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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?

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Apache Commons DBCP

Commons Database Connection Pooling

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Apache ActiveMQ

ActiveMQ is a fast and powerful Message Broker which supports many Cross Language Clients and Protocols and many advanced features while fully supporting JMS 1.1 and J2EE 1.4.

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Apache Torque

Torque is an object-relational mapper for Java. In other words, Torque lets you access and manipulate data in a relational database using java objects. Unlike most other object-relational mappers, Torque does not use reflection to access user-provided classes, but it generates the necessary classes (including the Data Objects) from an...

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[ANNOUNCE] Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.6.4 released

The Apache Jackrabbit community is pleased to announce the release of Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.6.4. The release is available for download at:
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[ANN] Apache Tomcat 8.0.46 released

The Apache Tomcat team announces the immediate availability of Apache Tomcat 8.0.46.
Please note that Tomcat 8.x users should normally be using 8.5.x releases in preference to 8.0.x releases....

[ANNOUNCE] Apache Knox 0.13.0 Release

The Apache Knox team is proud to announce the release of Apache Knox 0.13.0!
Apache Knox is a REST API Gateway for providing secure access to the data and...

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@ TheASF: The Apache News Round-up: week ending 18 August 2017 https://t.co/lSMspzL8pu @ApacheArrow @asfbookkeeper @ApacheCommons @apache_wicket

@ TheASF: Meet members of the greater Apache community at @AllThingsOpen in October. Early registration ends soon #Apache #Open #Innovation #Community

@ TheASF: The Apache Software Foundation Welcomes Phil Steitz as Chairman and @jimjag as Vice Chairman https://t.co/O1OIhdT8ws #OpenSource #leadership
Read Excel spreadsheets in JSPWiki

Presenting the content of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets in JSPWiki is possible by using the Worksheet plugin—developed by Christian Fröhler.

Installation is straightforward, consisting of adding a few extra Java libraries...

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 18 August 2017

Hello, Friday — let's review what the Apache community has been up to over the past week:

Support Apache –individual donations, corporate matching gifts, online shopping, and Sponsorship help sustain...

The Apache Software Foundation Welcomes Phil Steitz as Chairman

At yesterday's Board meeting, Phil Steitz was named Chairman of the ASF. Steitz, a 12-year ASF Member and former Vice Chairman, succeeds Brett Porter, who has served as ASF Chairman...

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