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Friday November 18, 2016

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 18 November 2016

As we wrap up a wonderful conference week in Seville brimming with All Things Apache, our community has also been working on:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business and affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 21 December 2016. Board calendar and minutes available at http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield perky performance at 99.83% uptime http://status.apache.org/

ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation.
 - Save the date: ApacheCon North America will be held 16-18 May 2017 in Miami http://apachecon.com/

Apache Commons™ JCS –a distributed, versatile caching system.
 - Apache Commons JCS 2.0-beta-2 released https://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-jcs/download_jcs.cgi

Apache Commons RDF (incubating) –aims to provide a common Java API for RDF 1.1 graphs and datasets.
 - Apache Commons RDF 0.3.0-incubating released https://commonsrdf.incubator.apache.org/download

Apache Jena™ –an Open Source Java-based framework for building Semantic Web and Linked Data applications.
 - Apache Jena 3.1.1 released http://jena.apache.org/download/maven.html

Apache Jackrabbit™ Oak –a fully conforming implementation of the Content Repository for Java Technology API (JCR)
- Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.4.10 and 1.5.13 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/downloads.html

Apache jclouds™ –Open Source multi-Cloud toolkit in use and supported by Adobe, Amazon Web Services, Apache CloudStack, Docker, Google Cloud Platform, Mesosphere, Microsoft Azure, OpenStack, Rackspace, RedHat, and many others.
 - Apache jclouds 2.0.0 released http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.lua/jclouds
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® jclouds™ v2.0 https://s.apache.org/LkRY

Apache Solr™ –the blazing fast search server built on Apache Lucene.
 - Apache Solr Reference Guide for 6.3 released https://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/lucene/solr/ref-guide/apache-solr-ref-guide-6.3.pdf

Apache Streams (incubating) –unifies a diverse world of digital profiles and online activities into common formats and vocabularies, and makes these datasets accessible across a variety of databases, devices, and platforms for streaming, browsing, search, sharing, and analytics use-cases.
 - Apache Streams 0.4-incubating released http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/incubator/streams/releases/0.4-incubating/

Apache SystemML (incubating) –provides declarative large-scale machine learning (ML) that aims at a flexible specification of ML algorithms and automatic generation of hybrid runtime plans ranging from single-node, in-memory computations, to distributed computations on Apache Hadoop MapReduce and Apache Spark.
 - Apache SystemML 0.11.0-incubating released http://systemml.apache.org/

Apache Tomcat™ –an Open Source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified Expression Language, Java WebSocket and JASPIC technologies.
 - Apache Tomcat 7.0.73 released http://tomcat.apache.org/download-70.cgi
 - Apache Tomcat 8.0.39 released http://tomcat.apache.org/download-80.cgi

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that The ASF now has 620 Members and 5,511 Committers? https://twitter.com/davsclaus/status/798887129141182465

 - Did you know that at The ASF all projects operate on-list? https://community.apache.org/lists.html

 - Did you know that algorithms in Apache MADlib (incubating) are implemented to provide highly parallel processing? http://incubator.apache.org/projects/madlib.html


Apache Community Notices:

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

 - 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, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, Zest, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

 - ApacheCon North America will be held 16-18 May 2017 in Miami  http://apachecon.com/

 - The ASF Q1 FY2017 Report is available at https://s.apache.org/1BsV

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

 - Show your support for Apache with ASF-approved swag fromhttp://www.zazzle.com/featherwearand http://s.apache.org/landsend--all proceeds benefit the ASF! 

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