The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Trafodion™ as a Top-Level Project

//The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Trafodion™ as a Top-Level Project


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EsgynDB®  has Apache® Trafodion™ at its core, and today the Apache Software Foundation announced that Apache Trafodion is now a Top-Level Project.


We at Esgyn are very proud of the community’s achievement to reach this major milestone which validates the efforts of the volunteers from around the world.  Esgyn is a leading contributor to Apache Trafodion and we look forward to the community going from strength to strength.


An excerpt from the official ASF press release follows, and the full press release is available here.


Mature Big Data database management system for working in SQL at Apache Hadoop-scale levels in use China Mobile, China Unicom, Dell EMC, Esgyn Corporation, and Millersoft Limited, among others.


Forest Hill, MD —10 January 2018— The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today that Apache® Trafodion™ has graduated from the Apache Incubator to become a Top-Level Project (TLP), signifying that the project’s community and products have been well-governed under the ASF’s meritocratic process and principles.


Apache Trafodion extends Apache Hadoop to guarantee transactional integrity and operational workloads for new kinds of Big Data applications that run on Hadoop.

Full press release


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About the Author:

Ken is an experienced software development leader with deep knowledge of building and delivering enterprise-class database products and supporting platforms from the ground up. Prior to Esgyn, Ken held a variety of positions at HP ranging from Director roles in Product Management, QA, and Development to Chief of Staff. Most recently Ken played a key role in launching Apache Trafodion as an open source project in collaboration with HP Labs, and has the dubious honor of giving the project its name.Ken earned his Bachelor’s degree in Physics from University of Wales with a specialty in Computing Physics and has been a lifelong student of technology ever since.