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Friday October 09, 2015

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 9 October 2015

We've wrapped up another great week! Here's what the Apache Community has been up to:

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.
 - Next Board Meeting: 21 October. Board calendar and minutes available at

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 6M weekly checks yielded a cheery 99.39% uptime over the past week Check against established SLAs

Apache Accumulo™ –a robust, scalable, high performance data storage system that features cell-based access control and customizable server-side processing.
 - Apache Accumulo 1.6.4 released

Apache Ignite™ –a comprehensive platform for distributed in-memory computing, including Data Grid and In-Memory Key-Value Store, Compute Grid, Streaming Grid, Service Grid, In-Memory File System, and more.
 - Apache Ignite 1.4.0 released

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 2.11.1 and Jackrabbit Oak 1.0.22 released

Apache Kafka™ –a high-throughput, publish-subscribe messaging system rethought of as a distributed commit log.
 - Apache Kafka released

Apache Olingo™ –a Java library which enables developers to implement OData producers and OData consumers.
 - Apache Olingo 2.0.5 released

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that new podlings in the Apache Incubator include HAWQ, HORN, MADlib, and Rya?

 - Did you know that the top 5 Apache projects by number of Committers are (in order) OpenOffice, Hadoop, CloudStack, Subversion, and Cocoon?

 - Did you know that the Otto Group's Business Intelligence Department uses Apache Flink as their stream processing framework?

Apache Community Notices:

 - The list of Apache project-related MeetUps can be found at

 - The first Apache Flink Conference, Flink Forward, will take place 12-13 October in Berlin

 - The next Lucene/Solr Revolution will be held 13-16 October in Austin

 - The Apache Roadshow returns to China: Containers/Cloud/Big Data/Incubation & more 24-25 Oct in Beijing

 - Apache CloudStack will hold a MeetUp in London on 12 November

 - The ASF will be at FOSDEM 2016 in Brussels 6-8 February 2016

 - The ASF Operations Summary: First Quarter, Fiscal Year 2016 (May-July 2015) is available at

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

 - Show your support for Apache with ASF-approved swag from and proceeds benefit the ASF! 

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