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Friday May 04, 2018

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 4 May 2018

It's time for our weekly review of the Apache community's activities. Here we go, and "May the 4th" be with you!

The Apache Software Foundation Welcomes 51 New Members https://s.apache.org/ysxx

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 16 May. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series.
 - Join us at Apache Roadshow Europe/Berlin 11-14 June/Berlin --register for FOSS Backstage and you're in! https://foss-backstage.de/
 - Schedule announced and Registration open for ApacheCon North America 24-27 September/Montreal http://apachecon.com/
 - Save the date: Apache Roadshow and Open Source Job Fair 8 October/Fairfax, VA

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield polished performance at 99.50% uptime. http://status.apache.org/

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 515 Apache contributors changed 1,230,970 lines of code over 3,430 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jan van Doorn, Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Peng Hui Jiang, James Taylor, and Mark Thomas.

Apache Calcite™ Avatica Go –a framework for building database drivers that defines a wire API and serialization mechanism for clients to communicate with a server as a proxy to a database.
 - Apache Calcite Avatica Go 3.0.0 released https://calcite.apache.org/

Apache Impala™ –a high-performance distributed SQL engine.
 - Apache Impala 2.12.0 released https://impala.apache.org/

Apache HBase™ –the Hadoop database, a distributed, scalable, Big Data store.
 - Apache HBase 2.0.0 released https://hbase.apache.org/

Apache OpenWebBeans™ –a CDI container (Contexts and Dependency Injection for Java) and targets the CDI-1.2 specification (JavaEE 7).
 - Apache OpenWebBeans 1.7.5 and 2.0.5 released http://openwebbeans.apache.org/


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating their anniversaries this month? Apache Forrest and Geronimo (14 years); Apache Tomcat (13 years); Apache OpenJPA, POI, TomEE, and Turbine (11 years); Apache Libcloud (7 years); Apache Giraph, Hama, and ManifoldCF (6 years); Apache Phoenix (4 years); Apache Whimsy (3 years); Apache Bahir, TinkerPop, and Zeppelin (2 years); and Apache SystemML (1 year) --many happy returns!

 - Did you know that Apache Drill lets you run SQL queries directly against Amazon S3 data? http://drill.apache.org/

 - Did you know that the apache.org domain receives 35M collective page views per week? http://apache.org/

Apache Community Notices:

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 19 Years of Open Source Leadership "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/gK4Q

 - Read "Open – For Business – At the ASF" by Merv Adrian, VP Research at Gartner https://blogs.gartner.com/merv-adrian/2018/03/27/open-for-business-at-the-asf/

 - A look at the "Apache at 19" promo at https://youtu.be/Fqk_rlKiVIs

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

 - Apache in 2017 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/h8do

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

 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the 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 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

 - The list of Apache project-related MeetUps can be found at http://apache.org/events/meetups.html

 - Open Expo Europe - 6-7 June 2018 in Madrid https://openexpoeurope.com/

 - Meet members of the Apache community at Open Expo Madrid 6-7 June 2018 http://www.openexpo.es/en/

 - We're teaming up the Apache Roadshow Europe with Berlin Buzzwords - 10-12 June 2018 (Apache Lounge dates: 11-12 June) https://berlinbuzzwords.de/

 - The 2018 Apache EU Roadshow will be held during FOSS Backstage in Berlin 13-14 June 2018 https://foss-backstage.de/

 - Apache Big Data project communities will be participating at DataWorks Summit 17-21 June 2018 in San Jose https://dataworkssummit.com/

 - ApacheCon North America will be held 24-27 September in Montreal http://apachecon.com/

 - Save the Date: Apache Roadshow DC and Open Source/Government/Cyber/Job Fair - 8 October 2018 in Fairfax, VA http://apachecon.com/

 - ASF Quarterly Report: Operations Summary: November 2017 - January 2018 https://s.apache.org/UtBD

 - ASF Annual Report is available at https://s.apache.org/FY2017AnnualReport

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache HTTP Server, Avro, ComDev (community development), Directory, Incubator, OODT, POI, Polygene, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

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