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Friday November 01, 2019

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 1 November 2019

Welcome, November! 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: 20 November 2019. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998
 - ApacheCon 2019 events are complete: catch the latest from Berlin, including
    -- interviews on Feathercast
    -- session slide decks at
    -- select plenaries, keynotes, and presentations on YouTube
    -- photos on ApacheCon and Flickr

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at a rocking 99.99%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 886 Apache contributors changed 3,674,625 lines of code over 3,745 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Etienne Chauchot, Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Till Rohrmann, Oleh Martushevskyi, and Eric Milles.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache HBase 1.3.6, 1.4.11, and 2.2.2 released
 - Apache Kafka 2.3.1 released

Build Management --
 - Apache Ivy 2.5.0 released

Databases --
 - Apache IoTDB (Incubating) 0.8.1 released

Libraries --
 - Apache Groovy 3.0.0-rc-1 released

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that you can add your photos from ApacheCon to ? Register at and share!

 - Did you know that you can stream analytics and scoring to deliver customizable insights based on billions of data points in real-time using Apache Flink, Cassandra, and Druid (incubating)?

 - Did you know that the top 5 Apache repositories by lines of code are: NetBeans, OpenOffice, Flex (combined), Mynewt (combined), and Trafodion?

Apache Community Notices:

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success

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

 - ASF Founders look back on 20 Years of the ASF

 - 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 and Twitter account

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

 - In-Memory Computing Summit North America 2019 will be held 13-14 November in Burlingame

 - 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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