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From "Kevin A. McGrail" <kevin.mcgr...@mcgrail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Dubbo - proposal for Apache Incubation
Date Mon, 05 Feb 2018 03:52:31 GMT
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On 2/4/2018 10:28 PM, dongeforever wrote:
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> 2018-02-05 11:26 GMT+08:00 Jeff Zhang <zjffdu@gmail.com>:
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>> +1
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>> Adam Feng <cxfeng1@gmail.com>于2018年2月5日周一 上午11:00写道:
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>>> +1
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>>> Thanks.
>>> Adam Feng
>>>
>>> On 3 Feb 2018, 7:45 PM +0800, Huxing Zhang <huxing@apache.org>, wrote:
>>>> Dear Apache Incubator Community,
>>>>
>>>> Please accept the following proposal for presentation and discussion:
>>>> https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/DubboProposal
>>>>
>>>> Dubbo is a high-performance, lightweight, Java based RPC framework.
>>>> Dubbo offers three key features, which includes interface based remote
>>>> call, fault tolerance & load balancing, and automatic service
>>>> registration & discovery.
>>>>
>>>> Any feedback from the incubator community is much appreciated.
>>>>
>>>> I've attached the proposal below.
>>>>
>>>> Best Regards,
>>>> Huxing
>>>>
>>>> = Dubbo Proposal =
>>>>
>>>> == Abstract ==
>>>>
>>>> Dubbo is a high-performance, lightweight, java based RPC framework
>>>> open-sourced by Alibaba. As in many RPC systems, Dubbo is based around
>>>> the idea of defining a service, specifying the methods that can be
>>>> called remotely with their parameters and return types. On the server
>>>> side, the server implements this interface and runs a Dubbo server to
>>>> handle client calls. On the client side, the client has a stub that
>>>> provides the same methods as the server.
>>>>
>>>> == Proposal ==
>>>>
>>>> Dubbo has a fairly huge community today, and is widely adopted by many
>>>> companies and organizations, but most of them are in China. We believe
>>>> running Dubbo in Apache Software Foundation can facilitate development
>>>> of a stronger and more diverse community.
>>>>
>>>> Alibaba submits this proposal to donate Dubbo's source code and its
>>>> side projects to the Apache Software Foundation. The code is already
>>>> under the Apache License Version 2.0. Dubbo source code and its side
>>>> projects are hosted on github right now:
>>>>
>>>> * Dubbo code base: https://github.com/alibaba/dubbo
>>>> * Web site: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo.github.io
>>>> * Documentations: User
>>>> Guide(http://dubbo.io/books/dubbo-user-book-en), Development
>>>> Guide(http://dubbo.io/books/dubbo-dev-book-en), Admin
>>>> Manual(http://dubbo.io/books/dubbo-admin-book-en)
>>>> * Other side projects hosted under dubbo group(
>> https://github.com/dubbo)
>>>> == Background ==
>>>>
>>>> Dubbo was developed at Alibaba in 2011 and has been widely used in
>>>> many production lines there since then. Dubbo offers three key
>>>> features, which include interface based remote call, fault tolerance &
>>>> load balancing, and automatic service registration & discovery. Since
>>>> Dubbo is open-sourced on github, it's been received up to 15k stars,
>>>> and has been forked for more than 10k times. Besides being widely
>>>> adopted inside Alibaba, Dubbo is also used in approximately 80% of
>>>> internet companies in China, including JingDong(http://www.jd.com),
>>>> DangDang(http://www.dangdang.com), Qunar(https://www.qunar.com),
>>>> NetEase Kaola(https://www.kaola.com), etc. In 2017, Dubbo has won the
>>>> TOP 10 most popular open source projects in China for 2 consecutive
>>>> years since 2016.
>>>>
>>>> We'd like to share this outstanding framework at the Apache Software
>>>> Foundation, and start developing a wider community through the Apache
>>>> way. We believe more people and organizations can be benefit from it
>>>> by doing so.
>>>>
>>>> == Rationale ==
>>>>
>>>> Remote procedure call (RPC) is one of the cornerstones to build
>>>> distributed systems, especially useful in today's e-commercial
>>>> industry and cloud computing providers. Dubbo is the java-based RPC
>>>> implementation. By using Dubbo, developers can call the remote service
>>>> just like call a local method but without worrying about the details
>>>> for the remote interaction. We expect more interesting features and
>>>> use cases to emerge from the community ranging from microservices to
>>>> cloud computing, and many other areas.
>>>>
>>>> == Current Status ==
>>>>
>>>> === Meritocracy ===
>>>>
>>>> The intent of this proposal is to start building a diverse developer
>>>> and user community around Dubbo following the ASF meritocracy model.
>>>> Since Dubbo was open sourced, many companies in China adopted Dubbo to
>>>> build up their own contributing system, moreover, we received many
>>>> enhancements or issue reports from them at the same time. The codebase
>>>> is now mainly managed by the development team inside Alibaba who's
>>>> responsible for building internal distributed system too. Any
>>>> suggestion or issue is discussed on
>>>> https://github.com/alibaba/dubbo/issues and more casual talk happens
>>>> in gitter channel (https://gitter.im/alibaba/dubbo). We plan to invite
>>>> more people as committers if they contribute to this project.
>>>>
>>>> === Community ===
>>>>
>>>> Dubbo is currently being developed by the development team inside
>>>> Alibaba who's responsible for building internal distributed system
>>>> too. Since it's open-sourced, Dubbo is widely adopted by many other
>>>> companies including CNUCC (China Nets Union Clearing Corporation),
>>>> ICBC (Industrial and Commercial Bank of China), China Life Insurance,
>>>> DiDi, Qunar, Dangdang, NetEase Kaola, Maoyan Movie, GOME, Haier, CSDC
>>>> (China Securities Depository and Clearing Corporation Limited),
>>>> AsiaInfo, and many more. We hope to grow the base of contributors by
>>>> inviting all those who offer contributions and excel through the use
>>>> of The Apache Way. Contributions from outside of Alibaba are
>>>> constantly accepted by Dubbo project and its side projects. Right
>>>> now, we make use of github as code hosting as well as both Google
>>>> Groups and gitter for community communication.
>>>>
>>>> === Core Developers ===
>>>>
>>>> Dubbo is currently being developed by engineers from Alibaba,
>>>> Dangdang, Qunar and WeiDian. Ding Li, Huxing Zhang, Ian Luo, Jun Liu,
>>>> Liujie Qin, Mercy Ma, Von Gosling, William Liang are working for
>>>> Alibaba. Most of them are working in Alibaba middleware team, and some
>>>> of them are also the core members of internal RPC framework, HSF (high
>>>> speed service framework). Von Gosling is the co-creator of Apache
>>>> RocketMQ, while Huxing Zhang is one of Apache Tomcat PMC members.
>>>> Besides, the Dubbo core developers also includes Xin Wang from
>>>> WeiDian, Liang Zhang from DangDang, Zhaohui Yu from Qunar. All of them
>>>> are in charge of building and maintaining distributed system in their
>>>> organizations, and have great passion in contributing back into Dubbo
>>>> project.
>>>>
>>>> === Aligment ===
>>>>
>>>> The ASF is the natural choice to host the Dubbo project as its goal of
>>>> encouraging community-driven open source projects fits with our vision
>>>> for Dubbo. The ASF is also the home to many other projects with which
>>>> we are familiar with and hope to integrate better with Dubbo including
>>>> Apache Thrift, Apache Zookeeper, etc. 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 RPC area for Alibaba.
>>>> Dubbo is widely adopted by many companies and individuals. There's no
>>>> realistic chance of it becoming orphaned.
>>>>
>>>> === 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
>>>> Dubbo project, and have gained good experience in running open-source
>>>> project in Github and interacting with the community. Moreover, Von
>>>> Gosling and Huxing Zhang from the initial committer, both are working
>>>> on Apache projects (RocketMQ and Tomcat respectively), will guide
>>>> others to practice the Apache Way together along with other incubator
>>>> mentors.
>>>>
>>>> === Homogenous Developers ===
>>>>
>>>> The current set of developers work across a variety of organizations
>>>> including Alibaba, DangDang, Qunar, and WeiDian. Furthermore, many
>>>> other companies forked Dubbo and continued to enhance in their own
>>>> private repositories. We plan to encourage them to contribute and
>>>> invite them as contributors to work on one common code base.
>>>>
>>>> === Reliance on Salaried Developers ===
>>>>
>>>> Currently, most of core developers are paid to work on Dubbo project
>>>> by Alibaba. We look forward to attracting more people outside Alibaba
>>>> to join this project, either payed engineers working on RPC area, or
>>>> individual volunteers, as long as they have enthusiasm for the Dubbo
>>>> project.
>>>>
>>>> === Relationships with Other Apache Products ===
>>>>
>>>> Dubbo integrates Apache Thrift as one of RPC protocols it supports,
>>>> and Apache Zookeeper as one of service registration/discovery
>>>> machanisms. We look forward to collaborating with those communities
>>>> and any others which use RPC.
>>>>
>>>> === 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 Dubbo a solid home as an open source project
>>>> following an established development model. More reasons are provided
>>>> in the Rationale and Alignment sections.
>>>>
>>>> == Documentation ==
>>>>
>>>> A complete set of Dubbo documentations is provided on dubbo.io in both
>>>> English and Simplified Chinese.
>>>>
>>>> * Dubbo user guide:
>>>> http://dubbo.io/books/dubbo-user-book-en(English),
>>>> http://dubbo.io/books/dubbo-user-book(Chinese)
>>>> * Dubbo development guide:
>>>> http://dubbo.io/books/dubbo-dev-book-en(English),
>>>> http://dubbo.io/books/dubbo-dev-book(Chinese)
>>>> * Dubbo admin manual:
>>>> http://dubbo.io/books/dubbo-admin-book-en(English),
>>>> http://dubbo.io/books/dubbo-admin-book(Chinese)
>>>>
>>>> == Initial Source ==
>>>>
>>>> Dubbo was initially developed within Alibaba, and then was
>>>> open-sourced with The Apache License 2.0 under Alibaba Group on Github
>>>> in 2011. Besides the core code base, Dubbo also hosts its side
>>>> projects on github but in a dedicated group instead of Alibaba.
>>>> Specifically, the initial source includes:
>>>>
>>>> * Dubbo code base: https://github.com/alibaba/dubbo
>>>> * Spring Boot Support:
>>> https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-spring-boot-project
>>>> * Dubbo Admin Console: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-ops
>>>> * Json RPC extension: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-rpc-jsonrpc
>>>> * Home Page: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo.github.io
>>>> * Dubbo Documentation:
>>>> * User guide: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-user-book-en
>>>> * Developer guide: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-dev-book-en
>>>> * Admin guide: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-admin-book-en
>>>> * Dubbo Documentation (Chinese)
>>>> * User guide: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-user-book
>>>> * Developer guide: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-dev-book
>>>> * Admin guide: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-admin-book
>>>> * Samples/Demo:
>>>> * https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-feature-test
>>>> * https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-docker-sample
>>>> * https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-http-demo
>>>> * https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-ws-demo
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> == External Dependencies ==
>>>>
>>>> As all dependencies are managed using Apache Maven, none of the
>>>> external libraries need to be packaged in a source distribution. The
>>>> dependencies all have Apache compatible licenses. These include BSD,
>>>> CDDL, CPL, MPL and MIT licensed dependencies. There are only 3
>>>> transitive dependencies(javassist, netty, and spring-context), and all
>>>> the other dependencies are optional, which are not included in a Dubbo
>>>> release.
>>>>
>>>> Dependency License Optional?
>>>> javassist Apache License 2.0/MPL 1.1 false
>>>> netty Apache License 2.0 false
>>>> spring-context Apache License 2.0 false
>>>> httpclient Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> zookeeper Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> zkclient Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> curator-framework Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> cxf Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> libthrift Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> commons-logging Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> commons-lang Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> mina Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> fastjson Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> xmemcached Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> hessian Apache License 1.1 true
>>>> tomcat Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> jetty Apache License 2.0/EPL 1.0 true
>>>> validation-api Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> hibernate-validator Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> cache-api Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> log4j Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> easymock Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> cglib-nodep Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> resteasy Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> fst Apache License 2.0 true
>>>> slf4j-api MIT true
>>>> jmockit MIT true
>>>> jedis MIT true
>>>> grizzly CDDL 1.1 true
>>>> servlet-api CDDL 1.1 true
>>>> javax.el CDDL 1.1 true
>>>> logback-classic EPL 1.0 true
>>>> junit EPL 1.0 true
>>>> kryo BSD 3-clause true
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> == Required Resources ==
>>>>
>>>> === Mailing lists ===
>>>>
>>>> * dubbo-private (PMC discussion)
>>>> * dubbo-dev (developer discussion)
>>>> * dubbo-user (user discussion)
>>>> * dubbo-commits (SCM commits)
>>>> * dubbo-issues (JIRA issue feed)
>>>>
>>>> === Subversion Directory ===
>>>>
>>>> Instead of subversion, Dubbo prefers to git as source control
>>>> management system: git://git.apache.org/dubbo
>>>>
>>>> === Issue Tracking ===
>>>>
>>>> JIRA Dubbo (Dubbo)
>>>>
>>>> === 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 ==
>>>>
>>>> (In alphabetical order)
>>>>
>>>> * Ding Li (oldratlee at gmail dot com)
>>>> * Huxing Zhang (huxing at apache dot org)
>>>> * Ian Luo (ian.luo at gmail dot com)
>>>> * Jean-Frederic Clere (jfclere at apache dot org)
>>>> * Jun Liu (ken.lj.hz at gmail dot com)
>>>> * John D. Ament (johndament at apache dot org)
>>>> * Justin McLean (jmclean at apache dot org)
>>>> * Liang Zhang (terrymanu at 163 dot com)
>>>> * Liujie Qin (qinliujieyangliu at gmail dot com)
>>>> * Mark Thomas (markt at apache dot org)
>>>> * Mercy Ma (mercyblitz at gmail dot com)
>>>> * Von Gosling (vongosling at apache dot org)
>>>> * William Liang (liangfei0201 at gmail dot com)
>>>> * Xin Wang (ovepoem at hotmail dot com)
>>>> * Zhaohui Yu (yuyijq at gmail dot com)
>>>>
>>>> == Affiliations ==
>>>>
>>>> (In alphabetical order)
>>>>
>>>> * Alibaba: Ding Li, Huxing Zhang, Ian Luo, Jun Liu, Liujie Qin, Mercy
>>>> Ma, Von Gosling, William Liang
>>>> * Class Software: Justin McLean
>>>> * DangDang: Liang Zhang
>>>> * Pivotal: Mark Thomas
>>>> * Qunar: Zhaohui Yu
>>>> * Redhat: Jean-Frederic Clere
>>>> * Sparta Systems: John D. Ament
>>>> * WeiDian: Xin Wang
>>>>
>>>> == Additional Interested Contributors ==
>>>>
>>>> (In alphabetical order)
>>>>
>>>> * Hanson Huang (hanson19921129 at gmail dot com)
>>>> * Jerrick Zhu (diecui1202 at gmail dot com)
>>>> * Peng Wei (weipeng2k at gmail dot com)
>>>> * Yuneng Xie (xieyuneng at gmail dot com)
>>>> * Zhixuan Cheng (hengyunabc at gmail dot com)
>>>>
>>>> == Sponsors ==
>>>>
>>>> === Champion ===
>>>>
>>>> * Justin McLean (jmclean at apache dot org)
>>>>
>>>> === Nominated Mentors ===
>>>>
>>>> * Justin McLean (jmclean at apache dot org)
>>>> * John D. Ament (johndament at apache dot org)
>>>> * Jean-Frederic Clere (jfclere at apache dot org)
>>>> * Mark Thomas (markt at apache dot org)
>>>>
>>>> ==== Informal Mentors ====
>>>>
>>>> * Huxing Zhang (huxing at apache dot org)
>>>> * Von Gosling (vongosling at apache dot org)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> === Sponsoring Entity ===
>>>>
>>>> We are requesting the Incubator to sponsor this project.
>>>>
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