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These apache.org/dev/ pages provide a directory of technical details pertinent to all Apache projects. This directory is focused on developers, committers, release managers and PMC members contributing to any Apache project.

If you can't find information here, then please ask on your project's mailing list, or contact the Community Development project's mailing list for more general questions. There are many experienced ASF people there to help. We also have a sitemap summarizing all the pointers available.

Here you can find information about tools and processes used by Apache projects and the ASF to manage our source code, our mailing lists, our websites, and also How-To guides for committers and Project Management Committees (PMCs).

Apache Infrastructure

Committers and Contributors

Project Management Committees (PMC)

All requests for Infrastructure assistance need to be sure that the relevant project PMC is involved. Remember that PMCs can handle many Infrastructure items for themselves.

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Licenses, Trademarks, and Legal issues

Version Control

Apache Project Websites

Software Product Releases

Issue and Bug Tracking

Each project uses their own issue tracker to track bugs, requests, and other action items - typically JIRA or BugZilla. Every Apache project decides how to track issues, so see each project website to find how they track issues.

Mailing Lists

Pasting data to others

Apache provides a paste bin service for committers to use at https://paste.apache.org.

Anyone can view the pastes (except those marked 'committers only'), but only committers are allowed to paste new data on the site.

Latest Activity

This is an overview of activity going on with various Apache projects. SVN commits, bug reports, tweets, you name it.

@infrabot: Slightly longer than planned. Jenkins Master upgraded, Tomcat upgraded to latest, all plugins upgraded. Back online, keeping an eye on it. @ 19 Feb, 02:53
@infrabot: Jenkins will be going down in 1.5 hrs for an upgrade of the service and all of its plugins. Expect it to be up and down for a while. @ 18 Feb, 22:29
@infrabot: JIRA was hit by some bots, looks to be coming back up now. @ 17 Feb, 21:43
[INFRA-13574] Apache CarbonData's travis CI not be triggered properly

[INFRA-13556] Jenkins no longer builds with Java 1.6
Validator has suddenly stopped building with Java 1.6:

https://builds.apache.org/job/commons-validator/39/console

error:

commons-validator] $ /home/jenkins/tools/java/latest1.6/bin/java -Xmx2g -Xms256m -cp /home/jenkins/jenkins-slave/maven32-agent.jar:/home/jenkins/tools/maven/apache-maven-3.2.5/boot/plexus-classworlds-2.5.2.jar:/home/jenkins/tools/maven/apache-maven-3.2.5/conf/logging jenkins.maven3.agent.Maven32Main /home/jenkins/tools/maven/apache-maven-3.2.5 /home/jenkins/jenkins-slave/slave.jar...
[INFRA-13545] Create jenkins_asf puppet module
Create jenkins module and fully puppetise the service
[INFRA-11727] Tika request to use Git-Dual
Hi! The Tika PMC requests to use Git-Dual. Thanks for your help.
[INFRA-11726] Nutch request to use Git-Dual
Hi - the Nutch PMC requests to use git-dual. Please help :)

The Infra Blog

blogs.a.o moved, upgraded and improved

Hi All,

blogs.apache.org   - the site you are reading now! has had a bit of an update.

1. We moved it from an aged VM Host to the Cloud...


Position Available: Infrastructure Systems Administrator/Architect

UPDATE:  We have received enough applicants at this time. Thank you all for your interest. 

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) seeks to fill an Infrastructure Systems Administrator/Architect position. You...


ASF JIRA Outages and Troubleshooting

As people have noticed, our JIRA instance (arguably the largest public instance in the world) has been suffering from a yet unknown issue as of late. We are reasonably sure that...


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