Tencent Technology News, July 20, co-sponsored by Xiaomi Group and Apache HBase Community, Alibaba, Tencent and Huawei co-organized the HBaseCon Asia 2019 Summit in Beijing.
Cui Baoqiu, vice president of Xiaomi Group and chairman of the group technical committee, said in his opening speech that "open source is borderless." Open source is the only way for enterprises to quickly innovate, quickly iterate and quickly launch products on the shoulders of giants. Against the repeated creation of wheels. Embracing open source is Xiaomi's engineering culture, in the era of cloud computing and big data, especially in the AI and AIoT+5G era. We hope to work with our peers to drive the industry to build a more open source ecosystem. ”
It is reported that the HBase community is one of the largest open source projects in the world. According to Xiaomi, at present, HBase has 17 Committers in mainland China, 9 from Xiaomi, and 2 of them are PMC members. Recently, Xiaomi engineer Zhang Wei was appointed as the chairman of HBase project by Apache Software Foundation, so Xiaomi also It is considered to be HBase's Whampoa Military Academy in China. In 2018, other manufacturers around the world contributed a total of 1010 patches to HBase. Xiaomi contributed 306 patches, accounting for 23% of the overall patch contribution.
In fact, Xiaomi has always attached importance to open source. In the early days of Xiaomi's establishment, Lei Jun said that “any startup company, if it does not embrace open source, will lose directly on the starting line. & rdquo; and Xiaomi's MIUI operating system also benefited from the open source of Android. According to Xiaomi, the five principles of Xiaomi's open source strategy are “fast; no re-creation of the wheel; no need to use it; use it; keep open and share; and launch its own Committer on major projects. ”