The Apache News Round-up: week ending 18 January 2019

It’s been a great week! Let’s review the Apache community’s activities:

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Sponsor Case Study –insight from our Sponsors, whose support ensures our 300+ community-driven software products remain available to billions of users around the world at no cost.
 – Apache Software Foundation Gold Sponsor Profile: Bloomberg

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 20 February. 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 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.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield 99.97% uptime.

Apache Code Snapshot –this week, 479 Apache contributors changed 1,041,597 lines of code over 2,850 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Andrea Cosentino, Tellier Benoit, Kaxil Naik, Claus Ibsen, and Xiaoyu Yao.

Apache Project Announcements –the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
 – Apache Kylin 2.6.0 released

Database —
 – Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.6.16, 1.8.11, and 1.10.0 released

FinTech —
 – Apache Fineract 1.2.0 released

Library —
 – Apache Commons FileUpload 1.4 released

Web Framework —
 – Apache Struts 2.5.20 GA and 2.3.37 GA released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that Twitter uses Apache Hadoop to handle 5B+ sessions a day in real time?

 – Did you know that Apache Tinkerpop Gremlin now offers text based predicates?

 – Did you know that members of the Apache JMeter Project Management Committee have published a new book, "Master Apache JMeter: From load testing to DevOps"?

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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