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Apache Lucene.Net

Lucene.Net is a port of the Lucene search engine library, written in C# and targeted at .NET runtime users. The Lucene search library is based on an inverted index. Lucene.Net has three primary goals: 1. Maintain the existing line-by-line port from Java to C#, fully automating and commoditizing the process...

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Apache Commons Net

Apache Commons Net library contains a collection of network utilities and protocol implementations. Supported protocols include: Echo, Finger, FTP, NNTP, NTP, POP3(S), SMTP(S), Telnet, Whois

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Apache Qpid

Apache Qpid implements the latest AMQP specification, the first open standard for enterprise messaging, and provides transaction management, queuing, distribution, security, management, clustering, federation and heterogeneous multi-platform support and a lot more.

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[SECURITY] CVE-2017-3164 SSRF issue in Apache Solr

CVE-2017-3164 SSRF issue in Apache Solr
Severity: High
Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation
Versions Affected: Apache Solr versions from 1.3 to 7.6.0
Description: The "shards" parameter...

[ANN] Apache Tomcat 8.5.38 available

The Apache Tomcat team announces the immediate availability of Apache Tomcat 8.5.38.
Apache Tomcat 8 is an open source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified...

[ANNOUNCE] Apache Solr 7.7.0 released

11 February 2019, Apache Solr™ 7.7.0 available
The Lucene PMC is pleased to announce the release of Apache Solr 7.7.0

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The Apache News Round-up: week ending 15 February 2019

Mid-month already! Let's see what Apache Community worked on last week:

A little Valentine's appreciation to all our Sponsors, whose support demonstrates how they #LoveApache http://apache.org/foundation/thanks

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The Apache News Round-up: week ending 8 February 2019

Hooray for Friday! It's time to review the activities of the Apache Community over the past week:

FINAL CALL: please share your thoughts on The Apache Way in our quick...

Success at Apache: For Love or Money: Volunteer vs. Professional Open Source

EDITOR'S NOTE: "Success at Apache" reflects diverse, personal experiences from our community members, with particular focus on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works". The post below...

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