Apache OpenOffice is happy it is not cool
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Just as well

The resource starved open source Apache OpenOffice has had a few problems since it released its latest version – late and a big buggy.

Equifax used Custers' defence for data breach
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Blame the Apache

The mainstream press has been claiming that open source software is to blame for the Equifax data breach but it is starting to look like it might not know what it is talking about.

IBM blows on Spark
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Apache's open-source cluster backed by the suits

IBM is backing Apache's open-source cluster computing framework Spark and said that it will form the basis of all IBM's analytics and commerce platforms. It will be sold as a service on its Bluemix cloud.

Apache turns 20
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02 April 2015

Apache turns 20

Brave new world makes us feel old

One of the first stories I wrote was a yarn about some new server software called Apache – now both of us are feeling pretty old.

Heap-um big cock up

Bury my heart


Kills off DoS attack
Heap um big Open Office


Java SE/EE Executive Committee dead in the water without it