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Friday September 18, 2015

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 18 September 2015

This week marks our one-year anniversary of the Weekly News Round-ups -- we hope you're enjoying them! Here's what we've been up to over the past week:

ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation.
 - COMING UP: Europe events 1) Apache: Big Data (28-30 September), and 2) ApacheCon: Core Europe (1-2 October). See you in 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: 14 October. 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.
 - 6M weekly checks yielded a brilliant 99.93% uptime over the past week http://status.apache.org/ Check against established SLAs http://status.apache.org/sla/

Apache HttpComponents™ Client –a library for client-side HTTP communication built on HttpCore. It provides connection management, cookie management, and authentication; the successor to the widely-used Jakarta Commons HttpClient 3.1.
 - HttpComponents Client 4.5.1 GA released http://hc.apache.org/downloads.cgi

Apache OODT™ – a software framework and architectural style for the rapid construction of scientific data systems.
 - Apache OODT 0.10 released http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/oodt/

Apache SIS™ –a spatial framework that enables better representation of coordinates for searching, data clustering, archiving, or other relevant spatial needs.
 - Apache SIS 0.6 released http://sis.apache.org/downloads.html

Apache Traffic Server™ –a fast, scalable and extensible HTTP/1.1 compliant caching proxy server.
 - Apache Traffic Server v5.3.2 released http://trafficserver.apache.org/downloads


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Apache Project Management Committees (PMCs) are welcome to contribute articles to the Apache column on OpenSource.com

 - Did you know that there are currently 39 initiatives in development at the Apache Labs (our innovation "sandbox" to test technical concepts)? http://labs.apache.org/

 - Did you know that Apex, HAWQ, HORN, and MADlibs are the latest podlings undergoing development in the Apache Incubator? http://incubator.apache.org/

Apache Community Notices:

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

 - The 6th annual Cassandra Summit will be held 22-24 September in Santa Clara http://cassandrasummit-datastax.com/

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

 - The next CloudStack Collaboration Conference will be held 8-9 October in Dublin http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/cloudstack-collaboration-conference-europe

 - MesosCon Europe will take place 8-9 October in Dublin http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/mesoscon-europe

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

 - The next Lucene/Solr Revolution will be held 13-16 October in Austin http://www.lucenerevolution.org

 - The Apache Roadshow returns to China: Containers/Cloud/Big Data/Incubation & more 24-25 Oct in Beijing http://www.huodongxing.com/event/9291887966700

 - Apache CloudStack will hold a MeetUp in London on 12 November http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cloudstack-european-user-group-tickets-18631038939?aff=es2

 - The ASF will be at FOSDEM 2016 in Brussels 6-8 February 2016 https://fosdem.org/

 - The ASF Operations Summary: First Quarter, Fiscal Year 2016 (May-July 2015) is available at http://s.apache.org/c2P

 - 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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