The ASF @ 15 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 15 Years of Open Source Innovation and Community Leadership http://s.apache.org/wZr
... and cheered at ApacheCon Europe http://s.apache.org/1o4
The ASF is made up of more than 150 top level projects which cover a wide range of technologies. Chances are if you are looking for a rewarding experience in Open Source, you are going to find it here.
Torque is an object-relational mapper for Java.
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 XML schema describing the database layout (which can either be written by hand or generated from an existing database). The XML schema can also be used to generate and execute a SQL script which creates all the tables in the database.
Apache Flex® is a highly productive, open source application framework for building and maintaining expressive web applications that deploy consistently on all major browsers, desktops and devices (including smartphones, tablets and tv).
Apache Flex® is a highly productive, open source application framework for building and maintaining expressive web applications that deploy consistently on all major browsers, desktops and devices (including smartphones, tablets and tv). It provides a modern, standards-based language and programming model that supports common design patterns suitable for developers from many backgrounds. Flex applications can be deployed to the ubiquitous Adobe® Flash® Player in the browser, Adobe® AIR™ on desktop and mobile or to native Android™, IOS™, QNX®, Windows® or Mac® applications.
Tajo is an open source big data warehouse system in Hadoop for processing web-scale data sets.
The main goal of Apache Tajo project is to build an advanced open source data warehouse system in Hadoop for processing web-scale data sets. Basically, Tajo provides SQL standard as a query language. Tajo is designed for both interactive and batch queries on data sets stored on HDFS and other data sources. Without hurting query response times, Tajo provides fault-tolerance and dynamic load balancing which are necessary for long-running queries. Tajo employs a cost-based and progressive query optimization techniques for reoptimizing running queries in order to avoid the worst query plans.