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provides support for the Apache Community of Open Source software projects, which provide software products for the public good.


Apache projects are defined

by collaborative consensus based processes, an open, pragmatic software license and a desire to create high quality software that leads the way in its field.


We consider ourselves

not simply a group of projects sharing a server, but rather a community of developers and users.


"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." — Mark Driver, Research Vice President, Gartner

Lauded among the most successful influencers in Open Source, The Apache Software Foundation's commitment to collaborative development has long served as a model for producing consistently high quality software that advances the future of open development. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

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?

Featured Projects


Apache Mesos

Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that provides efficient resource isolation and sharing across distributed applications, or frameworks. It can run Hadoop, MPI, Hypertable, Spark, and other frameworks on a dynamically shared pool of nodes.

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Apache Websh

Websh is a rapid development environment for building powerful, fast, and reliable web applications in Tcl. Websh is versatile and handles everything from HTML generation to data-base driven one-to-one page customization. Websh can be run in CGI environments and as Apache module.

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Apache Storm

Apache Storm is a distributed real-time computation system. Similar to how Hadoop provides a set of general primitives for doing batch processing, Storm provides a set of general primitives for doing real-time computation.

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[ANNOUNCEMENT] HttpComponents Client 4.5.5 GA Released

The Apache HttpComponents project is pleased to announce 4.5.5 GA release of HttpComponents HttpClient.
This is a maintenance release that fixes a regression introduced by the previous release causing...

[ANNOUNCE] Apache Guacamole 0.9.14 released

The Apache Guacamole community is proud to announce the release of Apache Guacamole 0.9.14.
Apache Guacamole is a clientless remote desktop gateway which supports standard protocols like VNC, RDP,...

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 19 January 2018

[this announcement is available online at https://s.apache.org/MBIz ]
Happy Friday --we've had quite a week! Let's take a look at what happened:
Support Apache –help offset the ASF's...

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@ TheASF: Did you know that @Spotify uses Apache @hadoop and #ApacheCrunch to process terabytes of user data each day?… https://t.co/2kpAU03NHU

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@ TheASF: Did you know that over the past week, 441 Apache contributors changed 1,279,610 lines of code over 2,700 commits? T… https://t.co/SJ6rUoE6xv
The Apache News Round-up: week ending 19 January 2018

Happy Friday --we've had quite a week! Let's take a look at what happened:

Support Apache –help offset the ASF's day-to-day operating expenses. Every dollar counts.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Receives...

The Apache® Software Foundation Receives Bitcoin Donation from Pineapple Fund Valued at $1M

Charitable donation helps underwrite the world's largest Open Source foundation, benefiting billions of users who depend on Apache's freely-available Open Source community-driven software.

Forest Hill, MD —18 January 2018— The...

Apache Software Foundation Community Sponsor for DeveloperWeek 2018

We are happy to announce that the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) will be participating as a Community Sponsor for DeveloperWeek 2018 which takes place on February 3-7, San Francisco Bay...

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