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Friday February 20, 2015

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 20 February 2015

This week we welcomed Cloudera, who renewed its sponsorship of the ASF and upgraded to the Platinum level . Here's what happened elsewhere at the Foundation:

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running 24x7x365.
 - The Infra team's global uptime across all Apache services is a stellar 99.73%

Apache Accumulo™ –sorted, distributed key/value store is a robust, scalable, high performance data storage system that features cell-based access control and customizable server-side processing.
 - Apache Accumulo 1.6.2 released

Apache Gora™ –an easy-to-use in-memory data model and persistence for big data framework with data store specific mappings and built-in Apache Hadoop support
 - Apache Gora 0.6 released

Apache Libcloud™ –a Python library that abstracts away the differences among multiple cloud provider APIs.
 - Apache Libcloud 0.17.0 released

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Twitter uses Apache Kafka, Storm, Hadoop, and Cassandra to handle 5 billion sessions a day in real time?

 - Did you know that Biology Virtual Collaborative Labs (BioVLAB) use Apache Airavata to set up computational resources and build bioinformatics tools?

 - Did you know that the Oxford English Dictionary is powered by Apache Tapestry?

Apache Community Notices:

 - We're participating in the annual Future of Open Source Survey, and appreciate your answering a few short questions

 - Catch Apache TomEE in action on 21 February at the ceJug/JVM Users Group in Ceará, Brazil

 - The first ever Apache Phoenix MeetUp will take place 24 February at Salesforce in San Francisco

 - The next Apache Mesos User Group MeetUp will take place 25 March in London

 - The Women of ASF Luncheon will be held on 14 April at ApacheCon

 - Apache TrafficServer Spring Summit will take place 16-17 April in Austin

 - The Apache Marmotta community are being proactive and beginning to collect ideas for Google Summer of Code 2015

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos

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