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Friday July 29, 2016

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 29 July 2016

As we're wrapping up the month, let's review the Apache Community's activities over the past week:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business and affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's Bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 17 August 2016. Board calendar and minutes available at

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield stable performance at 99.43% uptime

ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation.
 - CFP and registration open for Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon Europe/Seville

Apache Airavata™ –a software framework providing APIs, sophisticated server-side tools, and graphical user interfaces to construct, execute, control and manage long running applications and workflows on distributed computing resources.
 - Apache Airavata 0.16 released

Apache Directory Server™ –an extensible and embeddable directory server entirely written in Java, which has been certified LDAPv3 compatible by the Open Group.
 - ApacheDS 2.0.0-M23 released

Apache Fortress™ –a sub-project of Apache Directory that provides role-based access control, delegated administration and password policy services with LDAP.
 - Apache Fortress 1.0.1 released

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 1.5.6 released

Apache Kudu™ –Open Source columnar storage engine enables fast analytics across the Internet of Things, time series, cybersecurity, and other Big Data applications in the Apache Hadoop ecosystem.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Kudu™ as a Top-Level Project

Apache Kylin™ –an Open Source Distributed Analytics Engine designed to provide SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) on Hadoop, supporting extremely large datasets.
 - Apache Kylin 1.5.3 released

Apache Mesos™ –mature Open Source cluster resource manager, container orchestrator, and distributed operating systems kernel.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Mesos™ v1.0

Apache Open Climate Workbench™ –a comprehensive suite of algorithms, libraries, and interfaces designed to standardize and streamline the process of interacting with large quantities of observational data (such as is provided by the RCMED) and conducting regional climate model evaluations.
 - Apache Open Climate Workbench 1.1.0 released

Apache Traffic Server™ –a fast, scalable and extensible HTTP/1.1 compliant caching proxy server.
 - Apache Traffic Server 6.2.0 released

Apache Twill™ –Open Source abstraction layer over Apache Hadoop® YARN simplifies developing distributed Hadoop applications.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Twill™ as a Top-Level Project

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the ASF has a Code of Conduct for Apache Projects and Communities?

 - Did you know that Apache CouchDB has a series of blog posts that highlight The Road to CouchDB 2.0?

 - Did you know that the ASF is an hiring Infrastructure Systems Administrator/Architect?

Apache Community Notices:

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities

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

 - Atlanta Hadoop Users Group present Cutting edge with HBASE on 17 August 2016

 - CFP is open for the next Cassandra Summit 7-9 September 2016 in San Jose

 - CloudStack Collaboration Conference Brasil will take place 29-30 September 2016 in Sao Paolo

 - ApacheCon Europe will take place 14-18 November 2016 in Seville, Spain

 - The second ASF Annual Report 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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