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Friday August 09, 2019

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 9 August 2019

Happy Friday! Let's take a look back on our activities over the past week:

Success at Apache – the monthly blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works".
 - "The Path To Berlin" by Isabel Drost-Fromm

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

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!

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.98%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 830 Apache contributors changed 1,165,840 lines of code over 3,701 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Daniel Gruno, Etienne Chauchot, Andrea Cosentino, Claus Ibsen, and Tilman Hausherr.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Accumulo 2.0.0 released
 - Apache Ranger 2.0.0 released

Embedded OS --
 - Apache Mynewt 1.7.0 and Apache NimBLE 1.2.0 released

Libraries --
 - Apache Tika 1.22 released
 - Apache Tuweni (Incubating) 0.8.1 released
 - Apache Commons DBCP 2.7.0 released
 - Apache Groovy 2.5.8 and 3.0.0-beta-3 released

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the Geospatial Track at ApacheCon North America is organized in collaboration with the Open Geospatial Consortium?
Learn more at

 - Did you know that 11-year-old ApacheCon keynoter Samaira Mehta will hold a "Yes, 1 Billion Kids Can Code" Hackathon to help kids (first grade and up) to learn how to code? Register at

 - Did you know that you can have swag from your favorite Apache project added to the ComDev store on RedBubble ? Grab the project logo from and request it be added by emailing

Apache Community Notices:

 - Celebrating 20 Years Community-led Development "The Apache Way"

 - ASF Founders look back on 20 Years of the ASF

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

 - ApacheCon: Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998

 - 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

 - Registration is open for ApacheCon North America 9-12 September 2019

 - Spark + AI Summit 2019 will be held 15-17 October in Amsterdam

 - Registration open for ApacheCon Europe 22-24 October 2019

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache Camel, Apache HTTP Server, and more!

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

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