Traffic Server has been out for a full week now. And it's been great, the interest is huge (almost overwhelming), and surprsingly, lots of people want to participate and contribute. So far, we've already achieved:
Not bad for week. If you are interested, check out our Wiki: http://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/TS/Traffic+Server.
Lots of articles about our Open Source initiative of Traffic Server:
Finally! We pushed the Traffic Server code to Apache SVN today! This is definitely a momentous occasion, this has been in the works for ages, and it took a lot of work and patience to happen. You wonder, why did we bother? Well, you are right, there's plenty of proxy server alternatives out there, Squid, Varnish, NginX and so on. But, we think we have a platform we can build something on that will be better than anything out there (that is free at least). Why? Well, we have
I'm not saying it's perfect (far from it), but the hope is that Open Sourcing this will attract an active developer and user community around the software. So, you want more information? Well, besides visiting us on #traffic-server on irc.freenode.net, here's a bunch of links with some useful information:
Please join the mailing lists (see the Incubator page), talk to us on IRC, or just take a look at the code.
Update: Mark Nottingham (on our team now!) has a blog post with some interesting history and thoughts on TS.