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

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

ZDNet

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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 765 individual volunteer Members and 7,600+ 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.

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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.

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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 Accumulo

The Apache Accumulo sorted, distributed key/value store is based on Google's BigTable design. It is built on top of Apache Hadoop, Apache Zookeeper, and Apache Thrift. It features a few novel improvements on the BigTable design in the form of cell-level access labels and a server-side programming mechanism that can...

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Apache Spatial Information System

Apache SIS provides data structures for geographic data and associated metadata along with methods to manipulate those data structures. The library is an implementation of GeoAPI interfaces and can be used for desktop or server applications.

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Apache POI

APIs for manipulating various file formats based upon Open Office XML (ECMA-376) and Microsoft's OLE 2 Compound Document formats using pure Java. Apache POI is your Java Excel, Word and PowerPoint solution. We have a complete API for porting other OOXML and OLE 2 Compound Document formats and welcome others...

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Incubating Projects

The Apache Incubator is the primary 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 SAMOA (Incubating)

SAMOA provides a collection of distributed streaming algorithms for the most common data mining and machine learning tasks such as classification, clustering, and regression, as well as programming abstractions to develop new algorithms that run on top of distributed stream processing engines (DSPEs). It features a pluggable architecture that allows...

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Apache Training (Incubating)

The Training project aims to develop resources which can be used for training purposes in various media formats, languages and for various Apache and non-Apache target projects.

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Apache Tuweni (Incubating)

Tuweni is a set of libraries and other tools to aid development of blockchain and other decentralized software in Java and other JVM languages.

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