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Friday September 20, 2019

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 20 September 2019

Happy Friday, everyone. Let's take a look at how the past week has progressed:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
- Next Board Meeting: 16 October 2019. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998
 - Countdown to ApacheCon Europe --REGISTER TODAY!
 - NEW! 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 99.95%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 825 Apache contributors changed 2,115,070 lines of code over 2,959 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Mark Robert Miller, Andrea Cosentino, Stephen Mallette, Mark Thomas, and Daniel Keir Haywood.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Content --
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.14.8 and Oak 1.8.17, 1.10.5 released

Identity Management --
 - Apache Syncope 2.0.14 and 2.1.5 released

Libraries --
 - Apache Commons Configuration 2.6 released

Web Frameworks --
 - Apache Wicket 8.6.1 and 9.0.0-M3 released

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the Open Source Design community (ApacheCon Europe Community Partners) are holding a FREE workshop on October 25th (immediately following ApacheCon)? Register today, as space is limited!

 - Did you know the four things "Father of Java" James Gosling loves about Apache? Learn more in "My personal journey to Open Source", James's keynote at ApacheCon North America

 - Did you know that the ASF exceeded 7,000 code Committers

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

 - 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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