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Friday September 13, 2019

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 13 September 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: 18 September 2019. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998
 - Countdown to ApacheCon Europe -- we look forward to seeing you in Berlin -- REGISTER TODAY!
 - NEW! Catch the latest presentations from ApacheCon/Las Vegas exclusively on Feathercast

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 100.00%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 857 Apache contributors changed 4,388,161 lines of code over 3,161 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Mark Thomas, Gary Gregory, Stephen Mallette, Andrea Cosentino, and Michael Stack.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Calcite 1.21.0 released

Build Management --
 - Apache Maven 3.6.2 released

Content --
 - Apache Traffic Control 3.0.2 released

Data Management Platform --
 - Apache Geode 1.9.1 released

Enterprise Processes Automation
 - Apache OFBiz 16.11.06 released

Libraries --
 - Apache Flagon UserALE.js 2.0.2 (Incubating) released
 - Apache HttpComponents Client 4.5.10 GA released
 - Apache Commons Daemon 1.2.1 released
 - Apache Milagro Crypto C & JS Libraries (Incubating) 1.0.0 released

Messaging Platform --
 - Apache Pulsar 2.4.1 released

Web Frameworks --
 - Apache Wicket 7.15.0 and 8.6.0 released

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Apple have been successfully using Apache CloudStack for the past 6 years to power their virtual machine service for hundreds of mission-critical internal and external applications?

 - Did you know that during this week's ApacheCon, Apache projects added 406 new committers, and Apache Calcite, Camel, Flink, Maven, SkyWalking, Syncope, Tapestry, and Wicket issued new releases?

 -  Did you know that 35 new individual ASF Members elected, totaling 766

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 Annual Report for FY2019

 - 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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