The Apache News Round-up: week ending 11 January 2019

Happy Friday –with the year off to a hot start, we’re picking up the pace with a new Top-Level Project, more events, and 80% more commits over the past 7 days. Let’s take a look at what’s happening with the Apache community:

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Success at Apache –a monthly blog series that focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just works".
 – Success at Apache: Accidentally Finding Awesome by Daniel Ruggeri

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 21st year.
 – Join us: Apache Roadshow/DC and Open Source Career Fair at George Mason University 25 March 2019
 – 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: 99.95% uptime.

Apache Code Snapshot –this week, 440 Apache contributors changed 1,027,772 lines of code over 3,027 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Kaxil Naik, Ash Berlin-Taylor, Andrea Cosentino, Chesnay Schepler, and Tellier Benoit.

Apache Project Announcements –the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
 – The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Airflow™ as a Top-Level Project
 – Apache Flume 1.9.0 released
 – Apache HBase 2.0.4 and 2.1.2 released

Network Client/Server —
 – Apache Guacamole 1.0.0 released
 – Apache Jackrabbit 2.10.9 released
 – Apache Qpid Broker-J 7.1.0 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating anniversaries in January? Apache Cocoon, James, and Web Services (16 years); Lucene (14 years); ActiveMQ (12 years); Hadoop (11 years); River (8 years); Empire-db and Gora (7 years); OpenMeetings (6 years); Samza (4 years); Arrow (3 years); and Ranger (2 years). Many happy returns!

 – Did you know that is powered by Apache Roller? v5.2.2 just released today!

 – Did you know that NTT, the world’s fourth largest telecommunications company, built a Kappa architecture for network flows using Apache Kafka?

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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 – 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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