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Friday July 10, 2015

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

The Apache community of 550+ Members and 4,700+ Committers successfully collaborate across seven continents. Here's what we've been up to over the past week:

ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation.
 - DEADLINE: CFP closes on 10 July for "Apache: Big Data" 28-30 September 2015 in Budapest http://apachecon.com/

ASF Board –the ASF Board is responsible for management and oversight of the business and affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's Bylaws.
 - Upcoming Board Meeting: 17 July. 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.
 - The ASF Infrastructure team runs more than 35,000 weekly checks for each service provided. Uptime over the past week has been a super-swell 99.36% http://status.apache.org/

ASF Travel Assistance –this committee evaluates and provides financial assistance to those who would otherwise be unable to attend various ApacheCon events.
 - DEADLINE: Applications close on 17 July for travel assistance to "Apache: Big Data" and "ApacheCon: Core" Europe http://www.apache.org/travel/

Apache Accumulo™ –a sorted, distributed key/value store based on Google's BigTable design, built on top of Apache Hadoop, ZooKeeper, and Thrift.
 - Apache Accumulo 1.6.3 released https://accumulo.apache.org

Apache Directory™ LDAP client API –an ongoing effort to provide an enhanced LDAP API, as a replacement for JNDI and the existing LDAPAPI (jLdap and Mozilla LDAP API).
 - Apache Directory LDAP API released http://directory.apache.org/api/downloads.html

Apache Jackrabbit™ Oak –a scalable, high-performance hierarchical content repository designed for use as the foundation of modern world-class Web sites and other demanding content applications. 
- Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.3.2 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/downloads.html

Apache Tomcat™ –an Open Source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified Expression Language and Java WebSocket technologies.
 - Apache Tomcat 7.0.63 released http://tomcat.apache.org/download-70.cgi
 - Apache Tomcat 8.0.24 released http://tomcat.apache.org/download-80.cgi

Apache Traffic Server™ –a fast, scalable and extensible HTTP/1.1 compliant caching proxy server that can be used as a reverse, forward, or even transparent HTTP proxy.
 - Apache Traffic Server 5.3.1 released http://trafficserver.apache.org/downloads


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that 164 Apache Project Management Committees (PMCs) oversee 272 Apache projects?

 - Did you know that A1 Telekom Austria uses Apache Isis to rapidly develop domain-driven apps in Java?

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


Apache Community Notices:

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

 - Apache Cayenne ‏will be at the New York Times Open Source Science Fair on 15 July http://developers.nytimes.com/events/71515/?_r=0

 - The second annual MesosCon will be held 20-21 August in Seattle https://mesoscon2015.sched.org/

 - ASF Member Joan Touzet will keynote the Texas Linux Fest 21-22 August in San Marcos https://2015.texaslinuxfest.org/

 - Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon: Core Europe will be held 28 September - 1 October in Budapest http://apachecon.com/

 - The first Apache Flink Conference, Flink Forward, will be held 12-13 October in Berlin http://flink-forward.org

 - CFP open for Lucene/Solr Revolution, to be held 13-16 October in Austin http://www.lucenerevolution.org

 - The ASF FY 2014-2015 Annual Report is available at http://s.apache.org/ZVp

 - 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 from http://www.zazzle.com/featherwear and http://s.apache.org/landsend --all proceeds benefit the ASF! 


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