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From Sally Khudairi ...@apache.org>
Subject MEDIA ALERT: The Apache Software Foundation announces Apache Traffic Server v3.2
Date Thu, 21 Jun 2012 12:10:22 GMT
[this announcement is also available online at http://s.apache.org/2Po]

Highly-Performant Cloud Computing Service Serves Dynamic Content, Billions of Objects, and
Terabytes of Data for Large-Scale Deployments in Use at Akamai, Comcast, GoDaddy, LinkedIn,
Yahoo!, and More.

WHO: The Apache Software Foundation (ASF). Recognized as one of the most compelling communities
in Open Source for shepherding, developing, and incubating innovations "The Apache Way", the
ASF is responsible for millions of lines of code overseen by an all-volunteer community across
six continents. Apache technologies power more than half the Internet, petabytes of data,
teraflops of operations, billions of objects, and enhance the lives of countless users and
developers.

WHAT: Apache Traffic Server v3.2.0, the Cloud Computing "edge" service able to handle requests
in and out of the Cloud by a) serving static content (images, JavaScript, CSS, and HTML files),
and b) routing requests for dynamic content to a Web server (such as the Apache HTTP Server). V3.2.0
is the Project's latest stable release. Key highlights include:

- Over 800 commits, and 300 JIRA tickets closed since v3.0.
- Several SSL improvements, including SNI (Server Name Indication) and NPN (Next Protocol
Negotiation). Overall SSL stability is also improved.
- Full IPv6 support, v3.0 only had client side IPv6. All IP related plugin APIs are now also
IPv6 aware.
- New, flexible configurations for managing inbound and outgoing IP addresses and ports. You
can now bind any number, and combinations, of addresses and ports for both HTTP and HTTPS.
- Range request for large objects in cache are now much (*much*) faster.
- Several new, and improved, plugin APIs are now available.
- Performance and stability improvements in the Cluster Cache feature.
- Much better performance when proxying to a Keep-Alive HTTP backend server connection. Overall
cache performance is also significantly better.
- Several stable plugins are now included with the core distributions.
- Supports all gcc versions 4.1.2 and higher, Clang / LLVM 3, and the Intel compiler suite.

Apache Traffic Server software is released under the Apache License v2.0, and is overseen
by a self-selected team of active contributors to the project. A Project Management Committee
(PMC) guides the Project's day-to-day operations, including community development and product
releases. For more information, including documentation, mailing lists, and related resources,
please visit http://trafficserver.apache.org/

WHERE: Download Apache Traffic Server v3.2.0 at http://trafficserver.apache.org/downloads

ABOUT THE APACHE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION (ASF): Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation
oversees nearly one hundred fifty leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server
— the world's most popular Web server software. Through the ASF's meritocratic process known
as "The Apache Way," more than 400 individual Members and 3,500 Committers successfully collaborate
to develop freely available enterprise-grade software, benefiting millions of users worldwide:
thousands of software solutions are distributed under the Apache License; and the community
actively participates in ASF mailing lists, mentoring initiatives, and ApacheCon, the Foundation's
official user conference, trainings, and expo. The ASF is a US 501(3)(c) not-for-profit charity,
funded by individual donations and corporate sponsors including AMD, Basis Technology, Citrix,
Cloudera, Facebook, GoDaddy, Google, IBM, HP, Hortonworks, Huawei, Matt Mullenweg, Microsoft,
PSW Group,
SpringSource, and Yahoo!. For more information, visit http://www.apache.org/.

"Apache", "Traffic Server", "Apache Traffic Server", and "ApacheCon" are trademarks of The
Apache Software Foundation. All other brands and trademarks are the property of their respective
owners.

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