Apache Top-Level Projects

Six New Top-Level Projects for Apache

The Apache Software Foundation have broken their record for the most Apache Top-Level Projects launched in a single month, with the creation of six new Top-Level Projects.

The HTTP/1.1 compliant caching proxy server, Apache Traffic Server is graduating from the Apache Incubator, while five Sub-projects of existing Top-Level Projects are becoming Top-Level Projects in their own right. These are the Tika toolkit for content detection and analysis; the Nutch web searching engine; the Avro data serialisation system; the Apache Mahout scalable implementations of machine learning algorithms, and Apache HBase, which is a distributed database modeled after Google's Bigtable.

"Becoming a Top-Level Project is a vote of confidence from the Foundation at-large, demonstrating a project has proven its ability to be properly self-governed," said ASF Chairman Jim Jagielski. "We are proud of our Committers' dedication in buildingrobust communities under the ASF process known as 'The Apache Way'."

Jessica Thornsby

What do you think?

JAX Magazine - 2014 - 05 Exclucively for iPad users JAX Magazine on Android

Comments

Latest opinions