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The Apache News Round-up: week ending 13 December 2019
Happy Friday, everyone. We've had a productive week --let's review:
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- Next Board Meeting: 18 December 2019. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html
Apache Diversity & Inclusion – newly-formed committee supports initiatives that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion across the greater Apache community.
- Have you taken the 2020 ASF Community Survey yet? https://s.apache.org/pzol5
ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998
- CFP and Registration OPEN for Apache Roadshow/DC https://www.apachecon.com/usroadshowdc20/index.html
- ApacheCon 2019's interviews, presentations, and photos are available at https://www.apachecon.com/history.html
ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
- 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.86%. 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 Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.
- Apache Libcloud 2.7.0 released http://libcloud.apache.org/
- Apache SpamAssassin 3.4.3 released https://spamassassin.apache.org/
- Apache Qpid Broker-J 7.1.6, Qpid Proton-J 0.33.3, and Qpid JMS 0.48.0 released http://qpid.apache.org
Programming Language --
- Apache Groovy 3.0.0-rc-2 released http://groovy.apache.org/
- Apache Tomcat 9.0.30 released http://tomcat.apache.org/
Did You Know?
- Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating anniversaries this month? Apache Portable Runtime (APR; 19 years); Logging Services (16 years); Cayenne and OFBiz (13 years); Synapse (12 years); Camel (11 years); Axis, OpenWebBeans, and Pivot (10 years); Aries (9 years); Flex (7 years); Helix (6 years); Flink (5 years); Beam and Eagle (3 years); Trafodion (2 years); Airflow (1 year) --many happy returns! https://projects.apache.org/
- Did you know that the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Informatics (DIGIT) is powered by Apache HTTP Server, Apache Lucene, and Apache Tomcat? https://aceu19.apachecon.com/session/open-source-software-european-commissions-informatics-directorate
- Did you know that Kirjastot Bibliotek Library uses Apache Wicket? https://wicket.apache.org/
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 people and processes behind why the ASF "just works". https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/category/SuccessAtApache
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Posted at 12:28PM Dec 13, 2019 by Sally in Newsletter | |