The Apache News Round-up: week ending 2 August 2019

Welcome August!! –let’s take a look back at what the collective Apache community has been working on 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: 21 August 2019. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF’s official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998

 – Register today for ApacheCon North America and Europe. We look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas and Berlin!

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.95%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 851 Apache contributors changed 7,567,471 lines of code over 3,914 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Andrea Cosentino, Etienne Chauchot, Mark Thomas, Gary Gregory, and Juan Pan.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Cloud —
 – Apache VCL 2.5.1 released

Content Management —
 – Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.16.0 released

Data Management Platform —
 – Apache Rya (Incubating) 4.0.0 released

Libraries —
 – Apache Commons Pool 2.7.0 released
 – Apache MXNet (Incubating) 1.5.0 released

Servers —
 – Apache Tomcat 7.0.96 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that new workshops on Apache OpenWhisk and Apache Spark/Scala Hands-on have just been added to the ApacheCon Las Vegas schedule?

 – Did you know that 11-year-old ApacheCon Las Vegas keynoter Samaira Mehta will be holding “Yes, 1 Billion Kids Can Code”, a one-hour Hackathon to help kids of all ages (first grade and up) learn how to code? Join us: advanced sign-up required at

 – Did you know that ApacheCon Berlin keynoters include Thomas Gageik, Director of Digital Business Solutions at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Informatics; Miguel Gamiño, Executive Vice President Global Cities at Mastercard; and Nanjala Nyabola, noted attorney, writer, and a political analyst? Sign up today

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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