The Apache News Round-up: week ending 8 February 2019

Hooray for Friday! It’s time to review the activities of the Apache Community over the past week:

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Success at Apache –the monthly blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works".
 – For Love or Money: Volunteer vs. Professional Open Source by Rich Bowen

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 99.98% uptime.

Apache Code Snapshot –this week, 409 Apache contributors changed 780,780(!) lines of code over 2,663 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Sean Busbey, Andrea Cosentino, Duo Zhang, and Mark Thomas.

Apache Project Announcements –the latest updates by category.

BigData — 
 – Apache BookKeeper 4.9.0 released

Cloud —
 – Apache jclouds 2.1.2 released

Content —
 – Apache Jackrabbit 2.19.1 released

IoT —
 – Apache PLC4X (incubating) 0.3.0 released

Library —

 – Apache Commons VFS 2.3 released
 – Apache Groovy (incubating) 2.5.6 released

Network/Server —
 – Apache Tomcat 9.0.16 and Tomcat Native 1.2.21 released

Web Framework —
 – Apache MyFaces Core v2.3.3 released
 – Apache Wicket 7.12.0 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that the European Commission’s new bug bounty program target projects include Apache Kafka and Apache Tomcat?

 – Did you know that you can participate in the Call for Entries for the ASF’s 20th Anniversary logo?

 – Did you know that the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services uses Apache Wicket?

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".

 – Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at

 – 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 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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