Apache Software Foundation


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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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The Apache Directory Project provides enterprise-grade Java- and Eclipse-based Open Source directory solutions under the auspices of The Apache Software Foundation.
Redistribute Apache-originated software, provided there is clear attribution to the Apache Software Foundation for any distributions that include Apache software.
Hortonworks has proposed Tez and Hadoop Gateway as incubator projects to the Apache Software Foundation and looks forward to engaging with the community on these proposals.
ROUND ROCK, Texas -- As an extension to its ARM-based server ecosystem enablement and to further application development and testing to this technology, Dell today announced a donation of an ARM-based server concept to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the volunteer community that develops, stewards and incubates nearly 150 open source software projects and initiatives.
Gluecode pioneered Managed Open Source, a software development and sales model in which it develops and supports customized, enterprise-class software products on top of freely available, best-of-breed open source technologies from collaborative development communities such as the Apache Software Foundation.
Citrix today announced that it has increased its existing commitment to open source and become a platinum sponsor of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF), a non-profit, volunteer-run open source foundation.
Apache software is overseen by the Apache Software Foundation, a membership-driven, non-profit organization that oversees the development of world-class, open source Java, Perl, XML, Tcl, and PHP projects, in addition to Apache, the widely-used Web server.
He will be joined by two other keynote presenters: Ross Gardler, vice president of community development at the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) and founder of OpenDirective, and Nick Burch, ASF member and project management chair for the Apache POI project.
experts in open source integration and messaging, today announced that representatives of the company would be presenting at ApacheCon 2011, the official conference of the Apache Software Foundation created to explore key issues in using and developing open source solutions "The Apache Way".
FuseSource community days are meant to provide users of integration and messaging projects from the Apache Software Foundation with a chance to network, learn how to get the most out of their projects, and hear firsthand how open source has benefitted organizations worldwide," said Rob Davies, CTO of FuseSource and co-founder of Apache ServiceMix, ActiveMQ and Camel projects.
Hortonworks, a leading contributor to Apache Hadoop projects, today announced that it is now a Gold sponsor of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).
Apache ActiveMQ is the popular and powerful open source messaging and Integration Patterns server developed by the Apache Software Foundation.