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  • Hadoop Hive gets production polish

    Edging ever closer to enterprise software maturity, the Hive data warehouse software has been updated with new capabilities considered essential for production use, such as indexing, concurrency and advances in authentication management.

  • Apache retires Excalibur Java project

    Citing inactivity on the project, the Apache Software Foundation has retired the open source Apache Excalibur project, which provided a Java Inversion of Control container and reusable components, Apache said on Friday.

  • Apache opens content management space

    In an effort to make content management systems work more harmoniously with one another, the Apache Software Foundation has promoted its Apache Chemistry interoperability toolkit to a top level project.

  • JCP chair: Organization does not operate in secrecy

    The chair of the JCP (Java Community Process), the official mechanism for amending the Java platform, defended the organisation's openness this week in response to contentions that the JCP operates in secrecy.

  • Tomcat 7 finalised

    The volunteer developers behind Apache Tomcat have released version 7.0.6 of the open-source Java servlet container.

  • Apache to steward NASA built middleware

    The Apache Software Foundation is extending its breadth of open-source software projects to include a package of data-management middleware developed by the NASA U.S. government space agency.

  • Apache resigns from Java community

    Protesting what it perceives as Oracle's undue control of Java, the Apache Software Foundation has resigned its seat from the Java SE/EE Executive Committee, the organization announced Wednesday.

  • Ticketmaster unfazed by odd band names

    If you can't quite spell Hannah Montana or Boyz II Men you're not alone. But Ticketmaster found it doesn't pay to be too strict about spelling and modified its search engine to accommodate creative alternatives. Managers of enterprise and website search services could do well to follow Ticketmaster's lead.

  • Google Wave may become an Apache project

    Some of the developers behind Google Wave have submitted <a href="http://www.waveprotocol.org/">their software</a> to the Apache Software Foundation for inclusion.

  • Google Wave gets a second life from Apache

    Rumors of the death of Google Wave are perhaps somewhat exaggerated. Google may have pulled the plug on the short-lived Google Wave, but the concept lives on in an open source project being embraced by the Apache Software Foundation.

  • Apache upgrades Tomcat Web server

    Apache Tomcat 7.0, the latest version of the popular open source Java Web server, is available Tuesday from the Apache Software Foundation.