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  • All volunteer community
  • 227M+ lines of code in stewardship
  • 4.2B+ lines of code changed
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  • 8,100+ Apache Committers
  • 40,000+ code contributors
  • 488,000+ people involved in our communities
  • 350+ Projects and Initiatives
  • 300+ Top-Level Projects
  • 37 podlings in the Apache Incubator
  • ~2 Petabytes source code downloads from Apache mirrors
  • 24M+ emails across 1,400+ mailing lists
  • Web requests received from every Internet-connected country on the planet
  • 35M+ weekly page views across apache.org

"The most popular open source software is Apache…"

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"Apache’s 'survival of the fittest' ethos breeds better software"

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Reports

Official ASF reports and statements, including Quarterly and Annual Reports, Vision Statement, "Apache is Open", 5-Year Strategic Plan, and more.

The Apache Community

Community

Guidance and mentoring for those interested in participating in Apache projects and their communities. From Google Summer of Code to community events, get started here to learn how to become an Apache contributor.

The Apache Way

The Apache Way

Our consensus-driven, open development process was refined over the past 20 years and produced some of the largest and longest-lived Open Source projects that have revolutionized the industry.

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Conferences

"Tomorrow's Technology Today" since 1998. Intentionally intimate, offering unparalleled educational, networking, and collaboration opportunities.

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 8,100+ 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.

APACHE IS …

OPEN: The Apache Software Foundation provides support for 350+ Apache Projects and their Communities, furthering its mission of providing Open Source software for the public good.

INNOVATION: Apache Projects are defined by collaborative, consensus-based processes, an open, pragmatic software license and a desire to create high quality software that leads the way in its field.

COMMUNITY: We are a community of developers and users of enterprise-grade, Open Source Apache projects used in every Internet-connected country on the planet.

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?

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Rich Internet applications in Java

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Fast and general engine for large-scale data processing

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XSLT processors in Java and C++

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Incubating Projects

The Apache Incubator is the primary entry path into The Apache Software Foundation for projects and their communities 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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Crail

Crail is a storage platform for sharing performance critical data in distributed data processing jobs at very high speed.

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Nemo

Nemo is a data processing system to flexibly control the runtime behaviors of a job to adapt to varying deployment characteristics.

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ShenYu

ShenYu is a high performance Microservices API gateway in Java ecosystem, compatible with a variety of mainstream framework systems, it supports hot plugin loading.

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