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Apache Projects

The all-volunteer ASF develops, stewards, and incubates more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives that cover a wide range of technologies. From Accumulo to Zookeeper, if you are looking for a rewarding experience in Open Source and industry leading software, chances are you are going to find it here. Are you powered by Apache?

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Apache Subversion

Subversion exists to be universally recognized and adopted as an open-source, centralized version control system characterized by its reliability as a safe haven for valuable data; the simplicity of its model and usage; and its ability to support the needs of a wide variety of users and projects, from individuals...

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Apache Oozie

Oozie is a workflow scheduler system to manage Apache Hadoop jobs. Oozie is integrated with the rest of the Hadoop stack supporting several types of Hadoop jobs out of the box (such as Java map-reduce, Streaming map-reduce, Pig, Hive, Sqoop and Distcp) as well as system specific jobs (such as...

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Apache BookKeeper

BookKeeper is a reliable replicated log service. It can be used to turn any standalone service into a highly available replicated service. BookKeeper is highly available (no single point of failure), and scales horizontally as more storage nodes are added.

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[ANNOUNCE] Apache Lucene 6.6.2 released

18 October 2017, Apache Lucene™ 6.6.2 available
The Lucene PMC is pleased to announce the release of Apache Lucene 6.6.2.
Apache Lucene is a high-performance, full-featured text search...

[ANNOUNCE] Apache Solr 6.6.2 released

18 October 2017, Apache Solr™ 6.6.2 available
The Lucene PMC is pleased to announce the release of Apache Solr 6.6.2
Solr is the popular, blazing fast, open source...

[ANN] Apache Commons Compress 1.15 Released

The Apache Commons Team is pleased to announce the release of Apache Commons Compress 1.15.
The Apache Commons Compress Library defines an...

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The Apache News Round-up: week ending 13 October 2017

We hope you've had a great week. The Apache community has been busy with the following:

Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business...

Dnsmasq Vulnerabilities Advisory for CloudStack

Recently, a number of security flaws were recently found in the DNSMasq tool. This tool is used by many systems to provide DNS and DHCP services, including by the CloudStack...

Apache Is Open.

"The Apache Software Foundation is a cornerstone of the modern open source software ecosystem – supporting some of the most widely used and important software solutions powering today's Internet economy."...

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