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Subject [2/3] accumulo-website git commit: Updated home page
Date Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:05:41 GMT
Updated home page


Branch: refs/heads/master
Commit: 9af1d95ac5d3e7d717cf08d3b03711e1696d46a5
Parents: 5c65e85
Author: Mike Walch <>
Authored: Mon Apr 24 16:37:33 2017 -0400
Committer: Mike Walch <>
Committed: Tue Apr 25 12:13:28 2017 -0400

 index.html | 32 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
 1 file changed, 29 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
diff --git a/index.html b/index.html
index 79f8d4d..60d4cf1 100644
--- a/index.html
+++ b/index.html
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
 title: Apache Accumulo
 skiph1fortitle: true
-legal_notice: Apache Accumulo, Accumulo, Apache Hadoop, Apache Thrift, Apache, the Apache
feather logo, and the Accumulo project logo are trademarks of the [Apache Software Foundation](
+legal_notice: Apache Accumulo, Apache Hadoop, and the Accumulo project logo are trademarks<br>of
the [Apache Software Foundation](
 <div class="row">
   <div class="col-md-8">
@@ -9,8 +9,34 @@ legal_notice: Apache Accumulo, Accumulo, Apache Hadoop, Apache Thrift, Apache,
       <h3>Apache Accumulo&reg; is a sorted, distributed key/value store that provides
robust, scalable data storage and retrieval.</h3>
       <a class="btn btn-success" href="downloads/" role="button"><i class="fa fa-download
fa-lg"></i> Download</a>
-    <div>
-      <p id="home-description">Apache Accumulo is based on the design of Google's <a
href="">BigTable</a> and is powered
by <a href="">Apache Hadoop</a>, <a href="">Apache
Zookeeper</a>, and <a href="">Apache Thrift</a>.<br><br>Accumulo
has several <a href="{{ site.baseurl }}/features/">novel features</a> such as
cell-based access control and a server-side programming mechanism that can modify key/value
pairs at various points in the data management process.</p>
+    <p id="home-description">Apache Accumulo is a key/value store based on the design
of Google's <a href="">BigTable</a>.
Accumulo stores its data in <a href="">Apache Hadoop</a>'s
HDFS and uses <a href="">Apache Zookeeper</a> for
consensus. While many users interact directly with Accumulo, several <a href="/related-projects">open
source projects</a> use Accumulo as their underlying store.</p>
+    <h3>Major Features</h3>
+    <div class="row">
+      <div class="col-md-6"> 
+        <h4>Server-side programming</h4>
+        <p>Accumulo has a programing meachinism (called Iterators) that can modify
key/value pairs at various points in the data management process.</p>
+      </div>
+      <div class="col-md-6">
+        <h4>Cell-based access control</h4>
+        <p>Every Accumulo key/value pair has its own security label which limits query
results based off user authorizations.</p>
+      </div>
+    </div>
+    <div class="row">
+      <div class="col-md-6"> 
+        <h4>Designed to scale</h4>
+        <p>Accumulo runs on a cluster using one or more HDFS instances. Nodes can be
added or removed as the amount of data stored in Accumulo changes.</p>
+      </div>
+      <div class="col-md-6">
+        <h4>Stable</h4>
+        <p>Accumulo has a stable <a href="/latest/apidocs">client API</a>
that follows <a href="">semantic versioning</a>. Each Accumulo
release goes through <a href="/features/#testing">extensive testing</a>.</p>
+      </div>
+    </div>
+    <div class="row">
+      <div class="col-md-12">  
+        <p id="home-description">To learn more about Accumulo, read the <a href="/{{
site.latest_minor_release }}/accumulo_user_manual.html">user manual</a> and run the
Accumulo <a href="">example code</a>.
Also, join our <a href="/mailing_list">mailing list</a> and see how you can <a
href="/get_involved">get involved</a>.
+      </div>
   <div class="col-md-4" id="sidebar">

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