Open Source Giant Celebrates Anniversary

October 10, 2011  
Posted in indexing, News

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Apache Lucene. First developed in 1997, the Lucene information retrieval software entered the ASF as a sub-project of the Apache Jakarta project in 2001, and soon became a standalone, Top-Level Project (TLP) in 2005.

Global Newswire brought this news to our attention in their article, “The Apache Software Foundation Announces 10th Anniversary of Apache Lucene.” Apache Top-Level Projects are well-governed under the Foundation’s meritocratic, consensus-driven process and principles. Apache Lucene has long been known for their open source smart search and indexing for eCommerce, financial services, business intelligence, and many others.

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