Merging rcouch

rcouch is a variant of CouchDB that is derived from the main Apache CouchDB code base. One way to look at it is as a “future port” of CouchDB, that is for two reasons: The internals are greatly improved . In simple terms, if CouchDB would be started to day, it would look a lot like rcouch. It comes with a number of nice new features . ... [Read more...]

Apache Flex FlexUnit 4.2.0 Released!

The Apache Flex community is pleased to announce the release of Apache Flex FlexUnit 4.2.0. Apache Flex is a highly productive, open source application framework for building and maintaining expressive applications that deploy consistently on all major browsers, desktops and devices (including smartphones, tablets and tv). Apache Flex FlexUnit is a... [Read more...]

Apache Phoenix releases next major version

The Apache Phoenix team is pleased to announce the release of its next major versions: 3.0.0 and 4.0.0 from the Apache Incubator. Phoenix is a SQL query engine for Apache HBase , a NoSQL data store. It is accessed as a JDBC driver and enables querying and managing HBase tables using SQL. Major new features include: ... [Read more...]

heartbleed fallout for apache

Remain calm. What we've learned about the heartbleed incident is that it is hard, in the sense of perhaps only viable to a well-funded blackhat operation, to steal a private certificate and key from a vulnerable service.  Nevertheless, the central role Apache projects play in the modern software development world require us to mitigate against... [Read more...]

The Effect of ColumnFamily, RowKey and KeyValue De...

By Doug Meil, HBase Committer and Thomas Murphy Intro One of the most common questions in the HBase user community is estimating disk footprint of tables, which translates into HFile size – the internal file format in HBase. We designed an experiment at Explorys where we ran combinations of design time options (rowkey... [Read more...]

CouchDB Weekly News, 10 April

Releases Apache CouchDB 1.5.1 released This is a security release. Download link | Release notes Blog Posts CouchDB and the Heartbleed SSL/TLS Vulnerability A new series in this our blog: "The Little Things" that are great about CouchDB - because it's always the little things . The first post: " Do Not Delete -... [Read more...]

Apache CouchDB 1.5.1 Released

Apache CouchDB 1.5.1 has been released and is available for download. CouchDB is a database that completely embraces the web. Store your data with JSON documents. Access your documents with your web browser, via HTTP. Query, combine, and transform your documents with JavaScript. CouchDB works well with modern web and mobile apps. You can even serve web... [Read more...]

The Apache Software Foundation Announces the 5th A...

Highest performing "NoSQL" distributed Big Data database in use at hundreds of organizations including Adobe, CERN, Comcast, Disney, eBay, GE, GitHub, GoDaddy, HP, Hulu, IBM, Instagram, Intuit, Netflix, Plaxo, Polyvore, Sony, and The Weather Channel Forest Hill, MD –08 April 2014– The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer... [Read more...]

How to Mitigate OpenSSL HeartBleed Vulnerability i...

UPDATE 1: The instructions below are incomplete. The proper upgrade command is "apt-get install openssl libssl1.0.0". If you've just updated openssl, please go back and update libssl as well. UPDATE 2: Adding instructions for VMWare-hosted System VMs (Thanks to Geoff Higginbottom at ShapeBlue) UPDATE 3: Added instructions for... [Read more...]

CouchDB and the Heartbleed SSL/TLS Vulnerability

You may or may not have heard about the Heartbleed SSL/TLS vulnerability yet. Without much exaggeration, this is a big one. What does this mean for CouchDB? 1. If you are using CouchDB with the built-in SSL support, you are at the whim of Erlang/OTP’s handling of SSL. Lucky for you, while they do use OpenSSL for the heavy lifting, they do the... [Read more...]

The Little Things(1): Do Not Delete

CouchDB takes data storage extremely seriously. This usually means we work hard to make sure that the CouchDB storage modules are as robust as we can make them. Sometimes though, we go all the way to the HTTP API to secure against accidental data loss, saving users from their mistakes, rather than dealing with hard drives and kernel caches that usually stand... [Read more...]

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ O...

Open Source, generic Java client and server library implementation of the OData (Open Data Protocol) standard for interoperable querying and sharing of data across applications in enterprise, Cloud, and mobile environments Forest Hill, MD –07 April 2014– The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and... [Read more...]

CouchDB Weekly News, April 3

Major Discussions Vote on release of Apache CouchDB 1.5.1-rc.1 (will be released as Apache CouchDB 1.5.1 — see thread ) The vote passed. Importing CSV data into a CouchDB document using Python-Cloudant module (discussion still open — see thread ) Approaches brought up: (1) Transforming a CSV file into a JSON file with Python... [Read more...]

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ A...

Open Source collaborative software development platform in use at DARPA, DLR German Aerospace Center, Open Source Projects Europe, and SourceForge, among others, to manage source code repositories, bug reports, discussions, wiki pages, blogs and more Forest Hill, MD –01 April 2014– The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the... [Read more...]

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ T...

Advanced Open Source data warehousing system in Apache Hadoop in use by Gruter, Korea University, and SK Telecom, among others, for processing Web-scale data sets Forest Hill, MD –01 April 2014– The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 170 Open Source projects and initiatives,... [Read more...]

Apache OpenOffice 4.2 to Bring OpenCash Support

As we on the Apache OpenOffice project put the final touches on our 4.1 release, we've started planning for our next major release, version 4.2, hopefully out sometime mid-year. One of the exciting new features we're looking forward to is support for the OpenCash Protocol , the new open standard for on-demand funding and delivery of both traditional... [Read more...]

CouchDB Weekly News, March 27

Welcome to the Apache CouchDB weekly news! From today on, we’ll bring you the highlights of what happened in the CouchDB Universe each thursday. Major Discussions BigCouch vs. Couchbase A comparison between the two, around conflict solving, revision docs, nodes, replicas and hashing. Find the thread here . Healthcare projects running on... [Read more...]

Bigtop events at ApacheCon 2014, Denver, CO

Bigtop community will hold two events at the ApacheCon in Denver this year: April 7th, 6 pm: a meetup with talks about the technology, sharing the experience and socializing April 8th, 6 pm: a hackathon where we can focus on the technical issues and help new people to come up to speed with Bigtop framework. Both events will... [Read more...]

The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates Document...

Numerous Apache Projects support standards-based document accessibility and interoperability Forest Hill, MD --26 March 2014-- The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 170 Open Source projects and initiatives, today joins open standards supporters around the world in celebrating... [Read more...]


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