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From Deepal jayasinghe <deep...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: eBay Case Study and Synapse
Date Tue, 02 Aug 2011 03:20:09 GMT
Awesome news and great achievements, I also went through [1]. Kudos
should go to all the contributors and WSO2 for convincing eBay to switch
to ESB (a.k.a Synapse).

I believe I can freely talk here since I do not consider myself as a
Synapse contributor. However, since I was there since the inception of
the project I witnessed the contributions from many different
individuals. IIRC Synapse is composed of many different Apache projects,
so I do not see the point of crediting only one project (of course
credit should go to NIO too). More importantly, when there are (were)
many contributors of the project, it is not good for health of the
project just to mention very few individuals.

[1]:
http://www.informationweek.com/news/infrastructure/traffic_management/231002969

Thanks,
Deepal

>> Wearing my old Synapse Hat on again.., thats certainly good to hear!
>>
>> When I first started working on a non-blocking HTTP transport [1] and wrote
>> the implementation based on HttpComponents [2] almost 4-5 years ago, I
>> didn't imagine that it would someday drive traffic at eBay! Credit for this
>> also goes to the Apache HttpCore/NIO project, and especially to Oleg
>> Kalnichevski who helped us immensely to get NHTTP going in those early days
> As an Apache Project we are very proud of all the work that has gone
> into the NIO transport in Synapse and in Axis2, and the hard work from
> the HTTPCore NIO project as well. There have been many contributions
> to the NIO transport in the last 5 years to get it to the point where
> it can handle eBay's traffic load. Its very important to me as an
> Apache committer and member of the PMC of this project that all those
> contributions are recognized, including yours. For example there have
> been 86 commits to the NIO Transport in the last two years including
> those by Supun, Andreas, Hiranya, Oleg, Charith, Ruwan, and Rajika.
>
> Paul
>
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