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The Apache® Software Foundation Welcomes Tencent a...

Joins ASF Platinum Sponsors Cloudera, Comcast, Facebook, Google, LeaseWeb, Microsoft, Oath, and Pineapple Fund in supporting the ASF's Mission of Providing Software For the Public Good Wakefield, MA —20 September 2018— The Apache® Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source... [Read more...]

Success at Apache — 赢在 Apache: If it helps others,...

by Sally Khudairi,  with contributions by Ignasi Barrera, Von Gosling, Luke Han, Kevin A. McGrail, and Anthony Shaw. Translations by Ted Liu and David Zhenwei Dong. I became active in The Apache Software Foundation at its inception in 1999. I am responsible for elevating the ASF's visibility, and supporting the Foundation by counseling... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: the Apache Legal Shield - a pra...

by Bertrand Delacretaz I became active in the ASF in 2001 via Gianugo Rabellino -- he was the one who started the discussions with Apache Fop about me donating the jfor XLS-FO to RTF converter that I had developed earlier. It was already too late to uninvent RTF which is a terrible format, but I digress. I am currently a member of the Board of... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: The Apache Way for Executives

by Alex Karasulu I'm a long time member of the Apache Software Foundation and have been an executive officer of several corporations over the course of the past 20 years. I've co-founded several projects in the community and mentored several others. The "Apache Way" has benefited several aspects of my life, however I never... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: the Chance to Influence the Wor...

by  Weiwei Yang I submitted my first patch to Apache Hadoop in 2015, a very simple bug fix with just a few lines of changes. However the feeling is still vivid to me when the patch was accepted, I felt great accomplishment. It was not about how big the change was, but rather because I knew even a small change would help a lot of people.... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: Dip into the Apache Way

by Nick Couchman Like other recent contributors to this blog, I am not a developer by trade. My day job is as a Linux Systems Engineer and team manager, and, truth be told, my programming skills are not something I would rely on to make a living. Despite these facts, I've found something beyond acceptance in being a part of the Apache... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: Am I there yet? A n00b's pe...

by Charles Givre Let me start out by saying that I am not a developer. I do have a technical background, but I hadn't coded in Java for at least 10 years before I got involved in the Apache Drill project. One has to wonder how, as a non-developer, I ended up as a committer for the Drill project. In this blog post, I'd like to share... [Read more...]

Announcing New ASF Board of Directors

At The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) Members’ Meeting held this week, the following individuals were elected to the ASF Board of Directors:  - Rich Bowen  - Shane Curcuru  - Bertrand Delacretaz  - Isabel Drost-Fromm  - Ted Dunning  - Brett Porter  - Roman Shaposhnik ... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: Open Innovation from a Non-nati...

by Von Gosling When I saw the "Success at Apache" series, I thought about writing something about my, being from a non-native English country, Open Source experience these past few years. Last year, RocketMQ graduated from the Apache Incubator and became one of the Apache Top-Level Projects. As one of the original co-founders of... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: Contributing to Open Source eve...

by Anthony Shaw I believe in the mission of the ASF for many reasons, but the first is the reason why I got into open-source software- free and open access to knowledge. Back when I was age 12 (1998), I started to learn to program in dBase 4. dBase 4 and the compiler Clipper were not cheap, especially for a $5-a-week paper-round.... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: A Newbie’s Narrative

by Kuhu Shukla As I sit at my desk on a rather frosty morning with my coffee, looking up new JIRAs from the previous day in the Apache Tez project, I feel rather pleased. The latest community release vote is complete, the bug fixes that we so badly needed are in and the new release that we tested out internally on our many thousand strong... [Read more...]

The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Stateme...

The Apache Software Foundation describes its Vision Statement,  the basis for the 5-year strategic plan in development. Our mission is to support communities that create and distribute Open Source software at no charge under the Apache License, per our Bylaws . To this end we provide mentoring, virtual collaboration space, and resources for... [Read more...]

Apache in 2017 - By The Digits

What an exciting and productive year for the Apache community at-large! We owe our continued success to the tireless efforts of our Members, Committers, and contributors, the loyalty from countless users worldwide, and the ongoing financial support from our Sponsors and individual donors. Join us for a look back at our achievements: Apache... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: What a Long Strange (and Great)...

By Jim Jagielski It is normally during this time of year that people get awful retrospective. We look over the last 12 months and come to terms with what kind of year it has been. We congratulate ourselves on the good and (hopefully) learn from the bad. We basically assess the ending year and start planning, even a little bit, on the one to come. ... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: Scratch Your Own Itch.

By Ignasi Barrera Recently I was at an industry conference and was happy to see many people stopping by the Apache booth. I was pleased that they were familiar with the Apache brand, yet puzzled to learn that so many were unfamiliar with The Apache Software Foundation (ASF). It's important to recognize not just Apache's diverse projects... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: All My Roads Led to Apache

by Pat Ferrel I became involved with Apache in 2011. After several years in startups where, as CTO, I felt too removed from building things. Looking for a change, I was keenly aware that the most interesting thing about the startups was our early use of Machine Learning techniques and I wanted to see if building ML solutions, for companies new to... [Read more...]


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