Apache Software Foundation Celebrates Its 21st Birthday
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 26 March 2020 at 06:15 AM EDT. 11 Comments
FREE SOFTWARE --
Today marks twenty-one years since the Apache Software Foundation was created out of the Apache Group and incorporated as a non-profit organization.

While the Apache Software Foundation continues to be most well known for the Apache HTTPD web server, over the past two decades they have amassed close to over 300 other projects from various database implementations to various Java tools to Subversion and much more. The Apache Software Foundation values their code-base at close to $20 billion USD.

Beyond its mass amount of projects, the Apache Software Foundation currently has 765 individual members, more than 200 committees, and 7600+ committers.

More details on Apache at 21 years old via this commemorative blog post.
Related News
About The Author
Author picture

Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 20,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.

Popular News This Week