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Celebrating 20 years of community-led development "The Apache Way"

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The World's Largest Open Source Foundation

  • 200M+ lines of code in stewardship
  • 1,058,321,099 lines of code committed
  • 3,022,836 code commits
  • 730 individual ASF Members
  • 7,000 Apache code committers
  • All volunteer community
  • 350+ Projects and Initiatives
  • 300+ Top-Level Projects
  • 52 podlings in the Apache Incubator

$20B+ worth of Apache Open Source software products are made available to the public-at-large at 100% no cost, and benefit billions of users around the world.

"The most popular open source software is Apache…"

DZone, “What Open Source Software Do You Use?”

"Apache-style licensing may yield more adoption and money."

Matt Asay, c|net

"Apache’s 'survival of the fittest' ethos breeds better software"

ZDNet

The ASF develops, shepherds, and incubates hundreds of freely-available, enterprise-grade projects that serve as the backbone for some of the most visible and widely used applications in computing today. Through the ASF's merit-based process known as "The Apache Way," more than 730 individual volunteer Members and 7,000+ code Committers across six continents successfully collaborate on innovations in Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning, Big Data, Build Management, Cloud Computing, Content Management, DevOps, IoT and Edge Computing, Mobile, Servers, and Web Frameworks, among other categories.

APACHE IS …

OPEN: The Apache Software Foundation provides support for 300+ Apache Projects and their Communities, furthering its mission of providing Open Source software for the public good.

INNOVATION: 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.

COMMUNITY: We are a community of developers and users of enterprise-grade, Open Source Apache projects used in every Internet-connected country on the planet.

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

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Apache Bloodhound

Apache Bloodhound has been created to be an open source collaboration tool to track the progress of and help distribute tasks within a project. With a particular focus on software development it includes integration with popular source control software including Apache Subversion, Git and Mercurial.

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Apache Bigtop

Bigtop is a project for the development of packaging and tests of the Apache Hadoop ecosystem. The primary goal of Bigtop is to build a community around the packaging and interoperability testing of Hadoop-related projects. This includes testing at various levels (packaging, platform, runtime, upgrade, etc...) developed by a community...

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Apache Cordova

Apache Cordova is a set of device APIs that allow a mobile app developer to access native device function such as the camera or accelerometer from JavaScript. Combined with an UI framework, this allows a smartphone app to be developed with just HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

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Incubating Projects

The Apache Incubator is the entry path into The Apache Software Foundation for projects and codebases wishing to become part of the Foundation’s efforts. All code donations from external organisations and existing external projects seeking to join the Apache community enter through the Incubator.

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Apache Hivemall (Incubating)

Hivemall is a library for machine learning implemented as Hive UDFs/UDAFs/UDTFs.

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Apache Superset (Incubating)

Superset is an enterprise-ready web application for data exploration, data visualization and dashboarding.

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Apache ShardingSphere (Incubating)

Sharding-Sphere is an ecosystem of transparent distributed database middleware, focusing on data sharding, distributed transaction and database orchestration.

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