Who        The Apache Software Foundation (ASF): all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of nearly 150 Open Source projects and initiatives.

What        Version 3.0 release of Apache Cayenne, the easy-to-use, Open Source Java framework for object relational mapping (ORM), persistence, and caching.

When        In development for nearly 10 years, and an ASF Top-Level Project since 2006, Apache Cayenne is the backbone for high-demand applications and Websites accessed by millions of users each day, such as Unilever, the National Hockey League, and the Law Library of Congress, the world's largest publicly-available legal index.

The Apache Cayenne Project Management Committee has released a new Technical Fact Sheet detailing the state of Cayenne, including dozens of technical features, release highlights, and the Project's future direction. The Apache Cayenne v.3.0 Technical Fact Sheet is available at https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/apache_cayenne_v_3_0

Why        Apache Cayenne Vice President Andrus Adamchik describes how Cayenne's powerful featureset and GUI tools successfully meet an extensive range of persistence needs, flexibly scaling to support database generation, reverse engineering, Web Services and non-Java client integration, schema mapping, on-demand object and relationship faulting, database auto-detection, and more. Through its mature technology, track record of solid performance in high-volume environments, and vibrant user community, Apache Cayenne is an exceptional choice for persistence services.

Where        Released under the Apache Software License v2.0, Apache Cayenne v.3.0 is available for download at http://cayenne.apache.org/.

Contact    Sally Khudairi, ASF Vice President Marketing & Publicity, at press@apache.org or on +1 617 921 8656

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