Authoring e-Books in Apache OpenOffice: An Intervi...

A few months ago we received an email from Jon Swords-Holdsworth, an author of "slipstream and hard science fiction" from Melbourne, Australia. He was finishing up a new volume of short stories, Stories of an Awkward Size and was seeking permission to mention Apache OpenOffice in the book's colophon. Since I know the topic of e-book... [Read more...]

The HBase Request Throttling Feature

Govind Kamat, HBase contributor and Cloudera Performance Engineer (Edited on 5/14/2015 -- changed ops/sec/RS to ops/sec.) Running multiple workloads on HBase has always been challenging, especially  when trying to execute real-time workloads while concurrently running analytical jobs. One possible way to address this issue is to... [Read more...]

Apache OFBiz News - April 2015

Welcome to the first of our regular monthly update of project news and events prepared by community member Michael Brohl. April has shown a lot of movement in the Apache OFBiz community. The Apache OFBiz track at ApacheCon US 2015 , exciting architecture and tool discussions on our mailing lists, the introduction of an official Twitter account as... [Read more...]

Mail Service Architecture Changes

For the past few months the Infrastructure team have been working extremely hard to re-design, implement and manage changes to the email service architecture.  Today we are proud to announce that phase 1 of this has been completed, and has been running for several days now. Phase 1 covers all components of the service except the listserv service,... [Read more...]

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 8 May 2015

It's been a cracking week at the ASF! Here's what happened: ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.  - Uptime over the past week is an excellent 99.90% ASF Security –a team comprising ASF Members dedicated to... [Read more...]

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 1 May 2015

Here's what the ASF and Apache community at-large have been up to over the past week: ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.  - Whilst SonarQube Analysis is currently undergoing maintenance, uptime over the past week has been 100% for Apache Web sites in... [Read more...]

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ S...

Latest version of award-winning Open Source anti-spam platform features top level domain updating, blocklist improvements, better SPF support to help identify spoofed emails, and Redis support for massively-scalable Bayesian installations. Forest Hill, MD —04 May 2015— The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards,... [Read more...]

Scan Improvements in HBase 1.1.0

Jonathan Lawlor, Apache HBase Contributor Over the past few months there have a been a variety of nice changes made to scanners in HBase. This post focuses on two such changes, namely RPC chunking (HBASE-11544) and scanner heartbeat messages (HBASE-13090). Both of these changes address long standing issues in the client-server scan protocol.... [Read more...]

Apache Services and SHA-1 SSL Cert deperecation

As some of you may have already encountered, certain services within Apache appear to have broken SSL support. While the cert is still valid, there is a part of the cert that both Microsoft and Google have stopped accepting as valid. We are working on fixing this and will use this blogpost to track what services will be updated and when (as well as emails). ... [Read more...]

Git based websites available

If you have worked on a web site for an Apache project, you've probably come across the fact that everything has to be in Subversion for web sites. The reason for this has been the desire to have a unified standard for publishing web site contents across all projects. The current workflow is handled by two components, svnpubsub - a pubsub service for... [Read more...]

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ P...

Open Source storage format for the Apache™ Hadoop® ecosystem in use at Cloudera, NASA, Netflix, Stripe, and Twitter, among other organizations  Forest Hill, MD --27 April 2015-- The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives,... [Read more...]

TPC in Apache Phoenix

I often get asked " Does Apache Phoenix support joins? " That's when I know that marketing is hard as Phoenix has supported joins for over a year! In fact, thanks to the excellent work of Maryann Xue, one of our project management committee ( PMC ) members, Phoenix can run many of the complex TPC queries. TPC benchmarks are used... [Read more...]

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 24 April 201...

After wrapping up a successful ApacheCon, Hackathons, BarCampApache, MeetUps, PGP keysigning, Project Geode Lab, Ignite Training, CloudStack Days, Spark Forum, Traffic Server Summit, and more, our community accomplished much over the past week! Here's what's happened: ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software... [Read more...]

Apache OpenWebBeans-1.5.0 has been released

The Apache OpenWebBeans Team is proud to announce the release of Apache OpenWebBeans-1.5.0 Apache OpenWebBeans is an Apache License v2 licensed implementation of the JSR-346 CDI-1.2 specification. OpenWebBeans has a modular structure and provides Dependency Injection scaling from Java SE environments up to Java EE7 server clusters with... [Read more...]

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 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...]


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