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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 Axis2

Apache Axis2 is a toolkit for creating and using Web Services, including SOAP, MTOM, XML/HTTP and advanced WS-* standards such as WSRM and WSSecurity. Axis2 includes a very fast runtime engine, together with tooling support for WSDL and WS-Policy, and plugin support for WS-Addressing, WS-ReliableMessaging, WS-Security, WS-Eventing, WS-Transactions, WS-Trust and...

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Apache Batik

Batik is a Java-based toolkit for applications or applets to use images in the Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) format for various purposes, such as display, generation and manipulation.

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Apache Empire-db

Apache Empire-db is a relational database abstraction layer that allows developers to take a much more SQL-centric approach in application development than traditional Object/Relational mapping frameworks (ORM). With its unique object orientated command API it allows the creation of SQL-statements of any complexity that take full advantage of all DBMS...

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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 DLab (Incubating)

DLab is a platform for creating self-service, exploratory data science environments in the cloud using best-of-breed data science tools.

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Apache Nemo (Incubating)

Nemo is a data processing system to flexibly control the runtime behaviors of a job to adapt to varying deployment characteristics.

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Apache Annotator (Incubating)

Annotator provides annotation enabling code for browsers, servers, and humans.

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