incubator-general mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Tan,Zhongyi" <tanzhon...@baidu.com>
Subject Re: We want to contribute brpc to ASF, looking for champion and mentor ,please help
Date Mon, 17 Sep 2018 03:21:03 GMT
Hi, JB

Would you like to be champion for this project?

Thanks


在 2018/9/14 下午5:20, "Jean-Baptiste Onofré" <jb@nanthrax.net> 写入:

>Thanks for the details. It helps.
>
>Let me do a new pass on the proposal.
>
>Regards
>JB
>
>On 14/09/2018 10:19, Tan,Zhongyi wrote:
>> Hi, JB,
>> Below are our answers to your questions,
>> Please check,
>> Thanks.
>> 
>> 1. brpc doesn't depend on any other Apache projects. brpc currently
>> depends on the following external project:
>>    - leveldb
>>    - openssl
>>    - protobuf
>>    - gperftools (optional)
>>    - glog (optional)
>>    - gtest
>> 
>> 2. brpc is alternative for C++ rpc fcramework,implementations for other
>> languages are not competitive enough (comparing to gRPC) to be
>> opensourced.  Besides the basic RPC function, brpc(C++) provides
>> additional features than gRPC:
>>    - Clients and servers can talk in multiple protocols: baidu internal
>> protocol, http, thrift, http2(communicable with gRPC, the PR is under
>> reviewing) and tens of other protocols.
>>    - Proved better performance in different scenarios, by eliminating
>> locks on hotpaths and using goroutine-like concurrency(bthread) with
>>cache
>> friendly data structures
>>    - More useful debugging utilities to help C++ programers build solid
>> online services.
>>    - Various access patterns such as one-to-one, one-to-many(fan out),
>> streaming, which simplify implementation of complex distributed
>>services.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 在 2018/9/13 下午3:00, "Jean-Baptiste Onofré" <jb@nanthrax.net> 写入:
>> 
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> It's an interesting project. I have two questions:
>>>
>>> 1. do you have some interactions/dependencies with other Apache
>>> projects, especially CXF for instance ?
>>> 2. what's the comparison between brpc and gRPC ? An alternative ?
>>> Different features ?
>>>
>>> I might be interested by mentoring the project, I would like to
>>> understand exactly the target/purposes.
>>>
>>> Thanks !
>>> Regards
>>> JB
>>>
>>> On 13/09/2018 08:20, Tan,Zhongyi wrote:
>>>> Hi, guys,
>>>>
>>>> brpc is one open source RPC framework that is very popular in baidu
>>>>and
>>>> china.
>>>> We want to contribute it to ASF to make it more successful.
>>>> And we are looking for champion and mentor for this project,
>>>> if anyone would like to volunteer, we will be very appreciated.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Here is the draft for brpc proposal.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> # brpc Proposal
>>>>
>>>> ## Abstract
>>>>
>>>> brpc is an industrial-grade RPC framework for building reliable and
>>>> high-performance services.
>>>>
>>>> ## Proposal
>>>>
>>>> We propose to contribute the brpc codebase and associated
>>>> artifacts(e.g. documentation etc.) to the Apache Software Foundation,
>>>> and aim to  build a wider open community around it in the 'Apache
>>>>Way'.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ## Background
>>>>
>>>> The RPC framework used in Baidu before 2014 was developed at 2008 and
>>>> limited in protocols and performance, and there were also serveral
>>>> implementations focused on their own scenarios from Baidu's different
>>>> BU. As an infrastructural team in Baidu, we tried to build a new
>>>> framework to unify all RPC scenarios inside. The framework was named
>>>> "baidu-rpc" internally the early versions were adopted and online at
>>>> late 2014. The framework was rapidly iterated at 2015-2017, and
>>>> thousands kinds of services and almost all core services adopted it.
>>>>And
>>>> in 2017, we opensourced it as "brpc" and hope to get more adoptions
>>>>and
>>>> contributions from outside. At the time of opensourcing, there're more
>>>> than 1 million instances inside Baidu using baidu-rpc (not counting
>>>> clients).
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ## Rationale
>>>>
>>>> brpc has been approved inside baidu, since many high performance core
>>>> services are using it.
>>>> And since its open source, it has been adopted by several other
>>>> companies, including Iqiyi, Didi, Sougou, BiliBili etc.
>>>>
>>>> ## Current Status
>>>>
>>>> brpc has been an open source project on GitHub
>>>> (https://github.com/brpc/brpc) since 2017.
>>>>
>>>> Currently it has more than 7.3k stars, 1.6k forks, and is one of the
>>>> most popular repositories in topic of rpc category in GitHub rpc
>>>> catelogy.
>>>> It has been widely used in Baidu, with 1,000,000+ instances and
>>>> thousands kinds of services.
>>>> Besides, many other companies have already used it also, such as
>>>>Iqiyi,
>>>> Didi, Sougou, BiliBili etc.
>>>>
>>>> ### Meritocracy
>>>>
>>>> brpc was originally created by Ge Jun and Chen zhangyi inside baidu
>>> >from 2014.
>>>> Since its opensource in 2017, it has already followed meritocracy
>>>> principles.
>>>> It accepts multiple contributions from other companies.
>>>> And now, the core developers are from several different companies.
>>>>
>>>> We will follow Apache way to encourage more developers to contribute
>>>>in
>>>> this project.
>>>> We know that only active and committed developers from a diverse set
>>>>of
>>>> backgrounds
>>>> can make brpc a successful project.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ### Community
>>>>
>>>> brpc has been building an active community since its open source.
>>>> Currently,
>>>> the community includes over 31 contributors.
>>>> The core developers of brpc are listed below.
>>>>
>>>> ### Core Developers
>>>>
>>>> * Ge Jun(https://github.com/jamesge jge666@gmail.com)
>>>> * Chen Zhangyi(https://github.com/chenzhangyi frozen.zju@gmail.com)
>>>> * Jiang Rujie(https://github.com/old-bear jrjbear@gmail.com)
>>>> * Zhu Jiashun(http://github.com/zyearn zhujiashun2010@gmail.com)
>>>> * Wang Yao(https://github.com/ipconfigme ipconfigme@gmail.com)
>>>>
>>>> ### Alignment
>>>>
>>>> brpc is useful for building reliable and high-performance
>>>>applications.
>>>> Since ASF has many famous performance-related and rpc-related
>>>>projects,
>>>> we believe that ASF is a perfect choice to help brpc project to
>>>>attract
>>>> more developers and users as well as having more cooperation with
>>>> existing projects.
>>>>
>>>> ## Known Risks
>>>>
>>>> ### Orphaned Products
>>>>
>>>> Since our core developers are from different companies and many
>>>> companies are using it,
>>>> the risk of the project being abandoned is minimal.
>>>> For example, Baidu is extensively using it in their production
>>>> environment
>>>> and many large corporations including Iqiyi, Didi, Sougou, BiliBili
>>>>use
>>>> it in their production applications.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ### Inexperience with Open Source
>>>>
>>>> brpc has been an active open source project for more than one year.
>>>> During that time, the project has attracted 30+ contributors and
>>>>gained
>>>> a lot of attention.
>>>> The core developers are all active users and followers of open source.
>>>>
>>>> ### Homogenous Developers
>>>>
>>>> brpc was created inside Baidu, but after brpc was open sourced, it
>>>> received a lot of bug fixes and enhancements from other developers not
>>>> working at Baidu.
>>>> And the core developers now are from different companies now.
>>>>
>>>> ### Reliance on Salaried Developers
>>>>
>>>> Baidu invested in brpc as a general rpc framework used in company
>>>> widely.
>>>> The core developers have been dedicated to this project for about four
>>>> years.
>>>> And after its open source, developers around the world have involved
>>>>in.
>>>> Besides, we want more developers and researchers to contribute to the
>>>> project.
>>>>
>>>> ### An Excessive Fascination with the Apache Brand
>>>>
>>>> The mission of brpc is to help developers build reliable and
>>>> high-performance services quickly and easily.
>>>> It has been widely used in production environment throughout Baidu and
>>>> after opensource, it has gained much attention and attracted
>>>>developers
>>>> all over the world.
>>>> Apache Brand is very respected. We are very honored to have the
>>>> opportunity to join ASF, with the understanding that its brand
>>>>policies
>>>> being respected.
>>>> And we hope Apache can help us build the ecosystem around brpc and
>>>> attract more developers.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ## Documentation
>>>>
>>>> The following links provide more information about brpc in open
>>>>source:
>>>>
>>>> Codebase at Github: https://github.com/brpc/brpc
>>>> Issue Tracking: https://github.com/brpc/brpc/issues
>>>> Overview: https://github.com/brpc/brpc/blob/master/docs/en/overview.md
>>>>
>>>> ## Initial Source
>>>>
>>>> brpc has been developed since 2014 by a team of engineers at Baidu
>>>>Inc.
>>>> We currently use Github to maintain our source code and track issues
>>>>at
>>>> https://github.com/brpc/brpc.
>>>> We need to move our repository to Apache infrastructure.
>>>>
>>>> ## Source and Intellectual Property Submission Plan
>>>>
>>>> brpc source code is available under Apache V2 license and owned by
>>>> Baidu.
>>>> We will work with the committers to get ICLAs signed. We will provide
>>>>a
>>>> Software Grant Agreement from an authorized signer per
>>>> https://www.apache.org/licenses/software-grant-template.pdf
>>>>
>>>> ## External Dependencies
>>>>
>>>> brpc has the following external dependencies.
>>>>
>>>> * Google gflags (BSD)
>>>> * Google protobuf (BSD)
>>>> * Google leveldb (BSD)
>>>>
>>>> ## Required Resources
>>>>
>>>> ### Mailing List
>>>>
>>>> There are currently no mailing lists. The usual mailing lists are
>>>> expected to be set up when entering incubation:
>>>>
>>>> * private@brpc.incubator.apache.org
>>>> * dev@brpc.incubator.apache.org
>>>> * commits@brpc.incubator.apache.org
>>>>
>>>> ### Git Repositories:
>>>>
>>>> Upon entering incubation, we want to transfer the existing repo from
>>>> https://github.com/brpc/brpc to Apache infrastructure like
>>>> https://github.com/apache/incubator-brpc.
>>>>
>>>> ### Issue Tracking:
>>>>
>>>> brpc currently uses GitHub to track issues. Would like to continue to
>>>> do so while we discuss migration possibilities with the ASF Infra
>>>> committee.
>>>>
>>>> ### Other Resources:
>>>>
>>>> Currently brpc has no dedicated website except Github homepage. In the
>>>> future the website url should be http://brpc.incubator.apache.org/ to
>>>> follow apache incubator conventions.
>>>>
>>>> ## Sponsors
>>>>
>>>> ### Champion
>>>>
>>>> * todo
>>>>
>>>> ### Mentors
>>>>
>>>> * todo
>>>>
>>>> ### Sponsoring Entity
>>>>
>>>> We are requesting the Incubator to sponsor this project.
>>>>
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Jean-Baptiste Onofré
>>> jbonofre@apache.org
>>> http://blog.nanthrax.net
>>> Talend - http://www.talend.com
>>>
>>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>>> To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
>>> For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org
>>>
>> 
>> 
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>> To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
>> For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org
>> 
>
>-- 
>Jean-Baptiste Onofré
>jbonofre@apache.org
>http://blog.nanthrax.net
>Talend - http://www.talend.com
>
>---------------------------------------------------------------------
>To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
>For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org
>

Mime
View raw message