The Apache News Round-up: week ending 12 July 2019

Happy Friday: it’s time to look back at 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.
 – Next Board Meeting: 17 July. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ –the ASF’s official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998
 – The Apache® Software Foundation Announces Program for ApacheCon™ Europe
 – Registration is OPEN for ApacheCon North America/Las Vegas (9-12 September) and Europe/Berlin (22-24 October)
 – TRAVEL ASSISTANCE applications for ApacheCon Europe CLOSE 14 July. Everyone –including members of all underrepresented communities– are encouraged to apply today!

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at a perfect 100%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot –this week, 402 Apache contributors changed 792,946 lines of code over 2,566 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Etienne Chauchot, Gary Gregory, Lei Zhang, Andrea Cosentino, and Julian Reschke.

Apache Project Announcements –the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
 – Apache Arrow 0.14.0 released
 – Apache Kudu 1.10.0 Released
 – Apache Kylin 2.6.3 released

Blockchain —
 – Apache Tuweni (incubating) 0.8.0 released

Libraries —
 – Apache Commons Text 1.7 released
 – Apache Log4j 2.12.0 released

Messaging —
  – Apache Pulsar 2.4.0 released

Network-Server —
 – Apache Qpid Broker-J versions 7.1.4 and 7.0.8 released

Servers —
 – Tomcat 8.5.43 and Tomcat 9.0.22 released

Usability —
 – Apache Flagon UserALE.js v2.0.0 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that ApacheCon Europe keynoters include keynotes by European Commission Director of Digital Business Solutions Thomas Gageik, Mastercard Executive Vice President for Global Cities Miguel Gamiño, and Political Analyst and Writer Nanjala Nyabola? Join us!

– Did you know presentations from the Apache Roadshow/Chicago are now online?

– Did you know that you can support the ASF at any time with a tax-deductible donation? The cost of a premium cup of coffee is what it takes to support a single Apache project for one day. Raise a cup!

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

 – 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

 – 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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