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As you participate on mailing lists, you'll earn Grokbase badges, which appear on your user page. Currently Grokbase awards subject and language badges. The following is a list of currently earned subject badges.

x 122
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to ActiveMQ related groups
x 278
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Android related groups
x 291
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Ant related groups
x 670
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Apache related groups
x 18
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Avro related groups
x 168
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Bioconductor related groups
x 144
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Camel related groups
x 196
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Cassandra related groups
x 139
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Catalyst related groups
x 60
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Cayenne related groups
x 680
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to CentOS related groups
x 190
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Clojure related groups
x 3
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to CoffeeScript related groups
x 145
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to CouchDB related groups
x 11
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Cython related groups
x 36
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to DBIx::Class related groups
x 219
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Django related groups
x 315
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Dojo Toolkit related groups
x 256
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Drupal related groups
x 96
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to ElasticSearch related groups
x 23
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to ESS related groups
x 12
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Flume related groups
x 324
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Go related groups
x 759
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Hadoop related groups
x 213
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to HBase related groups
x 71
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Hive related groups
x 57
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to iPhone related groups
x 38
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to IronPython related groups
x 3,151
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Java related groups
x 12
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to JavaScript related groups
x 680
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Linux related groups
x 850
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Lucene related groups
x 16
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Lucy related groups
x 21
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to MacPerl related groups
x 161
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Mailman related groups
x 553
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Maven related groups
x 20
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to memcached related groups
x 226
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to mod_perl related groups
x 165
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to MongoDB related groups
x 20
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Munin related groups
x 294
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to MyFaces related groups
x 1,086
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to MySQL related groups
x 87
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Node.js related groups
x 133
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Nutch related groups
x 70
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to OpenEJB related groups
x 104
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to OpenID related groups
x 331
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to OpenJDK related groups
x 76
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to OpenJPA related groups
x 16
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to OpenNLP related groups
x 1
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to OpenSolaris related groups
x 879
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Oracle related groups
x 392
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to PEAR related groups
x 2,064
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Perl related groups
x 297
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Perl6 related groups
x 54
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Perl QA related groups
x 3,297
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to PHP related groups
x 69
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to PHP-GTK related groups
x 69
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Pig related groups
x 1,835
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to PostgreSQL related groups
x 105
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Puppet related groups
x 95
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to PyPy related groups
x 3,429
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Python related groups
x 32
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to MacPython related groups
x 112
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Qpid related groups
x 1,028
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to R related groups
x 83
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to RabbitMQ related groups
x 24
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Redis related groups
x 85
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Ruby on Rails related groups
x 265
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Scala related groups
x 93
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Selenium related groups
x 129
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to ServiceMix related groups
x 24
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Shiro related groups
x 57
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Smarty related groups
x 303
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Solr related groups
x 26
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Sqoop related groups
x 739
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Struts related groups
x 140
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Subversion related groups
x 21
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Symfony related groups
x 34
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Thrift related groups
x 32
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Tika related groups
x 856
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Tomcat related groups
x 110
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Turbine related groups
x 92
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Velocity related groups
x 42
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Watir related groups
x 14
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Whirr related groups
x 26
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Xapian related groups
x 58
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to ZeroMQ related groups
x 36
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to ZooKeeper related groups
Legend

Gold Badge

Gold badges are awarded for significant contribution, typically over several years. A minimum of at least 1000 posts in the subject area is required.

Silver Badge

Silver badges are awarded for regular contribution. Silver badges are uncommon and require at least 150 posts but have been obtained with 1 year of posting activity.

Bronze Badge

Bronze badges are rewarded for basic community membership consisting of at least 50 posts.