
> existing Apache continuous testing infrastructure. The resulting load
> should not be very large.
>
> == Initial Committers ==
>
>  * Xiaorui Wang <vintage.wang at gmail dot com>
>  * Von Gosling <fengjia10 at gmail dot com>
>  * Xinyu Zhou <zhou at xinyu dot im>
>  * Zhanhui Li <lizhanhui at gmail dot com>
>  * Wei Zhou <zhouwei198732 at gmail dot com>
>  * Jinjixiang <canna1989115 at gmail dot com>
>  * Longda <hustjackie at gmail dot com>
>
>
> == Affiliations ==
>
>  * Xiaorui Wang: Alibaba
>  * Von Gosling: Alibaba
>  * Xinyu Zhou: Alibaba
>  * Zhanhui Li: Yeahmobi
>  * Wei Zhou: Alibaba
>  * Jinjixiang: Alibaba
>  * Longda: Alibaba
>
>
> == Sponsors ==
>
> === Champion ===
>
> Bruce Snyder bsnyder@apache.org
>
> === Nominated Mentors ===
>
>  * Justin McLean jmclean@apache.org
>  * Bruce Snyder bsnyder@apache.org
>  * Brian McCallister brianm@apache.org
>  * Willem Ning Jiang ningjiang@apache.org
>  * Luke Han lukehan@apache.org
>
> === Sponsoring Entity ===
>
> We are requesting the Incubator to sponsor this project.
>
>
>
> --
> perl -e 'print unpack("u35",
> "\@0G)U8V4\@4VYY9&5R\"F)S;GED97)\`87!A8VAE+F]R9PH\`");'
>
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