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Friday March 13, 2020

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 13 March 2020

Greetings everyone --it's time to review the Apache community's activities from the past week:

The Apache Software Foundation Statement on the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak https://s.apache.org/COVID-19

Apache Month In Review – a summary of what the Apache community has been up to in February https://s.apache.org/Feb2020

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2020 (November 2019 - January 2020) https://s.apache.org/r6s5u
 - Next Board Meeting: 18 March 2020. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - Notice on Apache 2020 Conferences https://s.apache.org/zgm8m

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.66%. Performance checks 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, 861 Apache contributors changed 9,213,465 lines of code over 3,428 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Andrea Cosentino, Luca Burgazzoli, Mark Thomas, Jialin Qiao, and Carlos Rovira.      

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Calcite 1.22.0 released https://calcite.apache.org/
 - Apache Kafka 2.4.1 released https://kafka.apache.org/ 

Content --
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.18.5 released https://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Enterprise Processes Automation / ERP --
 - Apache OFBiz 17.12.01 released
https://ofbiz.apache.org/

Libraries --
 - Apache Commons Configuration 2.7 released https://commons.apache.org/

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid Broker-J 8.0.0 released https://qpid.apache.org/

Programming Languages --
 - Apache Groovy 2.5.10 and 3.0.2 released https://groovy.apache.org/

Servers --
 - Apache Tomcat Connectors 1.2.48 released https://tomcat.apache.org/connectors-doc/  
 -  Apache HttpComponents Client 4.5.12 GA released https://hc.apache.org/

Templating --
 - Apache FreeMarker 2.3.30 released
https://freemarker.apache.org/


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating anniversaries this month? Apache mod_perl (20 years); Maven (17 years), Jackrabbit (14 years); Felix (13 years); Archiva (12 years); UIMA (10 years); Accumulo and Sqoop (8 years); Bloodhound, CloudStack, and cTAKES (7 years); Allura, Olingo, Tajo (6 years); Sentry (4 years); and FreeMarker (2 years). Many happy returns! https://projects.apache.org/committees.html?date

 - Did you know that you can participate in the second annual Apache Druid community survey? https://surveymonkey.com/r/XGWX2BL

 - Did you know that Apache Brooklyn v1.0 implements the OASIS CAMP (Cloud Application Management for Platforms) and TOSCA (Topology and Orchestration Specification for Cloud Applications) standards? https://brooklyn.apache.org/


Apache Community Notices:

 - Apache Month In Review: February 2020 – overview of events that have taken place within the Apache community https://s.apache.org/Feb2020

 - "Trillions and Trillions Served", the documentary on the ASF, is in post-production. Catch the teaser at https://s.apache.org/ASF-Trillions

 - Apache in 2019 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/Apache2019Digits

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success https://s.apache.org/GhnI

 - ASF Operations Summary: Q2 FY2020 (August - October 2019) https://s.apache.org/2kv2n

 - Celebrating 20 Years Community-led Development "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/ASF20thAnniversary

 - ASF Founders look back on 20 Years of the ASF https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/our-founders-look-back-on

 - Foundation Reports and Statements http://www.apache.org/foundation/reports.html

 - ApacheCon: Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998 http://s.apache.org/ApacheCon

 - ASF Annual Report for FY2019 https://s.apache.org/FY2019AnnualReport

 - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement https://s.apache.org/zqC3

 - Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

 - Pre-registration open for the first Pulsar Summit http://pulsar.apache.org/blog/2019/12/18/Pulsar-summit-cfp/

 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the people and 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 (https://twitter.com/TheASF) 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

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache Camel, Apache HTTP Server, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

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