At ApacheCon, Austin Mayor Steve Adler Recognized ...

At the opening session of ApacheCon, Apache Software Foundation (ASF) President Ross Gardler read a proclamation from City of Austin Mayor Steve Adler that recognized the all-volunteer ASF for its leadership in developing, stewarding, and incubating more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives over the past 15 years: 13-16 April 2015 have been... [Read more...]

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 17 April 201...

Our ApacheCon week in Austin wraps up today, with countless highlights, including celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Apache HTTP Web Server with some of the original members of the Apache Group , and launching a revised version of the apache.org homepage with thanks to our friends at Hot Wax Systems. Here's what's happened this week: ... [Read more...]

Sentry 1.5.0 release annoucement

                                 Apache Sentry 1.5.0-Incubating released! On April 16, the Apache Sentry community announced the release of Apache Sentry 1.5.0-incubating. Significant work has gone into this release which includes 8 major features, 18... [Read more...]

Come to HBaseCon2015!

Come learn about: A highly-trafficked HBase cluster with an uptime of sixteen months An HBase deploy that spans three datacenters doing master-master replication between thousands of HBase nodes in each Some nuggets on how Bigtable does it (and HBase could too) How HBase is being used to record patient telemetry... [Read more...]

Apache gains additional Travis-CI capacity

Travis-CI is a distributed continuous integration platform that  integrates well with projects on Github. As many of our projects are  taking advantage of our Github integration , they're also making use of  Travis-CI for testing of inbound patches. Travis CI offers a free account for open source projects, with a built  in... [Read more...]

Collaboration is in our DNA

Apache OpenOffice is living in interesting times, and this is a good moment to reflect on future scenarios. The old OpenOffice.org project spawned numerous derivative products and we are proud to see how the OpenOffice ecosystem, taken as a whole, has grown so far. Apache OpenOffice is distributed under a license (the Apache 2 license) that by design... [Read more...]

Introducing JIRA Service Desk

As part of our ongoing efforts to streamline our service offerings, and to make it easier to interact with the Infrastructure team we are launching an instance of JIRA Service Desk.  This should make it much simpler to submit common JIRA issues, such as SVN->GIT migration, New wiki, New JIRA project, etc. The forms ask for the minimum amount of... [Read more...]

The Apache Software Foundation Welcomes Pivotal as...

Sponsorship provides critical infrastructure and support services that keep the Foundation running on a day-to-day basis. Forest Hill, MD –13 April 2015– The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today that Pivotal has... [Read more...]

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 10 April 201...

We're excited to head to Austin next week and celebrate our 15th Anniversary with the Apache community at ApacheCon. Here's what we've been working on this week: ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation. - 130+ sessions, plus trainings, BarCamp Apache, MeetUps, PGP Key Signing, Project Geode Lab,... [Read more...]

Replicating data across Accumulo clusters

Traditionally, Apache Accumulo can only operate within the confines of a single physical location. The primary reason for this restriction is that Accumulo relies heavily on Apache ZooKeeper for distributed lock management and some distributed state. Due to the consistent nature of ZooKeeper and its protocol, it doesn't handle wide-area networks (WAN)... [Read more...]

Announcing the release of Apache Samza 0.9.0

I am very excited to announce that Apache Samza 0.9.0 has been released. It's our first release as an Apache Top-level Project. Samza is a distributed stream processing framework. It uses Apache Kafka for messaging, and Apache Hadoop YARN to provide fault tolerance, processor isolation, security, and resource management. The project entered Apache... [Read more...]

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 3 April 2015

We're ramping up for ApacheCon in 10 days and look forward to continuing our 15th Anniversary celebrations with the Apache community at-large. Here's what our 4,500+ Committers have been working on this week: The Apache™ Software Foundation to celebrate 15 years of community-led innovation at ApacheCon™  http://s.apache.org/g9F ... [Read more...]

Apache Flex 4.14.1 Released!

The Apache Flex community is pleased to announce the release of Apache Flex 4.14.1. 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 4.14.1 is a minor... [Read more...]

The Apache™ Software Foundation to celebrate 15 ye...

Developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 projects and initiatives lauded among the most successful influencers in Open Source; will also honor 20th Anniversary of the Apache HTTP Web Server with ASF founding members FOREST HILL, MD –30 March, 2015– The Apache™ Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers,... [Read more...]

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 27 March 201...

The ASF had a very busy week, and held its 2-day Members' meeting (highlighted by elections for the new Board and 100+ potential new Members; votes took place using Apache STeVe). The ASF welcomed its new Board, comprising Rich Bowen, Shane Curcuru, Bertrand Delacretaz, Jim Jagielski, Chris Mattmann, David Nalley, Brett Porter, Sam Ruby, and Greg Stein,... [Read more...]

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 20 March 201...

Let's kick off the Vernal Equinox with a snapshot what the Apache community has been working on this week:  ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation. - Special Registration & Hotel Rates for ApacheCon North America close TODAY  http://apachecon.com/ ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on... [Read more...]

Balancing Groups of Tablets

Accumulo has a pluggable tablet balancer that decides where tablets should be placed.  Accumulo's default configuration spreads each tables tablets evenly and randomly across the tablet servers.  Each table can configure a custom balancer that does something different. For some applications to perform optimally, sub-ranges of a table need... [Read more...]

Stream Processing: NiFi and Spark

Stream Processing: NiFi and Spark Mark Payne -  markap14@hotmail.com Without doubt, Apache Spark has become wildly popular for processing large quantities of data. One of the key features that Spark provides is the ability to process data in either a batch processing mode or a streaming mode with very little... [Read more...]

The Apache Software Foundation Accepted as a Googl...

Hundreds of students mentored in "The Apache Way" of community-driven development since the program's inception in 2005. Forest Hill, MD –17 March 2015– The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today that it has been... [Read more...]

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