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The Apache News Round-up: week ending 19 September 2014

With more than 200 projects at The Apache Software Foundation, there are so many amazing things happening in the Apache community! Here are some noteworthy items from over the past week:

ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation
 - Cassandra Days Joins Apache Hadoop, HBase, Spark and...


The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ Cassandra™ v2.1

Highest performing "NoSQL" distributed Big Data database now faster, with improved analytics and ease-of-use.

Forest Hill, MD –11 September 2014– The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 200 Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced at the Cassandra Summit the availability of Apache™...

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Donations Accepted Using Bitcoin

New payment option offers flexibility for digital currency contributions

Forest Hill, MD –02 September 2014– The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 200 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today that it is now accepting donations through the Bitcoin virtual monetary system.

The...

Apache Portable Runtime Utility 1.5.4 released

The Apache Software Foundation and the Apache Portable Runtime Project are proud to announce the General Availability of version 1.5.4 of the Apache Portable Runtime Utility library.
 
APR-util 1.5.4 is a bug fix release, resolving several run-time problems as well as several build problems. See CHANGES-APR-UTIL-1.5 for more information....

[ANNOUNCE] Apache Gora 0.5 Release

Hi Folks, Apologies for cross posting. The Apache Gora team are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Apache Gora 0.5.
 
The Apache Gora open source framework provides an in-memory data model and persistence for big data. Gora supports persisting to column stores, key value stores, document stores and...

[ANNOUNCE] Apache OODT 0.7 Released

The Apache OODT community is proud to announce the release of Apache OODT 0.7.
 
Apache OODT is a software framework, and an architectural style for the rapid construction of scientific data systems. It provides components for data capture, curation, metadata extraction, workflow management, resource management and data processing.
 ...

Latest Activity

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

@TheASF: Keynotes and Program Announced for #ApacheCon and #CloudStack Collaboration Conference Europe http://t.co/0fSsmCP9NX #OpenSource #conference
@TheASF: Apache Gora 0.5 Release: http://t.co/vN5RECFI3R
@TheASF: Apache OODT 0.7 Released: http://t.co/zBPf0I5lUp
r1627191 CMS commit to nutch by lewismc (nutch) — lewismc
r1627190 CMS commit to gora by lewismc (gora) — lewismc
r1627189 LUCENE-5969: Add Lucene50Codec (infos, dv, norms) (lucene) — rmuir
r1627188 LUCENE-5569: *AtomicReader/AtomicReaderContext have been renamed to *LeafReader/LeafReaderContext (merged 1627178) (lucene) — rjernst
r1627187 LUCENE-5969: Add Lucene50Codec (infos, dv, norms) (lucene) — rmuir
[AMBARI-7464] Make stack_advisor code more human readable

The stack_advisor.py files are very important for the stack, and are files that we expect stack-providers to read and understand....

[PIG-4168] Initial implementation of unit tests for Pig on Spark

1.ant clean jar; pig-0.14.0-SNAPSHOT-core-h1.jar will be generated by the command
2.export SPARK_PIG_JAR=$PIG_HOME/pig-0.14.0-SNAPSHOT-core-h1.jar
3.build hadoop1 and spark env.spark run in local...

[TAJO-1060] Apply updated hadoop versions to README and BUILDING files

Recently, we improved Tajo to support Hadoop up to 2.5.1. So, we need update hadoop versions described in README and...

[TAJO-1069] Add document to explain High Availability support

High Availability (HA) support is important for large-scale and distributed systems like Tajo. As I know, Tajo at least supports...

[LOG4J2-797] log4j-core should be listed as runtime dependency

The documentation (website: http://logging.apache.org/log4j/2.x/maven-artifacts.html) lists "log4j-core" as compile dependency (Gradle).

While this at not wrong, it does not hit...