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Apache Software Foundation

(open source, body)
(ASF) An umbrella consortium that manages the development of the Apache web server, dozens of XML- and Java-based projects (under the name Jakarta), the Ant build tool, the Geronimo J2EE server, the SpamAssassin anti-SPAM tool, and much more.

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Numerous entities identified and issued public warnings in March 2017 regarding the vulnerability, including The Apache Foundation, the U.S.
The Apache Foundation Tree Grant Programme allows us to fill in the gaps to provide travel corridors for bears, which is one of several criteria in the government's recovery plan to remove black bears from the list of endangered species.
I Ogen, which developers the popular MongoDB document-oriented NoSQL database, scored high in mentions, trailing only the Apache Foundation. Others such as IBM and Teradata were also well represented in the Twitter stream, trailing only behind Apache and I Ogen in positive mentions.
Lucene is a free search system available from the Apache Foundation (http://lucene.apache.org).
In 2011, Oracle donated the OpenOffice.org code base and brand to the Apache foundation. It has since been rebranded as Apache OpenOffice.
This is like the final capstone."<p>Microsoft stuns Linux world, submits source code for kernelMicrosoft's Linux kernel submission raises virtualization questions<p>Microsoft has made code submissions to PHP, given significant financial support to the Apache Foundation and added open source code to its product portfolio in such places as Windows HPC Server, System Center management software and its Visual Studio development tools.<p>And the vendor operates a Linux/Windows integration lab with partner Novell.<p>"There is no going back now on their attitude with the GPL.
I once heard an IT colleague assert that he was "against open source because you couldn't be sure of its quality." I pointed out that eBay does just fine with Apache servers, and that the Apache foundation recently celebrated its 10th anniversary.
It comes pre-packaged with the Apache Foundation Tomcat 4 Web Server, but may also be used with any other imple mentation ofJ2EE.
The company's Apache Foundation Tree Grant Programme has awarded 522,824 trees to 70 nonprofit groups and communities in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama for the 2011-2012 planting season.
First Oracle, who owned OpenOffice as part of the Sun takeover, wasn't interested in maintaining what is essentially a labor of love, so it gave the whole thing to the Apache Foundation. Then this week IBM decided it wanted OpenOffice to stick around, so it handed over its entire Lotus Symphony Suite to the group and told them to use whatever they wanted.
Note the proactive approach the the Apache Foundation is taking towards CouchDB security and a recent (Feb 1, 2011) version release for a CouchDB cross-site scripting vulnerability.
That needs to change." <p>Several open-source foundations stand out for having created strong developer communities, including the Eclipse Foundation and the Apache Foundation. <p>IBM would likely support this model, having been integral to the formation of both.