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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 Shiro

Apache Shiro is a powerful and flexible open-source security framework that cleanly handles authentication, authorization, enterprise session management, single sign-on and cryptography services.

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Apache XML Graphics Commons

Apache XML Graphics Commons is a library that consists of several reusable components used by Apache Batik and Apache FOP. Many of these components can easily be used separately outside the domains of SVG and XSL-FO. You will find components such as a PDF library, an RTF library, Graphics2D implementations...

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[ANN] Apache Commons Compress 1.15 Released

The Apache Commons Team is pleased to announce the release of Apache Commons Compress 1.15.
The Apache Commons Compress Library defines an...

[ANNOUNCE] Apache Solr 7.1.0 released

17 October 2017, Apache Solr™ 7.1.0 available
The Lucene PMC is pleased to announce the release of Apache Solr 7.1.0
Solr is the popular, blazing fast, open source...

[ANNOUNCE] Apache Lucene 7.1.0 released

17 October 2017, Apache Lucene™ 7.1.0 available
The Lucene PMC is pleased to announce the release of Apache Lucene 7.1.0.
Apache Lucene is a high-performance, full-featured text search...

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@ TheASF: Congrats @ApacheSpark for winning the #JAXInnovation award for "Most innovative contribution to the Java ecosystem"! https://t.co/C3ebIVbxtz
The Apache News Round-up: week ending 13 October 2017

We hope you've had a great week. The Apache community has been busy with the following:

Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business...

Dnsmasq Vulnerabilities Advisory for CloudStack

Recently, a number of security flaws were recently found in the DNSMasq tool. This tool is used by many systems to provide DNS and DHCP services, including by the CloudStack...

Apache Is Open.

"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."...

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