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Friday April 10, 2015

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 10 April 2015

We're excited to head to Austin next week and celebrate our 15th Anniversary with the Apache community at ApacheCon. Here's what we've been working on this week:

ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation.
- 130+ sessions, plus trainings, BarCamp Apache, MeetUps, PGP Key Signing, Project Geode Lab, CloudStack Days, Ignite Training, Spark Forum, Traffic Server Summit, events/activities/networking, and more. Join us! http://apachecon.com/

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
- Global uptime across all Apache services is an outstanding 98.88% http://status.apache.org/

Apache Commons™ Lang –a package of Java utility classes for the classes that are in java.lang's hierarchy, or are considered to be so standard as to justify existence in java.lang.
 - Apache Commons Lang 3.4 released http://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-lang/download_lang.cgi

Apache Jackrabbit™ –a fully compliant implementation of the Content Repository for Java(TM) Technology API, version 2.0 (JCR 2.0) as specified in the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283).
 - Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.1.8 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/downloads.html


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the New York State Senate's Bluebird-CRM v1.5.5 uses Apache Solr for full-text search within attachments?

 - Did you know that there are now 4,734 Apache code Committers? http://people.apache.org/committer-index.html

 - Did you know that we're always looking for Apache success stories that we can share with the community? Send newsworthy metrics/users/datapoints of Apache products to <press@apache.org>!


Apache Community Notices:

 - Call for Speakers for CloudStack Days Tokyo closes on 10 April http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/cloudstack-tokyo

 - Apache Cassandra, Kafka, Mesos, and Storm are up for JAX 2015 Innovation Awards. Voting closes 13 April http://jaxenter.com/jax-awards-2015/submit-your-vote

 - The Women of ASF Luncheon will be held on 14 April at ApacheCon http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apachecon-north-america/attend/women-asf-luncheon

 - CloudStack Days will take place 16 April during ApacheCon http://cloudstack.apache.org/

 - Apache Spark Mini-Summit will take place 16 April in tandem with ApacheCon http://s.apache.org/ojh

 - Apache JMeter will be featured at the Drupal Meetup on 16 April in Sydney http://www.meetup.com/drupalsydney/events/220110457/

 - Apache TrafficServer Spring Summit will take place 16-17 April in Austin https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/TS/Spring+2015+Summit

 - The next Apache Phoenix MeetUp will be held on 5 May in Santa Clara http://www.meetup.com/San-Francisco-Apache-Phoenix-Meetup/events/221247399/

 - HBaseCon, the fourth annual event for the Apache HBase contributor/developer/admin/user community, will take place 7 May in San Francisco http://hbasecon.com/

 - A lightning talk on Apache Calcite will take place on 20 May at XLDB in Stanford http://www-conf.slac.stanford.edu/xldb2015/

 - Apache Usergrid will be featured at {CODESHOW}SE on 21 May in Charleston https://www.codeshowse.com/

 - The next Berlin Buzzwords conference will feature Apache projects such as Lucene, Spark, Solr and Cassandra and will take place 31 May-3 June in Berlin http://berlinbuzzwords.de

 - 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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