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Friday March 22, 2019

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

Happy Friday --we hope you've had a productive week! Here's what we've achieved across the collective Apache Community:

The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success –The Apache Way of community-driven development continues to gain momentum despite the compounding challenges of building software in the greater Open Source ecosystem. https://s.apache.org/GhnI

Sponsor Case Study –insight from our Sponsors, whose support ensures our 300+ community-driven software products remain available to billions of users around the world at no cost.
 - Apache Software Foundation Platinum Sponsor Profile: Leaseweb https://s.apache.org/apco

Project Perspectives –part of the "Success at Apache" series, chronicling how projects and their communities have benefited from The Apache Way.
 - Apache RocketMQ and The Apache Way https://s.apache.org/c358

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 17 April. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series, now in its 21st year.
 - NEXT WEEK: Apache Roadshow/DC and Open Source Career Fair 25 March 2019 http://www.apachecon.com/usroadshowdc19/
 - CFP Extended: Apache Roadshow/Chicago 13-14 May 2019 http://apachecon.com/chiroadshow19/
 - CFP Open: ApacheCon North America 9-13 September in Las Vegas http://apachecon.com/
 - Registration OPEN: ApacheCon Europe 22-24 October in Berlin http://www.apachecon.com/aceu19/

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield 99.68% uptime. Check out our performance 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, 461 Apache contributors changed 1,118,771 lines of code over 2,846 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Cassandra Targett, Ash Berlin-Taylor, Claus Ibsen, Andrea Cosentino, and Jonathan Hung.

Apache Project Announcements –the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Kylin 2.6.1 released https://kylin.apache.org/
 - Apache NiFi 1.9.1 released https://nifi.apache.org/

Build Management --
 - Apache Ant 1.9.14 released http://ant.apache.org/

Cloud Computing --
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® CloudMonkey® v6.0 https://s.apache.org/aznB

Content --
 - Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.10.2 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Customer Data Platform --
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Unomi™ as a Top-Level Project https://s.apache.org/brS6

Search --
 - Apache Lucene 8.0.0 and Solr 8.0.0 released http://lucene.apache.org/

Servers --
 - Apache Tomcat 8.5.39 and  9.0.17 released http://tomcat.apache.org/


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Apache Cayenne 4.1 is in Beta? https://cayenne.apache.org

 - Did you know that the CFP for the Apache Roadshow/Chicago has been extended for extra presentations in AdTech, FinTech, Startups using Apache software? https://www.apachecon.com/chiroadshow19/index.html

 - Did you know that the ASF is a Google Summer of Code (GSoC) mentoring organization for the 15th consecutive year? Applications are open http://community.apache.org/gsoc.html

Apache Community Notices:

 - Apache in 2018 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/Apache2018Digits

 - 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

 - The Apache Big Data community will be at DataWorks Summit in Washington DC 20-23 May 2019 https://dataworkssummit.com/

 - Flink Forward San Francisco 2019 will be held 1-2 April. The event is promoting collaboration between Apache projects by inviting 50 Apache Committers to attend for FREE: use "ASFCommitters19" code PLUS your @apache.org email when registering at https://sf-2019.flink-forward.org/register

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

 - CFP open for Berlin Buzzwords: 16-18 June 2019 https://berlinbuzzwords.de/

 - CFP open for ApacheCon North America 9-12 September 2019

 - Save the date: ApacheCon Europe 22-24 October 2019 http://apachecon.com/

 - 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! 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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