The Apache News Round-up: week ending 22 March 2019

Happy Friday –we hope you’ve had a productive week! Here’s what we’ve achieved across the collective Apache Community:

The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success –The Apache Way of community-driven development continues to gain momentum despite the compounding challenges of building software in the greater Open Source ecosystem.

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 Platinum Sponsor Profile: Leaseweb

Project Perspectives –part of the "Success at Apache" series, chronicling how projects and their communities have benefited from The Apache Way.
 – Apache RocketMQ and 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: 17 April. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ –the ASF’s official global conference series, now in its 21st year.
 – NEXT WEEK: Apache Roadshow/DC and Open Source Career Fair 25 March 2019
 – CFP Extended: Apache Roadshow/Chicago 13-14 May 2019
 – CFP Open: ApacheCon North America 9-13 September in Las Vegas
 – Registration OPEN: ApacheCon Europe 22-24 October in Berlin

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield 99.68% uptime. Check out our performance across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot –this week, 461 Apache contributors changed 1,118,771 lines of code over 2,846 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Cassandra Targett, Ash Berlin-Taylor, Claus Ibsen, Andrea Cosentino, and Jonathan Hung.

Apache Project Announcements –the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
 – Apache Kylin 2.6.1 released
 – Apache NiFi 1.9.1 released

Build Management —
 – Apache Ant 1.9.14 released

Cloud Computing —
 – The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® CloudMonkey® v6.0

Content —
 – Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.10.2 released

Customer Data Platform —
 – The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Unomi™ as a Top-Level Project

Search —
 – Apache Lucene 8.0.0 and Solr 8.0.0 released

Servers —
 – Apache Tomcat 8.5.39 and  9.0.17 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that Apache Cayenne 4.1 is in Beta?

 – Did you know that the CFP for the Apache Roadshow/Chicago has been extended for extra presentations in AdTech, FinTech, Startups using Apache software?

 – Did you know that the ASF is a Google Summer of Code (GSoC) mentoring organization for the 15th consecutive year? Applications are open

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 Apache Big Data community will be at DataWorks Summit in Washington DC 20-23 May 2019

 – Flink Forward San Francisco 2019 will be held 1-2 April. The event is promoting collaboration between Apache projects by inviting 50 Apache Committers to attend for FREE: use "ASFCommitters19" code PLUS your email when registering at

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

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

 – CFP open for ApacheCon North America 9-12 September 2019

 – Save the date: ApacheCon Europe 22-24 October 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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