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Friday February 22, 2019

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 22 February 2019

We hope you are having a happy Friday. The Apache Community has had a productive week, as always. Let's review:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 March. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series, now in its 21st year.
 - Join us: Apache Roadshow/DC and Open Source Career Fair 25 March 2019
 - CFP CLOSING TODAY: Apache Roadshow/Chicago 13-14 May 2019
 - Save the Date: ApacheCon North America 9-13 September in Las Vegas

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield 99.94% uptime.

Apache Code Snapshot –this week, 457 Apache contributors changed 794,949 lines of code over 2,520 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Colm Ó hÉigeartaigh, Michael Stack, Iñigo Goiri, Claus Ibsen, and Andrea Cosentino.

Apache Project Announcements –the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - The Apache® Software Foundation Announces Apache Arrow™ Momentum
 - Apache Beam 2.10.0 released
 - Apache Flink 1.7.2 released
 - Apache Kafka 2.1.1 released - Apache NiFi 1.9.0 released

Library --
 - Apache Commons Codec 1.12 released
 - Apache Olingo 2.0.11 released

Messaging --
 - Apache Pulsar 2.3.0 released

Testing --
 - Apache JMeter 5.1 released

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Amazon Music Recommendations is powered by Apache MXNet (incubating)?

 - Did you know that China Merchants Bank, CMBChina Mall, and China Eastern Airline use Apache SkyWalking (incubating)?

 - Did you know that you can review and share your feedback on the first milestone of Apache Camel 3?

Apache Community Notices:

 - Apache in 2018 - By The Digits

 - ASF Operations Summary: Q2 FY2019

 - ASF Annual Report for FY2018

 - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement

 - Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open.

 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just works".

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page Twitter account

 - The list of Apache project-related MeetUps can be found at

 - The Apache Big Data community will be at DataWorks Summit 18-21 March 2019 in Barcelona and 20-23 May 2019 in Washington DC

 - Future dates for Spark + AI Summit 2019 announced: 23-25 April/San Francisco and 15-17 October/Amsterdam

 - CFP open for Berlin Buzzwords: 16-18 June 2019

 - Save the date: ApacheCon North America 9-13 September 2019

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache HTTP Server, Avro, ComDev (community development), Directory, Incubator, OODT, POI, Polygene, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, and more!

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos

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