The Apache News Round-up: week ending 31 May 2019

Farewell, May! Let’s take a look back on our activities over the past week:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – The Apache Software Foundation Welcomes Craig L. Russell as Chairman
 – Next Board Meeting: 19 June. Board calendar and minutes

ASF Fundraising –oversees ASF Sponsorship as well as Individual and Corporate Giving programs.
 – The Apache Software Foundation Welcomes JetBrains as its Newest Targeted Sponsor

ApacheCon™ –the ASF’s official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998
 – EARLY Registration open: ApacheCon North America/Las Vegas 9-12 September and ApacheCon Europe/Berlin 22-24 October
 – TRAVEL ASSISTANCE applications for ApacheCon North America accepted through 21 June

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.98%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot –this week, 446 Apache contributors changed 1,065,674 lines of code over 3,092 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Duo Zhang, Mark Robert Miller, Pedro Boado, and Andrea Cosentino.

Apache Project Announcements –the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
 – Apache Druid (incubating) 0.14.2 released

Content —
 – Apache Jackrabbit 2.18.2 released

Internet-of-Things —
 – Apache PLC4X 0.4.0 released

Libraries —
 – Apache Commons Configuration 2.5 released

Search —
 – Apache Lucene Solr 8.1.1 released

Web Frameworks —
 – Apache MyFaces Core v2.3.4 released
 – Apache Wicket 7.14.0 and 8.5.0 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that those interested in attending ApacheCon but cannot do so for financial reasons may qualify for Travel Assistance support? All members of the greater Apache community, including those from underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply

 – Did you know that GitHub featured how Apache Beam helps Spotify compute recommendations for hundreds of millions of users in their "Open source: an interconnected community" promo?

 – Did you know that the ASF has won an Industry Influencer award in the 2019 SD Times 100?

Apache Community Notices:

 – Celebrating 20 Years Community-led Development "The Apache Way"

 – ASF Founders look back on 20 Years of the ASF

 – The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success

 – Foundation Reports and Statements

 – ApacheCon: Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998

 – 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

 – Registration is open for ApacheCon North America 9-12 September 2019

 – Spark + AI Summit 2019 will be held 15-17 October in Amsterdam

 – CFP and Registration open for ApacheCon Europe 22-24 October 2019

 – Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities –opportunities open with Apache Camel, Apache HTTP Server, and more!

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