The Apache News Round-up: week ending 4 January 2019

Welcome, 2019! We’re testing a slightly adjusted format –do let us know what you think:

Apache in 2018 – By The Digits
 – Stewarding 300+ projects "The Apache Way"

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 16 January. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ –the ASF’s official global conference series, now in its 20th year.
 – CFP Now Open: Apache Roadshow Chicago 13-14 May 2019
 – Save the Date: ApacheCon North America 9-13 September in Las Vegas

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – NEW statistics and visualizations for 7M+ weekly checks: 99.96% uptime.

Apache Code Snapshot –this week, 293 Apache contributors changed 960,842 lines of code over 1,707 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Tilman Hausherr, Dan Haywood, Claus Ibsen, Kaxil Naik, and Olivier Lamy.

Apache Project Announcements –the latest updates by category.

Attic —
 – Apache Tiles retired

Big Data —
 – Apache Drill 1.15.0 released

Java —
 – Apache Juneau 8.0.0 released

Incubating Podlings —
 – Apache NetBeans 10.0 released

Library —
 – Apache Groovy 3.0.0-alpha-4 released
 – Apache Log4j Kotlin API 1.0.0 released
 – OpenNLP 1.9.1 released

Microservices —
 – Apache ServiceComb Pack version 0.3.0 released

Network Client/Server —
 – Apache OpenMeetings 4.0.7 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that Apache Fortress is accepting ideas for new features or bug fix requests on their JIRA?

 – Did you know that Apache OpenOffice offers hundreds of ready-to-use extensions, including dictionaries, tools, PDF importer, and more?

 – Did you know that once again, Apache Community Development (ComDev) will be helming the ASF booth, and dozens of Apache projects will be having a presence at FOSDEM 2-3 February/Brussels?

Apache Community Notices:

 – Apache in 2018 – By The Digits

 – ASF Operations Summary: Q2 FY2019

 – ASF Annual Report for FY2018

 – The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement

 – Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open.

 – "Success at Apache" focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just works".

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 – Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page Twitter account

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

 – The ASF will be at FOSDEM 2-3 February/Brussels

 – The Apache Big Data community will be at DataWorks Summit 18-21 March 2019 in Barcelona and 20-23 May 2019 in Washington DC

 – Future dates for Spark + AI Summit 2019 announced: 23-25 April/San Francisco and 15-17 October/Amsterdam

 – CFP Now Open: Apache Roadshow Chicago 13-14 May 2019

 – CFP now open for Berlin Buzzwords: 16-18 June 2019

 – Save the date: ApacheCon North America 9-13 September 2019

 – Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities –opportunities open with Apache HTTP Server, Avro, ComDev (community development), Directory, Incubator, OODT, POI, Polygene, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, and more!

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