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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 800 individual volunteer Members and 7,800+ 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.

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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?

Featured Projects

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Apache Lucene Core

Apache Lucene is a high-performance, full-featured text search engine library written entirely in Java. It is a technology suitable for nearly any application that requires full-text search, especially cross-platform.

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Apache Yetus

A collection of libraries and tools that enable contribution and release processes for software projects.

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Apache IoTDB

Apache IoTDB (Database for Internet of Things) is an integrated data management engine designed for time series data. It provides users with services for data collection, storage and analysis. Due to its light-weight architecture, high performance and rich feature set together with its deep integration with Apache Hadoop, Spark and...

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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 Pony Mail (Incubating)

Pony Mail is a mail-archiving, archive viewing, and interaction service, that can be integrated with many email platforms.

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Apache YuniKorn (Incubating)

YuniKorn is a standalone resource scheduler responsible for scheduling batch jobs and long-running services on large scale distributed systems running in on-premises environments as well as different public clouds.

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Apache Annotator (Incubating)

Annotator provides annotation enabling code for browsers, servers, and humans.

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