Apache in 2021 – By The Digits

During 2021 the all-volunteer Apache community has demonstrated unwavering commitment to our tenet of “Community Over Code.” Highlights over the past year include — Community/People The Apache Software Foundation’s (ASF) merit-driven “Contributor-Committer-Member” progression is the central governing process across the Apache ecosystem. Following the ASF’s incorporation in 1999, the core Apache Group of 21 individual […]


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The Apache® Software Foundation Announces Annual Report for 2021 Fiscal Year

World’s largest Open Source foundation’s community rallies during pandemic; uptick in project activity, participation, and sponsor support advances Foundation to continue to provide $22B+ worth of software to the public-at-large at 100% no cost. Wilmington, DE —31 August 2021— The Apache® Software Foundation (ASF), the world’s largest Open Source foundation, announced today the availability of […]


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The Apache® Software Foundation Celebrates 22 Years of Open Source Innovation “The Apache Way”

World’s largest Open Source foundation provides $22B+ in community-led software 100% free of charge for the common good Wilmington, DE —24 March 2021— The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today its 22nd Anniversary. Originally established by the 21-member Apache Group, […]


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Apache in 2020 – By The Digits

Whilst 2020 has been quite a challenging year world-wide, the all-volunteer Apache community has demonstrated commendable strength, resilience, and commitment to our tenet of “Community Over Code” —  238 Apache Projects, sub-projects, incubating podlings, and their communities produced nearly 3,500 releases across dozens of categories. Release Categories: API Gateways, Application Performance Management, Big Data, Blockchain, […]


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The Apache® Software Foundation Celebrates 21 Years of Open Source Leadership

World’s largest Open Source foundation advances community-led innovation “The Apache Way” Wakefield, MA —26 March 2020— The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today its 21st Anniversary. Advancing its mission of providing software for the public good, the ASF’s all-volunteer community […]


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Apache in 2019 – By The Digits

What an accomplished year for The Apache Software Foundation: 2019 heralded 20 years of Open Source leadership "The Apache Way". Our rallying cry of "Community Over Code" informs everything we do, with billions worldwide benefiting from more than $20B worth of community-led software, provided 100% free-of-charge. Highlights include: Apache Projects —https://projects.apache.org/ Total number of projects […]


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The Apache® Software Foundation Celebrates 19 Years of Open Source Leadership “The Apache Way”

World’s largest Open Source foundation’s all-volunteer community makes a difference in the lives of billions of users.  [click for "Apache at 19" promo].  Wakefield, MA —26 March 2018— The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today its 19th Anniversary, and its […]


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The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 15 Years of Open Source Innovation and Community Leadership

Apache has been at the forefront of dozens of today’s industry-defining technologies and tools; nearly every end-user computing device has been touched by at least one Apache product. Budapest, Hungary –19 November– At ApacheCon Europe, members of the Apache community commemorated The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)’s fifteenth anniversary and congratulated the people, projects, initiatives, and […]


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The Apache Software Foundation Announces 10th Anniversary of Apache Lucene

Powers smart search and indexing solutions for AOL, Apple, Comcast, Disney, IBM, LinkedIn, Twitter, Wikipedia, and more. Forest Hill, MD – 27 September 2011 – The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of nearly 150 Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced the 10th anniversary of Apache Lucene. The Lucene information […]


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The Apache Software Foundation Announces 10th Anniversary of Apache POI

Open Source project in use at Deutsche Bank, IBM, J.P. Morgan, NASA, Siemens and more. The Apache Software Foundation (ASF),  the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of nearly 150 Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced the 10th anniversary of Apache POI. First created in 2001, Apache POI’s cross-platform Open Source Java APIs allow users […]


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The Apache Software Foundation Announces the 15th Anniversary of the Apache HTTP Web Server

ASF Flagship Project is World’s Most Popular Web Server, Powering More than 112 Million Websites FOREST HILL, MD, 23 February, 2010 — The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) — developers, stewards, and incubators of 138 Open Source projects — today announced the 15th anniversary of the Apache HTTP Web Server.The ASF’s first project became the world’s most […]


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Governor Schwarzenegger and Mayor Dellums honor the Apache Software Foundation

As mentioned in a previous post, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums have recently recognized The Apache Software Foundation for a decade of open source leadership and technology innovation. Mayor Dellums proclaimed November 4th, 2009 as the Apache Software Foundation Day! Here are their letters, as presented last week at ApacheCon US […]


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The Apache HTTP Server Project Does It Again — The World’s #1 Web Server Tops Linux Journal’s Reader’s Choice Awards

Not only does the Apache HTTP Server power more than 106 million Websites worldwide, an astounding 89% of Linux Journal readers have chosen the “competitor-less” Apache HTTP Server as their favorite Web server, according to the 2009 Reader’s Choice Awards. We were tickled to read, “As with last year, the thought arises in Favorite Web […]


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