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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.

Apache URL Shortener Service

Infrastructure hosts the s.apache.org URL shortening service for our committers. When writing PMC reports, please use this service and not other URL shorteners.

Latest Activity

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

@infrabot: https://t.co/2JX2sN4QpZ will be down shortly for an upgrade. Should be down around 3 hours. @ 21 May, 00:11
@infrabot: [status] Resolved: Incident #2396 has been resolved. https://t.co/oCud1jkUnQ @ 18 May, 23:18
@infrabot: [status] Investigating: We've acknowledged that Jenkins - Master is down! We're on the case. PD#2396… https://t.co/rDrOKFQjLS @ 18 May, 22:12
[INFRA-16171] Nemo: Jenkins - Credentials for GitHub commit status + Hooks for GHPRB
We've been trying to integrate Jenkins CI to our Github repository (https://github.com/apache/incubator-nemo), but it seems like we need some...
[INFRA-16553] Trim downstream DNS providers
Please contact our downstream DNS providers to clear out their zone transfers and servicing for our prior set of domains....
[INFRA-16552] Change mailing list moderator for Hadoop lists
Please remove me as a moderator of the Hadoop mailing lists. In my place, please add vinodkv@apache.org , the new...
[INFRA-16551] Mirror commons-fileupload to GitHub
It'd be nice if the commons-fileupload project was mirrored to GitHub so that it can receive pull requests and check...
[INFRA-16489] Downloading the artifcats from http://repository.apache.org/snapshots takes 15 minutes
Since April 24th we have started to see builds to take much longer than before (https://builds.apache.org/job/CXF-Trunk-JDK18/). The reasons...

The Infra Blog

Bringing GitPubSub to the Apache Jenkins build server

When it comes to [Jenkins], it has long been known that [polling must die].

While we could go and create post commit hooks in all the ASF hosted Git repositories,...


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...


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