The ASF is made up of more than 150 top level projects which cover a wide range of technologies. Chances are if you are looking for a rewarding experience in Open Source, you are going to find it here.
Apache Whirr is a set of libraries for running cloud services
Apache Whirr is a set of libraries for running cloud services Whirr provides: 1. A cloud-neutral way to run services. You don't have to worry about the idiosyncrasies of each provider. 2. A common service API. The details of provisioning are particular to the service. 3. Smart defaults for services. You can get a properly configured system running quickly, while still being able to override settings as needed. You can also use Whirr as a command line tool for deploying clusters.
The Apache Commons Functor library defines common functor and functor-related interfaces, implementations, and utilities.
Apache ODE is a WS-BPEL implementation that supports web services orchestration using flexible process definitions.
Apache ODE (Orchestration Director Engine) executes business processes written following the WS-BPEL standard. It talks to web services, sending and receiving messages, handling data manipulation and error recovery as described by your process definition. It supports both long and short living process executions to orchestrate all the services that are part of your application. WS-BPEL is an XML-based language defining several constructs to write business processes. It defines a set of basic control structures like conditions or loops as well as elements to invoke web services and receive messages from services. It relies on WSDL to express web services interfaces....