Topic: apache

SD Times news digest: ActiveState adds Python packages, Apache Software Foundation on .org registry, and Coralogix joins the cybersecurity market

ActiveState announced that it added more than 50,000 package versions covering the most popular Python 2 and 3 packages to its ActiveState platform.  “In order to ensure our customers can automatically build all Python packages, even those that contain C code, we’re designing systems to vet the code and metadata for every package in PyPI. … continue reading

Machine learning library Apache SINGA now a top-level project

The Apache Software Foundation announced that the machine learning library Apache SINGA is now a top-level project. The project, which started out at the National University of Singapore, trains large-scale machine learning models over a cluster of machines.  The developers behind the project are currently working on SINGA-lite for deep learning on edge devices with … continue reading

Apache Rya becomes an ASF Top-Level Project

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) graduated Rya, a scalable open-source Big Data database, to its list of Top-Level Projects (TLP). The project was submitted to the Apache Incubator in September 2015. The database is triple store (subject-predicate-object) database, and is capable of storing billions of linked information sets by using novel storage methods, indexing schemes … continue reading

SD Times news digest: $100 million grant for the web, Streamlio announces Apache Pulsar sandbox, and Mobile Labs’ GigaFox Red and Silver

Coil, Mozilla and Creative Commons announced a $100 million grant for the web to advance web monetization for individual content creators and monetization service providers.  According to the companies, the fund will protect privacy by creating alternatives for web monetization that are not dependent on collecting consumer data, creating an open payment ecosystem that enables … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Wilfred commit verification tool now open sourced, Amazon MSK, and VS 2019 improvements

Gumroad’s commit verification tool, Wilfred, is now open-sourced. Gumroad is an online platform that connects creators with consumers. Wilfred was created to tackle deployment challenges. “If you’re an engineer, you may be familiar with the “can I deploy?” dance. You want to deploy your commit to production, but you’re not sure if all the other … continue reading

Apache Dubbo becomes top-level project

May is a month rife with graduations, and Apache Dubbo, an open-source remote procedure call framework based on Java, is getting its turn as it graduates from the Apache Incubator to a Top-Level Project (TLP).   The project was originally developed at Alibaba and open sourced in 2011. It entered the Apache Incubator, the gateway to … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Apache NetBeans becomes a Top-Level Project, Scoped Storage: updates and best practices, Rust releases Rust 1.34.1 and rustup 1.18.1

The venerable NetBeans Java IDE has joined the ranks of the Apache Software Foundation’s many Top-Level Projects (TLP), following its version 11.0 release earlier this month.   “Being part of the ASF means that NetBeans is now not only free and Open Source software: it is also, uniquely, and for the first time, part of … continue reading

Databricks open-sources Delta Lake for data lake reliability

Databricks today announced Delta Lake, an open-source project designed to bring reliability to data lakes for both batch and streaming data. The project was revealed during the Spark +AI Summit taking place this week in San Francisco. Data lakes are used as repositories for structured and unstructured data, but factors such as failed writes, schema … continue reading

Apache Airflow is now a Top-Level Project

Apache Airflow is now officially joining the ranks of the many other Top-Level Projects at the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). Apache Airflow is a workflow automation and scheduling system for managing Big Data pipelines. By graduating from incubation to become a Top-Level Project, Apache Airflow has proven that it and its community has been well-governed … continue reading

Report: Developers are not clear on how to get involved in the open-source community

After 20 years, the open-source community is stronger than ever. However, a recent report found developers wish they had more time and know-how to contribute to open-source projects. According the report, respondents don’t quite know where to begin and start to question their skills and time. Additionally, developers say they are either too intimidated to … continue reading

SD Times open source project of the week: TonY

Unsatisfied with the available solutions for connecting the analytics-generating power of their TensorFlow machine learning implementations with the scalable data computation and storage capabilities of their Apache Hadoop clusters, developers at LinkedIn decided that they’d take matters into their own hands with the development of this week’s highlighted project, TonY. “TonY stands for TensorFlow on … continue reading

How the Apache License allows open source to thrive

Open source is celebrating its 20th anniversary, and so is the Apache License. The Apache License is a permissive free software license that is currently in its third iteration. The license allows customers to use intellectual property for any purpose, such as modifying or distributing it. According to Roman Shaposhnik, member of the Apache Software … continue reading

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