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Friday August 02, 2019

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 2 August 2019

Welcome August!! --let's take a look back at what the collective Apache community has been working on over the past week:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 21 August 2019. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998
 - Register today for ApacheCon North America and Europe. We look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas and Berlin! https://www.apachecon.com/

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.95%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 851 Apache contributors changed 7,567,471 lines of code over 3,914 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Andrea Cosentino, Etienne Chauchot, Mark Thomas, Gary Gregory, and Juan Pan.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Cloud --
 - Apache VCL 2.5.1 released http://vcl.apache.org/

Content Management --
 - Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.16.0 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org

Data Management Platform --
 - Apache Rya (Incubating) 4.0.0 released http://rya.incubator.apache.org/

Libraries --
 - Apache Commons Pool 2.7.0 released http://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-pool/
 - Apache MXNet (Incubating) 1.5.0 released http://mxnet.incubator.apache.org/

Servers --
 - Apache Tomcat 7.0.96 released http://tomcat.apache.org/

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that new workshops on Apache OpenWhisk and Apache Spark/Scala Hands-on have just been added to the ApacheCon Las Vegas schedule? https://www.apachecon.com/acna19/s/#/schedule/2019-09-09

 - Did you know that 11-year-old ApacheCon Las Vegas keynoter Samaira Mehta will be holding “Yes, 1 Billion Kids Can Code”, a one-hour Hackathon to help kids of all ages (first grade and up) learn how to code? Join us: advanced sign-up required at  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yes-1-billion-kids-can-code-registration-66834093573

 - Did you know that ApacheCon Berlin keynoters include Thomas Gageik, Director of Digital Business Solutions at the European Commission's Directorate-General for Informatics; Miguel Gamiño, Executive Vice President Global Cities at Mastercard; and Nanjala Nyabola, noted attorney, writer, and a political analyst? Sign up today https://aceu19.apachecon.com/

Apache Community Notices:

 - Celebrating 20 Years Community-led Development "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/ASF20thAnniversary

 - ASF Founders look back on 20 Years of the ASF https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/our-founders-look-back-on

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success https://s.apache.org/GhnI

 - Foundation Reports and Statements http://www.apache.org/foundation/reports.html

 - ApacheCon: Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998 http://s.apache.org/ApacheCon

 - ASF Operations Summary: Q2 FY2019 https://s.apache.org/d2Fq

 - ASF Annual Report for FY2018 https://s.apache.org/FY2018AnnualReport

 - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement https://s.apache.org/zqC3

 - Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just works". https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/category/SuccessAtApache

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/and Twitter account https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

 - The list of Apache project-related MeetUps can be found at http://events.apache.org/event/meetups.html

 - Registration is open for ApacheCon North America 9-12 September 2019 http://apachecon.com/

 - Spark + AI Summit 2019 will be held 15-17 October in Amsterdam https://databricks.com/sparkaisummit/

 - Registration open for ApacheCon Europe 22-24 October 2019 http://apachecon.com/

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache Camel, Apache HTTP Server, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

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