Meritocracy in Action: The Apache Membership Process

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) will be holding its annual Members’ meeting this July. Among the Foundation’s business that takes place during this meeting is the election of new ASF Members.  At its inception in 1999, The ASF comprised 21 individuals who oversaw the progress of the Apache HTTP Server. This group formed the Foundation’s core […]


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Incubation at Apache: What’s it all about?

More Projects Than Ever Submitted to Become a Part of The Apache Software Foundation The success and reputation of The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) as one of the most influential Open Source organizations is undisputed. Launched 12 years ago with the Apache HTTP Server, the all-volunteer ASF currently develops and shepherds nearly 170 projects, including […]


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The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Libcloud as a Top-Level Project

Vendor-neutral, Standard Client Library Interfaces with Leading Cloud Computing Providers Including Amazon EC2, Eucalyptus, IBM Cloud, and Rackspace Cloud 25 May 2011 —FOREST HILL, MD—The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is pleased to announce that Apache Libcloud has graduated from the Apache Incubator as a Top-Level Project (TLP). Apache Libcloud is an Open Source Python library […]


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The Apache Software Foundation Subpoenaed to Produce Documents in Oracle America vs. Google

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has received a [United States District Court subpoena] requiring the production of documents related to the use of Apache Harmony code in the Android software platform, and the unsuccessful attempt by Apache to secure an acceptable license to the Java SE Technology Compatibility Kit. The request, received from Oracle America’s attorneys on May 2nd […]


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Apache Hadoop Wins MediaGuardian “Innovator Of The Year” Award

Congratulations to the Apache Hadoop Project for winning the top prize at the 2011 MediaGuardian Innovation Awards in London! Beating out nominess such as the iPad and WikiLeaks, judges of the fourth annual Media Guardian Innovation Awards (Megas) considered Apache Hadoop a “Swiss Army knife of the 21st Century” and a greater catalyst for innovation by […]


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The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Chemistry as a Top-Level Project

Open Source implementation of the CMIS standard widely used in Enterprise Content Management solutions, such as Adobe, Alfresco, Nuxeo, OpenText, SAP, and more. Forest Hill, MD – 23 February 2011 – The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of nearly 150 Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced that Apache Chemistry […]


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Apache Innovation Bolsters IBM’s “Smartest Machine on Earth” in First-ever Man vs. Machine Competition on Jeopardy! Quiz Show

Apache UIMA and Apache Hadoop Advance Data Intelligence and Semantics Capabilities of Watson Supercomputer Forest Hill, MD – 14 February 2011 – The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of nearly 150 Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced that Apache UIMA and Apache Hadoop play key roles in the data […]


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The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Pivot 2.0

Open Source Platform for Building Installable Internet Applications Makes Building GUI Applications Even Easier Forest Hill, MD – 19 January 2011 – The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of nearly 150 Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced Apache Pivot 2.0, the full-featured, Open Source platform for building installable Internet […]


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The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Cassandra 0.7

Highly-scalable Open Source Distributed Database for Handling Large Amounts of Data is a Key Component in Cloud Computing Forest Hill, MD – 11 January 2011 – The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of nearly 150 Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced Apache Cassandra v0.7, the highly-scalable, second generation Open […]


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The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache OODT as a Top-Level Project

Open Source middleware for managing, unifying, and archiving data used in critical scientific applications, including NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Cancer Institute, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Virtual Pediatric Intensive Care Unit The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of nearly 150 Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced that Apache […]


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Apache Subversion to WANdisco: +1 on the code contributions, -1 on the attitude.

In light of some recent press releases and blog posts from WANdisco ([1], [2], [3]), the Apache Subversion project would like to clarify that WANdisco, Inc participates in Subversion development under the same terms as any other organization. Those wishing to verify this may prefer to use the project’s public mailing lists and change logs as primary sources, rather […]


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The Apache Software Foundation Launches “Apache Extras” to Accelerate Innovation

Google-hosted site provides a “home-away-from-home” for code associated with Apache projects Forest Hill, MD – 14 December 2010 – The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) today announced apache-extras.org, the Google-hosted site for code associated with Apache projects that are not part of the Foundation’s more than eighty Top-level Projects and dozens of initiatives in the Apache […]


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Announcing BarCampApache Sydney, Australia

The Apache Software Foundation is happy to announce BarCampApache Sydney, Australia, the first ASF-backed event in the Southern Hemisphere! Taking place 11th December 2010 at the University of Sydney’s Darlington Centre, the BarCampApache "unconference" will be attendee-driven, facilitated by members of the Apache community and will focus on the “Apache Way” of developing software. The […]


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Statement by the ASF Board on our participation in the Java Community Process

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is proud to announce that it has been ratified for another three-year term on the Java Community Process (JCP) Executive Committee. Receiving support from 95% of the voters, this election allows the ASF to continue its 10 year effort to help bring transparency and openness to the JCP as well […]


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Apache News Roundup from the ApacheCon Show Floor

The following newsworthy events took place during the course of ApacheCon North America 1-5 November: 1) Foundation Updates Membership count: 330 (31 new Members; 52 emeritus) Committer count: +2,500 (approximately 200 additional Committers over the past year) The ASF is governed by the community it most directly serves — the people collaborating within its projects. […]


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The ASF asks: Have you met Apache Mahout?

The all-volunteer Apache Software Foundation (ASF) develops, stewards, and incubates nearly 150 Open Source projects and initiatives, many of which power mission-critical applications in financial services, aerospace, publishing, government, healthcare, research, infrastructure, and more. Did you know that 50% of the Top 10 downloaded Open Source products are Apache projects? Did you know that Europe’s […]


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Statement by the ASF Board on recent Java-related events

As reported recently in the news and elsewhere, there are two issues currently facing the Foundation that merit a response from the ASF.  At the last JCP Executive Committee meeting in Bonn, Germany, Oracle announced that it will not offer a TCK license for Java SE (for the Apache Harmony project) without the so-called "Field […]


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