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Friday October 25, 2019

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 25 October 2019

Happy Friday! We're wrapping up another great week with the following activities:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 November 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
 - ApacheCon Europe has wrapped: catch the latest from Berlin, including
    -- interviews on Feathercast https://feathercast.apache.org/
    -- session slide decks at https://aceu19.apachecon.com/sessions
    -- select plenaries, keynotes, and presentations on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/TheApacheFoundation
    -- photos on Flickr https://www.flickr.com/groups/apachecon/pool/

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at a rocking 99.38%. 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, 857 Apache contributors changed 8,355,896 lines of code over 3,516 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Etienne Chauchot, Mark Robert Miller, Andrea Cosentino, Gary Gregory, and Jean-Baptiste Onofré.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Blockchain --
 - Apache Tuweni (Incubating) 0.9.0 released http://tuweni.apache.org

Content --
 - Apache POI 4.1.1 released https://poi.apache.org/

Web Frameworks --
 - Apache MyFaces Core 2.3.5 released http://myfaces.apache.org/


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that, 16 years ago, the European Commission ran their first Apache Web Server for internal use, and today are using numerous Apache projects for various public services, including 1,500 Tomcat servers, nearly 1,000 Apache HTTP Servers, and approximately 300 Lucene search engines in their data centers? https://youtu.be/2EvCF4XKLso

 - Did you know that ApacheCon Media Partner Manning Books are offering 40% off all books and videos online using discount code ctwapacheconeu19 ? Shop at https://manning.com

 - Did you know that the top 5 Apache repositories by number of commits are: Camel, Hadoop, HBase, Beam, and Flink? https://s.apache.org/w7bw1

Apache Community Notices:

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

 - 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

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

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

 - ASF Annual Report for FY2019 https://s.apache.org/FY2019AnnualReport

 - 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 (https://twitter.com/TheASF) 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

 - In-Memory Computing Summit North America 2019 will be held 13-14 November in Burlingame https://www.imcsummit.org/2019/us/

 - 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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Friday October 18, 2019

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 18 October 2019

Greetings all. It's time to review the Apache community's activities from 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: 20 November 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
 - *T-4 days* to ApacheCon Europe
    --TRACKS: Big Data, Cloud, Community, IoT, Machine Learning, Open Source Design, Servers, and more.
    --KEYNOTES: European Commission DG DIGIT Director Thomas Gageik; Mastercard EVP for Global Cities Miguel A. Gamiño; writer/political analyst/activist Nanjala Nyabola; and ASF Founders Lars Eilebrecht, Cliff Skolnick, and Dirk-Willem van Gulik. 
    --SPECIAL EVENTS: BarCampApache, Hackathon, Movie Night, and more!
    --JOIN US: https://www.apachecon.com/

 - ApacheCon/Las Vegas presentations now available, exclusively on Feathercast https://feathercast.apache.org/ and YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/TheApacheFoundation

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at a rocking 99.99%. 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, 857 Apache contributors changed 2,044,524 lines of code over 3,121 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Mark Thomas, Claus Ibsen, Gary Gregory, Tilman Hausherr, and Eric Milles.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
- Apache Kylin 2.6.4 released http://kylin.apache.org

Blockchain --
 - Apache Tuweni (Incubating) 0.9.0 released http://tuweni.apache.org

Content --
 - Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.6.18 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org

Libraries --
 - Apache MXNet (Incubating) 1.5.1 released http://mxnet.incubator.apache.org
 - Apache Commons Daemon 1.2.2 released http://commons.apache.org

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid Broker-J 7.1.5 released http://qpid.apache.org

Servers --
 - Apache Tomcat 8.5.47 and 9.0.27 released http://tomcat.apache.org

Web Crawler --
 - Apache Nutch 1.16 and 2.4 released http://nutch.apache.org


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the Apache Feather is on its way to Berlin? Be a part of Open Source history --the community is signing the feather and celebrating 20 years of The Apache Way-- join us next week at ApacheCon Europe! https://twitter.com/TheASF/status/1185016927632183298

 - Did you know that our new "Build a Badge" app lets you adopt the #LoveApache badge (and the customized version for ApacheCon Europe)? Many people and projects are jumping on the bandwagon: give it a try! https://apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#badges

 - Did you know that the top 5 most active/visited Apache projects: Hadoop, Kafka, Lucene, POI, ZooKeeper https://s.apache.org/w7bw1

Apache Community Notices:

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

 - 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

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

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

 - ASF Annual Report for FY2019 https://s.apache.org/FY2019AnnualReport

 - 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 (https://twitter.com/TheASF) 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 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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Friday October 11, 2019

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 11 October 2019

Happy Friday, everyone --let's review what the Apache community has been up to over the past week:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - The ASF welcomes Dave Fisher as a Director https://s.apache.org/vlu1t
 - Next Board Meeting: 16 October 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
 - *T-11 days* to ApacheCon Europe
    --TRACKS: Big Data, Cloud, Community, IoT, Machine Learning, Open Source Design, Servers, and more.
    --KEYNOTES: European Commission DG DIGIT Director Thomas Gageik; Mastercard EVP for Global Cities Miguel A. Gamiño; writer/political analyst/activist Nanjala Nyabola; and ASF Founders Lars Eilebrecht, Cliff Skolnick, and Dirk-Willem van Gulik. 
    --SPECIAL EVENTS: BarCampApache, Hackathon, Movie Night, and more!
    --JOIN US: https://www.apachecon.com/

 - ApacheCon/Las Vegas presentations now available, exclusively on Feathercast https://feathercast.apache.org/ and YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/TheApacheFoundation

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at a rocking 99.98%. 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, 402 Apache contributors changed 877,602 lines of code over 2,173 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Gary Gregory, Andi Huber, Krisztián Szűcs, Joel Bernstein, and Jiajun Wang.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Arrow 0.15.0 released http://arrow.apache.org/
 - Apache Beam 2.16.0 released https://beam.apache.org
 - Apache HBase 2.1.7 released https://hbase.apache.org/

Content --
 - Apache Allura 1.12.0 released https://allura.apache.org/
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.19.5 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Servers --
 - HttpComponents Core 5.0 beta9 (GA candidate) and HttpComponents Client 5.0 beta6 (GA candidate) released http://hc.apache.org/
 - HTTP Server mod_perl-2.0.11 released https://perl.apache.org/

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that ApacheCon Europe Community Partners include the European Commission Directorate-General for Informatics (DIGIT), and whose director, Thomas Gageik, will be keynoting the event? https://aceu19.apachecon.com/

 - Did you know that Apache Airflow and Druid (incubating), plus solutions based on Apache Ignite and Spark, won 2019 InfoWorld Bossie Awards? https://infoworld.com/article/3444198/the-best-open-source-software-of-2019.html

 - Did you know that during ApacheCon North America, we collaborated with technologist/photographer Peter Adams on "Community Over Code. Code Over Community"? https://blogs.apache.org/press/entry/community-over-code-code-over

Apache Community Notices:

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

 - 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

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

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

 - ASF Annual Report for FY2019 https://s.apache.org/FY2019AnnualReport

 - 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 (https://twitter.com/TheASF) 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

 - 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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For real-time updates, sign up for Apache-related news by sending mail to announce-subscribe@apache.org and follow @TheASF on Twitter. For a broader spectrum from the Apache community, https://twitter.com/PlanetApache provides an aggregate of Project activities as well as the personal blogs and tweets of select ASF Committers.

Saturday October 05, 2019

The ASF welcomes Dave Fisher as a Director

The Apache Software Foundation today announced the appointment of Dave Fisher to its Board of Directors.

Fisher has been an Apache Committer since 2008 and was elected an ASF Member in 2012. He is a member of several Project Management Committees (PMCs) and is an active Apache Incubator mentor.

Fisher replaces Joan Touzet, who resigned. The Foundation thanks Touzet for her service and contribution during her tenure during the 2020 fiscal year.

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Friday October 04, 2019

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 4 October 2019

Well hello, October --we're off to a great start with the latest from the Apache community:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 16 October 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
 - *T-18 days* to ApacheCon Europe
    --TRACKS in Big Data, Cloud, Community, IoT, Machine Learning, Open Source Design, Servers, and more.
    --KEYNOTES by European Commission Director for Digital Business Solutions at the Directorate-General for Informatics (DG DIGIT) Thomas Gageik; Mastercard Executive Vice President for Global Cities Miguel A. Gamiño; and writer, political analyst, and activist Nanjala Nyabola. Plus special keynote panel with ASF Founders Lars Eilebrecht, Cliff Skolnick, and Dirk-Willem van Gulik. 
    --SPECIAL EVENTS include BarCampApache, Hackathon, Movie Night, and more!
    --REGISTER TODAY and SAVE: EARLY REGISTRATION ends soon! Group rates available too :-) https://www.apachecon.com/

 - ApacheCon/Las Vegas presentations now available, exclusively on Feathercast https://feathercast.apache.org/ and YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/TheApacheFoundation

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, 385 Apache contributors changed 527,624 lines of code over 2,168 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Andrea Cosentino, Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Dan Haywood, Wei-Chiu Chuang, and Mark Thomas.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Content --
 - Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.18.0 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Geospatial --
 - Apache SIS 1.0 released http://sis.apache.org/

Libraries --
 - Apache Commons BCEL Version 6.4.1 released https://commons.apache.org/

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid JMS 0.46.0 released http://qpid.apache.org

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that ApacheCon Europe Community Partners include the European Commission Directorate-General for Informatics (DIGIT), and whose director, Thomas Gageik, will be keynoting the event? https://aceu19.apachecon.com/

 - Did you know that during ApacheCon/Las Vegas, Apache projects added 406 new committers, and Apache Calcite, Camel, Flink, Maven, SkyWalking,Syncope, Tapestry, and Wicket issued new releases? https://projects.apache.org

 - Did you know that during ApacheCon North America, we resumed principal photography on "Trillions and Trillions Served", the documentary on The Apache Software Foundation that first began 10 years ago. Filming will continue at ApacheCon in Berlin --https://s.apache.org/ek3h8

Apache Community Notices:

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

 - 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

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

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

 - ASF Annual Report for FY2019 https://s.apache.org/FY2019AnnualReport

 - 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 (https://twitter.com/TheASF) 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

 - 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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For real-time updates, sign up for Apache-related news by sending mail to announce-subscribe@apache.org and follow @TheASF on Twitter. For a broader spectrum from the Apache community, https://twitter.com/PlanetApache provides an aggregate of Project activities as well as the personal blogs and tweets of select ASF Committers.

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