Apache Allura is a set of tools to help people collaboratively develop software, and an open platform on which innovative new tools be built. It’s being hosted publicly and is built through contributions of individuals and companies who want to promote Open Source development. We talked to Dave Brondsema, VP at Apache Allura about what’s under this project’s hood and why software forges are gaining momentum.
Call it Apache NetBeans! NetBeans is moving to Apache, but it will continue to focus on the areas it has focused on while sponsored by Sun Microsystems and Oracle. Individual contributors from Oracle are likely to continue contributing to NetBeans, together with individual contributors from other organizations, as well as self-employed individual contributors.
Apache CloudStack allows DevOps teams to seamlessly provision compute, storage, and network resources
There are many hundreds of public cloud providers who use CloudStack to deliver IaaS to their customers. These range from massive, global provider’s right to small ISP’s who need to adopt a cloud model. Public cloud providers choose CloudStack because it provides all of the capabilities required to deliver multi-tenant IaaS services, in a cohesive, reliable platform that is easily deployed and managed. We talked to Giles Sirett, PMC member of the Apache CloudStack project, about Apache CloudStack, the idea behind this project and its biggest assets.
Machine learning may sound futuristic, but its not. Speech recognition systems such as Cortana or Search in e-commerce systems have already showed us the benefits and challenges that go hand in hand with these systems. In our machine learning series we will introduce you to several tools that make all this possible. Fourth stop: Apache Mahout.
Mesosphere has stepped into the era of Container 2.0. Although Container 1.0 is “a useful conversation starter and a great way to get people interested in building with containers, it’s actually of limited utility.” Meet Container 2.0.
Each Monday we take a step back and analyze what has happened in the previous week. Last week we witnessed the launch of Prometheus 1.0, Mesos 1.0 and Spark 2.0, we discovered why Go is a beloved programming language and we dived deep into machine learning.
Mesos 1.0 is out! According to the official announcement, the new HTTP APIs make it easy to write a new framework or develop a new tool with off-the-shelf HTTP libraries written in the language chosen by users. This release also includes unified containerizer support, Container Networking Interface support, GPU support, improvements in authentication and authorization and more.
Apache OODT is an award-winning software birthed at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, being used for scientific data system projects in Earth Science, Planetary Science, and Astronomy. DARPA XDATA and National Cancer Institute’s Early Detection Research Network are also using OODT. We talked to Tom Barber, software developer at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, about the idea behind Apache OODT and its uses.
Have you been interested in trying out Apache JMeter? Nicolai Parlog presents a useful tutorial to help you load test your web app, create a test plan, execute it and benchmark your application.
The newest version of Groovy is here and with it, a mini makeover under their new custodians. The Apache Software Foundation is now looking after “Apache Groovy” with version 2.4.4 offering some critical bugfixes and maintenance.
The fourth release for the 1.X line of Spark is here, with Apache Spark 1.3 introducing usability improvements alongside a new DataFrame API that is sure to provide powerful and convenient operators.
Groovy fans rejoice: a move to the Apache Software Foundation is now confirmed. To alleviate concerns about his recent Restlet role, founder Guillaume Laforge has announced that the Groovy project will be moving, with news breaking today of the successful submission.
After progressing all the way up to version 0.99, HBase 1.0 is here; a major milestone in the Apache project’s development, offering some exciting features and new APIs without sacrificing stability.