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The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ MetaModel™ as a Top-Level Project
Posted at 10:00AM Dec 09, 2014 by Sally in General | |
The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ Tez™ as a Top-Level Project
The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ Spark™ v1.0
Apache Spark has been dubbed a "Hadoop Swiss Army knife" for its remarkable speed and ease of use, allowing developers to quickly write applications in Java, Scala, or Python, using its built-in set of over 80 high-level operators. With Spark, programs can run up to 100x faster than Apache Hadoop MapReduce in memory.
"1.0 is a huge milestone for the fast-growing Spark community. Every contributor and user who's helped bring Spark to this point should feel proud of this release," said Matei Zaharia, Vice President of Apache Spark.
New in v1.0, Apache Spark offers strong API stability guarantees (backward-compatibility throughout the 1.X series), a new Spark SQL component for accessing structured data, as well as richer integration with other Apache projects (Hadoop YARN, Hive, and Mesos).
Spark was originally developed at UC Berkeley AMP Lab, and its ease of use has made it a go-to solution for both small and large enterprise environments across a wide range of industries, including Alibaba, ClearStory Data, Cloudera, Databricks, IBM, Intel, MapR, Ooyala, and Yahoo, among others. Not only are organizations rapidly adopting and deploying Apache Spark, many contributors are committing code to the project as well.
"At NASA, we're really excited to leverage Spark and its highly interactive analytic capabilities and the speedups offered by 1.0 along with Spark SQL are going to help out critical projects looking at measurement of Snow in the Western US and also on projects related to Regional Climate Modeling and in Model Evaluation for the U.S. National Climate Assessment related Activities," said Chris Mattmann, an ASF Director, Chief Architect, Instrument and Science Data Systems Section at NASA JPL, and Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Southern California. "I'm looking forward to designing Spark-related projects in my Software Architectures and in my Search Engines courses at USC as well. The community is one of our most active at the ASF and the interest has really peaked and these guys are doing a great job."
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The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ Mesos™ as a Top-Level Project
MEDIA ALERT: The Apache Struts Project Announces Apache Struts™ 1 End-Of-Life
Posted at 01:01PM Apr 09, 2013 by Sally in General | |
The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Airavata as a Top-Level Project
Posted at 12:00PM Oct 02, 2012 by Sally in General | |
The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache ACE as a Top-Level Project
Open Source OSGi software distribution framework especially suited for the Cloud and embedded computing markets
Forest Hill, MD – 27 February 2012 – The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of nearly 150 Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced that Apache ACE has graduated from the Apache Incubator to become a Top-Level Project (TLP), signifying that the Project's community and products have been well-governed under the ASF's meritocratic process and principles.
Apache ACE is a software distribution framework for managing and distributing modular software components, configuration data, and other artifacts to OSGi-based and related target systems.
Comprising a set of OSGi bundles, Apache ACE allows developers to easily manage the dependencies, deployment, and feedback of installed software components. This proves particularly useful when scaling across embedded and Cloud computing applications by covering the area of deploying and dynamically scaling applications in the cloud, as well as mobile platforms that would utilize ACE to create their own market or application store.
Using Apache ACE, updates and new components can be easily distributed while keeping a full history of what was installed where and during what period. In addition, ACE helps developers set up an automated development, QA/testing, staging, and production environment.
Initially donated to the Apache Incubator in 2009 by software solutions provider Luminis, a diverse and international group of developers joined the initial developers of the ACE code base to successfully form the Apache ACE community.
"We are excited that ACE has successfully graduated as a Top-Level Project," said Marcel Offermans, Vice President of Apache ACE and Fellow at Luminis. "Developing projects 'The Apache Way' stimulates widespread cooperation with individuals that each bring their specific knowledge to the project. Diversity is key -- the community is evolving the project in new and interesting ways, leveraging the collective expertise."
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Apache ACE software is released under the Apache License v2.0, and is overseen by a self-selected team of active contributors to the project. A Project Management Committee (PMC) guides the Project's day-to-day operations, including community development and product releases. Apache ACE source code, documentation, mailing lists, and related resources are available at http://ace.apache.org/.
About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees nearly one hundred fifty leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server — the world's most popular Web server software. Through the ASF's meritocratic process known as "The Apache Way," more than 350 individual Members and 3,000 Committers successfully collaborate to develop freely available enterprise-grade software, benefiting millions of users worldwide: thousands of software solutions are distributed under the Apache License; and the community actively participates in ASF mailing lists, mentoring initiatives, and ApacheCon, the Foundation's official user conference, trainings, and expo. The ASF is a US 501(3)(c) not-for-profit charity, funded by individual donations and corporate sponsors including AMD, Basis Technology, Cloudera, Facebook, Google, IBM, HP, Hortonworks, Matt Mullenweg, Microsoft, PSW Group, SpringSource/VMware, and Yahoo!. For more information, visit http://www.apache.org/.
"Apache", "Apache ACE", and "ApacheCon" are trademarks of The Apache Software Foundation. All other brands and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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Posted at 01:00PM Feb 27, 2012 by Sally in General | |
Media Alert: The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Cayenne Version 3.0
Who The Apache Software Foundation (ASF): all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of nearly 150 Open Source projects and initiatives.
What Version 3.0 release of Apache Cayenne, the easy-to-use, Open Source Java framework for object relational mapping (ORM), persistence, and caching.
When In development for nearly 10 years, and an ASF Top-Level Project since 2006, Apache Cayenne is the backbone for high-demand applications and Websites accessed by millions of users each day, such as Unilever, the National Hockey League, and the Law Library of Congress, the world's largest publicly-available legal index.
The Apache Cayenne Project Management Committee has released a new Technical Fact Sheet detailing the state of Cayenne, including dozens of technical features, release highlights, and the Project's future direction. The Apache Cayenne v.3.0 Technical Fact Sheet is available at https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/apache_cayenne_v_3_0
Why Apache Cayenne Vice President Andrus Adamchik describes how Cayenne's powerful featureset and GUI tools successfully meet an extensive range of persistence needs, flexibly scaling to support database generation, reverse engineering, Web Services and non-Java client integration, schema mapping, on-demand object and relationship faulting, database auto-detection, and more. Through its mature technology, track record of solid performance in high-volume environments, and vibrant user community, Apache Cayenne is an exceptional choice for persistence services.
Where Released under the Apache Software License v2.0, Apache Cayenne v.3.0 is available for download at http://cayenne.apache.org/.
Contact Sally Khudairi, ASF Vice President Marketing & Publicity, at firstname.lastname@example.org or on +1 617 921 8656
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Posted at 12:50PM Jul 07, 2010 by Sally in General | |
Apache Cayenne v.3.0 Technical Fact Sheet
In development for nearly 10 years, and an ASF Top-Level Project since 2006, Apache Cayenne is the backbone for high-demand applications and Websites accessed by millions of users each day, such as Unilever, the National Hockey League, and the Law Library of Congress, the world's largest publicly-available legal index. This Technical Fact Sheet details the state of Cayenne, including dozens of technical features, release highlights, and the Project's future direction.[Read More]
Posted at 12:47PM Jul 07, 2010 by Sally in Projects | |